Thursday, February 27, 2020


FBI Joins Probe of Possible Terror Attack on Israeli-Owned Ohio Deli by Machete-Wielding Man

A machete-wielding man stormed a central Ohio restaurant owned by an Israeli on Thursday evening, injuring four people before being shot dead by police.

Authorities identified the suspected attacker as Mohamed Barry, a 30-year-old of Somali background who police say may have traveled to the United Arab

Yeshiva University to Hold ‘Jewish Jobs’ Fair

Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future and the YU School Partnership will host its annual Jewish job fair on Thursday, March 3, at the Max Stern Athletic Center on YU’s Wilf Campus, 2501 Amsterdam Avenue at 185th Street in New York City. The event is free and open to the public from 7 to 9 p.m., with priority

The Western Wall Prayer Decision and the Shifting Israel-Diaspora Paradigm

The Israeli government’s passage of legislation that authorizes egalitarian prayer in a soon-to-be-created 9,700-square-foot, NIS 35 million ($8.85 million) section adjacent to the southern part of the Western Wall (Kotel in Hebrew) has been called groundbreaking, empowering, dramatic, and unprecedented. The section

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Three Terrorists Carry Out Combined Shooting and Stabbing Attack at Damascus Gate

(Jpost and combined sources) A Border Policewomen, 19, who was drafted two months ago, was killed and a second was badly wounded in a combined terror stabbing and shooting attack at

Bloomberg Could Be the Latest Twist for Jewish Voters

The 2016 US presidential race has been high on twists, with billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump and socialist Bernie Sanders leading in many polls. But the topsy-turvy journey might just be getting started. As voters prepared to cast their first ballots in Iowa and New Hampshire, former New York City mayor and

Vandalism Strikes Twice at Historic Jewish Cemetery in Connecticut

Two acts of vandalism were discovered at a historic Jewish cemetery in Connecticut recently, The Hartford Courant reported on Thursday.

Police were called to the Zion Hill Cemetery in Hartford on Wednesday morning, after an employee of the Association of Jewish Cemeteries was doing an inspection and

Dafna Meir Hy”d: A Legacy of Giving Back

On Sunday, January 17, Dafna Meir, 38, was stabbed to death in front of her teenage daughter inside their home in Otniel, Israel. Dafna was a devoted mother to four natural children and two foster children. She was a nurse, a wife, a mother and a foster mother, an advisor and a teacher on halachic issues regarding fertility and a

'Dafna, We Will Watch Over Your Husband and Children'

Israel Nabs Suspected Terrorist as Dafna Meir Is Mourned

Following an intensive manhunt, the Israel Police and the Shin Bet security agency on Tuesday apprehended the suspected Palestinian terrorist who murdered Dafna Meir, an Israeli mother of six, in her home

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German Jewish Leaders:
We Are No Longer Safe Here

(Benjamin Weinthal/Jpost) The spokesman for Hamburg’s Jewish community, Daniel Killy, said deteriorating security in Germany has led to a highly dangerous situation for Jews. “No, we are no longer safe here,” Killy

New Poll: Over 70 Percent of French Public Believes Anti-Semitism on Rise in France

Jews wearing yarmulkes. A new survey indicates that most French people think Jews should continue to wear their skullcaps in spite of a rise in anti-Semitism. Photo: Wikipedia.

While a majority of French respondents to a new survey believe Jews should not stop wearing their skullcaps in the wake

Polish City Used Jewish Tombstones in Construction

A Polish city used tombstones from its Jewish cemetery to build a short wall around the Christian cemetery, an Israeli blogger was recently shocked to find. Food blogger Meir Bolka was searching Ostrowiec for the graves of relatives who perished before the Holocaust.

Bolka went to the mayor and

Azerbaijan: A Muslim Nation Against Anti-Semitism

As 2015 came to a close, I found myself in Baku, Azerbaijan, because I wanted to better understand and appreciate the country’s friendship with Israel and the United States.

Thinking about food for Shabbat, I ventured out for a walk and found an indoor farm-to-table grocery store on one of the

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