Search Results for: Ultra-Orthodox Jews

By News Brief On Thursday, December 31st, 2015

WATCH: Ultra-Orthodox Rabbi Says ‘Fewer Than 1 Million Jews Killed in Holocaust’

Rabbi Robert Mizrachi: Less Than a Million Jews Killed in the Holocaust / Youtube   A New York-based ultra-Orthodox rabbi who has posted thousands of popular outreach lectures online said in a lecture on Tuesday More...

By Vered Weiss On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

ADL “Outraged” By Attack on reform Jews Made by Ultra-Orthodox Israeli Cabinet Minister

– – The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is outraged at derogatory comments about Reform Jews made by Israel’s Religious Affairs Minister David Azoulay, who is from the Sephardic Haredi Shas Party. More...

By Shai Genish On Sunday, May 30th, 2021

New Pew Study Shows Demographic Trouble for American Jews

The Pew Research Center has released a new survey on the religious attitudes and affiliations of the American Jewish community. The study was conducted for the year 2020. The results are similar to those of another More...

By sima On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

A traffic sign in London warns: Beware of Jews

  Residents of one of the most ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods in London were shocked to discover that one of the streets in the neighborhood was displaying a questionable warning signpost, bearing a black silhouette More...

By Ynet News On Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Stigmas at Orthodox Jews hold back Israel’s war on cancer

  “People were unaware that there was a hereditary connection to certain forms of cancer until the 1990’s. Since then, excessive fears and stigmas have prevented thousands of people from taking the preventative More...

By Kobi Nachshoni On Sunday, July 10th, 2016
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WATCH: Ultra-Orthodox curse, spit, tear up a prayer book while Women of the Wall pray

  More than 300 women affiliated with Women of the Wall (WOW) came on Thursday morning, Rosh Chodesh Tamuz (the first day of the Hebrew month Tamuz) to pray at the Western Wall, as has been their custom More...

By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Pew Survey: Almost half of Israeli Jews Back ‘Expulsion’ or ‘Transfer’ of Arabs

Israeli Jews divided on the status of Arabs 48 percent of the Israeli Jews are in favor of transferring or expelling the state’s Arab population, a Pew Research Center’s survey on “Israel’s More...

By Ilan Shavit On Monday, January 4th, 2016

U.S. Rabbi Yosef Mizrachi apologizes for saying only 1 million Jews died in Holocaust

  The American ultra-Orthodox rabbi Yosef Mizrachi, who claimed last week that less than one million Jews died in the Holocaust corrected himself on Sunday and apologized for his statement. The apology More...

By Vered Weiss On Friday, February 27th, 2015
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Former Rabbis, Second Wives and Charismatic Kabbalists: Jews Who Convert to Islam

A  few years ago, rabbis, worshipers at synagogues and those who worked at Jewish organizations in the United States dreaded the name Yousef al-Khattab, webmaster of Revolution Muslim, who listed addresses More...

By Tibi Singer On Saturday, November 29th, 2014

Ultra-orthodox Yeshiva Graduate Demanding $1.25 Million Compensation for Sub-Standard Education

Yonanan Lowen, 37, a graduate of the Hassidic school system in the Jewish community of Boisbriand, north of Montreal, says he can’t read or write in French, can barely comprehend English texts and More...

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