Rabbi Levi Brackman
Britain wooing Israel's haredi Jews
British Ambassador to Israel Matthew Gould is strengthening his ties with the ultra-Orthodox sector, and not for the first time. The move is part of an overall strategy ...
(14:17 , 12.04.13 )
US Holocaust survivor meets Polish savior
VIDEO - A Jewish boy who hid from the Nazis in a hayloft was recently reunited after 70 years with the son of a couple who risked everything to save him. Beaming ...
(07:15 , 12.04.13 )
Kosher supervision – not just for men
A High Court petition demanding that the Rabbinate recognize women's certification as kashrut supervisors appears to have brought about a real feminist revolution. ...
(13:27 , 12.03.13 )
'Miketz': Beginning of exclusion of women
The “Miketz” ("At the end of…") Torah portion is the first portion completely devoid of women. For the first time since Genesis opened with the words “In the beginning…”, ...
(07:41 , 12.03.13 )
Bnei Akiva emissaries find Aussie love
Every year, the Bnei Akiva movement sends hundreds of emissaries to Jewish communities around the world. Their official goal is to encourage the community members to make ...
(15:21 , 12.02.13 )
Chief rabbis: Pray against drought
Israel's Chief Rabbis Yitzhak Yosef and David Lau have ruled that the so far dry winter in the country matches the halachic definition of "drought," which obligates ...
(08:34 , 12.02.13 )
Hanukkah candles lit by Western Wall
VIDEO – Hanukkah – the Jewish holiday of light, of miracles, commemorating the courage and bravery of the Maccabees – is celebrated every afternoon by the Western Wall in ...
(15:10 , 12.01.13 )
Tug-of-war erupts over return of Jewish archives to Iraq
Jewish books and documents found by US soldiers in the flooded headquarters of ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein and sent to the United States for restoration have ...
(07:44 , 12.01.13 )
Spanish kosher food market set to grow
VIDEO – Spain is becoming an increasingly popular destination for Jewish tourists, some wanting to rediscover their historic Sephardic roots, others simply wanting to ...
(07:43 , 11.30.13 )
Rabbi whose good friend became pope
VIDEO – It was September, not an easy time for a religious Jew to be traveling. The Jewish month of Tishrei was ending with its marathon of holy days. Kosher wine would ...
(15:26 , 11.29.13 )
Olim mark Thanksgivukkah in Tel Aviv
Fifty lone soldiers and over 200 young professional immigrants celebrated Thanksgivukkah at a festive event organized by Nefesh B'Nefesh and White City Shabbat. ...
(08:19 , 11.29.13 )
Jews celebrate Hanukkah worldwide
VIDEO – Jewish communities around the world have begun celebrating Hanukkah, otherwise known as the Festival of Lights, which traditionally begins with the lighting of ...
(14:35 , 11.28.13 )
Jewish-Muslim cooperation reaches Vienna
New York Rabbi Marc Schneier won a small but significant victory on a recent visit to Vienna – a promise from the head of Austria’s Islamic community to promote Holocaust ...
(08:13 , 11.28.13 )
Court forces mother to circumcise son
The High Rabbinical Court has ruled that a man may have his son circumcised despite the mother's objection, rejecting a petition filed by the woman against a district ...
(13:34 , 11.27.13 )
Thanksgivukkah items find runaway success
From gingerbread kits for Hanukkah Houses to menorahs shaped like turkeys, retailers are having a ball creating symbolic trinkets for Thanksgiving and the Jewish ...
(07:50 , 11.27.13 )
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