New ‘Jewish Nobel Prize’ Launched: NYC Mayor Bloomberg becomes first winner of Genesis Prize
Israel Prayer Home celebrating Shabbat with Tel Aviv sunset: growing liberal Jewish community
|Toronto Transit: Yes On Pro-Israel Ads, No On Anti-IsraelThe Jewish Week
The Toronto Transit System on Monday rejected four advertisements, sponsored by the Montreal-based Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East and …
|Netanyahu will not meet pope during Rome visitCleveland Jewish News
JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not meet with Pope Francis during a visit to Rome, as the Israeli leader’s office had announced.
|Australian government’s support of Israel alienates local PalestiniansHaaretz
“It was considered a marginal improvement,” said Mughrabi, a foreign newseditor at Melbourne’s The Age newspaper. “Now Palestinians are resigned to a …
|Israelis go to polls in ancient cityUSA TODAY
… Jerusalem will remain our united capital,” he said according to Israel’sYnet news. … Because it is holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims, “the international …
|Restoration of justice or Israel’s spiritual attack?The Voice of Russia
The Jews of Israel increasingly insist on building a synagogue on the Temple Mount. They explain their intention by the holiness of the place. The Arab …
|Knesset votes to bring 900 Indian ‘lost Jews‘ to IsraelJNS.org
(JNS.org) The Israeli Knesset unanimously voted Sunday to bring 899 “lost Jews” from India toIsrael at the end of this year. The new olim belong to Bnei …
|Israel Helps Enemy States Via UN Economic and Social CouncilAlgemeiner
Despite a very difficult environment for the Jewish state at the United Nations, … via the UN’s Economic and Social Council, the UK’s Jewish News reported.
Rabbi Avraham Zuckerman, founder of Bnei Akiva yeshiva network, dies
Zuckerman, whose Bnei Akiva network included some 60 institutions, died Saturday night. He was 98. (full story)
Bloomberg first to receive $1 million ‘Jewish Nobel Prize’
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will be the first recipient of the $1 million Genesis Prize, which is being called the “Jewish Nobel Prize.” (full story)
Drake cancels Philadelphia concert
Drake’s tour is off to a rocky start, much to the disappointment of fans in Philadelphia. (full story)
The Onion deploys Jewish slurs to skewer Redskins owner
Last week, the Anti-Defamation League joined a number of groups and politicians urging the Washington Redskins to change their team’s name, already. (full story)
Today’s Best Bet
The Park Synagogue Sisterhood luncheon with Susan Reis, 10:45 a.m.-2 p.m., Park Synagogue East, 27500 Shaker Blvd., Pepper Pike. $7. For reservations contact Terry Juntoff at 216-464-2364.
This Day in History
1930: Birthdate of Frank Lowy, the European-born Australian-Israeli businessman who is one of the richest people in Australia. He is known for his co-founding and continuing involvement with The Westfield Group, a retail giant that owns dozens of shopping centers in Australia, New Zealand, the United States and Great Britain.
Israel awards Bloomberg $1 million ‘Jewish Nobel’KWQC 6
Israel awards Bloomberg $1 million ‘Jewish Nobel’ – News and Weather For The … Israel has recognized New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg as the first ever …
Israel allows 899 Indian Jews to immigrateSahilOnline
Jerusalem: Israel has allowed 899 Indian Jews from Manipur and Mizoram, the members of the “lost” Bnei Menashe tribe, to immigrate to the Jewishstate.
Livni: I can make peaceCleveland Jewish News
Israel’s Justice Minister and chief negotiator with the Palestinians expressed an unusually optimistic outlook on the current talks with the Palestinian Authority in …
Two Jewish Girls Arrested for GraffitiArutz Sheva
Investigators and detectives from the Israel Police’s Central Unit arrested two Jewish girls aged 15-16 Sunday morning on suspicion that they scrawled anti-Arab …
Whether start-up nation or pipeline nation, Israel’s economic surge …Watchdog.org
Photo: Australian Jewish News. By Patrick B. McGuigan | Watchdog.org. JERUSALEM — An acclaimed book describes the modern state of Israel as a “Start-Up …
Embassy Row: Tunnel terror in IsraelWashington Times
The U.S. ambassador to Israel was astounded when he peered into a tunnel for terrorists dug from the Palestinian-controlled Gaza Strip into theJewish state. “Even though I have seen the photos of the tunnel in the [news]papers, the truth is I …
Federation’s “Super Sunday” surpasses $1 million
The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Campaign for Jewish News “Super Sunday” raised $1,016,875 on Oct. 20, according to the Federation. (full story)
CJN’s Jews of Interest: Joel Ratner
On the eve of the grand opening of the newly renovated east wing of Saint Luke’s, a medical center that was a pillar of Cleveland’s Woodland Hills neighborhood before closing in 1999, Joel Ratner leads a tour of one for Lisa Patt-McDaniel, director of community development for Columbus-based Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing. (full story)
Bar Refaeli wants to know why she’s still single
Some good news for all of you single guys out there: You can finally get rid of that JDate subscription because we have the perfect girl for you. Bar Refaeli is on the market, and she’s ready for a relationship. (full story)
Livni: I can make peace
Israel’s Justice Minister and chief negotiator with the Palestinians expressed an unusually optimistic outlook on the current talks with the Palestinian Authority in an interview published Monday by the Jerusalem Post. (full story)
Today’s Best Bet
Mandel JCC pre-festival book sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-7 p.m., 26001 S. Woodland Road, Beachwood. Thru Oct. 25. 216-831-0700 ext. 1383.
This Day in History
2007: Archeologists overseeing contested Islamic infrastructure work on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount stumbled upon a sealed archeological level dating back to the First Temple period, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced. The find marks the first time that archeological remains dating back to the First Temple period have been found on the contested holy site, the state-run archeological body said.