Bobov Yeshiva Apologizes to Neighbors for Shechted Cow

Jane Lerner of The Journal News reports: The operators of a yeshiva where a cow was slaughtered in the backyard earlier this week (reported here)...

Teaneck Yeshiva Boys Take to the Kitchen

The Jewish Week reports: These Teaneck yeshiva bochers can braise beef and steam cauliflower to perfection. They can whip up a savory Italian bruschetta, or...

EU Backs Legalizing Shechitah

The European Parliament yesterday voted in favor of legalizing shechitah of animals in all European Union countries. In a plenary session on the issue,...

12 Free Laptops at Oorah

This week marks the launching of Oorah's annual Laptop Giveaway. In just one week, on Lag Ba'Omer, May 12 2009, 12 completely free laptops...

Study: 25% Blame Jews for Financial Crisis

The media coverage of the Bernard Madoff scandal made extensive reference to Madoff's ethnic and religious background and his prominent role in the Jewish...

Soldier Killed in Military Operation North of Ramallah

An IDF soldier was killed last night during a Duchifat Reconnaissance Unit operational activity in the town of Bir Zeit north of Ramallah, apparently...

Celebrating a Decade of Hope: Bonei Olam Annual NY Dinner Tonight

The much anticipated, annual Bonei Olam New York dinner will take place tonight, at Ateres Chaya Hall in Boro Park. The dinner is open...

Photos: Borough Park Askanim Endorse Brad Lander for City Council

Borough-Park's best and brightest recently met to strategize for Brad (Boruch) Lander for New York City Council. After the official word got out...

THE MAP SEEKER: One Woman’s Quest

By Leah Kotkes, Israel Bookshop Publications Reviewed by Chaim Schwarz Leah Kotkes experiences life. With the vivid expression of a novel or a symphony or a...

Jack Kemp, Friend of the Jews

The Jewish community lost a great friend and advocate with the passing of former congressman and HUD secretary Jack Kemp. Mr. Kemp followed up...