Merkaz Hakollelim Dinner to Honor Rabbi Yehoshua Leifer of Oz VeHadar

This year's annual tribute to Merkaz HaKollelim of Skver, the combined 13 kollelim of the Skver community in the Spring Valley compound near Monsey,...

It Has Arrived: New Hechsher for Jewish Music

You asked for it? You got it. A new committee in Eretz Yisroel has been formed to provide hashgacha on Jewish music. It is...

Israeli Minister Visits Abu Dhabi, A First For UAE

Israel's infrastructure minister Uzi Landau visited the United Arab Emirates over  the weekend for a renewable energy conference, amid tight security, in the first...

Stormy Weather Wreaking Havoc Across Israel

One of the stormiest days of winter hit Israel today, leaving traffic backed up and major highways closed to due fear of flooding. Three people...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 3 Shevat

Rav Yosef Katz, brother-in-law of the Rema and author of She'eris Yosef (1591). Note: the Admor of Desh, Rav Tzvi Meir Panet (1923-2003) also...

Videos: Jewish & Haitian Community Leaders Hold Emergency Meeting for Quake Effort

An emergency meeting was held this morning attended by leaders of the Jewish and Haitian communities in New York to address the emerging...

Video and Photos: IDF Rescues Hatian Man From Collapsed Building After 4 Days Of...

IDF Search and Rescue teams in Port-au-Prince Haiti pulled a 52 year-old Hatian man yesterday from the rubble of a collapsed building. The...

Pope Speaks in Rome Shul, Defends Nazi-Era Vatican

In a visit haunted by history, Pope Benedict XVI and Jewish leaders sparred today over the record of the World War II-era pope during...

Infant Born In IDF Field Hospital In Haiti Is Named “Israel”

A woman who was eight months pregnant gave birth in the IDF field hospital in Haiti at 2:30 a.m. today. The IDF reported that...

Rav Yissocher Frand to Address Tomchei Shabbos of Lakewood Dinner Tonight

With just hours left to the annual Tomchei Shabbos of Lakewood dinner, the primacy of the shared communal achrayus toward aniyei ircha is very...