Tag archive for ‘Jewish religious movements’
The Washington Post On Monday, September 14th, 2015

U.S. judge fines Russia $43.7 million in diplomatic feud over Jewish collection

A U.S. judge has fined the Russian Federation $43.7 million for ignoring a 2010 federal court order to return a collection of Jewish religious texts to the Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidic group, sharpening a long-running More...

Avi Rosenfeld On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Empowering Haredim and Uniting Israel Through Technology Education

Call me a nerd, but I’m hooked on technology. I am especially fascinated by artificial intelligence, namely bioinformatics, robotics, and human-computer interaction. For this reason, I have made More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Guinness World Record Set by Shabbat Dinner at Berlin Maccabi Games

As 2, 322 Jewish men and women gathered around tables Friday night for what has officially been declared by the Guinness World Records to be the largest Shabbat meal on record, Shneur Volfman says he and his More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Rabbi Avi Weiss Quits RCA

The always boisterous and sometimes controversial Rabbi Avi Weiss has resigned from the Rabbinical Council of America, the Orthodox rabbinical association of North America. He did so due to the RCA’s refusal More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Haredim hire Mexicans to protest NY pride parade

Some Orthodox Jews who wished to protest the gay pride parade in New York City on Sunday were forced to hire Mexican laborers to replace them after rabbis forbade yeshiva students from taking part in the More...

Reggie Reiner On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Rabbi Eliezer Berland To Be Extradited to Israel On Molestation Charges

– – Holland’s Supreme Court has ruled Rabbi Eliezer Berland can be extradited to Israel where he faces charges of sexual molestation. This should end an Odyssey which has lasted for several More...

Ynet News On Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Want to sit next to rebbe? Pay $275

– Ultra-Orthodox Jewish / Getty – The Belz Hasidic movement celebrated the marriage of its rebbe’s grandson in a series of major events last week. Guests wishing to watch the senior ultra-Orthodox More...

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...

Lilach Weissman On Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Israelis Visiting India Given Terror Warning By Government

– – The Indian government has issued a terror warning to the countless Israeli tourists in the country. Indian authorities have reportedly been increasing their security presence at locations known More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, June 7th, 2015

Efrat Chief Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Involved In Dueling Civil Suits

– – Rabbi Shlomo Riskin is fighting back against a man who has sued him. The Chief Rabbi of the Israeli city of Efrat filed a 1 million Shekel ($260, 000) suit against Samuel Wassermanin in a Jerusalem More...

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