By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

10 Indian Couples From ‘Lost Tribe’ Bnei Menashe Married in Israel

  10 couples from “lost tribe” Bnei Menashe, all of whom immigrated to Israel from Mizoram, India, married at Shavei Israel’s absorption center in Kfar Hasidim on Sunday. The couples remarriage ceremony More...

PASSOVER 1 Million Pounds of Shmurah Matzah How Passover Production Continues to Rise
By Jewish Business News On Thursday, March 16th, 2017

One Million Pounds of Shmurah Matzah and Passover Production Continues to Rise

  Passover is around the corner, and Handmade shmurah matzah is starting to pop up on supermarket shelves. Before long, it’ll be everywhere—from Costco to the White House. Demand for the traditional, More...

Effigy of a hanged IDF soldier (Photo Israel Police )
By Jewish Business News On Monday, March 13th, 2017

Effigies of Hanged Ultra-Orthodox IDF Soldiers Displayed in Jerusalem

Several effigies of soldiers being hanged were discovered Monday morning in the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Mea Shearim in Jerusalem. A sign was also attached to one of the dangling effigies demanding that Orthodox More...

By Eliezer Hayun On Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Ivanka Is Not Alone: Millions of People Around the World Want to Become Jewish

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner in Chanukah become Jewish: believers are calling it “the days of the Messiah,” while others are trying to sociologically analyze the unique phenomenon of millions of people who More...

By Ynet News On Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Is Ivanka Trump Jewish?

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner New Year’s Eve and Last Night of Chanukah Is Ivanka Trump Jewish? Last summer, Israel’s religious authorities issued a ruling that raised question wither Ivanka Trump Jewish More...

Women of The Wall Bring Tora To The Kotel
By Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Original Women of the Wall Uses Tora Scroll at Western Wall

The Original Women of the Wall held a women’s minyan (prayer service) and read from a Tora Monday morning in the women’s section of the prayer area at Jerusalem’s Kotel Plaza. The Kotel, also More...

Rabbi Elie Abadie Edmond J. Safra, Orthodox Sephardic, Synagogue
By Carl Kaminsky On Monday, January 16th, 2017

Edmond J. Safra Synagogue’s Rabbi Elie Abadie Fired

Rabbi Elie Abadie has been fired from his post at the Edmond J. Safra Synagogue on Manhattan’s East side. The congregation, a Sephardic orthodox one, is endowed by the Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation. The More...

Christians United for Israel.
By Jewish Business News On Monday, December 26th, 2016

More Americans Moving Away From Religion — Gallup Study Shows

Fewer Americans today consider themselves to be religious and more than ever before have moved away from organized religion. This according to a new study from Gallup. Released just in time for the holidays and More...

Kosher Kashrut supervisor. 'Pay him in black or you'll be left without a certificate' Photo Eli Mandelbaum
By Jewish Business News On Monday, December 19th, 2016

In Israel: The Non-Kosher Conduct of Kashrut Supervisors

    The biggest threat to a business owner in Jerusalem is the revocation of the business’ kashrut certificate. In a city where 80 percent of Jews define themselves as ultra-Orthodox, religious, More...

How a Chinese became a Hasidic Jew
By Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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Jews Best Educated in the World — Pew Research Says

Jews are better educated than any other major religious group in the world. This according to a new study from the Pew Research Center. This comes as no surprise to Jews. As a community, they have always had a More...


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