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UPCOMING EVENTS & IMPORTANT DATES

Chanukah / חנוכה

December 12 @ 4:15 pm - December 20 @ 5:00 pm

Tu BiShvat / טו בשבט

January 30, 2018 @ 5:25 pm - January 31, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

Purim / פורים

February 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - March 1, 2018 @ 6:30 pm

IN THE NEWS

The head of a Palestinian village in Jerusalem says almost all of the city’s Arabs would prefer to live peacefully under Israeli administration. Palestinian leaders often claim that they would like to take a [...]

By | October 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

Israel joins US in mourning over Las Vegas mass shooting

Netanyahu and Rivlin expressed condolences to the American people on behalf of all Israelis over the largest mass shooting in US history. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday issued his condolences to the American people [...]

By | October 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Threatening anti-Semitic flier sent to Brooklyn kosher bakery

(JTA) — An anti-Semitic flier that threatens Jews was sent to a kosher bakery in Brooklyn. Police are investigating the notice sent to the Weiss Bakery in the haredi Orthodox neighborhood of Borough Park. It [...]

By | October 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

Boots on America’s Campuses

Over the past several years, the harassment and intimidation that the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) groups have brought to America’s college campuses has grown by leaps and bounds. For years, many worthy Jewish and [...]

By | October 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Stormfront To Hold White Supremacist Conference On Yom Kippur

Stormfront, one of the oldest hate sites on the internet, is hosting a conference in eastern Tennessee starting Friday, the Knoxville News-Sentinel reported. The online forum, which has over 300,000 members around the world, will host [...]

By | September 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Jewish groups welcome German Chancellor Merkel’s electoral victory but disturbed by entry of extremist Alternative for Germany into Bundestag

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder congratulated German Chancellor Angela Merkel on securing a fourth term in Sunday’s federal elections, calling her “a true friend of Israel and the Jewish people.” But Lauder also [...]

By | September 26th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments