The Halachic View Of What To Keep In Mind When Voting This Tuesday

By Rabbi Yitzchok Grossman A major theme of the 2016 presidential primary and general election campaigns has been the assertions that the leading candidates are...

Former Israeli President Yitzchak Navon Dies At 94

Yitzchak Navon, who served as Israel's fifth president from 1978 to 1983, passed away on Shabbos at the age of 94. As a devout member...

MKs Commemorate Gush Katif Expulsion, Seek to Learn From Mistakes

The Gush Katif and Northern Samaria Commemoration Center held a conference on Monday commemorating the eleventh anniversary of Israel’s “Disengagement.” Former Prime Minister Ariel...

Israeli Warships Cross Suez Canal

Two Israel Navy warships made a rare crossing of Egypt's Suez Canal today, heading from the Mediterranean to the Red Sea in a voyage...

Audio: Rav Mintz On Parshas Eikev

Each week, Rav Chaim Mintz, Mashgiach of the Yeshiva of Staten Island and founder and head of Oorah Kiruv Rechokim, offers, via telephone,...

Belgium Anti-Terror Raid Highlights Security Fears Within Jewish Community

By B. Cohen The death of two jihadis in an anti-terror operation in eastern Belgium has again highlighted the fears of the country's Jewish community...

Romney Tried (and Failed) to Recruit John Kasich for Independent Run

Former failed presidential candidate Mitt Romney tried to get failed Republican presidential nominee John Kasich to mount a third-party run against presumptive nominee Donald...

Rav Schachter: Teach the Poshut P’shat

During a kashrus webcast two years ago at OU headquarters in New York, NY, with OU Kashrus' senior poskim, Rav Yisroel Belsky, rosh yeshiva...

Obama Considered Hillary as VP

As the 2012 election drew close, White House officials concerned about President Obama's chances considered swapping out Vice President Joe Biden with then-Secretary...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 11 Tammuz

Rav Yitzchak Chiyus (1616). Rav in Prossnitz (Prostejov) and Prague. Author of Pnei Yitzchak (which sets Yoreh Deah to rhyme), Siach Yitzchak...