Thomas Nides Confirmed As US Ambassador To Israel

The US Senate on Wednesday confirmed Thomas Nides by voice vote to be the next ambassador to Israel. Nides, a secular Jew from Duluth, Minnesota,...

“How Do I Become Jewish?” Ukrainian Refugee Jokes

Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian refugees have been standing in lines in the freezing cold at Moldovan border crossings in recent days, with about...

Mazal Tov! Chabad Rav Of UAE Rav Levi Duchman Is Engaged

Chabad Rav of the United Arab Emirates Rav Levi Duchman celebrated his engagement this week to Léa Hadad of Brussels. The l'chaim took place on...

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...

U Of Penn Refuses To Reschedule Shavuos Commencement

The University of Pennsylvania announced it is not rescheduling its commencement ceremony, scheduled for one of the days of Shavuos, despite a petition requesting...

‘My Child Doesn’t Want To Be Jewish Anymore:’ Anti-Semitism In Holland

Dutch MP Roeloff Bisschop has demanded that the Dutch Education Ministry take urgent measures to fight anti-Semitism in school in the wake of the...

WATCH: Afghanistan’s Last Jew Is Staying Despite Taliban’s Abuse Of Him In The Past

As the world watched the searing images of the Taliban taking control of Afghanistan's capital Kabul, some people were concerned about the fate of...

Alta Fixsler’s Parents Lose Appeal To Have Her Die At Home

The parents of Alta Fixsler suffered another blow on Wednesday when they lost their battle to have Alta removed from life support in the...

BDE: One Of The Last Jews In Egypt Passes Away

Reb Yosef Ben-Gaon, z'l, the head of the tiny Jewish community in Alexandria, Egypt passed away recently at the age of 69, Kan News...

For Jews Fleeing Ukraine, Pesach Takes On New Meaning

“Good morning! Happy morning!” Rabbi Avraham Wolff exclaimed, with a big smile, as he walked into the Chabad synagogue in Odesa on a recent...

Feds Investigate USC Student’s Complaint Of Anti-Semitism

The U.S. Department of Education will investigate the University of Southern California after a Jewish student claimed she resigned from student government because she...

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...

Jew Missing In Miami Was In Town For COVID Funeral

When an old high school friend lost a long battle with COVID-19, Jay Kleiman went back for the funeral from Puerto Rico to the...

ADL Slams Republicans For Calling Facebook CEO “Zuckerbucks”

The Anti-Defamation League has called on Republicans and others to cease calling Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg "Zuckerbucks," JTA reported. The term has been used since...

For 2nd Yr., No Minyanim On Rosh Hashana In Australia: What About Tekias Shofar?

The situation for Jews in Australia this Rosh Hashanah is unfortunately no different than last year, when minyanim were forbidden. The cities of Melbourne and...

Van Gogh Seized From Rothschilds By Nazis To Be Auctioned For Expected $20 Million

A watercolor by Vincent van Gogh that was seized by the Nazis during World War II will be sold next month at auction in...

Antwerp: Major Victory For Chareidi Kehilla In Face Of Unusually High Cancer Rate

A Belgian court ruled this week that a gold processing factory located in the Chareidi neighborhood in the center of Antwerp must vacate the...

Why Did Chassidim Daven At The Titanic Victim’s Kever?

A group of chassidic tourists from Israel was astounded when they visited a beis kevaros in the Netherlands on Friday and discovered the kever...

French Jew Brutally Murdered By Muslim Is Buried In Israel [VIDEO]

Eyal Haddad, h’yd, a Jewish resident of France who was brutally murdered by a Muslim on August 20 was brought to kever Yisrael in...

Gebrochts – an Overview

This Torah article is dedicated in memory of Elisheva Kaplan a"h and Yisroel Levin z"l, whose second Yartzeit is tonight. Miss Kaplan was the...

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...

Profiles Of The Missing: Father Of 12-Yr.-Old “Tehillim Girl” & His Brother

Thousands of people were moved by the account of Surfside Mayor Charles Burkett of encountering a 12-year-old girl saying Tehillim by herself at the...

Chabad Shaliach In Tokyo Who Prepared For Thousands Is Disappointed

As Tokyo hosts a no-crowd Olympics in the shadow of the coronavirus, Rabbi Mendi Sudakevich is feeling disappointed, Ynet reported. Rabbi Sudakevich, who has been...

AP’s Pidyon HaBen Photo Essay: “Jews Redeem Firstborn Son In Ancient Ceremony”

Shortly after sundown, Yaakov Tabersky presented his firstborn son on a silver platter to a Jewish priest in a ceremony harking back to the...

WATCH MOVING LEVAYA: “Jewish Bishop Of Yafo” Is Buried In Poland Next To Mass...

A tragic Holocaust story came to came to an end on Wednesday afternoon when a Jewish child Holocaust survivor who converted to Christianity was...

Hope Amid Pain: Jewish Toddler Enters Bris Of Avraham Avinu In Moldova

Amid the pain and suffering of Ukrainian Jews fleeing from the war front came a moving story on Tuesday that symbolized the continuation of...

Major German Art Show Opens Amid Antisemitism Controversy

Germany’s president has appealed to the organizers of this year’s documenta fifteen art show to do more to tackle the antisemitism allegations surrounding the...

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...

Holocaust Survivors Harness Social Media To Spread Knowledge

Alarmed by a rise in online anti-Semitism during the pandemic, coupled with studies indicating younger generations lack even basic knowledge of the Nazi genocide,...

UK: Frum Jew Faces 2 Attacks In 1 Hr: “I’ll Slit Your Throat For...

Yochai Leibrow, a Lubavitcher chassid living in London, was subject to two anti-Semitic attacks on public transportation within an hour on Motzei Shabbos. While on...

7 UK Jews Died Of COVID In The Past 3 Weeks

Seven UK Jews died of the coronavirus in the past three weeks, according to the Board of Deputies, The Jewish Chronicle reported. The total number...

BDE: Jewish Entrepreneur Killed In Small Plane Crash In Atlanta

Jonathan D. Rosen, z'l, was one of four people killed in a small plane crash on Friday at DeKalb Peachtree Airport in Atlanta. Rosen, 47,...

WATCH: Jewish US Journalist Jailed For Months In Myanmar Lands In NY

American journalist Danny Fenster, who was freed after nearly six months in jail in military-ruled Myanmar, arrived Tuesday in the United States for an...

A Meaty Issue Unites Jews And Muslims In France’s Election

As she cooks lunch and talks politics, Sarah Gutmann has a nasty feeling — of would-be French president Marine Le Pen invading the privacy...

Jewish Applicant Told: “Jewish Woman Too White To Be Diverse”

A Jewish applicant to a teacher training scholarship in the UK was quite surprised when he was told that a Jewish woman who was...

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