Tag archive for ‘Orthodox Jews’
Noam Meir On Thursday, September 24th, 2020

Joe Biden Slams Trump Antisemitism

Former Vice President Joe Biden is calling on American Jews to “stick together” and defeat President Trump in November. Well at least that is what the Presidential candidate’s Jewish engagement director More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

A New Invisible ‘Magic Kippa’ Helps Jewish Men who Fear Attacks

An Israeli man named Shalom Koresh has invented a new invisible kippa (skull cap) made from artificial hair called “Magic Kippa.” It is intended for use by Orthodox Jews in countries like France where recent More...

Lily Bethlehem On Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Orthodox Jews Stand Behind Muslim Woman Discrimiated against by Abercrombie & Fitch

Orthodox Jewish groups take up the cause of the Muslim woman who was denied employment at Abercrombie & Fitch because her hijab did not fit the image of the company, according to Haaretz. It’s not More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Move Over, Elf on a Shelf, Mensch on a Bench Is Here for Hanukkah

Move over Elf on a Shelf! The Jews now have Mensch On A Bench, a small stuffed doll Hasid to compete with Santa Clause. The Elf on the Shelf is a stuffed doll made for Christmas which has already generated More...

Reuters On Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Israel’s settlement plans cast doubt on peace commitment: U.N.

– UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Israel’s decision to accelerate planning for some 1, 000 new settler homes in East Jerusalem raises serious doubts about the Israeli commitment to peace with the More...

Reuters On Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Half-mumbled prayers and friction at Jerusalem’s holiest site

– By Luke Baker JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli and Palestinian police kept a tight watch over the al-Aqsa mosque compound on Sunday amid high tension between Muslims and Jewish visitors to the holy More...

Reuters On Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Hamas leader urges Muslims to defend Jerusalem shrine from ‘Israeli seizure’

– DOHA  – The leader of the Palestinian group Hamas on Thursday called on Muslims to defend the al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem, saying Israel was trying to seize the site, revered in Islam More...

Lily Bethlehem On Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Michael Lesher’s Book Exposes Shanda of Sexual Abuse in Orthodox Communities

It has been a shandah to speak about a shandah in the Orthodox communities. But now, it is increasingly becoming a shandah not to speak about the shandah of sexual abuse, as outrage is now directed at More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Support for AIPAC Declining among Young American Jews

While AIPAC is still an influential lobby, American Jews feel increasingly conflicted over support for Israel, especially the young. While the organization was successful in getting funding from Congress More...

S.M. Lightening On Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Rapfogel Gets 3 1/3 to 10 for Stealing from Jewish Charity

– Based on his plea agreement, the former director of the Metropolitan New York Council on Jewish Poverty William E. Rapfogel on Wednesday paid the balance of $3 million he owed in restitution, and More...

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