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Toyota Developing Anti-Drunk Driving Gadget

Toyota Motors said today it is developing anti-drunk driving equipment that would lock the ignition of a vehicle if high levels of alcohol are...

Paterson Shaves Beard, Mustache Stays

Gov. David A. Paterson has lost his trademark whiskers.He was sporting a short mustache but no beard at events in Manhattan today. Asked by Newsday...

Reckoning with the Charity Collectors – Bava Basra 9

Subscribe to the Daily Daf Yomi Summary here. The Gemora cites a braisa: The charity collectors are not required to give an account of the...

Tax Exemption for Torah Scholars – Bava Basra 8

Subscribe to the Daily Daf Yomi Summary here. By: Reb Yechezkel Khayyat The Gemora presents the tax exemptions accorded to Torah scholars. The Rishonim discuss the...

Hatzolah of Los Angeles Begins Emergency Transport of Basic Life Support Patients in Fairfax/Hancock...

Today marked a historical moment for the Los Angeles Jewish community: Hatzolah of Los Angeles has started emergency transport of basic life support (BLS)...

Israel’s Wealthiest Woman Says She Can See the Future

Howard Schneider of the Washington Post reports: The office door has a steel vault veneer, and Shari Arison -- controlling stockholder in Israel's largest bank...

Gilad is Still Alive: A Message from Noam and Aviva Shalit

Dear Friend, We, Noam and Aviva Shalit, residents of Mizpeh Hila in Israel, parents of Gilad Shalit, are appealing to you, Jews of the United...

Just In: Iowa Judge Delays Rubashkin Trial

A U.S. District Court judge has pushed back the trial of four former top managers of the Agriprocessors kosher slaughterhouse company. Judge Linda Reade...

Israeli-Arab Indicted for Plot to Assassinate IDF Chief Ashkenazi

Hizbullah recruited an Israeli-Arab and ordered him to collect intelligence on IDF Chief of General Staff Lt.-Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi ahead of plans to assassinate...

Baby Born With Heart Outside His Chest

A newborn baby boy with a heart protruding from his chest is set to undergo a complex surgery in New Delhi, India doctors said...