Tunisian Jews celebrate today with unique, pint-sized meal

02/23/2017 12:03 PM Updated: 2 months ago

Over the centuries, Jews around the world have developed their own unique culinary traditions, adapted from their cultural environment. These range from dishes as commonplace as

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Israel high court suggests women be allowed to read from the Torah at Western Wall

01/11/2017 2:40 PM

In an apparent victory for the “Women of the Wall” movement, Israel’s high court suggested in a ruling Wednesday that women should be allowed to read

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Arkansas Synagogue Restores Holocaust Torah

09/19/2016 11:14 AM

On Sunday, Etz Chaim, a synagogue located in Bentonville, Arkansas, finished restoring a 200 year-old Torah, KNWA reported. Etz Chaim’s Torah originated in the Czech Republic

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Torah Project Launched in Memory of Rivky Berman

07/02/2016 10:30 PM Updated: 10 months ago

Faced with chronic illness throughout her lifetime, Rivky Berman, who passed away on May 30, inspired thousands of people around the world with her passionate faith

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New Torah Welcomed by Chabad of Gloucester County, NJ

04/18/2016 5:35 PM Updated: 1 year ago

Congregants at Chabad of Gloucester County in Mullica, New Jersey participated in a historic moment Saturday, as Rabbi Avi Richler read from a new sefer Torah

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Ted Cruz’s Father Says US Constitution Based on Torah

04/06/2016 12:41 PM

Following Ted Cruz’s victory in Tuesday’s Wisconsin primary, the pro-Israel group Proclaiming Justice to the Nations released a video in which Cruz’s father, Pastor Rafael Cruz,

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Oldest Torah Scroll, Dating to 13th Century, Found Still in Use in Italy

03/03/2016 4:48 PM Updated: 1 year ago

A Torah scroll in the town of Biella, Italy may be the oldest in the world still in use, Israel National News reports. Carbon-14 dating has

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True Torah Jews Publishes Arabic Peace Ad in East Jerusalem Newspaper

11/30/2015 2:36 PM Updated: 1 year ago

True Torah Jews, also known as Natruna and the only public relations organization officially authorized to represent the entire Satmar community, embarked on a campaign in the

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JP Morning Read November 11, 2015: JP Salutes Vets on Veteran’s Day

11/11/2015 12:19 PM Updated: 1 year ago

JPUPDATES  Salutes Our Vets Today Today is Veteran’s Day, a day set to acknowledge the sacrifices and courage of our fellow citizens in uniform and thank them

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Guinness World Record: Largest Tallit Unfurled on Simchat Torah

10/14/2015 10:26 AM Updated: 1 year ago

A modern Orthodox synagogue in west Boca Raton made history earlier this month during the Jewish holiday of Simchat Torah. The Boca Raton Synagogue put its tallit, a Jewish

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New York Hipster Hasidic Band Prepares For Release Of Their Album

09/07/2015 11:45 AM Updated: 1 year ago

A smooth singing Hasidic group has entered the music world with a running start, using nigunim as bases for their songs and already reaching the top 10


Haredi Jew In Jerusalem Balances Religious Life With Secular Business

09/07/2015 11:19 AM Updated: 1 year ago

Issamar Ginzberg, a Brooklyn native who relocated to Jerusalem seven years ago, is a marketing consultant operating in the secular world without the typical credentials one

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Knesset Speaker Invites Neighboring Countries to Visit Israel at UN Meeting

09/01/2015 1:08 PM

All the Knesset speaker Yuli Edelstein wants to do is sit with neighboring countries and discuss Middle East matters. Or at least, that’s what his message alluded

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IDF Lone Soldier Killed in Gaza Honored with Torah Dedication

07/13/2015 10:55 AM

(Israel Hayom/JNS). A year after his death in Gaza during Operation Protective Edge, IDF lone soldier Max Steinberg was honored with a Torah scroll dedication ceremony on

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Russian Officials Confiscate Hebrew Text Books for Inspection on Extremism

06/01/2015 6:12 PM Updated: 1 year ago

Russian officials confiscated last week some Hebrew textbooks from a Jewish day school, saying they need to inspect the Hebrew books for extremism. Officials from the

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IDT to Open Cyber-Security Yeshiva Newark, NJ, in September

05/07/2015 12:32 PM

A new online program will be coming to the Jewish community in September, a cyber-security yeshiva, that will give 40 students the opportunity to study computer


Nationwide Torah-March Launched by Family of Murdered Bklyn Rabbi [Photos]

03/02/2015 4:57 PM

A nationwide road trip was launched by the family of Rabbi Raksin, who was murdered in North Miami Beach, in an all inclusive effort to gather


Schumer Trying To Block State Dep. Plan To Return Jewish Artifacts To Iraq

10/24/2013 9:00 AM Updated: 3 years ago

The Daily News: Sen. Chuck Schumer is trying to stop a State Department plan to return 2,700 ancient Jewish artifacts to Iraq. The artifacts — including