Arnold Schwarzenegger has donated $100,000 to the Simon Wiesenthal Center, which combats anti-Semitism and bigotry, in the wake of the far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. The actor and former California governor announced the donation Sunday on Facebook, where he wrote that he was “horrified” by the previous day’s rally bringing together neo-Nazis,...
UPDATE: Reports of at least 2 dead so far. One may be a police officer. UPDATE 2: Sky News reports that one woman is now confirmed to have been killed. Update 3: The assailant is reported to be dead. The British Parliament is in lockdown after  armed police have shot an intruder inside...
(JTA) — This Jewish year was not a quiet one, to say the least. From the tumultuous first eight months of Donald Trump’s presidency, to a wave of bomb threats against Jewish community centers, to a neo-Nazi protest in Charlottesville that turned violent, to the twin weather catastrophes of...
Great Challahs by Anita Hajioff Here is the recipe: (This recipe is for a large Bosch type mixer that can hold 5-6 pounds of flour.) 5 pounds of dependable brand high gluten flour 5 cups of very warm water 1 cup of sugar 3 Tbps of dry yeast 1/2 cup of oil 2 Tbps of salt 3...
The following recipe comes from My Jewish Learning: Ingredients 5 matzah sheets 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter 1 cup packed dark brown sugar 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 cup white chocolate chips 1/2 Tbsp vegetable oil or coconut oil 3/4 cup chopped pecans Directions Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Arrange...
Gabi was struggling with her self-confidence and body image. She hated herself and began skipping meals as the anorexia symptoms took over - her eating disorder was killing her. But this video is her goodbye to death. What Gabi discovered was a path out of self-hate, faking it and...
KIBBUTZ ELIFAZ, Israel (JTA) – By all accounts, Eilon Bdil has no personal interest in marijuana. But as the business manager of Kibbutz Elifaz, he’s a big believer in the herb. Bdil sees medical marijuana as a unique opportunity to revive his remote Negev community. “This cannabis gold rush has to pan...
Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on Sunday that he is planning to move the Central American country’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. On FaceBook, Morales wrote that he decided to move the embassy from Tel Aviv after talking to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday. This month US...
The Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia and the Little River United Church of Christ in Annandale, Virginia were the targets of vandalism in the form of swastikas and other anti-Semitic graffiti. Fairfax County Police opened an investigation after the vandalism was discovered Tuesday. On the exterior of the JCC building,...
By Adam Abrams/JNS.org Jewish leaders inside and outside France expressed alarm after far-right populist Marine Le Pen’s strong showing in the first round of the French presidential election Sunday. Pro-Europe centrist Emmanuel Macron of the En Marche party and Le Pen, head of the National Front party, emerged victorious in the...
Many have been saying this about "pro-Palestinian" organizations forever. Now hear it directly from a Palestinian who lives in Jordan. "They don't love the Palestinians, they just hate Jews.." Mudar Zaharan spoke to a group describing how many Palestinians were once Jordanians that have been singled out by Jordan in...
SHANNON SARNA I know it’s  almost the end of summer, but BBQ season is far from over. Not to mention, you can make awesome burgers anytime on a cast iron pan indoors, and so really, if you like burgers as much as I do, burger season never ends. And I know what...
Nas Daily is a social media personality who does a one-minute long video everyday. This week he posted a compilation of 7 videos showing the positive side of the Israeli-Palestinian situation to his following to Facebook. Nas Daily is originally from the Palestinian territories, which he refers to as "Palestine". He...
Please say Tehillim for Chana Rochel bas Sara who is among the victims in the Las Vegas massacre. Sources confirm to Yeshiva World News that she was shot in the face and is awaiting surgery. A gunman perched on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel-casino unleashed a hail of...


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