Report: Libya Secretly Converting Ancient Shul Into Library [VIDEOS & PHOTOS]

Libyan authorities have quietly made a decision to convert the ancient shul in the Old City of Tripoli into a modern library, according to...

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...

Archeologists ‘Stunned’ By Evidence That Medieval Jews Kept Kosher

Archeologists in the UK digging at an excavation site of ancient shops overlapping Oxford's old Jewish quarter "were stunned" to uncover solid evidence that...

Last 3 Jewish Families In Yemen Deported By Houthis – Saudi Report

The last three Jewish families in Yemen were quietly deported from the country by the Iranian-supported Houthi rebels, leaving only five elderly Jews in...

Lev Tahor Cult Leader Arrested By Guatemalan Police On 1st Day Of Pesach

Yaakov Weingarten, one of the leaders of the Lev Tahor cult who is suspected of kidnapping and child abuse, was arrested by Guatemalan security...

“The Land Of Death:” Before Pesach, Jewish Kehilla In Rome Still In The Shadow...

Italy was dubbed "the land of death" this past year and the Jewish community celebrated Pesach last year under a dark shadow of gloom....

Rome: Man Stabbed For Protesting Anti-Semitic Rant

A delivery man in Rome was stabbed after insisting that a fellow delivery man end his anti-Semitic rant over the weekend, JTA reported. The victim...

Australian Anti-Semitism: Man With Swastika Spotted At Train Station

A 23-year-old descendant of Holocaust survivors spotted a man wearing a hat with a swastika on it at the Melbourne train station on Friday...

Iceland Officially Recognizes Judaism As A State Religion

Iceland has recognized Judaism as an official state religion, a first in its history, Chabad.org reported. The recognition followed a year-long process, during which Iceland's...

WATCH: 16 Chassidim Detained For Over 10 Hours In Germany Without Charge

Sixteen Chassidim, including a group of five from New York en route to Vienna, were detained in the airport in Frankfurt on their way...

Last Jewish Doctor In Iraq, “The Doctor Of The Poor,” Passes Away

One of the last Iraqi Jews in Baghdad, a doctor who treated the poor free of charge, passed away at the age of 61,...

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...

RIP: John Brown, Non-Jew Who Purchased NY’s Chametz For 44 Years, Died

John Joseph Brown, 88, died peacefully last week at his home in Queensbury on February 6, 2021. John was an army veteran and a...

Swiss Jews Join Muslims To Protest “Burqa Ban”

Jewish groups in Switzerland joined Muslim groups in protesting a ban on face-coverings as an infringement on religious freedom after a referendum was passed...

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...

WATCH: Frightening Details: Singaporean Man Planned Stabbing Spree Of Jews

A Singaporean man was arrested for plotting a stabbing spree of Jews outside a shul in Singapore's central business district, security officials said on...

Gulf Opens Door To Public Jewish Life Amid Israel Ties

Half a year after the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain established diplomatic relations with Israel, discreet Jewish communities in the Gulf Arab states that...

Man With Knife Tries To Enter Jewish Store In France, Is Overpowered By Guards

A man with a knife tried to enter a kosher grocery store opposite a Jewish school in Marseille on Friday morning but was overpowered...

Founder Of Tofutti, Invented As Pareve Dessert For Shabbos Meals, Dies

David Mintz, who was known for his invention of Tofutti, the first pareve ice cream substitute, as a solution for a dessert for fleishig...

Professor In Michigan Fired After Anti-Semitic Tweets

A science professor at a university in central Michigan who claimed sinister forces were targeting him and breaking into his home has been fired...

You Won’t Believe these crazy flavors of hamantaschen are real!

Nothing wrong with strawberry, chocolate, and poppyseed. Even pizza and sushi hamantaschen are so last year. But we’re just saying, there’s always room for...

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...

Germany: Nazi Guard Deported From US Agrees To Be Questioned

A 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard deported from Tennessee has agreed to be questioned by German prosecutors as they re-examine whether there is...

DENIAL OVER TRUTH: Holocaust Scholars Ordered To Apologize In Polish Libel Case

A court in Warsaw ruled Tuesday that two prominent Holocaust researchers must apologize to a woman who claimed her deceased uncle had been slandered...

BDE: HaRav Sheftel Neuberger, Z’TL, Nasi Of Yeshivas Ner Yisroel

YWN regrets to inform you of the petirah of HaRav Sheftel Neuberger, zt'l, Sheftel Meir ben Naftoli Halevi, Nasi of Yeshivas Ner Yisroel. Rav...

What’s Next If Pakistan Frees Daniel Pearl’s Killer?

Pakistan is scrambling to manage the fallout from a decision by the country’s Supreme Court to free the Pakistani-British man accused in the 2002...

OUTRAGEOUS: Pakistan Court Releases Daniel Pearl’s Beheader

Pakistan’s Supreme Court ordered on Thursday the release of a Pakistani-British man convicted and later acquitted in the beheading of American journalist Daniel Pearl...

Son Of Couple Murdered In Pittsburgh Synagogue Sues NRA for Rhetoric

The son of a couple killed in a Pittsburgh synagogue attack that killed 11 worshippers is suing the National Rifle Association, arguing the group’s...

Austria Presents National Strategy Against Anti-Semitism

The Austrian government on Thursday presented a national strategy on fighting rising anti-Semitism that includes improving the protection of synagogues, improved education about Judaism...

Motzei Shabbos News Roundup From Israel

Israel's Health Ministry issued its daily report regarding Coronavirus statistics in the country. According to the report on Motzei Shabbos, 272 people died of...

HATE: “I Don’t Serve Jews:” France Investigates Food Courier Accused Of Anti-Semitism

French prosecutors are investigating complaints by Jewish groups in the eastern city of Strasbourg that one or more delivery drivers refused to take orders...

Motzei Shabbos News Roundup From Israel

Israel's Health Ministry published the statistics of new Covid-19 cases from the weekend. More than 5,433 people tested positive for the virus and an...

United Hatzalah Issues Safety Recommendations For Chanukah

Due to the many medical emergencies and tragedies resulting from laxity around candles and kitchen safety on Chanukah, United Hatzalah of Israel issued a...

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...

Kever Rachel Imeinu Shut Down Prior To Yartzheit

The Public Hilula in memory of Rachel Imeinu that takes places annually on her yarzheit will not be taking place this year in its...

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