Poland: Russia Offered to Divide Ukraine

Thursday April 24, 2014 7:10 PM

polandAccording to the Polish foreign minister, Russia offered to give Poland five provinces of Ukraine about a month ago. The deputy speaker of the (more…)

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Obama Battles Japanese Robot

Thursday April 24, 2014 6:12 PM

obama-robot1At Japan’s National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation today, President Obama played soccer with a Japanese robot from Honda. The robot, (more…)

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At Your Doorstep: Amazon Tests In-House Delivery Service

Thursday April 24, 2014 5:09 PM

amazon1It’s no drone service (yet), but same-day Amazon delivery is in the works. The online marketplace is testing out its own private delivery network (more…)

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Hechaver Yisroel Meyer z”l

Thursday April 24, 2014 4:40 PM

yahrtzeit-candlesIt is with great sadness that we report the passing of Hechaver Yisroel Meyer z”l, Hechaver Yisroel ben Hachaver Shlomo,the patriarch of a (more…)

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Chris Christie To ‘Bridgegate’ Critics: Prove It

Thursday April 24, 2014 4:14 PM

529161366Chris Christie offered a challenge to critics who allege the New Jersey governor created a culture of intimidation that led to so-called “Bridgegate”: (more…)

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Putin Calls the Internet a ‘CIA Project’

Thursday April 24, 2014 3:43 PM

putin1Today, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the Internet originally was a “CIA project” and “is still developing as such.” (more…)

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Counting Sefirah On a Bus in Eretz Yisroel

Thursday April 24, 2014 3:14 PM



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Passports Aside, Yerushalayim Is in Israel

Thursday April 24, 2014 2:17 PM

us-passportBy Jeffrey Goldberg

In 2002, at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem, an American citizen named Naomi Zivotofsky gave birth to another American citizen, (more…)


FDA to Ban E-Cigs for Minors

Thursday April 24, 2014 1:10 PM

e-cigaretteThe FDA will issue new proposed rules today that would ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors as well as require health warning labels and (more…)


New European Funding for Legal Warfare Against Israel

Thursday April 24, 2014 1:09 PM

knessetThe “Secretariat,” a joint NGO funding initiative of Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, and the Netherlands, has announced a four-year budget of (more…)

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Iran, Other Repressive Regimes, Sweep UN Human Rights Posts

Thursday April 24, 2014 12:02 PM

un-united-nationsThe UN Wednesday elected Iran and more than a dozen other repressive regimes to top committees charged with overseeing the work of human (more…)


Hadassah Hospital Files For Liquidation

Thursday April 24, 2014 11:21 AM

hadassah-hospitalThe Histadrut says it plans declaring a general labor dispute in the public healthcare system. (more…)

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U.S. May Reassess Palestinian Aid

Thursday April 24, 2014 10:59 AM

hamasAfter the Islamist terrorist group Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas’s Palestinian Liberation Organization announced a new unity pact on (more…)


New Drug Brings Hope For Millions Of Migraine Sufferers

Thursday April 24, 2014 10:13 AM

headacheFor those who suffer from migraines, you know that they can often be debilitating. A day with a migraine is one spent hoarded up in a room, (more…)

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Film in 9/11 Museum Is Called Offensive to Muslims

Thursday April 24, 2014 9:28 AM

twin-towers-at-the-9-11-museumPast the towering tridents that survived the World Trade Center collapse, adjacent to a gallery with photographs of the 19 hijackers, a brief film at (more…)


Study: Naps Linked With Higher Risk Of Death

Thursday April 24, 2014 8:13 AM

sleepNew research shows middle-age and older adults who take naps may be at an increased risk of dying. (more…)


Satmar Rebbe: We Were Saved From The Holocaust, We Will Be Saved from the IDF

Thursday April 24, 2014 7:52 AM

rav-aharon-teitelbaum-satmarRav Aharon Teitelbaum of Satmar on Pesach compared the behavior of Israeli legislators who passed a conscription law to (more…)

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Awful: Canadian Aborted Babies Incinerated In Oregon Waste-To-Energy Facility To Provide Electricity

Thursday April 24, 2014 6:34 AM

baby-fetusThe British Columbia Health Ministry has admitted that the remains of babies destroyed by abortion in B.C. facilities are ending up in a waste-to- (more…)


Obama Skips Aunt’s Funeral; Goes Golfing Instead

Thursday April 24, 2014 5:23 AM

obama-golf-golfPresident Obama did not attend the funeral of his late aunt Zeituni Onyango. Instead, he went golfing. (more…)


Matzav Mom: Shlissel Challah

Thursday April 24, 2014 5:03 AM


5 pounds sifted all-purpose flour (more…)


Doctor: Going To Gym Daily Won’t Erase Potentially Deadly Effects Of Sitting All Day

Thursday April 24, 2014 4:41 AM

sitting-deskThe average worker spends over five hours and 40 minutes sitting at their job every day and a new study says it’s bad for your health, with some (more…)


British Jet Chases Russian Planes Away From UK

Thursday April 24, 2014 3:22 AM

DV1213122Two Russian bombers which flew close to UK airspace have been chased away by an RAF jet fighter. The aircraft, believed to be Tupolev 95s, were (more…)

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Breakthrough in Epilepsy Research

Thursday April 24, 2014 2:51 AM

epilepsyBetween 10 and 20 percent of all cases of epilepsy result from severe head injury, but a new drug promises to prevent post-traumatic seizures and (more…)

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Bratton On NYPD Twitter Backlash: We Won’t Quit Social Media

Thursday April 24, 2014 1:17 AM

nypd1Police Commissioner Bill Bratton admits he was caught off guard after a Twitter request by the NYPD backfired in a very public way, but said (more…)


Today’s Yahrtzeits and History - 24 Nissan

Thursday April 24, 2014 12:02 AM


-Rav Moshe of Premishel, author of Mateh Moshe (1606)

-Rav Chaim Menachem Heschel of Zhinkov (1837-1893). Succeeded his father, Rav Meshulam (more…)

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After Shooting, ‘Glitches’ Exposed In Kansas City Jewish Community’s Security Plan

Wednesday April 23, 2014 10:40 PM

frazier-glenn-millerBy D. Shapiro

The recent deadly shooting in the parking lots of two Jewish facilities in Overland Park, Kan., exposed “glitches” in the Kansas City Jewish (more…)

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Fatah And Hamas Sign Pact To Form Palestinian Unity Government

Wednesday April 23, 2014 9:25 PM

hamas-fatah-mashal-abbasPalestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party and the Gaza-based terrorist group Hamas on Wednesday signed a pact to form a (more…)

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Bad Idea: #myNYPD Backfires on NYC Police

Wednesday April 23, 2014 8:04 PM

nypdSomeone should have told the New York Police Department that asking New Yorkers to tweet photos with cops wasn’t going to elicit too many (more…)

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Study: Monkeys Can Do Math

Wednesday April 23, 2014 7:24 PM

monkeyA new study from Harvard University shows that monkeys have the potential to do math. The study published this week in (more…)


Alan Gross: I Will Leave Cuba Dead Or Alive

Wednesday April 23, 2014 6:45 PM

alan-grossU.S. government subcontractor Alan P. Gross is “not doing well” after 4 1/2 years in a Cuban prison and has vowed that he will “return to the (more…)

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