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Kristallnacht Must Never Be Forgotten

By: Rabbi Dr. Bernhard Rosenberg On November 9th 1938, mobs burned synagogues, destroyed Jewish homes and businesses, vandalized Jewish hospitals, orphanages and cemeteries, and dragged thousands...

A Child of Holocaust Survivors Speaks Out

By Rabbi Dr. Bernhard H. Rosenberg I personally feel no guilt for having the God-given privilege of being alive. I mourn for my grandparents, uncles,...

Surrounded by 600 Friends, Russian Couple Ties Knot in UAE’s Biggest Jewish Wedding

Wedding came during the yearly FSU-wide Yachad Torah-study program trip By: Chabad.org They came on chartered flights from five former Soviet countries, celebrating a year of...

Iconic Group Photo at Chabad Rabbinic Conference Gets New Focus

Pandemic concerns at forefront amid preparations for 38th annual emissaries’ meeting By: Mordechai Lightstone Preparations are underway for the 38th annual International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries...

Ancient Jewish Prayer Book Sells For Record-Breaking $8.3 Million

(JNS) – A medieval Jewish prayer book sold for $8.3 million at the Sotheby’s auction house on Tuesday, fetching the highest price ever paid...

Destitute Holocaust Survivor Saved From Cremation in China, Buried in Israel

A call for help in Shenzhen from an elderly sister in Ohio leads to international effort By: Mendel Super In a lonely hospital bed in bustling...

83 Years Since Kristallnacht, Young Rabbi a Leader in German Jewish Rebirth

By: Yehuda Sugar Many rabbis have graced German soil through the ages—some famous, even luminous, like the great Rashi. Today, though, there is one who...

Letters from the Chazon Ish (HaRav Avraham Yeshaya Karelitz, zt’l) Come to Nat’l Library of Israel

14 letters sent to a student in the 1940s will now be open to the public for the first time Edited by: TJVNews.com Fourteen letters penned...

Rabbi Saadya Gaon’s Commentary on the Torah

Edited by: TJVNews.com The Discovery of Raabi Saadya Gaon’s Commentary It all began in 2013. During a Chabad campaign to publicize the seven Noahide laws, Chabad...

Rabbi Saadya Gaon’s Commentary on the Torah

The Discovery of Raabi Saadya Gaon’s Commentary It all began in 2013. During a Chabad campaign to publicize the seven Noahide laws, Chabad chassidim turned...

Holocaust Survivors Lament Delay in Trials of Nazi War Criminals; Say True Justice Will Never Be Served

By: Fern Sidman As the number of Holocaust survivors continue to dwindle with the passage of time, those who are still alive are grappling with...

Ukraine’s Holocaust Memorial Center Reveals Names of 159 Nazi SS Troops Who Murdered 34,000 Jews in Babi Yar Ravine in 1941

Edited by: TJVNews.com Ukraine’s Holocaust memorial center on Wednesday revealed the names of 159 Nazi SS troops who took part in the killing of Jews...

American-Israeli Joshua Angrist Wins Nobel Prize for Research on Wages, Jobs

By: Christopher Rugaber, David McHugh & David Keyton A U.S.-based economist won the Nobel prize in economics Monday for pioneering research that transformed widely held...

100-Year-Old on Trial in Germany for Accessory To Murder At Nazi Camp

By: AP A 100-year-old man on trial for his alleged role as a Nazi SS guard at a concentration camp during World War II told...

Encouraging Inclusion: Creating a Photo Bank of Orthodox Jewish Women

More than 200 observant volunteers and professionals, coordinators and organizers from the United States and Israel donated their time to have photos taken that...

Simon Wiesenthal Center Urges Germany and UK to Oppose UN Human Rights Council Endorsement of Durban

The Simon Wiesenthal Center (SWC), a leading Jewish Human Rights NGO is urging Germany and the United Kingdom to vote against a UN Human...

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