Tag Archives: Jews in the News

Kristallnacht

Tonight, November 9-10, marks the 78th anniversary of Kristallnacht – the Night of Broken Glass. It is called the “Night of Broken Glass” because on this night, in 1938, thousands of rioters stormed Jewish homes, businesses, and synagogues causing enormous … Continue reading

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Praying With Their Feet

Tomorrow, and really all of this weekend, we remember the inspiring legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his role in not only the civil rights movement in America, but for his contributions to humanity, and his leadership to … Continue reading

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UMJC and Others Respond to Recent J4J Video

The Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations (UMJC) yesterday issued an important response to an insensitive and controversial video recently released by Jews for Jesus, called “That Jew Died for You,” along with an accompanying website. The video, which oversimply portrays … Continue reading

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More than a ‘Jingle’: A Response to Wolpe

Last week, international media erupted in a condemnation of Messianic Jews. The cause of the uproar was the decision of a Messianic group in Texas to invite former President George W. Bush to speak at their annual fundraiser. The Jewish … Continue reading

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Terror Attack in Bulgaria

Earlier today a female terrorist blew herself and two buses apart at a Bulgarian airport killing 7 Israeli tourists and wounding many others. For more on this breaking story vist HERE or HERE. Officials from around the world have condemned … Continue reading

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Today’s Shooting at a Jewish School in France

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and families of the tragic shooting this morning at Otzar HaTorah school in Toulouse, France, where a gunman attacked Jewish children being dropped off for school, as well as their parents … Continue reading

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Matisyahu Performs ‘One Day’ with Boy Battling Cancer

Jewish Hip-hop and Reggae performing artist, Matisyahu, who shocked his fans and many within the wider Jewish community in December for shaving off his signature beard and peyos is back in the news again this week after performing his hit … Continue reading

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Messianic Jewish Movement Responds to Christ at the Checkpoint

Today the International Messianic Jewish Alliance (IMJA), the Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations (UMJC), and the Messianic Jewish Alliance of America (MJAA), have released a joint press release raising concerns about the upcoming Christ at the Checkpoint conference to be … Continue reading

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Matisyahu … Chassidic no longer???

All of the Jewish blogs and news sites are abuzz this morning with news that Chassidic reggae superstar Matisyahu has shaved off his beard, cut off his peyos, and is embarking on a new journey. Just released moments ago on … Continue reading

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The Foreskin Debate

Is there a new superhero in town? For some anti-circumcision proponents, that superhero is none other than Foreskin Man. San Francisco’s controversial proposal to ban circumcision on its November ballot has continued to draw attention around the country (and parts … Continue reading

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