Bereishis: Counting From Day One

By Rabbi Yitzchok D. Frankel Agudath Israel of the Five Towns The Torah details how long each person lived in the generations that preceded the Mabul, as well as for those...

Republicans “Officially” Nominate Mitt Romney for President

TAMPA, Fl. – When Republicans nominated former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for president, their vote brought to an end a long primary fight and set the stage for a...

Netanyahu to Hold Meeting on Nation-State Law Following Druze Objections – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will reportedly convene a meeting to re-examine the controversial nation-state law passed last week after an outcry by the Druze community. Earlier on...

Toldos Aharon Chassidim: No More Segregation in Mea Shearim During Sukkos

End to exclusion of women on Mea Shearim sidewalks? The Toldot Aharon Hasidic dynasty has pledged not to send ushers to the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood's streets to impose modesty rules...

Israeli Military May Probe Killing of Gaza Nurse

The Israeli military said on Saturday it was investigating the apparent killing by its troops of a Palestinian nurse on Friday during riots along the Gaza border. Health officials and witnesses...

Israeli Supreme Court: Users Can Sue Facebook in Israel

Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled that Israelis can file claims against social-media platform Facebook in Israeli courts, even though the user license agreement states that members can only sue...

Sara Netanyahu Indicted for Fraud in ‘Prepared Food Affair’

Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit charged the prime minister’s wife, Sara Netanyahu, for fraud with aggravated circumstances and breach of public trust in the “Prepared Food Affair,” in an explosive development...

Message to the Jewish Nation From a Druze Zionist Friend

By Atta Farhat, head of the Druze Zionist Council, There are no Druze in the world who can claim a better and freer life than the Druze citizens of Israel. Don’t...

Netanyahu to Share More Iran Nuclear Secrets

Israel plans to share recently obtained intelligence ‎on covert Iranian nuclear activity, as well as on ‎its efforts to arm its Lebanese proxy Hezbollah, ‎with several countries worldwide in...

Iran Defends Its Military Presence in Syria, Asks US Forces to Leave

Ali Akbar Velayati, the senior adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader. Photo: File. A senior Iranian official said on Wednesday that Iran’s military presence in Syria was legitimate and based on...
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8-Year-Old Hasidic Boy Dies in NY Boating Accident

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — An 8-year-old boy who reportedly is a descendant of a prominent Hasidic rabbi died in a boating accident in New York. The...

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  By Zvi Gluck Here we are again, in the home stretch of what has been a wonderful yom tov season, an inspirational and emotional period...

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  By Eileen Goltz Based on a very unscientific survey of my friends and family, I’ve come to the conclusion that every single table that is...

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