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This Santa Claus is an Orthodox Jew

4 hours 6 min ago
Rick Rosenthal -- a full-time, professional St. Nick -- sees no contradiction between his beliefs and serving as a spiritual figure who provides comfort to young and old

A lot of the bread in the US will no longer be kosher

4 hours 13 min ago
Bimbo Bakeries USA, which produces the Arnold, Sara Lee, Stroehmann and Freihofer brands, to remove certification, says exploring 'alternative solutions'

US denied Israeli request to slap sanctions on Lebanon, official reportedly says

4 hours 24 min ago
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said to reject Netanyahu's proposal for economic embargo on Beirut, during meeting last week a day before tunnel operation launched

Ultra-Orthodox deputy mayor calls to remove Christmas tree from Ashdod mall

5 hours 28 min ago
Shas representative says decorations a ‘disgrace’ aimed at harming Jewish identity; company says it's trying bring a 'European atmosphere'

Wilco singer Jeff Tweedy tells the story of his conversion to Judaism

7 hours 16 min ago
Alternative rock group frontman says he became a member of the tribe to help his son prepare for his bar mitzvah

YouTube star PewDiePie pushes video channel with anti-Semitic content

7 hours 26 min ago
Internet sensation stirs up fresh controversy by recommending vlogger known for spreading Jewish conspiracy theories, sexist and homophobic language

Huawei CFO gets bail; Trump says he could intervene to free Chinese exec

7 hours 39 min ago
US president hints he may undercut Justice Department case against Meng Wanzhou in order to help forge a trade deal with Beijing

Why the arrest of a Chinese tech mogul matters for Iran — and Israel

7 hours 52 min ago
Suspicions that top Huawei exec violated Iran sanctions could force Jerusalem to choose between its growing Chinese trade partner and its US strategic ally

Spanish Jews pray at former synagogue they want back from the Catholic Church

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 23:00
Toledo’s Santa Maria la Blanca Museum sits on the site of the Ibn Shushan synagogue, closed down in the 14th century amid persecution of Jews

Gazan child succumbs to shrapnel wounds from IDF bullet, Hamas official says

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 22:46
Senior Gaza Health Ministry official says Ahmad Abu Abed, 4, was hit by shrapnel in the face, stomach and chest; IDF looking into incident

Jewish teacher sues NJ Catholic school alleging daily anti-Semitism

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 22:37
Archdiocese of Newark named among defendants in case claiming religious discrimination, unlawful retaliation and creating a hostile work environment

Evelyn Berezin, who brought first word processor to market, dies at 93

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 22:16
The Bronx-born daughter of Jewish immigrants from Russia founded Redactron Corp in 1969 before careers in venture capital and consulting

Seriously wounded victim of Ofra terror attack reunited with husband

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 21:48
Amichai Ish-Ran who was also injured in West Bank shooting, sees wife for first time; doctors still fighting to save baby delivered after attack

Far-right Italian minister slams EU for ‘unbalanced’ stance on Israel

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 21:24
'Whoever wants peace, needs to support Israel,' Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini says; stops short of endorsing two-state solution or embassy move

High school teachers to halt work for 25 minutes Wednesday over murdered women

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 20:59
Union heeds call by women's protest organizers for stepped up action after woman is found slain in Acre, the 25th apparent victim of domestic violence in 2018

Trump invokes ‘Israel’s wall’ in tense exchange over border security

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 20:38
Without indicating what barrier he is speaking of, president says Jewish state's wall is 99.9 percent effective and the US wall on the Mexico border will be even better

Gunman kills 2, wounds 11 in France’s Strasbourg, manhunt underway

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 20:15
Attack occurs near Christmas market; police cordon off area, advise public to stay away; officials say attacker identified, has criminal background

US energy chief in Baghdad as Iran sanctions waiver runs out

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 20:07
The US has given Iraq 45 days to figure out how to replace gas and electricity it imports from its neighbor before the sanctions kick in

Democratic leaders spar with Trump over wall, shut down, in extraordinary video

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 20:06
President's first meeting with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer since elections ends in acrimony as he vows to get what he wants 'one way or the other'

Conservative Movement leader gets death threats at Western Wall

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 19:25
Yizhar Hess files complaint with police after ultra-Orthodox men tell him he should be murdered for supporting Women of the Wall

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