Opinion: Disagreeing With The Rov

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman There is a famous story cited in the book HaGaon HaChasid MiVilna (pp. 253-254) which originally appeared in Yashar's biography of...

Obama: Israel-Jordan Accord Proves Peace Always Possible

President Barack Obama yesterday marked the 15th anniversary of a peace treaty between Jordan and Israel by saying that the accord was a reminder...

Hillary 2016?

David Paul Kuhn of RealClearPolitics reports: Hillary Clinton did not need another man stealing her thunder. Last week, John Kerry earned headlines for convincing...

Daylight Savings Time Change Can Cause Unexpected Problems

Clocks will make the switch from Daylight Saving  Tme to Standard Time this weekend, but some automated timepieces may have already made the jump. "This could...

Reb Shalom Mordechai, We Are With You

By Berel Jacobs It is nearly a year and a half since the government's immigration raid on the Agriprocessors Plant in Postville, IA. This started...

Search Resumes For Missing Plane In Rockland

The search has resumed this morning for a small plane that may have gone down in the woods over Rockland County, NY.  The Federal...

Northwest Pilots Who Missed Airport Were on Laptops, Discussing Scheduling

The two pilots of the Northwest Airlines flight last week that missed its airport by 150 miles were apparently using their personal laptops to...

Got Perfect Credit? You Could Be Charged For It!

Loraine Mullen-Kress carries a Bank of America credit card and religiously pays off her balance. "Flawless credit," she boasted. Yet now, her good credit habits...

Poll: Most Americans View Israel as ‘Loyal Ally’

An Anti-Defamation League poll published yesterday shows that 67% of Americans view Israel as a "strong, loyal US ally", and most of the American...

Today’s Yahrzteits & History – 9 Cheshvan

Rabbeinu Asher ben Yechiel, the Rosh (1250-1327). One of the three primary rishonim on whom the Rav Yosef Karo relied for the Shulchan Aruch....