(JTA) — The Jewish community in Parkland, Florida, held a healing service after a mass shooting at a high school attended by many of the teenagers in the community. Rabbi Bradd Boxman of Kol Tikvah, a Reform congregation in the town inland from Boca Raton, said he knew of at...
Take a moment to listen to Rabbi Goldberg explain plans for this Shabbat. Please stay safe. Shabbat shalom..
(JTA) — Over the course of just a few days, the tiny Jewish community in Nicaragua more than doubled when 114 people converted to Judaism. Last month, community members answered questions before a beit din, or religious court, of three Orthodox rabbis from Israel and the United States and immersed...
(JTA) — Google is facing criticism in Sweden for its failure to prevent anti-Semitic material from topping searches featuring the term “Jews in Sweden.” One such search, which was last updated on Wednesday, delivers as the second result a list of prominent Jewscompiled by anti-Semites. Additionally, a video that appeared on the Granskning...
Dear friend, It has been a long week since the last update. It certainly feels like we are in another year... During hurricane Maria the AT&T towers in PR were damaged and the more reliable provider was out on most of the island. Yesterday signal strengthened. We have no words...
A Jewish teenager with dual Israeli and American citizenship living in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon was arrested Thursday in connection to the wave of more than 100 bomb threats against JCCs and other Jewish institutions across North America since the beginning of 2017. Israeli police report that...
  Ynet has released a recording of one of the bomb threats made to to a JCC on January 18. The brief call was made with voice-disguising technology that protects the caller’s identity. An Israeli teen with dual Israeli and American citizenship living in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon was arrested...
The famous bus that was featured in Benny Friedman's recent video "Ivri Anochi" Has been torched. We don't know if it was a hate crime or not but we are trying to recover as much as we can! Click here to donate and help us in any way you can! https://www.gofundme.com/7dmw7sp8
Philip N. Cohen, a Jewish professor of sociology in University of Maryland, is one of the seven individuals who is suing President Trump for blocking him on Twitter. These seven people claim that Trump is violating the Constitution by blocking American citizens on their Twitter accounts. Trump blocked Cohen when...
Watch Yoni Hikind announce that he is entering the race for New York City Council. He is running for the seat vacated by David Greenfield. We wish him all the best and OnlySimchas!
The FBI has arrested Juan Thompson, 31, in St. Louis, MO.  Thompson is accused of making at least 8 of the threats against Jewish community centers. In am apparent intense campaign of harassment against against his "former lover". Thompson was responsible for bomb threats against the Anti-Defamation League and  Jewish facilities...
The US military has dropped an enormous bomb in Afghanistan, according to four US military officials with direct knowledge of the mission. A GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb, nicknamed MOAB, was dropped at 7 p.m. local time Thursday, the sources said. The MOAB is also known as the “mother of...
(JTA) — Spotify, the streaming service that offers access to millions of songs, is now available in Israel. The platform’s ad-free service will cost less per month in the Jewish state than it does in the U.S. — 19.90 shekels, or about $5.80, as opposed to $10 here. The company...
Dr. Mehmet Oz reminds each of us to eat well and exercise. On his show yesterday, he reviewed the newest blood pressure recommendations just released this week. See HERE for more info. The guidelines were published in two journals — Hypertension and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Councilman Chaim Deutsch announced today that he has successfully advocated for the installation of “Shabbos meters” in the Flatbush area, including on parts of Avenue J, Avenue M, Coney Island Avenue, Avenue N, Avenue O, and the surrounding side streets with existing muni-meters. The program will be implemented by...


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