Girls Wearing Tefillin: The Real Story?

By Rabbi Steven Pruzansky The controversy du jour deals with the high school girls and their tefillin, and it has prompted the usual litany of...

Twitter Will Offer 24/7 Streaming Video News In Partnership With Bloomberg

Twitter’s always on video programming plans came to light this week, with the company’s COO and CFO Anthony Noto revealing that the social media...

Saggy Pants Foolish But Legal, NYC Judge Rules

Wearing saggy pants is not a crime, just foolish. That's how a New York City judge ruled in throwing out a summons issued to...

Bannon To French Far-Right Party: ‘Let Them Call You Racists’

Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon encouraged members of France's far-right National Front party on Saturday to embrace backlash to their positions as...

Bedbugs Found at Oak Street Elementary School in Lakewood

Lakewood - Specially trained dogs are being used tonight to sniff out bedbugs at Oak Street Elementary School, where officials have been alerted to...

16-Year-Old Makes Siyum Hashas in Presence of Toldos Aharon Rebbe

It is not every day that a 16-year-old finishes Shas. One week ago, however, that is exactly what happened, as Meir Yehudah Hoffman, a...

Ombudsman Yosef Shapiro Slams Rabbinate Kashrus

In his annual report, ombudsman Justice Yosef Shapiro harshly criticized Israel's national kashrus. He noted that only 35% of its 3,900 mashgichim have the...

US Charges Ex-Turkish Minister With Conspiring To Evade Sanctions Against Iran

Federal prosecutors in New York have charged a former minister and other high-profile Turkish figures with conspiracy to evade U.S. sanctions on Iran, broadening...

Pepsi Japan Introduces “Fat-Blocking” Soda

Soda has recently been dragged through the mud as a main contributor to obesity. Who would have ever guessed it could possibly prevent weight...

Bedbugs Keep Tourists Away From Big Apple

New York City's bedbugs have climbed out of bed and marched into landmarks like the Empire State Building, Bloomingdale's and Lincoln Center, causing fresh...