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Video: Remembering Rav Gershon Yankelewitz zt”l

Thursday August 21, 2014 10:42 AM
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Babies Moved to Secure Areas of Ashkelon Hospital Following Renewal of Rockets

Thursday August 21, 2014 6:10 AM

babies-ashkelon-rocketsBy Anav Silverman

Since Tuesday night, Hamas has fired over 100 rockets into Israel with approximately 30 rockets throughout the course of (more…)

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OU Kosher’s Primer For Upcoming Shemittah Year

Thursday August 21, 2014 4:19 AM

farmerBy Rabbi Moshe Zywica

Executive Rabbinic Coordinator, OU Kosher

As we are little more than a month away from a shemittah year it is helpful to review some of the laws and customs as they pertain to us in Israel (more…)

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Chicago Businessman Jeff Aeder Donates Three Ambucycles To United Hatzalah In Honor Of Murdered Teens

Wednesday August 20, 2014 3:42 PM

jeff-aederJewish-American businessman Jeff Aeder has donated three ambucycles to the Israeli emergency response organization United Hatzalah in (more…)


Rav Gershon Yankelewitz zt”l

Tuesday August 19, 2014 8:47 PM

rav-gershon-yankelewitz1It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rav Gershon Yankelewitz zt”l, senior rosh yeshiva at Yeshiva Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchonon in New (more…)


Video: London Mayor Visits Jewish Home In Stamford Hill

Tuesday August 19, 2014 3:55 PM

london-mayor-visits[Video below.] London Mayor Boris Johnson was welcomed last week to a special Kol Boniach Appreciation Breakfast (more…)


Missing IDF Soldier David Menachem Gordon Found Dead

Tuesday August 19, 2014 2:11 PM

david-menachem-gordon1Boruch dayan emes. David Menachem Gordon, the 21-year-old IDF soldier who had been missing since Sunday, has been found dead. (more…)


Photos: At the Levaya of Aharon Follman z”l

Tuesday August 19, 2014 3:02 AM




Rabbi Dovid Goldwasser Discusses How To Enhance One’s Share in Olam Habah

Monday August 18, 2014 11:18 PM

rav-dovid-goldwasserBy Daniel Keren

Rabbi Dovid Goldwasser, internationally renowned Maggid Shiur and Rav of Congregation Bais Yitzchok recently spoke in Brooklyn on the topic (more…)

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Rav Joseph Elias zt”l

Monday August 18, 2014 9:31 PM

joseph-elias[Levaya and shivah info below.] It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rav Joseph Elias zt”l, renowned mechanech, noted author, (more…)


Catskills Reeling After Passing of Aharon Follman z”l in Bungalow Fire

Monday August 18, 2014 8:03 PM

candleUpdated: [Shivah info below.] Members of Camp Mareh Yechezkel in Liberty, NY, are reeling following the tragic passing last night of a three year old boy, Aharon Follman z”l, (more…)

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Agudath Israel Files Amicus Curiae Brief: Let Bais Din Have Sessions on Sunday

Monday August 18, 2014 3:27 PM

court-GAVELAgudath Israel of America has filed an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief in a little known case that will have significant repercussions for (more…)

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Swedish Woman Viciously Beaten for Wearing Jewish Star Necklace

Monday August 18, 2014 2:56 PM

anna-sjogrenA Muslim mob in Uppsala, Sweden set upon and severely beat a Jewish mother of four, for wearing a Magein Dovid necklace, (more…)


British Supermarket Sainsbury’s Under Fire After Branch Reportedly Clears Out Kosher Section for Fear of Anti-Israel Protesters

Monday August 18, 2014 2:24 AM

the-empty-kosher-section-at-sainsburysMajor British supermarket chain Sainsbury’s has come under fire after the kosher section at one of its branches was reportedly emptied out on (more…)


Tonight: Massive Crowds Expected at Irgun Shiurai Torah’s 13th Annual Summer Dinner Event

Monday August 18, 2014 1:17 AM

Irgun-Shiurai-TorahTonight, Monday evening, August 18th, the community will have the opportunity to pay tribute to Irgun Shiurai Torah and its many (more…)

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Frum Man Suing Chicago Hospital Over Cremated Limb

Sunday August 17, 2014 10:46 PM

skokie-hospitalA frum man is suing Skokie Hospital for cremating his amputated leg instead of preserving it for kevurah as he requested, (more…)

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Hundreds Protest Wedding of Muslim Man and Jewish Woman, Say It’s ‘Worse Than Hamas’

Sunday August 17, 2014 8:31 PM

protest-wedding[Click here for video.] Hundreds of protesters demonstrated tonight against the mixed marriage of a young couple (more…)


Photos: Protests Over Arrest of Bochur Who Refused to Report to IDF Recruitment Office

Sunday August 17, 2014 4:48 PM

protest[Photos below.] Hundreds attended various demonstrations today across Eretz Yisroel to protest the arrest of a yeshiva bochur who (more…)


Is the Kosel Hamaarovi Wearing Out?

Sunday August 17, 2014 10:20 AM

koselVisitors to the Kosel in Yerushalayim can see that some of its stones are extremely eroded. This is good news for people placing kvitlach in the (more…)

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British Chief Rabbi Appoints Dayan Menachem Gelley as Rosh Bais Din

Sunday August 17, 2014 8:28 AM

dayan-menachem-gelleyBritish Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis has announced that Dayan Menachem Gelley has been formally appointed as rosh of the London Bais Din, a (more…)


The RCA and the Har Habayis

Sunday August 17, 2014 7:19 AM

har-habayis-yerushalayimBy Rabbi Yair Hoffman

Recently, the RCA issued a call to Israel regarding Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount. While the sentiment that lies behind the statement is (more…)


New Clues In Case Of Rabbi Yosef Raksin z”l

Friday August 15, 2014 4:48 PM

yosef-raksinCBS Miami reports that residents in a northeast Miami-Dade neighborhood remain on edge almost a week after Rabbi Yosef Raksin z”l was shot (more…)

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Plaintiffs’ Statement on US Court of Appeals Ruling in Metzitzah B’Peh Case

Friday August 15, 2014 3:58 PM

metzitzah-bpeh-agudah-meetingThe plaintiff organizations in the federal legal challenge against the New York City Health Department’s regulation governing metzitzah b’peh (more…)


Mrs. Ettie Rosenbaum a”h

Friday August 15, 2014 1:32 PM

candleMrs. Ettie Rosenbaum, wife of attorney Prof. Norman Rosenbaum of Melbourne, Australia passed away suddenly this week in Melbourne. She was (more…)


Cholov Yisroel Market Doubles in Past Five Years, Thanks to New Quality Products

Friday August 15, 2014 12:56 PM

normans-greek-yogurtThe Cholov Yisroel market, once a tiny segment of the kosher market, continues to surge with sales more than doubling in just the last five years, (more…)


After Crown Heights Attacks, A Call to Mayor de Balsio

Friday August 15, 2014 11:47 AM

crown-heightsCrown Heights, Brooklyn - Following a number of violent incidents in the Crown Heights neighborhood, the local leadership has reached out to (more…)

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Philo-Semite Becomes a Jew for a Week to Experience Anti-Semitism Firsthand

Friday August 15, 2014 11:19 AM

ryan-belleroseBy J. Levitt

As reports of the ‘Global Pogrom’ around the world reflect the latent anti-Semitism brought out by Israel’s battle to disarm Hamas in Gaza, one (more…)


Hikind Organizes Sensitivity Training For TLC

Friday August 15, 2014 7:09 AM

hikind-tlcA series of sensitivity training programs were initiated yetserday for New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC). Organized by (more…)

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Facing Loss of Shul, Bucharian Jews Mourn for Destruction of Bais Hamikdash

Thursday August 14, 2014 9:40 PM

ohr-natan-shul-queensQueens, NY - The Ohr Natan shul on Queens Boulevard this past Tisha B’Av looked like any other shul around d the world on Tisha B’Av, but for the (more…)


Concerns in South Florida Over Security in Wake of Killing of R’ Yosef Raksin z”l

Thursday August 14, 2014 12:11 PM

yosef-raksinA South Florida community has major security concerns after a New York Jew was gunned down while walking to shul. (more…)

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