Monthly Archives: September 2013

NYC’s Attack On Tznius to Go to Trial

NYC's battle against Orthodox Jewish retail shops that require "modesty'' of their customers should go to trial, an administrative judge has ruled. Both sides...

After 2,500 Years, Yemen’s Last Jews Prepare to Leave

Yemeni Jews say they reached south Arabia more than 2,500 years ago, as merchants sent by Shlomo Hamelech to trade for gold and silver...

Yad Vashem Honors Arab Who Saved Jews In World War II

Israel's Holocaust memorial says it is posthumously honoring an Egyptian doctor who risked his life to rescue Jews during World War II, the first...

Obama: Shutdown ‘Doesn’t Have to Happen’

"It does not have to happen," said President Obama this afternoon. "I'll repeat this, it does not have to happen." The President took to the...

Update on Chacham Ovadiah: Very Serious But Stable, Still Life Threatening

Dr. Dan Gilon, who is in charge of the medical care of Chacham Ovadiah Yosef at Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center in Yerushalayim, provided...

Rav Avrohom Dovid Heller zt”l

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rav Avrohom Dovid Heller zt"l of Har Nof, Yerushalayim. He was 69. Rav...

Yerushalayim Wedding Delayed Because Kohanic Chosson Had to Exit

Tonight, a wedding was to be held for a chosson and his kallah at the Gutnick hall in Givat Shaul, Yerushalayim, but the chupah...

Iran To Study Resuming U.S. Flights For First Time Since 1979 Revolution

Wow, that must have been one powerful phone call. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has asked for a study into resuming direct flights between his country...

Saudi Cleric: Driving Hurts Ovaries

As Saudi Arabian women try to win the right to drive, one cleric has come up with a foolproof reason they need to back...

Leaked Qaeda Plot Rocks U.S. Intel

An al Qaeda plot that was leaked to the media caused more damage to U.S. counterterrorism efforts than Edward Snowden's revelations, according to today's New...