YAFFED’s Yeshiva Oversight Suit Dismissed

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Rockland County-based education advocacy group challenging the constitutionality of a newly amended state law that advocates say relaxed academic standards...

Abbas Uses G-77 Pulpit to Malign Israel

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday used a keynote speech at the United Nations in New York to assert that Israel was an “obstruction” to the “cohesive development...

Novak Cries Foul on Never-Trumpers’ Accusations

By Jake Novak Last week’s news cycle was dominated with a fresh round of Trump/Russia collusion hysteria. Most notably, there was the New York Times story reporting that the FBI...

Abbas Protesters at UN Included Delegation from Rambam

Around 200 protesters marched outside the Millennium Hilton Hotel in New York City on Tuesday as Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas took over the chairmanship of the largest bloc of...

Israel: Malaysia’s Athlete Ban Inspired by Leader’s ‘Rabid Antisemitism’

Israel condemned on Thursday Malaysia’s ban on Israeli participation in international sporting events it hosts and said the decision was inspired by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s “rabid antisemitism.” Malaysia, a majority-Muslim country...

Amazon Buying Israeli Startup CloudEndure for $250 Million

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Amazon is buying the Israeli startup company CloudEndure for an estimated $250 million. Through its subsidiary AWS, Amazon is the world’s biggest supplier of cloud services. CloudEndure, a cloud computing...

Miami Heat Forward Honors Jewish Teen Who Fell to His Death

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A Miami Heat basketball player honored a Florida Jewish teen who fell nine stories to his death. Miami Heat forward Justise Winslow on Thursday wrote “RIP...

No Celebration for Braun Passing Greenberg as All-Time Jewish Home Run Leader

By SCOTT BARANCIK (JTA) — Barring injury, Ryan Braun should surpass Hank Greenberg this season as baseball’s all-time Jewish home run hitter. The 35-year-old outfielder and longtime Milwaukee Brewer needs...

Israeli Divers to Search Danube River for Remains of Jews Murdered in Holocaust

An Israeli search-and-rescue group will begin scouring the waters of the Danube River in the Hungarian capital of Budapest this week for the remains of Jews murdered during the...

Rep. King Under Fire for ‘White Supremacist’ Comments

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the Republican minority leader in the U.S. House of Representatives, said Iowa Republican Steve King will face consequences for wondering why...

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HaGaon Rav Reuven Feinstein, Shlita, Answers Questions At Dirshu Shabbos Convention

  Rav Reuven Feinstein, shlita, rosh yeshiva of Staten Island, in addition to being rebbe to generations of talmidim, also serves as a guiding light...

Central Synagogue in Bulgarian Capital Vandalized by Rocks

Rocks were thrown through the windows of the Great Prayer Hall of the Central Synagogue in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia on Saturday by...

IDF Thwarts Stabbing Attempt, Shoots Palestinian Attacker

A Palestinian man was stopped on Monday after he attempted a stabbing attack against Israeli soldiers in Judea and Samaria, according to the Israel Defense Forces. The...

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