Swine Flu Deaths in Zichron Yaakov and Bnei Brak, Vaccines Arrive in Israel

Two people have died in Israel of the swine flu, the first deaths from the disease since Sukkos. In one case, a 64-year old...

$12 Million in U.S. Grants to Foreign Language Schools

The U.S. Department of Education will issue more than $12.4 million to schools looking to establish or expand programs in foreign languages critical to...

Dr. Chaim Weiss z”l Killed in Vermont Plane Crash

Updated, 1:43 p.m.: The wreckage of a small plane that crashed in Bennington, Vermont, last night was found on Whipstock Mountain around 9:15 a.m. today. The...

Government Says More H1N1 Vaccine on the Way

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said today the swine flu vaccine "is coming out the door as fast as it comes off...

Poll: Corzine Ahead Of Christie By 42%-33%

A new Suffolk University poll gives Gov. Jon Corzine (D-NJ) a nine-point lead over Republican Chris Christie -- his largest lead in any survey...

Poll: Thompson Trails Bloomberg By 18 Points in Race for Mayor

Another poll shows New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is stomping his Democratic opponent, with eight days to go until the election. The Quinnipiac University...

Hotel Owner to Workers: No Spanish

Larry Whitten marched into this northern New Mexico town in late July on a mission: resurrect a failing hotel. The tough-talking former Marine immediately...

Psak: Depositing Checks in Israeli Banks on Thursday Night and Friday

Rav Avraham Yosef, a son of Chacham Ovadiah Yosef and the Chief Rabbi of Cholon, shared an interesting p'sak during his halacha program on...

Gerer Rebbe to Meet Rebbes of Satmar, Will Attend Wedding of Novominsker Rebbe’s Grandson

The Gerer Rebbe, Rav Yaakov Aryeh Alter, who is currently in New York for the first week of his overseas trip to the United States...

Rav Mordechai Eliyahu in Serious Condition

Rav Mordechai Eliyahu, former Sefardic Chief Rabbi of Israel, is currently in intensive care and connected to a respirator, as his condition has taken...