Monthly Archives: September 2014

Let’s Make it Real

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss As we begin the Jewish year of 5775, all of us want to get off to a good start. I'd...

Campaign Announced at Aaron Sofer’s Shloshim

The wound is still fresh. The pain is still raw. The picture of a smiling Aaron Sofer haunts us with the knowledge that it's only a...

For Yomim Noraim: Machzorim Sent From Harrisburg To Afghanistan

When members of Harrisburg's Kesher Israel Congregation began Rosh Hashanah, they took comfort knowing they helped Jewish soldiers stationed far from home...

Hikind Defends Community’s Right To Use Chickens As Kapparos

Assemblyman Hikind (D-Brooklyn) called recent attacks on the community's right to use chickens as kapparos "an attack on the First Amendment to the...

Goldfeder Calls on Mayor to Implement Fee for Staten Island Ferry

Rockaway, Queens - Although the Rockaway ferry service was not included in the final city budget, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-Rockaway) is continuing the...

First Ebola Case Diagnosed in U.S.

A patient admitted to a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today. This marks the...

U.S. Resumes Transfer Of Hellfire Missiles To Israel After Summer Holdup

The United States has resumed the transfer of Hellfire precision surface-to-air missiles to Israel following a summertime controversy over America's implementation of increased...

Editor Of Medical Journal That Published Anti-Israel Letter Visits Haifa Hospital

The Rambam Health Care Campus (RHCC) in the northern Israeli city of Haifa is hosting a series of meetings this week with Richard...

Police Suspect Israeli Worker Who Fell From Building Was Murdered By Arab

Israeli police suspect that Netanel Arami-the 27-year-old construction worker who was recently killed when he fell from the 11th floor of a Petah...

U.S. Loosens Rules on New Airstrikes

After reports that more than a dozen civilian women and children were killed during a U.S. airstrike in Syria last week, the White House...