Washington Monument To Remain Closed For At Least Two More Years

Billionaire philanthropist David Rubenstein has agreed to fund an overhaul of the Washington Monument's broken elevator system, but the beleaguered landmark will still likely...

5th Graders Present Misaskim with New Aron Kodesh

The Misaskim office is not usually the place to find a group of young, energetic 5th grade boys feasting on pizza and chips…but that’s...

In A Victory For Assad, Syrians Break An ISIS Siege

The Syrian army broke a three-year siege by the Islamic State on an enclave of the eastern Syrian city of Deir al-Zour on Tuesday,...

Israel Cancels Entry Permits For Gazans Following Rocket Attack

Israel has cancelled entry permits for Gazans seeking to travel to Yerushalayim for Ramadan due to unsafe conditions following a rocket attack on Tuesday. The spokesman...

Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz: His Vision, Wisdom, and Warmth Lit Up the World

He taught so many of us to learn. He taught so many of us to pray. Now, through his engrossing life story, Reb Meir Zlotowitz...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 22-23 Adar

Rav Yaakov of Novominsk (1902). Father of Rav Yehuda Aryeh Perlow of Vlodova (1878-1961) and Rav Alter Yisrael Shimon Perlow of Novominsk. Rav Yechiel Michel...

National Intelligence Director: Hackers Have Tried To Spy On 2016 Presidential Campaigns

The Director of National Intelligence on Wednesday said there have been signs of attempted cyber spying on 2016 presidential campaigns. "We've already had some indications...

Today’s History & Yahrtzeits – 21 Tammuz

Rav Shlomo of Chelm (1717-1781). Born in Zamosc, he became Rav of Chelm and Lvov (Lemberg). author of Merkevet Hamishnah, a work which is...

My Grandparents’ Yahrzheit

By Meryl Maybruch Each year around Yom Kippur, I think about a story my father, Reb Yechiel Benzion Fishoff, told me about the day he...