Renewed Push for Pollard by Agudath Israel of America

In keeping with its history of advocacy and lobbying on behalf of the long suffering Jonathon Pollard, Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel executive Vice President...

IDF Conversions Pass Preliminary Reading

The Knesset today approved a bill allowing the State to approve IDF conversions without the permission of the Chief Rabbinate. The approval, however, is...

Kiryas Yoel Delegation Visits OU Kosher

The Orthodox Union's Kashrus Department's Harry H. Beren ASK OU Outreach program sends OU Kosher's rabbinic experts to communities spanning the range of Orthodox...

YU President Leads List of Top Paid Jewish Organization Execs

Young college graduates embarking on a career in the not-for profit sector often encounter resistance from parents and peers. "There's no money in it,"...

DiNapoli to Move Back Inauguration Because of Shabbos

State comptroller Tom DiNapoli will move back the date of his inauguration to avoid a conflict with Shabbos, a source in his office confirmed.Inauguration...

The Secret Bris Milah in Turkey

Antalya Turkey was home to about 50 Jews - until last week when a father overcame his fears of anti-Semitism and allowed a secret...

NY Times Highlights Remarkable Work of Chevrah Kadishas

Paul Vittelo reports in the New York Times: The volunteers are taught to begin at the head, washing the face before proceeding to the...

Kimmel Being Sued Over YouTube Clip of Flying Rabbi Dovid Sondik

From the NY Post: He may be funny, but talk-show host Jimmy Kimmel is no mentch. Kimmel swiped a YouTube video of a ranting...

OU Kashrus Webcast Today, 2:30 PM EST

On the heels of the success of and feedback from previous OU Kosher webcasts to which thousands have tuned in, OU Kosher will present...

Video: Chanukah 5771 With Oorah

When December rolls in, people take extra time with family. It's no different at Oorah-only the family is much BIGGER. "Our kiruv families...