U.S. May Reassess Palestinian Aid

Thursday April 24, 2014 10:59 AM

hamasAfter the Islamist terrorist group Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas’s Palestinian Liberation Organization announced a new unity pact on (more…)

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New Drug Brings Hope For Millions Of Migraine Sufferers

Thursday April 24, 2014 10:13 AM

headacheFor those who suffer from migraines, you know that they can often be debilitating. A day with a migraine is one spent hoarded up in a room, (more…)

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Film in 9/11 Museum Is Called Offensive to Muslims

Thursday April 24, 2014 9:28 AM

twin-towers-at-the-9-11-museumPast the towering tridents that survived the World Trade Center collapse, adjacent to a gallery with photographs of the 19 hijackers, a brief film at (more…)


Study: Naps Linked With Higher Risk Of Death

Thursday April 24, 2014 8:13 AM

sleepNew research shows middle-age and older adults who take naps may be at an increased risk of dying. (more…)


Satmar Rebbe: We Were Saved From The Holocaust, We Will Be Saved from the IDF

Thursday April 24, 2014 7:52 AM

rav-aharon-teitelbaum-satmarRav Aharon Teitelbaum of Satmar on Pesach compared the behavior of Israeli legislators who passed a conscription law to (more…)

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Awful: Canadian Aborted Babies Incinerated In Oregon Waste-To-Energy Facility To Provide Electricity

Thursday April 24, 2014 6:34 AM

baby-fetusThe British Columbia Health Ministry has admitted that the remains of babies destroyed by abortion in B.C. facilities are ending up in a waste-to- (more…)


Obama Skips Aunt’s Funeral; Goes Golfing Instead

Thursday April 24, 2014 5:23 AM

obama-golf-golfPresident Obama did not attend the funeral of his late aunt Zeituni Onyango. Instead, he went golfing. (more…)


Matzav Mom: Shlissel Challah

Thursday April 24, 2014 5:03 AM


5 pounds sifted all-purpose flour (more…)

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Doctor: Going To Gym Daily Won’t Erase Potentially Deadly Effects Of Sitting All Day

Thursday April 24, 2014 4:41 AM

sitting-deskThe average worker spends over five hours and 40 minutes sitting at their job every day and a new study says it’s bad for your health, with some (more…)


British Jet Chases Russian Planes Away From UK

Thursday April 24, 2014 3:22 AM

DV1213122Two Russian bombers which flew close to UK airspace have been chased away by an RAF jet fighter. The aircraft, believed to be Tupolev 95s, were (more…)

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Breakthrough in Epilepsy Research

Thursday April 24, 2014 2:51 AM

epilepsyBetween 10 and 20 percent of all cases of epilepsy result from severe head injury, but a new drug promises to prevent post-traumatic seizures and (more…)

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Bratton On NYPD Twitter Backlash: We Won’t Quit Social Media

Thursday April 24, 2014 1:17 AM

nypd1Police Commissioner Bill Bratton admits he was caught off guard after a Twitter request by the NYPD backfired in a very public way, but said (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History - 24 Nissan

Thursday April 24, 2014 12:02 AM


-Rav Moshe of Premishel, author of Mateh Moshe (1606)

-Rav Chaim Menachem Heschel of Zhinkov (1837-1893). Succeeded his father, Rav Meshulam (more…)

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After Shooting, ‘Glitches’ Exposed In Kansas City Jewish Community’s Security Plan

Wednesday April 23, 2014 10:40 PM

frazier-glenn-millerBy D. Shapiro

The recent deadly shooting in the parking lots of two Jewish facilities in Overland Park, Kan., exposed “glitches” in the Kansas City Jewish (more…)

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Fatah And Hamas Sign Pact To Form Palestinian Unity Government

Wednesday April 23, 2014 9:25 PM

hamas-fatah-mashal-abbasPalestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party and the Gaza-based terrorist group Hamas on Wednesday signed a pact to form a (more…)

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Bad Idea: #myNYPD Backfires on NYC Police

Wednesday April 23, 2014 8:04 PM

nypdSomeone should have told the New York Police Department that asking New Yorkers to tweet photos with cops wasn’t going to elicit too many (more…)

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Study: Monkeys Can Do Math

Wednesday April 23, 2014 7:24 PM

monkeyA new study from Harvard University shows that monkeys have the potential to do math. The study published this week in (more…)

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Alan Gross: I Will Leave Cuba Dead Or Alive

Wednesday April 23, 2014 6:45 PM

alan-grossU.S. government subcontractor Alan P. Gross is “not doing well” after 4 1/2 years in a Cuban prison and has vowed that he will “return to the (more…)

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Rabbi Marc Schneier Meets with Mahmoud Abbas

Wednesday April 23, 2014 6:10 PM

marc-schneier-meeting-with-mahmoud-abbasAmidst increasing tensions between Israel and the Palestinian Authority over stalled peace negotiations, Palestinian (more…)


Israeli-American Journalist Detained In Ukraine

Wednesday April 23, 2014 5:47 PM

vice-news-reporter-siimon-ostrovskyThe Israeli embassy in Kiev is communicating with Ukrainian authorities in the eastern city of Slovyansk regarding an (more…)

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Allen Fagin to Replace Rabbi Steven Weil as Executive Vice President of the Orthodox Union

Wednesday April 23, 2014 5:08 PM

allen-faginThe Board of Directors of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, also known as the Orthodox Union (OU), has unanimously (more…)


Michigan Man Gets Bionic Eye

Wednesday April 23, 2014 4:40 PM

eyeA Michigan man who suffered from a degenerative eye disease that left him blind can now see glimpses of his wife, grandson, and cat thanks to a (more…)

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Urgent Campaign Launched for Security and Jewish Sovereignty of Har Hazeisim

Wednesday April 23, 2014 3:16 PM

har-hazeisimWith news that rock throwing and desecration of graves continue, albeit at a much lower level than previously, an urgent campaign to “once and (more…)


1,000 Attend United Hatzalah Benefit Concert Featuring 3 Noted Cantors and Honoring Chilean Philanthropist Farkas

Wednesday April 23, 2014 2:42 PM

united-hatzolah-concertMore than 1,000 patrons from around the world joined United Hatzalah, Israel’s largest emergency response volunteer (more…)


Second Temple Era Chisel Uncovered Near Har Habayis

Wednesday April 23, 2014 2:12 PM

chisel-second-bais-hamikdoshThe Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA) has made an extraordinary archaeological finding: it has uncovered a Second Bais Hamikdosh Era iron (more…)


Aboard an Israel Navy Patrol Boat Protecting Israel’s Gas Rigs

Wednesday April 23, 2014 1:19 PM

israel-navyYuval Azulai of Globes has a fascinating report on the Israel Navy’s high speed patrol boats that are tasked with helping to protect Israel’s (more…)

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Woman Misses Father’s Levaya After Arabs Stone Her Car

Wednesday April 23, 2014 12:48 PM

har-hazeisimTova Richler, 59, a resident of New York who traveled to Israel to attend her father’s levaya, was kept from the funeral by Arab youths who (more…)


Scary Study: Parents Spending 11 Hours A Day On Cell Phone

Wednesday April 23, 2014 11:22 AM

cell-phoneIt’s not just our kids getting too much screen time these days. Parents are also guilty of spending too much time on their electronic (more…)


Netanyahu: Abbas Must Choose Between Israel and Hamas

Wednesday April 23, 2014 10:47 AM

netanyahu-abbas Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu warned PA President Mahmoud Abbas today that a reported reconciliation deal with the Hamas terrorist (more…)

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McCain: Obama Doesn’t Appreciate ‘American Leadership’ Role

Wednesday April 23, 2014 10:12 AM

mccain-johnAs Russian troops continue to mass along Ukraine’s border, President Barack Obama hesitates in stepping up assistance for the embattled country (more…)