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Daily Archives: March 24, 2021

The new Passover Haggadah produced by Chabad.org. Credit: Courtesy.

New Chabad Haggadah becomes No. 1 bestselling Jewish book on Amazon

The Passover Haggadah has seen more editions than any other Jewish book in history. Still, the recently released Chabad.org Haggadah, which is faithful to tradition, has already set a new standard for the times. Written and...
Keter Group and the Peres Center for Peace and Innovation opened a new exhibition, “The New Shape of coExistence,” on MArch 24, 2021. Photo by Shoham Sahar.

Keter, Peres Center unveil co-existence-themed exhibition of artists worldwide

Keter Group and the Peres Center for Peace and Innovation opened a new exhibition on March 24 titled “The New Shape of coExistence,” featuring carefully selected artwork from across the Middle East and beyond. The...
Shmurah matzah. Credit: Chabad.org.

Pesach basics: ‘Alef-bet’ on how to prep a seder at home

The Jewish holiday of Passover—the celebration of Jewish freedom—is traditionally spent with family and friends. But with the coronavirus curtailing travel plans and social interactions, many are facing the prospect of celebrating Passover alone. “It...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses supporters on election night at Likud Party headquarters in Jerusalem, March 23, 2021. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

In fourth consecutive campaign, Netanyahu secures largest-ever electoral lead

The fourth attempt in two years to unseat embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to have failed once again, with Netanyahu securing his largest-ever electoral victory over his rivals. Exit polls show Netanyahu’s...

A Passover massacre, a terror war and the lies they told

The International Criminal Court recently made headlines when it ruled that Palestine is a State Party to the Rome Statute, extending the court’s jurisdiction to the territories “occupied by Israel since 1967, namely Gaza...
Brazilian Labor Party (PTB) national president Roberto Jefferson. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Brazilian Jewish group to launch criminal investigation against party leader

A Jewish organization in Brazil said it will launch a criminal investigation against the head of a major Brazilian political party after he promoted an anti-Semitic blood libel on social media. “Baal, Satanic deity, Canaanites...
Mayor of Montreal Valérie Plante. Credit: Shelby Thevenot/Shutterstock.

Canadian Jewish group criticizes Montreal mayor for not adopting IHRA definition

A major Jewish organization in Canada expressed outrage over Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante’s reluctance to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism following a City Council meeting on Monday. The Centre for Israel and...
Head of the Religious Zionist Party Bezalel Smotrich and activists celebrate at party headquarters in Modi’in on election night, March 23, 2021. Photo by Sraya Diamant/Flash90.

Religious Zionist Party celebrates Israeli exit polls

The Religious Zionist Party’s strong showing in the Israeli elections drew spontaneous celebrations and dancing at party headquarters in Modi’in, as soon as the exit polls came in on Tuesday night. The party is projected...
A view of Jerusalem's Old City and the surroundings, including the Church of Dormition, from a rooftop in Jerusalem, Sept. 7, 2018. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Mideast Quartet discusses renewing Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

The United States, Russia, the European Union and the United Nations, also known as the Middle East Quartet, held a virtual meeting on Tuesday focusing on the possibility of reviving the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. A...
Former Palestinian Authority security chief Mahmoud Dahlan speaks with Saudi Arabia's Al-Arabiya Network on March 17, 2021. (MEMRI)

Abbas rival Mohammed Dahlan calls PA leader’s 15-year presidency ‘a big fat zero’

Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas’s political rival Mahmoud Dahlan vowed in a recent interview that Abbas would not be the only candidate in the upcoming Palestinian presidential elections. In an interview that aired on Saudi...