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Posts Tagged: Jewish Heritage

September 9, 2016 2:42 pm

Conference in Miami Centers on Jewish-Latino History and Relations - An international conference seeking to enhance Jewish-Latino relations brought together a coalition of leading figures from both communities to emphasize mutual historical roots and raise awareness...

August 17, 2015 1:13 pm

India Plans Jewish Heritage Tours for Israelis of Indian Origin - India is urging tens of thousands of Jews of Indian origin to visit the country to explore their heritage, in a bid to help...

June 4, 2015 3:49 pm

Jewish Heritage Group to Publish Photos of Nazi-Plundered Hungarian Torahs Stashed in Russia

The Jewish Heritage Foundation announced on Thursday that it was set to publish photographic evidence of a hoard of Torah scrolls and other Judaica stolen...

April 19, 2015 11:52 am

Jewish Woman’s Religion Again Becomes Student Government Issue - Two months after the student government at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) raised concerns over the Jewish background of Rachel Beyda,...

February 11, 2015 2:18 pm

A Frank Conversation on Marriage in Israel With Tzohar’s Rabbi David Stav - I had hardly sat down for my recent meeting with Rabbi David Stav at Manhattan's Wolf & Lamb kosher steakhouse when a...

May 27, 2014 7:18 pm

‘Zionist’ Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Summoned to Appear in Iranian Court - An Iranian court handling the privacy case against social media apps WhatsApp and Instagram has called on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who was...

February 13, 2014 5:27 pm

American Jewish Leaders Meet Spain’s King Juan Carlos in Historic Visit - In a historic visit, 60 American Jewish leaders traveling with the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations met with King...

October 7, 2013 10:01 am

Netanyahu: Rabbi Yosef ‘One of the Wisest Men of This Generation’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his sorrow over the death of Sephardic community leader Ovadia Yosef, who died Monday, aged 93. Calling Yosef "among the...

August 25, 2013 12:56 pm

To Be a Jew is to Be Part of History

The Bible portion of Ki Tavo begins with the ceremony of bringing first fruits to the Temple. The Mishnah (Bikkurim 3) gives a detailed account...

August 12, 2013 7:53 pm

Jewish Zanzibar Acid Attack Victim Recovers at Home; Friend Awaits Surgery

One of the Jewish girls who was the victim of a horrific acid attack in Zanzibar last week is at home recovering following surgery, while...

May 20, 2013 2:40 pm

Barbra Streisand to Receive Honorary Doctorate From Hebrew University

Legendary American actress, director, singer, producer, composer, philanthropist and activist Barbra Streisand will receive an honorary doctor of philosophy degree from the Hebrew University of...

April 5, 2013 3:59 pm

Being Jewish Without God

What if you just do not believe in God? Does this mean there is no room for you in the Jewish religion? On the surface,...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Several Cyber Attacks Disrupt Major Websites Twitter, Netflix, Spotify

Several cyber attacks disrupted Web traffic on the East Coast Friday, shutting down access to some of the Web's most popular sites and frustrating their users. A slew of major sites...


Israel Security Agency: Terrorist Attacks in Jerusalem Doubled in September

Terrorist attacks in Jerusalem doubled last month compared to August, according to Israel’s security agency, the Shin Bet. There were 26 attacks in the capital in September, compared to 13 in...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...