Justin Trudeau formally apologized for Canada’s 1939 refusal to accept a ship carrying 900 Jewish refugees

Neil Hall – Pool/Getty Images Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued a formal apology on Wednesday for the country’s refusal to take in a ship carrying more than 900 Jewish refugees in 1939.  The ship left Germany in 1939 fleeing Nazi persecution.  After it was rejected entrance into Canada and other countries, the ship was […]

Orthodox Jewish women are being shamed for long 'slutty' wigs

Rabbis in New York are shaming Orthodox Jewish women over wearing wigs deemed to be “too long” and therefore “slutty.” Jewish law requires married Orthodox women to wear wigs, called sheitels, to stop them from enticing men who aren’t their husbands. Religious traditionalists are now cracking down on modern lengths of fake hair, which they […]

Israeli MP invokes the supremacy of ‘Jewish race’ in bizarre pro-Netanyahu tirade

The ‘Jewish race’ is the smartest in the world and possesses the highest human capital, so Israelis ought to be skeptical about the current corruption probes into Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu, a Likud party lawmaker has claimed. “I can tell you something very basic,” MK Miki Zohar said, during a debate on Radio 103FM on […]

‘To Dust’ Review: A Uniquely Humorous Hasidic Jewish Story of Death and Life [Tribeca]

Death makes fools of us all because it exposes the limitations of human knowledge. We may have strong beliefs about what happens after our final breath, but none among us truly knows what happens. That uncertainty can gnaw away at those left behind with little more than the memory and the body of the recently […]

Corbyn attends left-wing Jewish group’s Passover event… and is attacked regardless

After having anti-Semitic accusations hurled at him, Jeremy Corbyn is now being slammed for spending time with Jews. He attended a Passover celebration run by left-wing group Jewdas, copping ire from other Jewish groups & MPs. Corbyn stopped by the Passover Seder in his home constituency of Islington, and – according to one of the […]

US Jewish group removes offensive ‘Polish Holocaust’ video

A US-based Jewish group has removed its “Polish Holocaust” YouTube video, which criticized a new Polish law criminalizing suggestions that Poland was complicit in Nazi war crimes, following a backlash from Poles. The prominent Boston-based Jewish-American Ruderman Family Foundation uploaded the video on Wednesday, using the controversial term “Polish Holocaust” to protest what they called […]

‘Jewish perpetrators’ of Holocaust remark by Polish PM sparks outrage in Israel

Heated debate over Poland’s controversial Holocaust law has reached new levels this week after the Polish prime minister spoke of “Jewish perpetrators” during the Nazi era, causing outrage in Israel. “The Polish Prime Minister’s remarks here in Munich are outrageous,” Benjamin Netanyahu said in a statement on Saturday, referring to the remarks Polish Prime Minister […]

Researchers finally decipher ancient Jewish Dead Sea scroll written in secret code

One of the last unpublished Dead Sea Scrolls has finally been deciphered bringing researchers one step closer to unravelling the mystery of the texts written more than 2,000 years ago. Most of the scrolls were deciphered in the years after they were found in the 1940s and 1950s. The ancient religious texts, which are written […]

Former journalist gets 5yrs for Jewish center bomb threats

A former journalist has been sentenced to 60 months in prison after admitting to terrorizing Jewish groups with bomb threats in a campaign to intimidate his ex-girlfriend. She says the NYPD ignored her calls for help. Judge P. Kevin Castel sentenced former Intercept journalist Juan Thompson, 32, of St. Louis, Missouri Wednesday, and labeled the […]