Monthly Archives: March 2013

Chief Rabbi Metzger: Another Term? Not Relevant… Yet

Israel's Chief Rabbi, Rav Yona Metzger, is reaching the end of his term in office in the upcoming months, and according to him the...

Obesity Linked to High Food Prices

Food prices have dropped since peaking six months ago but remain near record levels, pushing the world's poorest people toward "undernutrition" and obesity, the...

Report: Israel Spied on Russian Fleet

Listening in? The UK's Sunday Times newspaper exposed what it claims are new details on what Syria states are "Israeli espionage measures" planted on...

Oops: Macy’s Marks Down $1,500 Necklace To $47

Attention, unemployed copyeditors: Macy's may soon have a job opening for you. The department store giant mailed a catalog to customers earlier this month which...

5 Places Where You Should Never Give Your Social Security Number

By Adam Levin Every time you go to a new doctor or dentist and they give you a clipboard brimming with documents to fill...

Peres: Starting Tamar Field Gas Flow On Shabbos ‘Was A Mistake’

While meeting with the country's chief rabbis, the Israeli president expressed admiration for the project to bring natural gas from the deep-water Tamar gas...

Muslims Hurl Rocks at Jews on Har Habayis

Once again, extremist Muslims tried to prevent Jews from accessing the holiest site in the Jewish faith, with the threat of attacks. Dozens of...

It’s Actually Disturbing How Often We Check Our Smartphones

It's official: We're addicted to our smartphones.A new IDC study, sponsored by Facebook, revealed some statistics on how often we use our smartphones and...

Study: New York Enjoys Less Freedom Than Any Other State In The U.S.

New York may be first in taxes, but a survey has ranked it dead last in one important characteristic: freedom. That's the verdict from...

Facebook’s Phone Could Mean You’ll Never Have To Buy Cell Phone Minutes Again

On April 4, Facebook is expected to announce an Android operating system for an HTC phone that has deep Facebook integration. When you turn...