Netanyahu Set to Fight Recession With Repeat Dose of Tax Cuts

Binyomin Netanyahu plans to apply the same small-government policies when he becomes Israel's prime minister as he did six years ago as finance minister....

Jewish Banker Sets Heartfelt Tone for Obama Speech

In times like these, "Jewish banker" might seem an unlikely descriptor for "hero," but that's who President Obama chose to make his point about...

Gathering for 45th Yahrtzeit of Harav Avrohom Kalmanowitz zt”l

This evening, a gathering for the 45th yahrtzeit of Harav Avrohom Kalmanowitz zt"l, the rov of Tiktin, the founder and rosh hayeshiva of the...

Wedding of Vizhinitzer Rebbes’ Grandchildren

Tonight, the wedding of grandchildren of the Vizhnitzer Rebbe of Bnei Brak and the Vizhnitzer Rebbe of Monsey will take place in Bnei Brak....

Turkish Talleisim Shatnez Crisis

Turkish talleisim, which have always been considered the most kosher for being made of pure unadulterated sheep wool have, upon recent examination, found to...

Kew Gardens Hills Street Renamed For Rabbi Avraham Schechter z”l

New York City Councilmember James Gennaro on February 17 hosted a ceremony renaming a stretch of 72nd Drive between 147th and 150th Streets in...

Tzitz Eliezer: Cigarettes for Mishloach Manos?

Mishloach Manos requires you to send two foods to one person on Purim. Smoking gives a person a satisfying feeling and relieves hunger. Furthermore,...

Vending Machines Dispense Torah Learning

Learning Torah has replaced chips, candy bars and pretzels at a vending machine on the second floor of the Yerushalayim Central Bus Station. Passengers...

Harav Boruch Rosenberg zt”l, On His Fifth Yahrtzeit, Today, 1 Adar

Harav Boruch Rosenberg zt"l was born in 5684 (1924) in the Shklov District of Russia to Rav Gershon Chanoch--the son of Rav Yechiel Michel...

New Town, Mitzpeh Ilan, Named for Ilan Ramon

The Israeli Supreme Court has removed what is apparently the last obstacle on the rocky road towards the establishment of a new Jewish town...