Rona Ramon, Widow of Astronaut Ilan Ramon, Dies of Cancer

Rona Ramon, widow of late Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon and the mother of late IAF pilot Assaf Ramon, passed away on Monday. Ramon was married to the first Israeli astronaut...

Satmar Grand Rebbe Arrives in Israel for 10 Day Visit

The grand rabbi, or rebbe, of the Satmar Hassidic community, Rabbi Zalman Teitelbaum, landed in Israel from the U.S. on Tuesday morning for a 10-day visit, during which time he...

Fired Egged Bus Driver Gives His Wife a Get

JERUSALEM – Ohr Torah Stone (OTS), the modern Orthodox network of 27 institutions which has become a leader advocating for women wrapped in the agunah crisis, lauds the apprehension of the...

YU Hosts Annual Kedma Inter-Seminary Choir Competition

  On Saturday, January 26, 1,500 students gathered for the 21st Yeshiva University Kedma Inter-Seminary Choir Competition, an annual event sponsored by Yeshiva University’s S. Daniel Abraham Israel Program in...

Jerusalem’s Old City Largest Accessible Historic Site in World

The Old City of Jerusalem just became the largest accessible historic city in the world. The newly inaugurated, 10-year, 20 million shekel (about $5.5 million) project led by the East...

125 in Midreshet Lindenbaum Israeli Program Quarantined for COVID Outbreak

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Twelve students at a religious seminary for women in Israel have tested positive for the coronavirus, in an outbreak that strikes at fears that the country’s...

Pop Star Noa Kirel Signs Largest Deal Ever for Israeli With Atlantic Records

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Pop star Noa Kirel signed a multimillion-dollar recording deal on Wednesday that the Israeli media is calling the largest ever for an Israeli artist. A representative for...

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky passes away

Naflah Ateres Rosheinu By Rabbi Yair Hoffman  It is a tragic, tragic day,and we are all in mourning. Not only has klal Yisroel lost its leading Torah sage, we lost our...

Sharren Haskel Covers Head in Solidarity With Women Who Cover Their Heads By Choice

(JerusalemPost.com) Sharren Haskel, member of the Knesset for Likud, has put on a head covering for a week in solidarity with Jewish and Muslim women of faith. In a Facebook post, in which Haskel...

Join the May 21 NORPAC Mission to Washington, D.C.

By Trudy Stern As I sit at my desk ready to write my usual yearly article about the importance of going on the annual NORPAC mission, I realize that there...
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