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Anti-Semitism is on the rise at an alarming frequency. “Kill all Jews” and “No Jews” have appeared on synagogues, Jewish graves and homes and school campuses, terrorising their targets the BBC reported. Nearly a third of Jews avoid identifying themselves …Read More

The headlines are alarming: “Catholic-Owned Company Wins Religious Freedom Court Decision,” “Death Toll Rises to 65 in Boko Haram Attack on Students,” “Little Sisters Catholic Charity Victimized By Obamacare,” “Christians Sought Out, Murdered in the Kenyan Mall Massacre,” “Judicial Watch …Read More

Christmas has unique memories for international journalist Christiane Amanpour, the ABC News Global Affairs Anchor. As a small child, she remembers wonderful times, “my family with a Christmas tree and presents and a family gathering.” But her father was Muslim. Her mother …Read More

Jewish access to their most holy site, Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, may be cut off after the city’s engineer, Shlomo Eshkol, ruled the temporary Mughrabi Bridge has become unsafe — and the Muslim fraternity that oversees the sensitive area forbade any repairs. The …Read More

  An ultra-orthodox Jewish sect is targeting Jerusalem ice cream stores — squirting glue in their locks, breaking windows and worse. Why? The ultra-orthodox Sikrikim say that they are disgusted by people licking ice cream in public — and that …Read More

Israeli writer Yoram Kaniuk has won his battle in Tel Aviv District Court to be recorded in Israel’s population register as having “no religion” while still being listed as ethnically Jewish. Kaniuk, who was born and raised in Tel Aviv, fought heroically …Read More

When hiker Josh Fattal was finally released after being held for two years in Iran, his friends and family — and particularly his synagogue — could finally reveal a secret kept under wraps even by the news media. Iran — an Islamic …Read More

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins this week at sundown Wednesday, notes Elizabeth Tenety in the Washington Post‘s On Faith section. During the one-day holiday, Jews will welcome in the year 5772 — and kick off more than a week of traditional observances, …Read More

European soccer fans are a different breed, so when the followers of Holland’s premier team, Ajax, began filling stadiums with songs that “We are the super-Jews,” most observers just rolled their eyes. However, some were not amused. A group called BAN, which is an …Read More

The first-ever Jewish news network will begin broadcasting tomorrow. “Jewish News 1 was born as an alternative to the world’s leading news networks – CNN, Fox News and Sky News,” reports Andy Sennitt for the Media Network. “But its main …Read More