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Belgian Jews Feel Unwelcome in Light of Kosher Slaughter Ban

Jews in Belgium have been feeling less and less welcome in their home country, as the ritual slaughter ban which prohibits shechita, imperative to the making of kosher meat, has been upheld by the highest court in the country. While the law from 2017 makes the creation of kosher (and halal) meat illegal in the […]

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Arson at Yeshiva of Flatbush Sparks Manhunt

Police are actively searching for a person who was seen dousing gasoline on the Yeshivah of Flatbush Joel Braverman High School building last night. The gas fueled a fire set by the arsonist, who was seen pouring gas on a fenced-off area. The suspect lit the fire before fleeing the school campus. While the fire, […]

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Mayim Bialik Helps Jeopardy Contestants Answer Question About Shabbos

A question about the Shabbos staple delicacy cholent stumped Jeopardy! contestants this week, and observant host Mayim Bialik helped explain the answer. As the $400 “Sabbath” category clue presented was a photo of the traditional slow-cooked stew, alongside the following: “Exodus 35:3 bans doing this on the Sabbath, hence the Jewish dish ‘cholent,’ which can […]

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Cleveland Teen Faces Brazen Anti-Semitic Attack

A 13-year-old Orthodox Jewish girl was attacked as she was getting off of her school bus in University Heights, Cleveland, Ohio last week. Witnesses say that a woman in a dark-colored SUV or pickup truck threw a beer bottle at the girl and shouted anti-semitic slurs at her. The middle-aged female perpetrator was wearing a […]

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