Rav Amar Has Strong Words for Shas, UTJ

Sephardic Chief Rabbi Rav Shlomo Amar criticized the chareidi parties in the Knesset Wednesday and claimed that they were displaying "weakness on ideological matters"...

Ed Koch: Obama Administration is Willing to Throw Israel Under the Bus

Former New York Mayor Ed Koch expressed disappointment in President Obama on Thursday for his treatment of Israel after it announced it would continue...

Hailing a NYC Cab: It’s All About Location

New analysis suggests location is key when trying to catch a cab in New York City. Based on GPS data from approximately 90 million...

White House in Calming Message to U.S. Jews: Obama is Israel’s Friend

Following weeks of tension between Israel and the United States surrounding Middle East peace efforts, on Erev Shabbos a senior White House official issued...

Graco Recalls Harmony High Chairs

Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.2 million Harmony high chairs because the screws holding the front legs can loosen and fall out and/or the...

Report: Hamas Wants to Try Fayyad Over Haaretz Interview

Hamas yesterday called for Palestinian Authority President Salam Fayyad to be put on trial for comments he made in an interview with Haaretz published...

Haiti To Use Quake Rubble To Rebuild Its Capital

The rubble from Haiti's shattered capital is rising in heaps at the port, dumped for sorting and recycling by a fleet of heavy, exhaust-belching...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 20-22 Nissan

Yahrtzeits - 20 Nissan -Rav Hai bar Sherira Gaon, rosh yeshivas Pompedisa, last of the Gaonim of Pumpedisa (1038) -Rav Yitzchak Chori, dayan in Djerba -Rav...

Israel’s Arabs Loving Matzoh this Pesach

Ben Hubbard reports for the Associated Press from Umm El-Fahm, Israel: Many Jewish Israelis can't stand the stuff, so there's something mind-boggling about their Arab...

Report: China’s Ancient Jewish Enclave

The following article by Matthew Fishbane will appear in tomorrow's New York Times: Through a locked door in the coal-darkened boiler room of No....