News

Jono Simbolon is the third non-Muslim to be publicly flogged for violating Islamic law in the conservative province of Aceh since 2011 [...]
Sat, Jan 20, 2018
Source Times of Israel
Police investigating incidents, say schul event has 'all the signs of a deliberate attack against Jews' [...]
Sat, Jan 20, 2018
Source Times of Israel
Sat, Jan 20, 2018
Source JPost Headlines
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source JPost Headlines
A Senate committee advanced the nomination of Kenneth Marcus, seen in a 2017 photo, for a prominent civil rights post at the Department of Education. (Facebook) WASHINGTON (JTA) — Kenneth Marcus has worked for years inside and outside government to advocate for civil liberties. He has also been involved for years [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source JTA

Learning & Culture

Jews! News! Right here! Right now! Krugman nabs top spot: Paul Krugman won our big smart president's Fake News Award, revealed just before the site crashed. I like to imagine that he saw this and then swept all the papers and office knick-knacks off his desk, and then stared wistfully at [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source Tablet Magazine
Looking to shake things up at the Shabbos table this week? The Scroll's got you covered. Kubaneh, a steamed bread that's served for breakfast, is a traditional Yemenite dish that's typically cooked on Friday afternoon to be ready for Saturday morning.Continue reading "A Yemenite Shabbat Recipe...For Breakfast" at... [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source Tablet Magazine
How is a Baby Made? More specifically, what determines the future characteristics of the child? One answer emerges from the story of Yaakov's breeding of the sheep, an answer that seems to be endorsed by the Talmud: a child's character is shaped by what the mother and father [...]
Thu, Dec 08, 2016
Source A Message from the Rosh HaYeshiva
In many ways, Yitzchak's life parallels that of Avraham. He travels to a foreign land to avoid a famine where he then claims that his wife is his sister to prevent her abduction and is subsequently blessed with great wealth. He renews the covenant that Avraham made with [...]
Sat, Dec 03, 2016
Source A Message from the Rosh HaYeshiva
European Judaism looks healthy, and secure. And yet, the majority of European Jews, seconded by many Jewish and non-Jewish experts, insist that catastrophe may lie ahead. Read in full on Mosaic. [...]
Tue, Aug 06, 2013
Source Jewish Ideas Daily – Daily Features

Community

In 1992, the Nation of Islam published one of the most insidious works of antisemitism of the modern era. Entitled, The Secret Relationship Between Blacks and Jews, it argued that Jews had dominated the slave trade. Manipulating and misinterpreting historical fact, it was characterised by the Head of the Department of [...]
Thu, Dec 07, 2017
Source Office of the Chief Rabbi
Following the United States' recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the Chief Rabbi said: “Jerusalem has always stood as the eternal capital of the Jewish world and, together with millions across the globe, I have long dreamed of seeing the city universally recognised as the capital of the only [...]
Wed, Dec 06, 2017
Source Office of the Chief Rabbi
Powder compact owned by Jacob StopnickiThe Wieder family was very anxious upon their return visit to Yad Vashem. Last year, Tina and Marcel toured Yad Vashem with their two sons, Erik and Sean, in honor of Sean's bar mitzvah. However, due to a recent extraordinary discovery by staff in Yad [...]
Sun, Mar 26, 2017
Source Insights and Perspectives from Yad Vashem
First Cousins Reunite at Yad Vashem "I grew up believing that we had no family, that everyone was murdered in Poland…Thanks to Yad Vashem, we discovered that we are not alone" Henia Moskowitz BorensteinSisters Henia Borenstein Moskowitz and Rywka Borenstein Patchnik on their way to meet first cousins Fania Band [...]
Tue, Dec 13, 2016
Source Insights and Perspectives from Yad Vashem

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