24JEWISH ALERTS videos and feeds Jewish News חדשות יהודיות, from 17 Sept. to 30 Sept.2013

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Opens his EyesArutz Sheva

 the newly appointed Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Israel – reported Saturday night.  Shas movement, which is known for its Sephardic Jewish school system and 

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Iran Confirms Willingess to Probe Attack in ArgentinaArutz Sheva

Iran confirmed to Argentina on Saturday that it would cooperate to probe the 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center after charges that Tehran ordered 

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Brooklyn: Jew Hurt in Anti-Semitic AttackArutz Sheva

Jewish man living in Brooklyn, New York, was the victim of an anti-Semitic attack on Friday, shortly before the beginning of the Sabbath. Tzvika Tzuker told 

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Chabad launches Torah Studies courseTimes-Standard

ARCATA — Chabad of Humboldt will present a new Torah Studies course next month with classes held at the Chabad Jewish Center, beginning this coming 

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Ashdod: Fast Day Declared after Sefer Torah R”L FellYeshiva World News

During Simchas Torah tefilos in the Shatz Beis Medrash in Ashdod a SeferTorah fell to the ground. Admor Rav David Moskowitz Shlita and leading rabbonim of 

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Belzer Rebbe Speaks Out Against Lapid GovernmentYeshiva World News

The Belzer Rebbe Shlita spoke out on motzei Simchas Torah 5774 for a first time regarding the government coalition which includes Yair Lapid. It is the rebbe’s 

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The End of the Holidays: Parting Gifts from GodJewschool

Briox Introduces New Israel News App Covering the Latest News Newsday

The app covers all related news related to Israel, including internal politics, foreign affairs, defense and major Jewish news. All news & videos are presented in 

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Govt. Clarifies: No Order to Resettle Hevron HomeArutz Sheva

State clarifies that Netanyahu’s call to resettle Jewish building was not an order,  establishment there are no Israelis in the building, and military sources have 

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Israeli hippie flick Oct 12Cleveland Jewish News

The film “An American Hippie in Israel” will make its Cleveland premiere at 9:25 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Aitken Auditorium at the Cleveland Institute of Art, 

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Israel, allies fend off international censureLas Vegas Sun

The Jewish state is overwhelmingly considered to possess such arms but declines to confirm it. Its Arab neighbors say Israel’s nuclear weapons threaten peace 

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50000 New Friends for Israel Every DayArutz Sheva

 says a huge increase of Evangelists is good news for the JewishState.  saying, “I have never heard any Jewish or Israeli spokesperson speaking with such 

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Contested Jewish Homeowner’s Court Victory CelebratedArutz Sheva

Yitzchak Herkovitz celebrated his most recent court victory with a Sukkot party Wednesday afternoon in Jerusalem. His property is located in the Beit Safafa 

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Rioting Arabs Attack Jewish Pilgrims on Mount of OlivesArutz Sheva

It’s a big miracle. It’s hard for me to look at the smashed car and believe the family got out safely. A hareidi-religious family from New York was the victim of a 

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Media Comment: A Zionistic media – utopian?Jerusalem Post

Moreover, Israel, the Jewish-Zionist state, has by law its heritage and cultural  as well as via the most popular Israeli Internet news sites – Ynet, Walla and NRG 

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Stones thrown on Jerusalem’s Temple MountUPI.com

The Palestinian news agency Ma’an said seven Palestinians were injured in clashes  It is one of the most contested sites in Israel, with bothJews and Muslims 

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For African migrants in Israel, a life in legal limbojewishpresspinellas

TEL AVIV – Hanging by his feet in a torture cell in the Sinai Desert, Dawit Demoz knew he had only one way to escape a nearly certain death: He would have to 

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State of Israel BondsCleveland Jewish News

The annual Cleveland Honor Society appreciation event for 80 high-level State of Israel bond investors was held at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage in 

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‘Guardian’ shields Israeli farms from theftNew Jersey Jewish News

Yoel Zilberman saw his father almost go bankrupt, trying to deal with thieves attacking the land he was farming, breaking his fences, and stealing his crops and 

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Synagogue SchmoozeCleveland Jewish News

Beth Israel-The West Temple at 14308 Triskett Road in Cleveland is the center of worship for about 150 family units. Because Jews are so dispersed on 

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Palestinian act kills chance of trustCleveland Jewish News

KARNEI SHOMRON, Israel – A Palestinian woman flagged me down near the  Israel into the West Bank, entering every Jewish community along the way.

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R. Yosef’s Condition: ‘Very Serious but Stable’Arutz Sheva

Real life in Israel seems to be notifying The Onion. Salt of the Earth. Mapping a strategy. Tabitha’s Take. Show More. Main > News > JewishWorld 

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Israeli Knesset plans session in AuschwitzUSA TODAY

TEL AVIV — Israel Ernst’s face contorted as he leaned forward in his chair and  the Nazi concentration camp in Poland in which 1 million Jews were murdered,  considering emigrating as they no longer felt safe, according to Ynet news.

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Dancing, tours kick off first Food, Fun and Fashion Week
The Beachwood Convention & Visitors Bureau’s first Food, Fun and Fashion Week was launched with a pair of events Sept. 25 in Beachwood. (full story)

Player of the Week: Max Shall
Sophomore Max Shall is not the fastest runner on the Chagrin Falls High School boys’ cross-country team, but he has shown marked improvement since last season. (full story)
Know a student athlete you would like to nominate for High School Player of the Week? Coaches and parents should email Ed Wittenberg at ewittenberg@cjn.org by noon on Sunday. Provide the player’s name and statistics for the week and a contact telephone number and email.

‘The Goldbergs,’ then and now
On Sept. 24, ABC launched “The Goldbergs,” a new sitcom about a boisterous, outspoken Jewish American family. (full story)

Mandel JCC Jewish FilmFest ticket giveaway
The CJN is giving away five Mandel JCC Leonard Krieger movie packages. To enter, call 216-342-5216or send an email to editorial@cjn.org and leave your name, daytime telephone number and email. Winners will be selected at random to each receive two tickets to a movie. Entries must reach us by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1. Winners will be notified by telephone and must claim their prizes at the CJN.

CJN on WELW 1330AM
Listen to CJN Managing Editor Bob Jacob as he reviews the past CJN issue and previews the upcoming CJN issue on “Shalom America.” The show can be heard from 7-9 a.m. on Sundays on WELW 1330 AM.

Today’s Best Bet
Beachwood High School rededication and ribbon cutting ceremony, 6:30 p.m., 25100 Fairmount Blvd.www.beachwoodschools.org.

B’nai mitzvah – week of Sept. 27
Reid Adelman, Saturday morning, Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple
Jonah Adland Briskin, Saturday morning,Congregation Beth Sholom in San Francisco
Samuel Cohen,  Saturday morning, Temple Emanu El
Rachel Goetz, Saturday afternoon, The Temple-Tifereth Israel in Beachwood
Camryn Laurel Milstein, Saturday morning, B’nai Jeshurun Congregation
Noah Harrison Shore, Saturday morning, Park Synagogue
Sara Weisman, Saturday morning, The Temple-Tifereth Israel in Beachwood
Bryce Alexander Westrick, Saturday evening, Park Synagogue
Click here to read the complete b’nai mitzvah listings at cjn.org.This Day in History
2004: In Tel Aviv as part of the annual, global “City in Pink” lighting campaign for breast cancer awareness, the city of Gat Ramat Gan was lit completely in bright pink light.

Aliza Sherman: 6 months later, sorrow remains
Jenn Sherman: ‘I just  couldn’t stop screaming’
It’s unclear exactly what was going through Jenn Sherman’s mind that Sunday night as she lay on the cold concrete driveway leading up to her childhood home on Penshurst Drive in Beachwood. (full story)
Ed Czinn: ‘How am I going to tell Mom?’
As Doris Czinn lay in a Florida hospital bed on March 24, her instincts told her the unimaginable had happened to Aliza Sherman, her 53-year-old daughter. (full story)

CJN forum: Gorden, Linick on stage Oct. 15
Incumbent Mayor Merle S. Gorden and City Councilman Brian Linick, his challenger, will square off in the “CJN Inside Politics: Beachwood Mayoral Debate” on Tuesday, Oct. 15, hosted by the Cleveland Jewish News in partnership with the Cuyahoga County Public Library. (full story)

Jewish film fans fan FilmFest fervor
Being a film buff helped in selecting movies for the seventh annual Mandel JCC’s Leonard Krieger Cleveland Jewish FilmFest, according to the women who put the program together. (full story)

The CJN is giving away five Mandel JCC Leonard Krieger movie packages. To enter, call 216-342-5216and leave your name, daytime telephone number and email. Winners will be selected at random to each receive two tickets to a movie. Entries must reach us by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1. Winners will be notified by telephone and must claim their prizes at the CJN.

This Day in History
1898: Birthdate of composer George Gershwin. Born Jacob Gershowitz in Brooklyn to Russian Jewish immigrants, Gershwin wrote most of his works together with his elder brother lyricist, Ira Gershwin. Gershwin composed both for Broadway and for the classical concert hall. Some of his works include “Rhapsody in Blue,” “An American in Paris” and “Porgy and Bess.”


Shaker Heights detective captures Rotary award
Police Detective Walter Siegel’s role in solving a homicide case that dates to 2006 led to his being selected as Shaker Heights Police Officer of the Year. (full story)

Ryan Braun photo pulled from cover of Jewish sports stars book
A Jewish publisher has pulled a photo of Ryan Braun from the cover of a children’s book about Jewish sports stars. (full story)

‘She Loves Me’ and so will you
Call me an incorrigible romantic, but I adored “She Loves Me,” the 1963 musical comedy that hearkens back to the Golden Age of musical theater. (full story)

Rouhani acknowledges ‘crime,’ not scope, of Holocaust
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani acknowledged the Holocaust as a crime against the Jews but refused to comment on its scope. (full story)

Today’s Best Bet
CJN Foundation and Teaching Cleveland Institute lecture series “Cleveland Jewish History: An Overview,” 3-5 p.m., Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, 2929 Richmond Road, Beachwood. Free. Registration required. 216-593-0593 or mdavidson@mmjh.org.
This Day in History
2012: The White Sox played the Cleveland Indians in Chicago starting at 1:10 p.m. instead of 7:10 p.m. thanks in part to calls from fans asking that the game be moved so as not to conflict with Yom Kippur. The change also meant that White Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis would be able to play the game and still keep his record of having never played on Yom Kippur intact.




Violence, Arrests in Eastern Jerusalem, Judea and SamariaArutz Sheva

The Islamic Jihad leader continued to accuse Israel of attempting to replace the Al Aqsa Mosque with a Jewish Temple and urged the Palestinian Authority to 

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Terrorist: Nairobi Mall Targeted Because of ‘Jewish Shops’Arutz Sheva

 took over a mall in Nairobi said it was targeted because of its ‘Jewishshops,’  The Westgate mall is owned by an Israeli group, as are several of the stores; 

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Israel, allies fend off international censureLas Vegas Sun

Israel and its allies fended off an Arab-led attempt Friday to censure theJewish state’s refusal to acknowledge that it possesses nuclear weapons and put them 

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Rabbi Ovadia Yosef ‘Fighting for His Life’Arutz Sheva

Earlier today, Shas MK Eli Yishai has called on Israelis to continue praying for  that despite his sadness he was inspired to see so many Jews – young and old, 

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Hebron settlers pitch hut, claim contested houseWestport-News

Tensions run high in Hebron where about 500 Israelis live amid 170,000 Palestinians. Much of the animosity is over a holy site, sacred to Jews as the Tomb of 

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‘Moderate’ Holocaust Denial in Iran?The Jewish Press

What about the new president who allegedly wished all Jews a blessed Rosh Hashana? He wrote a book about the nuclear issue which claims thatIsrael is the 

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Contemporary Jewish Art Biennale Expo in JerusalemArutz Sheva

The Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art began last week and will continue through October 31st. This is the first year the festival is taking place.

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Israel’s ties with Kenya go back a long wayThe Globe and Mail

The African nation and the Jewish state enjoy a very special relationship.  In return, Israel’sHaaretz newspaper reported, Uganda is to be supplied with artillery 

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Local author decries critics of IsraelNew Jersey Jewish News

Delivering his 90th birthday talk Sept. 11 at the Princeton Public Library, author Michael Curtis said, “Virtually nothing good is ever said aboutIsrael.”.

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This is how we end the holidays – rejoicing on Simchat TorahTorah, the timeless, portable, sublime vehicle that allows the Jewish people connect to God, 

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Baruch Dayan Emmes: Rebitzen Hinda Metzger A”HYeshiva World News

Rebitzen Hinda Metzger ob”m was niftar on Simchas Torah at the age of 98.  The rebitzen was niftar in Bnei Tzion Hospital in Haifa on Simchas Torah.

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Speaking of Works of the Law …Patheos (blog)

[2] On the one hand, the “works of the law” seems to mean no more than the “works which the law requires” and embraces all 613 commandments of the Torah.

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Gerrer Rebbe Looking for Financial Assistance for MosdosYeshiva World News

When the traditional motzei Simchas Torah announcements were made in the Gerrer Beis Medrash by the gabbai of the rebbe shlita, this year the gabbai called 

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Akron extends Dambrot’s contract through 2023
Akron has rewarded coach Keith Dambrot for a 26-win season by adding another year to his contract. (full story)

Netayahu offers condolences to Kenya as Nairobi mall crisis nears end
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered his condolences to Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta over the al-Qaida-linked terror attack on a mall in Nairobi. (full story)

Omri Casspi stands tall in a Florida sukkah
Jewish NBA player Omri Casspi, recently signed by the Houston Rockets, spent the first night of Sukkot at the Chabad of Pinellas County in Clearwater, Fla. (full story)

Andy Samberg marries Joanna Newsom
Sorry ladies, but the rumors of Andy Samberg’s plans to wed singer-songwriter Joanna Newsom this weekend turned out to be true. (full story)

Today’s Best Bet
Temple-Tifereth Israel TWA opening lunch, noon, Beechmont Country Club, 29600 Chagrin Blvd., Orange. Tickets: $35, $30 TWA members. For more information contact Sharon M. Roth atsmr0831@gmail.com.
This Day in History
1957: President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends United States National Guard troops to Little Rock, Arkansas to enforce the rulings of the federal court system, which banned school segregation. When the segregationist forces led by Orville Faubus would attempt to close the Little Rock school system to maintain racial segregation, Harry Ehrenberg, Sr., a leading member of the Jewish community, would seek signatures for petitions to keep the schools open. Ehrenberg, Jr. has carried on the family tradition of active participation in the Jewish community and supporting the causes of “the widow, the orphan and the stranger in your midst.”

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