Knesset ritual bath law overrides High Court ruling

Knesset ritual bath law overrides High Court ruling

Knesset passes controversial law banning non-Orthodox converts from using mikvehs – Judy Maltz – Haaretz 25.07.16Law effectively circumvents High Court decision that banning Reform, Conservative converts from state-run mikvehs is discriminatory and therefore illegal....
70 years after the King David Hotel bombing

70 years after the King David Hotel bombing

70 years later, perpetrator and victim recall King David Hotel bombing – Ofer Aderet – Haaretz 23.07.16Shoshana Levy Kampos remembers clearly what happened when the deadly blast went off on that fateful July morning in 1946 — so does Sarah Agassi, who...
Saudi Arabia keeps distance from Hamas

Saudi Arabia keeps distance from Hamas

Saudi Arabia’s Faisal: Iran is breeding chaos through Hamas – Mohammed Othman – Al-Monitor 15.07.16Despite recent overtures from Hamas, Saudi Arabia is making it clear it has no intention of forging a relationship with the group.Read report here And see:  Now is...
Canadian Jews join in helping Yazidi refugees

Canadian Jews join in helping Yazidi refugees

Canadian Jews help “Operation Ezra” – bring 7 Yazidi families to Winnipeg – Veronika Bondarenko – The Forward 23.07.16A small Yazidi community in Canada is teaming up with local Jewish organisations to help refugees fleeing from ISIS find new...