Sunday, January 21st | 5 Shevat 5778

Close

Be in the know!

Get our exclusive daily news briefing.

Subscribe

avatar Eliyahu Federman
Eliyahu Federman is an executive at an e-commerce conglomerate. He graduated law school in NY, where he served as an executive editor of law review and interned for civil rights lawyer Ron Kuby. He received his rabbinical training at the Mayanot Institute and Rabbinical College of America. He has advocated for gender equality in voting rights, sexual abuse awareness and better police-community relations in Brooklyn.

ARTICLES BY: Eliyahu Federman


June 13, 2014 7:19 am
0

How Prayer and Reflection Can Counter Gun Violence

Earlier this week, another school shooting near Portland, Oregon, rocked this country. Tragically, the teen shooter killed another student and wounded a teacher, before taking his...

January 5, 2014 11:32 am
14

New York Post Jokes About Chasidic Murder Victim

Menachem Stark, a Brooklyn Chasidic real estate developer, was abducted, murdered, and thrown into a dumpster. Stepping to a new low, the New York Post...

September 15, 2013 12:21 pm
3

A Double Standard on Kaparot: Chickens Suffer More on Factory Farms

This week thousands of chickens are being slaughtered as part of the 'Kaparot' ritual performed by some Orthodox Jews before Yom Kippur. A live chicken is rotated...

June 27, 2013 8:30 am
5

NBC Deceptively Edits Rabbi, Repeating Stereotypes, Rather Than Using Honest Quotes (VIDEO)

The narrative the prosecution in George Zimmerman's trial may claim is that Zimmerman was motivated by racism. This narrative reached a pinnacle of acceptance...

June 23, 2013 2:49 pm
0

NBC Misrepresents Chabad Rabbi on Sexual Abuse (UPDATE)

NBC recently ran an important story on Judy Brown's heroic efforts fighting the culture of silence in her insular Hasidic community. The segment highlights her award...

March 5, 2013 12:22 pm
5

School Dean Suppresses Sexual Abuse Discussion Under Pretext of Religious Modesty

"I do maintain our position that it is not in keeping with the standards of Tznius [modesty] and fundamentally unsafe to post intimate...

February 5, 2013 1:43 am
1

Censoring the Language of Sexual Abuse

Numerous Orthodox Jewish websites censor the word "sexual" in the context of discussing sexual abuse. Such censorship sends the message to young people...

January 16, 2013 1:04 am
0

Gratuitous Use of Holocaust Imagery in the Israeli-Arab Conflict (VIDEO)

A video circulating on the Internet shows a group of Palestinian youth violently bullying and mocking two young Jewish men as they are chased...

January 14, 2013 12:37 am
1

Exposing Child Predators Without Defaming the Innocent

One Orthodox Jewish website exposes people accused of sex crimes against children, such as rape, even when no criminal charges have been filed. They...

December 17, 2012 5:56 pm
1

The Irony of Celebrating Chanukah in a Sports Arena

The Miami Heat hosted a Jewish heritage night at the basketball team's Dec. 12 game at American Airlines Arena, with tens of thousands in attendance. Chabad of...

December 14, 2012 4:30 pm
0

Brooklyn DA Recognizes Jewish Organization That Exposes Sexual Predators (VIDEO)

On Dec. 10, 2012, hours after Nechemya Weberman was convicted of repeatedly sexually abusing a girl he was supposed to be mentoring, the Brooklyn DA Charles...

October 18, 2012 1:54 pm
6

Officers in NYPD Beating Case Need to be Charged With Lying Under Oath

A homeless man sleeping at a Jewish youth center in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, was roused from his sleep, wrongly accused of trespassing, then repeatedly and violently...

September 25, 2012 2:26 pm
5

Use Fish, Not Chicken for Kaparot

Thousands of Orthodox Jews are preparing to swing live chickens over their heads before Yom Kippur, symbolically transferring their sins to the chicken. The chicken...

July 9, 2012 2:00 pm
0

The Bible and Constitution Protect the KKK’s Right to ‘Adopt-A-Highway’

When Free Speech Collides with Hate Speech, Truth is the Remedy Conspicuously wearing my kippah, I walked out of a TJ Maxx in Cincinnati,...

Features

IDF Prepares for New High-Tech Home in Southern Israel’s ‘Silicon Wadi’

JNS.org - The IDF is gearing up for a major relocation to southern Israel,...

Longtime Supporters of Peace Process: Abbas Is Disqualified as Negotiating Partner

JNS.org - Some prominent Jewish proponents of the decades-long peace process between Israel and...

Israel’s Wine Industry Grows Better With Age

JNS.org - Israeli winemakers say that, just like the beverage they produce, their industry is growing better with age. More than...

World

French Jewish Representatives Demand ‘Zero Tolerance’ for Antis...

The representative body of Jews in France has called on the government to take "all necessary measures" to deter further antisemitic...

Israel

Israeli PM Netanyahu Welcomes ‘Great Friend of Israel’ US Vice ...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warmly welcomed the arrival in Israel on Sunday of US Vice President Mike Pence. "This evening...

Middle East

Jordan’s King Tells Pence US Must Rebuild Trust After Jerusalem Decis...

Jordan's King Abdullah told US Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday he looked to Washington to rebuild "trust and confidence"...

Algemeiner.com