What Is Rosh Hashana? Everything You Need To Know About The Jewish New Year
September 17 2012 12:37 PM EDT
Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year known as the first of the High Holy Days, is being celebrated as the holiday comes from sundown on Sept. 16 to nightfall on Sept. 18.
Monica Lewinsky’s Rabbi Will Deliver Benediction After Bill Clinton Speaks, Will It Be Awkward At The DNC?
September 05 2012 9:05 PM EDT
Monica Lewinsky's rabbi will be delivering the benediction at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night, just after Bill Clinton speaks, ABC News reported.
Rosh Hashanah 2012: Jewish New Year Begins Sept. 16 - 10 Interesting Facts About The Festival
August 31 2012 4:19 AM EDT
"Rosh Hashanah," commonly known as the Jewish New Year, is one of the most important religious holidays Jews. The celebration lasts for two days and this year, it begins in the evening of Sunday, Sept. 16 and ends in the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 18.
Brian Epstein: The Beatles' Real 'Nowhere Man' - An Appreciation
August 25 2012 2:14 PM EDT
It is not unreasonable to declare that Brian Epstein, the fifth Beatle, according to Paul McCartney, was one of the key global figures of the post-World War II era. Although he had a complicated and troubled relationship with McCartney and John Lennon, he turned them -- both rowdy and rebellious youths -- and their two partners into cultural icons.
Rabbis, Israeli Minister, Blast Apple For Carrying Anti-Semitic App
August 20 2012 11:49 AM EDT
European rabbis as well as Israel?s Minister of Public Diplomacy have criticized Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) for publishing and selling an Arabic-language app of ?The Protocols of the Elders of Zion,? probably the best-known anti-Semitic forgery.
Iran's Ahmadinejad Again Blasts Israel As War Rhetoric Heightens
August 17 2012 9:39 AM EDT
During state-sponsored protests across Tehran, Iranians shouted "Death to America, death to Israel!"
Hitler Wine Bottles Anger Jewish American Tourists In Italy
August 09 2012 4:02 PM EDT
Prosecutors said they will commence an investigation into the ‘Nazi’ wine bottles.
Echoes Of Wisconsin Massacre: Bearded Muslim Murdered in South Africa By White Supremacists
August 09 2012 3:43 PM EDT
Magaliesburg is a stronghold for white Afrikaners.
Bayreuth Music Festival: Still Stained By Wagner’s Links To Nazism
August 06 2012 12:53 PM EDT
Wagner wrote many tracts that vilified Jews (although his anti-Semitism was hardly unusual in 19th century Europe).
Pigs Heads Left At French Mosque: Why Muslims, Jews And Hindus Don?t Eat Pork
August 02 2012 11:10 AM EDT
The prohibition on eating pork is something shared by Muslims and Jews.
Hamas' Condemnation Of Palestinian Visit To Auschwitz Underscores Holocaust Denial In Arab World
August 02 2012 8:51 AM EDT
Barhoum also alleged that the journey to Auschwitz overshadowed the ?true Palestinian tragedy".
What On Earth Is A ?White Muslim??
July 06 2012 11:25 AM EDT
There are, in fact, tens of millions of Muslims around the world who are ?white? -- and no one would bother to call them ?white Muslims.?
German Court's Circumcision Ruling Angers Both Jewish And Muslim Groups
June 27 2012 5:07 PM EDT
A German court ruling that said circumcision violates a child's fundamental right to bodily integrity has drawn criticism from members of the country's Jewish and Muslim communities, where the practice has historical and religious significance.
Erdogan To Turkish Jews: I Will Protect You
June 22 2012 2:00 PM EDT
While attending the Rio+20 Sustainable Development Conference in Brazil, Turkey?s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an unexpectedly met with two American Jewish men and took the opportunity to assure the Jewish population of Turkey that he would protect them, despite the country?s worsening relations with Israel.
Hebrew National Lawsuit: ConAgra Denies Claims Hot Dogs Aren't Kosher
June 20 2012 2:38 PM EDT
ConAgra Foods, the parent company of Hebrew National, is defending the brand's kosher reputation in response to a lawsuit seeking class-action status that claimsits famed hot dogs and other meat products are not living up to their name.
Why Do Black Americans Embrace Arabs And Reject Israel?
June 20 2012 1:45 PM EDT
Arab racism against black people is deeply-rooted and stretches back centuries.
Roger Garaudy, Communist, Christian, Philosopher, Holocaust Denier, Dies At 98
June 15 2012 11:08 AM EDT
The book ?Founding Myths? was particularly critical of what Garaudy viewed as excessive Jewish influence on U.S. foreign policy.
David Arquette Has Bar Mitzvah In Israel, Declares He Is ?Finally A Man?
June 12 2012 11:20 AM EDT
David Arquette had a Bar Mitzvah on Monday in Israel while filming an episode for a travel show, waiting 27 years to finally become wholly enveloped in his Jewish heritage and finally be a man. The 40-year-old star of ?Scream? had the ceremony at Jerusalem?s Western Wall, one of the Jewish religion?s holiest sites.
Accusations In Chavez-Friendly Media Raise Specter Of Anti-Semitism In Venezuela's Elections
June 11 2012 3:55 PM EDT
Charges of anti-Semitism have been leveled against Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is his re-election campaign over state media content that brands opposition candidate Henrique Capriles Radonski as a Zionist.
Poor, Desperate, And Black: Illegal African 'Intruders' Stoke Anti-Immigrant Attitudes In Israel
June 09 2012 1:26 PM EDT
Israel received about 4,600 asylum applications from Africans last year, according to the U.S. State Department. About 3,700 were rejected, while only one was approved. The others are pending.