A family reunion with roots dating back to biblical antiquity will take place this Sunday when Auburn Avenue retailer ModernTribe plays host to a celebration of racial diversity within the Jewish heritage. The event, Twelve Tribes at...Show More Summary
The number of recorded anti-Semitic incidents in Britain soared in the first six months of this year compared with 2014, probably due to a surge in reporting among fearful Jews, a report by a Jewish community body said on Thursday.
The news here in the last few days has been devastating. On the morning of July 31, Israel woke up to the news that Jewish terrorists had firebombed a Palestinian house, burning a baby to death and seriously injuring others in the family. These...Show More Summary
Mike Huckabee took some time out from smuggling the Jews off Barack Obama’s Iranian Auschwitz train this week to make some more weird comments about boobies. He’s worried that if transgenders get to be in the military and go into battle...Show More Summary
We Jews like to argue, but we remember our similar experiences on the Jewish holiday Tisha B’Av. The post The Startling Message of an Obscure Jewish Holiday appeared first on OnFaith.
Mandate Palestine aimed to allow Jews and Arabs to live alongside one another. Its failure led to the idea of Partition. Now Partition has also failed. Scholar David Gerald Fincham considers the impractical nature of creating two sovereign states in the territory and the need for a federal solution combining certain national functions.
The ultra-Orthodox Jew accused of stabbing six people at a Gay Pride march in Jerusalem just weeks after his release from jail for a similar attack lashed out in Israeli court Friday, local media reported. “I do not accept this court’s authority,” said a defiant Yishai Shlissel,...
IT’S MORE THAN JUST A SPOT: Ruth Wisse in the Wall Street Journal on “Obama’s Racial Blind Spot” and how the Iran deal will fuel racism toward Jews: Barack Obama’s election to the presidency represented to many Americans this country’s final triumph over racism. Reversing the record of slavery and institutionalized discrimination, his victory was hailed […]
As you may have heard by now, an ultra-Orthodox Jew went on a stabbing rampage yesterday during a gay pride parade in Jerusalem, injuring six people (two seriously). His ultra-Orthodox community is one that is known for its "hostility towards homosexuals."
“The tongue is more deadly than the pen and the sword” So far in the series we’ve heard from a Palestinian activist and an orthodox Jew, but there’s more to this thin strip of land than Jews and Arabs. In episode 3 Mike travels to the...Show More Summary
By IMEMC | – – An ultra-Orthodox Jew stabbed six Gay Pride marchers in occupied East Jerusalem on Thursday, in a repeat of a 2005 attack for which he served 10 years…
A homosexual-hating Orthodox Jew stabbed six marchers Thursday at Jerusalem’s annual gay pride parade before he was wrestled to the ground.
There's a problem we've posted about before regarding male ultra-Orthodox Jews causing a stir on airplanes because they refuse to sit next to women. They believe you're not allowed to touch any woman who's not your wife... even if it's incidental and not-even-close-to-sexual in nature.
Reports are flooding in that a man was taken down by attendees at today’s Jerusalem Pride Parade after he stabbed six people with a large knife. The man has since been identified as Yishai Schlissel, an ultra-Orthodox Jew who was released from prison three weeks ago after serving 10 years of a 12-year sentence for stabbing […]
Ultra-Orthodox Jew Yishai Schlissel is detained by plainclothes police officers after he stabbed people during a gay pride parade in Jerusalem on Thursday. (Sebastian Scheiner / AP) A man wielding a knife stabbed six people during Jerusalem’s gay pride march Thursday, the worst incident of homophobic violence in the city in a decade. Show More Summary
A new poll shows that a plurality of American Jews are now opposed to the Iran deal, with 45 percent disapproving and 40 percent...
An update from Haaretz: Yeshai Schlissel was sentenced for 12 years in prison for the 2005 attack after his conviction on charges of attempted murder and aggravated assault. However, in 2007, following an appeal, the Supreme Court mitigated his sentence to 10 years. Show More Summary
An Ultra-Orthodox Jew stabbed six people at a gay pride parade today in Jerusalem, and the suspect turned out to be a familiar face—he'd just gotten out of prison for doing the same thing a decade ago, reports the Jerusalem Post. Police say Yishai Shlissel began randomly stabbing people...
Some people force their issue… IJS. At least six people were stabbed at an LGBT pride parade by in Jerusalem on Thursday, local media reported, citing Israeli police and paramedics. The suspected attacker, an ultra-Orthodox Jew, has been arrested.
It has now been 25 years since Mikhail Gorbachev, with his Soviet Union crumbling, decided to open the emigration gates and allow 1.6 million Jews to leave for Israel, Germany and the United States. This may be one of the most stunning and ironic immigration stories of the last 50 years. [...]