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Islamic Charity Wins Suit Over Wiretapping, Judge Rules Against US Government

A defunct Islamic charity has won its closely watched lawsuit over the Bush administration's warrantless wiretapping program, a federal judge ruled today. In his 45-page...

Obama’s Pesach Greeting and Seder Send Message to Americans About Fighting Discrimination

On Monday, Erev Pesach, in his annual holiday greeting, President Barack Obama highlighted the need to battle against all forms of discrimination. In a statement...

Palin’s Pesach Message

Alaska Governor Sarah Palin put out a statement on Erev Yom Tov marking the beginning of Pesach: "Tonight Jewish families all over the world...

Last Living Jew in Afghanistan Gets Pesach Aid from New Yorker

Benjamin Peim reports in the NY Daily News: For the man believed to be the last Jew living in Afghanistan, a lifeline to keeping...

Report: German Mediator for Shalit Back in Action

The German mediator involved in the efforts to secure the release of captive IDF soldier Gilad Shalit is back on the job, Italy's news...

Obama Approves Oil Drilling Off US Coasts

Reversing a ban on oil drilling off most U.S. shores, President Barack Obama today announced an expansive new policy that could put new oil...

Video: Car Ablaze in Bnei Brak from Children Playing With Biur Chometz Fire

A frightening scene took hold of a Bnei Brak neighborhood this morning after a vehicle caught fire from a biur chometz blaze being...

Video, Photos: Biur Chometz in Lakewood

Despite the inclement weather, Yidden in Lakewood gathered at five locations for public biur chometz - the Beth Medrash Govoha parking lot, on...

Video: Biur Chometz in Bnei Brak

Yidden all over the globe gathered at homes and public places today to burn their chometz and then head off to make final...

Eldest Rosh Yeshiva in the World to Spend Pesach in Brooklyn

Rav Yitzchok Dov Koppelman, the zekan roshei hayeshivos, the venerated senior rosh yeshiva of our time, is currently in New York, where he will...