Chavez Wins Vote To Scrap Term Limits In Venezuela

President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela won a referendum to eliminate term limits yesterday , paving the way for him to run again in 2012-and...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 22 Shevat

-Rav Menachem Mendel of Kotzk (1787-1859). Born in Goray, near Lublin, Poland, Rav Menachem Mendel received a thorough Torah education from his father, Leibush...

100 Hurt As ‘Dangerous Substance’ Leaks at Eilat Hotel

One hundred guests at the Club Hotel in Eilat were lightly-to-moderately injured today after inhaling toxic fumes that were apparently caused by a chemical...

Israeli ‘Spiderman’ Attacks Commuters

Israeli drivers in Rosh Ha'ayin were met with an unusual sight this evening, when a man dressed as Spiderman decided to use his superpowers...

Israeli, Californian Firms Sign World’s Largest Solar Deal

An Israeli company and a Californian one are making solar power history: Southern California Edison (SCE) and BrightSource Energy from Israel have signed the...

Large Hotels Covet Kosher Events Business

A major segment of hotels' business stems from events. In cities with large Jewish populations, these events naturally include a significant number of kosher...

Witness To History: An Alter Mirrer in Our Amidst

By Larry Gordon, Five Towns Jewish Times Sometimes you can witness history as it lives before your very eyes. On these rare occasions it can...

Rabbonim Who Caught Eruv Vandals Arrested By Yerushalayim Police

The Israeli chareidi print and online media have reported a travesty of justice in the Bayit Vegan-Kiryat Yovel neighborhood of Yerushalayim after two rabbonim...

ABC News Reports On Shomrim Patrols

The following report by ABC News highlights the activities of Jewish community patrols such as Shomrim and Shemira: The disheveled man looks momentarily confused. He's...

NY Times: Jewish Rep. Cantor a New Voice for Solid Resistance in Republican

Adam Nagourney of the NY Times/IHT reports:  The last time congressional Republicans were this out of power, they turned to a college professor from...