Rabbi Eichler: Media is Afraid Religious Soldiers will Take Over

Arutz Shevah reports that journalist and former Knesset member Rabbi Yisroel Eichler thinks that the crisis regarding the Hesder yeshivos is a gift from...

Boro Park Girl Fighting For Her Life Following Menorah Fire

The NY Daily News reports: A 3-year-old Brooklyn girl was fighting for her life Wednesday night after being pulled from a fire in her...

Mayor Bloomberg: MTA Funding Crisis Will Lead to Congestion Pricing, Bridge Tolls

The MTA's funding crisis could lead to some form of congestion pricing or Manhattan bridge tolls as soon as springtime, Mayor Bloomberg predicted yesterday. "I...

U.S. National Debt Tops Debt Limit

The latest calculation of the National Debt as posted by the Treasury Department has - at least numerically - exceeded the statutory Debt Limit...

Cleaning Ladies in Monsey Stealing Jewelry

Jane Lerner of The Journal News reports: Police are trying to identify a group of cleaning women whom they'd like to talk to about...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 30 Kislev

Rav Tzvi Yehuda (Hashi) Friedman (1925-2005). Born in Pressburg, Hungary, Reb Hashi was a descendant of the Chasam Sofer, whose youngest daughter, Rechel, married...

“Menorah-Gate” Causes Controversy In Brooklyn

Lou Young of New York's Channel 2 reports: Holiday tension got a little too intense for a Brooklyn store owner this week. Customer comments...

Blago Atty: Obama as a Witness Would Be ‘Awesome’

One of Rod Blagojevich's attorneys said today that it was possible the defense could call President Obama to take the witness stand if the...

Ah Freilichen Chanukah! – But Aren’t We Still in Golus?

By S. Friedman, Matzav.com Those who have been to Yerushalayim over Chanukah have seen the minhag that the people have, which is to light their...

White House Kashers Its Kitchen for Obama Chanukah Party – Mashgiach Temidi, Pas Yisroel

The Obama White House throws its first Chanukah party tonight, and the White House kitchen has been kashered in order to serve kosher food...