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An Israeli survivor of the Holocaust and Oct. 7 says after the recent atrocities, we ‘held our heads high’

Penina Ben Yosef escaped the Nazis in Poland and was a founder of Kfar Maimon, where she found herself sheltering as Hamas terrorists and IDF soldiers battled right outside

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Holocaust survivor tends graves of soldiers killed on Oct. 7

Yaakov Lubinewski, 99, "made it clear to us that there is something to live for,” said former Israeli minister Yizhar Shay, whose son Yaron was killed in combat during Hamas's Oct. 7 invasion of southern Israel.

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How the Prayers of Thousands of Jewish Children Are Protecting Israel

An injured Israeli soldier finds and thanks the American girl whose prayer was with him when he got wounded.

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The Best Response to Antisemitism

An open letter to an American Jewish college student.

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If Your Synagogue Is A Temple To Leftism, It’s Time To Go

<p>College campuses across the country were erupting in Jew-hating outbursts, and parents were rightly worried about their Jewish college-aged kids caught up in the frenzy of hate. On Facebook, a group called Mothers Against College Antisemitism (M.A.C.A.

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New Report Reveals Global Landscape Of Holocaust Survivors

According to the report, 48.7 percent of the total survivor population, totaling approximately 119,300 individuals, currently reside in Israel

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What Is 770 Eastern Parkway? - What to Know About Chabad Lubavitch World Headquarters in Brooklyn

With its distinctive three gables, the red-brick synagogue at 770 Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, N.Y., is one of the most iconic Jewish buildings in the world. Today, replicas of the synagogue, known simply as “770,” can be found in Israel and Italy, California and Melbourne.

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How I Got a Giant Menorah Into Gaza

In the past seven weeks, Rabbi Levi Mendelson slept very little. His main concern? Aid and relief for soldiers, the wounded and the displaced, and the hostages and victims’ families.

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Their Video of Jewish Pride went Viral

An interview with the Campus rabbi who didn't flinch in the face of an anti-Israel rally.

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Dear world: I don’t care

I don’t care if you’re out on the street, waving your flag and chanting your slogans. We won’t die silently the way you want us to

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How October 7 Has Reignited Jewish Peoplehood

By bringing Jews of all stripes together, the existential crisis coming out of October 7 has reminded us that we are, above all, a people.

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Hamas Killed Ariel's Family. This Is What He Asked For - Chabad

Ariel's bar mitzvah is this week, and he is inspired by his Holocaust survivor grandfather.

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Amid Israel-Hamas war, thousands of people sign up to pray and do mitzvot for Israeli soldiers

A website that matches the names of Israel Defense Force soldiers with those willing to do acts of service or prayer in their honor received thousands of signups its first week.

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The Palm Frond and the Sword - Meir Y. Soloveichik

Striking archeological discoveries are a constant in Israel, but they can still occasionally inspire wonder. That is the case with the uncovering of a weapons

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70 Years of Bringing Shofar to the Streets

In 1953, the first public mitzvah campaign to bring Judaism to individuals, wherever they are

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Historic Tiferet Yisrael synagogue in Jerusalem rebuilt, set to open in 2024

Established in 1872, it dominated the skyline of the Old City’s Jewish Quarter until its destruction after the Jordanian Army captured the Old City during Israel’s 1948 War of Independence.

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Elder Of Ziyon - Legally Varda (Judean Rose)

A legal change of name means a lot when you're a Jew in Israel, changing your legal English name to your true Hebrew name, for good.

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3 Ashkenazi Delicacies to Save From Extinction

Very few dishes in Ashkenazi culture have stood the test of time, with many having fallen to the wayside. Some ...

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The Mystery Convert of Jerusalem

The Rabbinic Controversy of Warder Cresson's Circumcision.

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Largest Birthright Group Breaks Record at Kotel

Mayanot Israel see largest group, 800, to arrive in single day; largest group from abroad at Kotel with 1,127

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How Religious Jews Became Official Scapegoats of COVID Policy

Debates surrounding the pandemic continue to rely on false narratives about Haredim

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Lag BaOmer in Israel a Demonstration of Jewish Unity

People of all backgrounds and political persuasions to join in festive holiday events

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17 Facts About Ashkenazi Jews - Chabad

Rooted in France-Germany, Ashkenazim are the largest stream of Jewish people today, with unique customs, culture, language, and history.

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Jews Around the World to Complete Study of Maimonides’ Works

42nd study cycle concludes April 22, with major celebrations also taking place on Lag BaOmer

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Passover Project in Heart of Tel Aviv Unites Jews of All Backgrounds

Packing food boxes for those in need and an outdoor matzah bakery for the kids

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Chabad.org’s Offline Passover Haggadah for an Online World

Uplifting art, modern translation, and clear typography propel the new hardcover edition into a classic

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‘I Can’t Prevent Death Completely But I Can Really Help a Lot of People’: United Hatzalah of Israel Founder Discusses Future of the Life-Saving EMS Volunteer Group

Eli Beer, the founder and president of United Hatzalah for Israel, has big hopes for the national emergency rescue organization he started as a mere local community project in Jerusalem as a teen. "I want to make sure Israel has the fastest and most profe

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Liebman's Is the Last Jewish Deli in the Bronx

When Liebman’s Delicatessen opened on 235th Street in 1953, the Bronx was still sometimes called “the Jewish Borough.” More than ...

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Why are the ultra-Orthodox the happiest group in Israel?

A strong sense of community and a different set of aspirations have a lot to do with it.

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Wearing tefillin may prevent damage from heart attacks

“This is a potential game changer for how we approach cardiovascular disease prevention,” says Dr. Jack Rubenstein.

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Israel a world leader in volunteering, ahead of the US, Switzerland, study finds

The ultra-Orthodox sector, in particular, reports the highest volunteering rate, with as many as 60% engaging in such activity on a regular basis.

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82% of Israelis believe diaspora Jews should make aliyah

Israelis perceive antisemitism as a worse threat, as 82% believe that the safest place for Jews is Israel in today’s climate.

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Orthodox Jewish group launches a battle for public opinion

Agudath Israel begins a media campaign, including high-visibility billboards, to push back against the New York Times’ criticism of Haredi communities.

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Why I Changed My Name from Rosenberg to Kohn - A family’s journey to reclaim their lost last name - Chabad

We are the Rosenbergs. Or rather, we were the Rosenbergs. As of Thursday, the 4th day of Chanukah, we are now the Kohns.

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Jewish Facts About Pasta Plus 3 Recipes

Jewish cooks helped invent pasta - and continue to innovate today.

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WATCH: Thousands gather at Western Wall for Priestly Blessing

&nbsp; Thousands of people flocked to the Western Wall on Tuesday morning for the traditional Priestly Blessing of the Sukkot

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Torah scroll in memory of the million and a half children killed in the Holocaust

The woman whose three siblings were murdered in the Holocaust is going on a mission to memorialize them

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Actress Lisa Kudrow Talks About Family's Holocaust Experiences in Podcast Episode

Lisa Kudrow. Photo: Lan Bui via Wikimedia Commons. Jewish actress Lisa Kudrow opened up about her paternal family’s experience in …

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One out of seven Jews worldwide are haredi | Israel National News

How many haredim leave the community? Study finds 80% of Jewish population growth is from haredi sector. 1/4 of Jews will be haredi by 2040.

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Even War Could Not Stop This Bar Mitzvah in Dnipro, Ukraine

City’s rabbi and community celebrate at the Golden Rose synagogue adjacent to massive Menorah Center

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Meet Orthodox Jewish All Star, Jerry Wittenstein, Who Developed Half Of Apollo 11’s Trajectories

“There is nothing out there [in space] but God. If anything, I think that the Abishter, the Holy One Blessed Be He, put all that stuff out there to get our attention. And He got my attention, and many other people’s attention.” If you found this content m

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18 Tisha B'Av Facts Every Jew Should Know

Tisha B’Av, the 9th day of Av, is the saddest day on the Jewish calendar.

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Elder Of Ziyon - Israel News: EoZTV: Jonathan Neumann on “Tikkun Olam”

.My latest EoZTV interview is with Jonathan Neumann, author of To Heal the World?: How the Jewish Left Corrupts Judaism and Endangers Israel.

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Whose Lives Matter?

This won’t be a popular piece with those who will likely call me out on it, and use every name in the book for me where none applies. But I wouldn’t be me if I didn’t write it. So here goes.

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Worldwide population of 14.7 million Jews falls short of pre-war numbers

World Jewry reached a population of 16.6 million right before the start of World War II in 1939.

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Remembering the Holocaust in a post-'sacred survival' era

For several decades, the Holocaust shaped the way American Jews thought about their place in the modern world. For the

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Reclaiming the term ‘Zionism’

Ryvchin: 'It is vital that our young people understand the story of Zionism, which is not only inspiring, but is inextricably linked to every phase of Jewish history'.

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Israeli Jewelry Company Partners With TAU Nanoscientists To Make World's Smallest Bible Part Of New Collection

A mother-daughter teamed up with the Center For Nanoscience and Nanotechnology to make a nano-sized Hebrew Bible part of a new luxury jewelry collection. | NoCamels

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Muslims Riot as Jews Peacefully Mourn the Destruction of the Temple

Israeli forces were needed to protect Jews peacefully walking around Jerusalem's Old City walls to commemorate the destruction of Jerusalem.

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Palestinians Say Jews On Judaism's Holiest Site Desecrated Jerusalem Mosque By Doing This | Daily Wire

On Monday, a Palestinian media outlet claimed that Jews on the Tremple Mount, the holiest place on earth for Jews, were “desecrating” the Al-Aqsa Mosque, which was built on the spot where the ancient temples of Israel stood, by doing one thing: Prayin

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Poway Rabbi Leads Jewish Youths in 'Am Yisrael Chai' Chant in Speech at Auschwitz | Jewish & Israel News

Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, injured in the recent shooting at the Congregation Chabad synagogue in Poway, California, speaks as US President …

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The Sderot Bar-Mitzvah Under Rocket Fire from Hamas

A mother tells about her son's Bar-Mitzvah celebration on Shabbat interrupted by the Hamas rocket fire on their city Sderot.

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Lone soldiers celebrate Passover in the army | The Jerusalem post

Both lone soldiers will take part in Seders and the traditional customs while on base. The soldiers said their unit has become their family.