Chacham Ovadiah: Fires Only Happen Where There is Chillul Shabbos

Chacham Ovadia Yosef said during his weekly Motzoei Shabbos drasha that the devastating Carmel fire was a result of insufficient Shabbat observance in the...

Paterson May Be a Likely Replacement Rangel

So what's the angle on Rangel? Now that the House Ethics Committee has voted overwhelmingly to censure Rep. Charles Rangel, insiders are laying odds...

Video: Fiveish Goes Through Airport Security

With all the hoopla over the screenings and patdowns by TSA agents at the country's airports, our good friend Fiveish visited an airport...

Police Arrest Two Men Suspected of Lighting Fires in Northern Israel

Police have arrested two male residents of Daliat al-Carmel on the suspicion that they had attempted to ignite fires in the Muhraka area of...

Obama Celebrates Chanukah at the White House

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have convened a Chanukah celebration at the White House on the second night of the...

Fire or a Massacre? Israeli Media Downplays Arson Suspicion

The fire in the Carmel Mountains may turn out to be the worst terror act in Israel's history, but major news outlets appear resolute...

Helen Thomas Stands by Remarks About Israelis

Former White House correspondent Helen Thomas said yesterday that she stands by controversial comments she made earlier this year about Israeli Jews, even though...

WikiLeaks Site Down Amid New Wave of Hacker Attacks

WikiLeaks was forced today to switch over to a Swiss domain name, wikileaks.ch, after a new round of hacker attacks on its system prompted...

Hikind Meets DOT Commissioner at Disputed Pedestrian Island

Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) met yesterday with New York City Department of Transportation Deputy Commissioner David Wallach about the recent installation of pedestrian islands...

A Chanukah Message: Don’t Give Up Just Yet

By Rabbi Meir Goldberg, Matzav.com  Chanukah! The mere mention of the day brings us visions of sentimentality and inspiration.  The Menorah's wicks swim on top of...