Kosher consumers in Toronto will have plenty of chicken, despite the impending closure on May 3 of Chai Kosher Poultry, one of the city’s largest suppliers, industry insiders say.
Israel came to a standstill for two mournful minutes Monday as sirens pierced the air in an annual ritual to remember the 6 million Jews systematically murdered by German Nazis and their collaborators during the Holocaust in WWII.
Polish Jewry is set to run out of kosher meat within a month, Piotr Kadlcik, the Warsaw-based president of the Union of Jewish Religious Communities in Poland, told The Jerusalem Post on Friday. “We still have something in the deep freezers,” he said, “but this whole thing hurts.”
Two days before her comrades embarked on an uprising that came to symbolize Jewish resistance against the Nazis in World War II, 14-year-old Aliza Mendel got her orders: Escape from the Warsaw Ghetto.
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Krzysztof Jasiewicz, a professor at the Polish Academy of Sciences and a well known expert on Polish-Jewish relations, has caused outrage by claiming in an interview with Polish magazine Focus last week that Jews took an active part in the murder of other Jews during WWII.
Two Brooklyn baby boys (not pictured) became sick after the centuries-old, ultra-Orthodox ritual associated with the bris known as metzizah b’peh.
Yad Vashem hopes to have collected the names of the overwhelming majority of the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust within the next three years, Yad Vashem chief archivist Dr. Haim Gertner told The Jerusalem Post on Thursday.
George Jaunzemis was three and a half years old when, in the chaotic weeks at the end of World War Two, he was separated from his mother as she fled with him from Germany to Belgium.
Hiddush, the religious lobbying group, has called for an investigation into “mass violations of the law” in the wake of comments attributed to Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger regarding state-employed rabbis who officiate at weddings.
President Shimon Peres met with Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, as done annually on the eve of the seventh day of Passover, Army Radio reported Sunday.
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As Southern California Jews continue to celebrate Passover, there’s some shocking news about the meat that may be on their dinner tables.
France’s chief Rabbi, Gilles Bernheim, was the recipient this week of a letter threatening harm to three French Jewish Journalists.
What does a Jewish state do with it’s hametz, or all leavened food products, when Passover rolls around? It sells it to a gentile.
An ultra-Orthodox activist with a history of anti-Zionist civil disobedience has petitioned the Israeli High Court of Justice to put restrictions on where the Remembrance Day siren is sounded.
The remains of 17 bodies, discovered at the bottom of a well in the city of Norwich in 2004, were given a Jewish burial in Earlham Cemetery in Norwich.
After several months of legal wrangling against superpowers Marvel and DC Comics over selling unlicensed Spider-Man and Batman kippot, Avi Binyamin, owner of the well-known Jerusalem yarmulke store Kippa Man, said Tuesday that he had settled both lawsuits.
Israeli police say vandals have spray painted hate graffiti on several Jewish houses in Jaffa, a mixed Israeli and Arab neighborhood of Tel Aviv.
Local Jewish community leaders are seething over a factually-inaccurate press release blaming local Jews for polluting a local lake.
Citing a ‘double standard,’ that cops turn a blind eye to double parking in selected neighborhoods, Jewish community activists in Williamsburg and Greenpoint are asking the city for ‘legalized double parking.’
In an apparent oversight on behalf of Bayit Yehudi, the coalition agreement between the national-religious party and Likud Beytenu may pave the way for the reelection as chief rabbis of both Rabbi Shlomo Amar and Rabbi Yona Metzger.
A local Brooklyn appliance store, The Buzz is donating 200 hand mixers and several of their newest appliances to help a group of needy single mothers prepare for Passover.
A Jewish history museum in Warsaw has unveiled a reconstructed synagogue roof with an elaborately painted ceiling modeled on a no-longer-existing 17th-century structure, presenting the first object that will go on permanent display in the highly awaited museum.
Macedonia on Monday marked the 70th anniversary of the deportation of nearly its entire Jewish community to a Nazi death camp during World War II, while a U.S.-based diaspora group called on neighbor Bulgaria to apologize for its role in the Holocaust.
Three haredim were arrested on Sunday morning while attempting to disrupt archeological diggings in Jerusalem, police said.
The first anniversary of the attacks in Toulouse during which a young Franco-Algerian Islamist murdered three soldiers, three Jewish children and the father of two of them, was marked by an evening of programs on Wednesday on the France 3 television channel.