Two Die from West Nile Virus in Israel

Israel’s Health Ministry reported that a second person died on Thursday of the West Nile virus, adding to concerns over preventing the mosquito-borne illness from spreading. An unidentified 85-year-old man...

J. Greenstein Auctions Rare Menorahs, November 28

On November 28, beginning at 6:00 p.m. J. Greenstein & Co.’s Auction House (, the world-renowned source for antique and rare Judaica, will host an auction featuring a collection...

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By Kathy Rosenberg The Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula (JCCRP) together with Met Council on Jewish Poverty has been actively involved in relief efforts for those adversely affected...

Public Transit App Moovit Raises $50 Million in Round Led by Intel

An Intel logo is seen at the company’s offices in Petah Tikva, Oct. 24, 2011. Photo: Reuters / Nir Elias / File. Public transit app Moovit said on Wednesday it raised $50 million in an investmentround led by Intel Capital,...

The Shidduch Crisis Explained

By Simon Lichtenstein Recently there have been some requests to lay out the hard facts of the shidduch crisis. Here they are. The problem. The number of non-chassidishe Orthodox young women...


By Baila Sebrow  I really enjoy reading your column with my friends every Shabbos. It’s enlightening, informative, and entertaining, and leads to lots of meaningful discussions around the topic of...

Dozens of Earthquakes Rattle Southern California

A rash of up to 70 moderate earthquakes rattled Southern California on Sunday, shaking an area from rural Imperial County to the San Diego coast and north into the...

Democrats Bring Back ‘Jerusalem’ And ‘G‑d’ To Party Platform

By Elad Benari After facing sharp criticism from Mitt Romney and Republicans, the Democrats reinstated on Wednesday the language that recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel into their party...

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By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Every so often, individuals emerge in Jewish history who, by dint of their personality and intellect, profoundly change the topography of Jewish life. One such person...

Again: Syrian Shells Hit Golan Neighborhood

Fighting between government troops and rebels in Syria has once again spilled over into Israel. On Thursday morning, three mortar shells were fired into Israel, with one of them hitting...
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