Foreign Ministry Urges Israeli In Transnistria To Leave Immediately

In the wake of a series of explosions last week in Transnistria, a small, Russian separatist region of Moldova on the Ukrainian border, Israel's Foreign...

Russian-Jewish Politician Jailed For Comparing Stalin To Hitler

A Moscow court on Tuesday handed a 15-day prison sentence to a Jewish politician who drew parallels between Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s regime and...

7 Things to Know About the Chad Gadya

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times) Everyone grew up with it.  It signifies the end of the Pesach Seder. And every...

NBA Fines Meyers Leonard $50,000 For Anti-Semitic Slur

The NBA has fined Meyers Leonard $50,000, the maximum allowed by league policy, and suspended him from using all Miami Heat facilities and activities...

Miami: “It Was Like Yom Kippur, No Empty Seats In All The Shuls”

"The best way to understand how "Jewish" Surfside is is simply to stroll along Collins Avenue and count the shuls," Rav Leibel Groner, the...

TRAGEDY IN ISRAEL: Two Children Drown in Northern Israel in One Afternoon

As bein hazmanim begins its second week on Sunday, two drownings took place just hours apart in northern Israel. The first claimed the life...

San Diego Chabad Shul Shooter Avoids Death Penalty With Plea

A 22-year-old former nursing student pleaded guilty to the murder of one person and the attempted murders of 53 others in connection with a...

Dr. Aaron Beck, Jewish Father Of Cognitive Therapy, Dies At 100

Dr. Aaron T. Beck, a groundbreaking psychotherapist regarded as the father of cognitive therapy, died Monday at his Philadelphia home. He had turned 100...

With A 2-Week-Old Baby: Jewish Family Rescued From Ukraine

As war continues to rage across Ukraine, more and more people are fleeing the country amid Russian missiles hitting residential areas. One of the families...

JEWISH KEHILLA WORRIED: Argentina Seizes Venezuelan Plane For Ties To Iran’s IRGC

As Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro visited Iran over the weekend, a Venezuelan-owned cargo plane was detained by Argentine authorities at Ezeiza Airport in Buenos...

Fear Grows For Jews Living In Russian-Occupied Ukraine

Many Jews from Ukrainian cities now in Russian-occupied areas are worried about their relatives who remained behind, JTA reported. Many left behind elderly parents who...

In Moving Letter, United Hatzalah EMT Implores Parents To Learn First Aid After Saving...

Yesterday, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yoni Uziyahu, experienced something that no parent should have to go through. His son, only a year-and-a-half old, fell...

New Details On The 13 Yemeni Jews Deported To Arab State

The 13 Jews recently deported from Yemen as part of a deal with the Iran-backed Houthis, are currently in Egypt, Kan News reported on...

Suspect In Stabbing Of Boston Chabad Shliach Held Without Bail

A man suspected of stabbing a rabbi eight times near a Jewish day school in Boston was held without bail Friday at his arraignment...

Chinese State Media Publishes Anti-Semitic Caricature Of Tony Blinken

The Chinese state-owned news agency Xinhua published a caricature of US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken with appalling anti-Semitic imagery. The caricature, which accompanied a...

Germany Expands Pensions To More Holocaust Survivors

The organization that handles claims on behalf of Jews who suffered under the Nazis said Wednesday that Germany has agreed to extend compensation to...

CHASDEI HASHEM: Jewish Reporter Sentenced To 11 Yrs. Of Hard Labor Is Released

Danny Fenster, a Jewish-American journalist and son of Holocaust survivors who was sentenced by a Myanmar court on Friday to 11 years in prison...

Ukrainian Refugee Enters The Bris Of Avraham Avinu At Age 31

Costa, a 31-year-old resident of Kharkiv, was one of the 15,000 Jews who fled to Kishinev, Moldova following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Costa is...

Jewish Woman Miraculously Survives Russian Barrage Of Vinnytsia

Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine began, Vinnytsia, a city in western Ukraine with a large Jewish population, was considered a safe haven as...

A Tale Of A Cookie: Dutch “Jew Cookies” Are Renamed

Jodenkoeken, a dessert staple in the Netherlands since the 19th century, translates as "Jew cookies." It's not clear how the flat round shortbread cookies came...

Mazel Tov On Our First Bonei Olam-Vzakeini Baby(ies)!

Our Very First Bonei Olam-Vzakeini Baby! PIN # SMO332 הודו לה' כי טוב! Just over a year ago, Vzakeini was established. $1 and 1 tefilah each week...

Survivor Of Auschwitz Women’s Orchestra Dies At 96

Esther Bejarano, a survivor of the Auschwitz death camp who used the power of music to fight antisemitism and racism in post-war Germany, has...

WATCH: Son Of Holocaust Survivor Flew Afghan Refugees Out Of Germany

Jewish Delta pilot Alexander Kahn flew Afghani evacuees from Ramstein Air Base in Germany to Dulles Airport outside Washington D.C. as part of a...

Cholent Question Stumps Jeopardy Contestants

The contestants on a Jeopardy episode that aired this week were stumped by a photo of cholent, JTA reported. The photo was a clue in...

In A First, Frum Jew Runs For Zurich Municipal Council Seat

In a first for a frum Jew in Switzerland, Jehuda Spielman is running in the upcoming elections for the municipal council in the city...

All Roads Lead To Krestir: No Available Rental Cars Left In Budapest As Thousands...

Jews began flocking to the kever of Reb Shayele in Krestiner, Hungary on the yahrtzeit seven years ago but this year's yahrtzeit on Tuesday...

WATCH: Hundreds Of Jews In Tehran Celebrate Hachnasas Sefer Torah

As Jews around the world fret over the pending nuclear deal with Iran, frum Jews in Tehran held a joyous celebration on Sunday. The kehilla...

Analyzing Chometz:  Adapted from the Torah of Rav Dovid Kviat zt”l

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com During Yom Tov one must try to visit one’s Rebbe.  One of my Rebbeim was Rav Dovid Kviat zt”l....

Brazilian Police Raid Church Of Pastor Who Prayed For Another Holocaust

Brazilian federal police raided the Rio de Janeiro church on Friday of the pastor who led his congregation in praying for a second Holocaust...

Recently Married Jewish Couple Missing In Collapse

The remains of 11 people have been found after the collapse of a 12-story beachfront condominium building in Florida, authorities have said. The Associated...

Swastika Found In US State Department Elevator

US State Department staff discovered a swastika etched onto the wall of an elevator on Monday, Axios reported on Tuesday. The elevator is located near...

REPORT: Afghanistan’s Last Jew Signs Get For Wife On Erev Yom Kippur

Afghanistan's last Jew, Zebulon Simentov, who was evacuated from Afghanistan earlier this month, signed a get for his wife in New York on Erev...

They Jokingly Asked Him If He Was Jewish & Were Shocked By His Answer

Last month, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Kratz, the shamash of 770, and Rabbi Yehuda Pevzner, the director of Mitzvah Tank NYC, parked their tank at...

German President Spends Time With Jewish Orphans From Ukraine

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier made a special visit on Monday to the Jewish center in Berlin, where 120 Jewish orphans from Odessa arrived on...

Renaissance Shuls Being Restored In Venice’s Ghetto

Venice’s Jewish ghetto is considered the first in Europe and one of the first in the world, and a new effort is underway to...

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