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Open Hillel Admits 'Mistake' in Snooping on Eric Fingerhut Conference Call


Relaying information garnered from an off-the-record conference call featuring the director of Hillel International was a “mistake,” the Open Hillel network said.Read More

Jewish Veterans Oppose Sectarian Prayer in Military


Two Jewish veterans testified in Congress against allowing chaplains to engage in sectarian prayer in nondenominational settings.Read More

British Lawmaker Ties Synagogue Terror Attack to Temple Mount


A British baroness and former lawmaker is under fire for a Twitter post that tied the terror attack in a Jerusalem synagogue to Israel’s policies on the Temple Mount.Read More

Teen Charged in 'Dirty Jew' Attack on Rabbi in Brooklyn Subway Station


Police have arrested a 15-year old boy for allegedly participating in an anti-Semitic attack at a Brooklyn subway station.Read More

American Jewish Committee Backs Keystone Pipeline


The American Jewish Committee urged President Obama to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline, virtually alone among Jewish groups in endorsing the project.Read More

Israel Gives Green Light to 78 Settler Homes

By Reuters

Israel on Wednesday approved the construction of 78 new homes in two settlements on West Bank land annexed to Jerusalem, likely to aggravate Palestinian anger at a time when violence has flared, including a deadly attack on a synagogue.Read More

Albert Einstein Letter on Jewish Heritage on Block for $10K

By Yael Even Or

A letter by Albert Einstein defending his Jewish heritage will go on the auction block in Los Angeles Friday, with bidding starting at $10,000.Read More

Slain Druze Police Officer Mourned by Thousands


Thousands, including busloads of haredi Orthodox Jews, attended the funeral of the Druze police officer killed in the terror attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem.Read More

Jews Join Rare Interfaith Unity Gathering To Condemn Jihadis

By Reuters

Senior Muslim, Christian and Jewish leaders condemned violence by jihadi militants such as Islamic State (IS) at a Saudi-backed conference on Wednesday in a rare display of inter-faith unity aimed at promoting tolerance and diversity.Read More

Edgy Congregants Return to Jerusalem Synagogue on Day After Terror Attack

By Jeffrey Heller

Edgy worshippers return to the Jerusalem synagogue where four rabbis and a policeman were killed in a bloody attack. Will Har Nof’s shul ever be the same?Read More

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