George Steinbrenner and the Art of Teshuvah

By CJ Srullowitz The news last week that George Steinbrenner, principal owner of the New York Yankees, had died unleashed a spectrum of commentary, ranging...

From Oklahoma to Yerushalayim: World’s Oldest Siddur Makes Its Way Home

By Anav Silverman It was a historical moment at Yerushalayim's Bible Lands Museum tonight as the world's oldest known siddur was displayed for the...

Palestinians Draw Swastikas On Obama Billboard

The Palestinian protest against the upcoming visit of President Barack Obama in Israel and the Palestinian Authority is gaining momentum: On Monday dozens...

Obama Tours New World Trade Center Site

President Barack Obama ventured onto the hallowed ground of the World Trade Center site Thursday, getting a firsthand look at the skyscraper being built...

3-Year-Old Boy Survives Rare 5-Organ Transplant

A little boy from Tampa has survived a five-organ transplant. Tuesday, his mother and doctors shared their medical miracle with the world. Three-year-old Adonis...

Virginia State Sen. Stabbed, Son Shot

Virginia state senator Creigh Deeds, who was the Democratic guberntorial nominee in 2009, was stabbed in his home in Bath County this morning. Deeds's son,...

May I Say Thank You?

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld Reuven borrows money from an acquaintance named Shimon. May Reuven daven for a refuah shelaima for Shimon if he knows that...

Kiddush Friday Night Part 9 – Exempting Others

By Yosef Brecher Can one recite kiddush on behalf of others? Is it preferable to do so? (1) The Shulchan Aruch (O.C. 273:4) writes that one...

Uber’s Self-Driving Taxi to Launch On Wednesday in PA

Uber's decision to bring self-driving taxis to the streets of Pittsburgh this week is raising alarms among a swath of safety experts who say...

Israel’s Economy: Stunned But Still Strong

By Ze'ev Ben-Yechiel Despite the numerous setbacks suffered in Operation Protective Edge, Israel's economy remains resilient. Amid news of massive budget cuts needed to pay...