Plans to bring a first-ever group of Ugandan Jews to Israel on a Birthright trip are in jeopardy after another African convert was deported.
The Jewish community responded with shock and horror on Monday to news of the tragic death of two Jewish families in a plane crash in Costa Rica.
A new play based on the real-life scandal involving Barry Freundel, who secretly videotaped naked women in the mikveh has sparked outrage.
Tourists are pretending to be Israeli army commandos, specialists in counterterrorism — and paying to join canned anti-terror operations.
More than 500 Jewish American students are challenging Birthright, the biggest sponsor of trips to Israel in the world, to take a stand against a new law that would deny entry to Israel foreigners who support boycotting the country, even if the boycott is restricted to West Bank settlements.
It might seem odd for a Modern Orthodox Jewish family to join a Chabad synagogue. But Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner are already quite invested in the ultra-Orthodox outreach movement – or to be more precise, their parents are.
President-elect Donald Trump once donated $10,000 to institutions located in the West Bank settlement of Beit El, one of its founders revealed on Sunday.
David Friedman, who has been named America’s next ambassador to Israel, heads a fundraising organization that has raised tens of millions of dollars for one of the most radical settlements in the West Bank.
A group of 16 members of the ruling coalition submitted a bill to the Knesset on Sunday that would prohibit any practices at the Western Wall that are not deemed strictly Orthodox. The bill would prevent women from wearing prayer shawls and tefillin, from reading from a Torah and from blowing a shofar at the Jewish holy site.
In recent years, the parents of Jared Kushner – the son-in-law and trusted confidant of President-elect Donald Trump – have donated tens of thousands of dollars to organizations and institutions located in the West Bank settlements, according to their tax forms.