A Reader Writes: 82% of Salary for Tuition

Dear Editor,  I would like to address recent discussion regarding high tuition costs. I believe I have bitachon especially in parnassa issues because of events that...

Jewish Couple With Swine Flu Gets Marries Wearing Masks

The Chicago couple got the jarring phone message less than 48 hours before they were scheduled to walk down the aisle. "The doctor said:...

Hachnosas Sefer Torah in Sterling Forest

Today, the Sterling Forest Bais Medrash, Nusach Sefard, will be holding a Hachnosas Sefer Torah for a new Torah that is being dedicated to...

Remembering Kosher Yogurt Pioneer

It was in the early ‘90's, a time when a whole new world of kosher was coming into its own. Yosi Heber, then a...

New Orthodox IDF Track Will Allow Increased Service for Soldiers

A new arrangement will permit hesder yeshiva bochurim to spend more time in the army portion of their military service and less learning. The...

Mass Converts Pose Dilemma for Latin American Jews

The JTA reports: Luis Alberto Prieto Vargas appears to be a Jew. He wears a kipah, he introduces himself as Jewish and two years...

Somerset Hits Snag in Rezoning Pine River Village; “Berel Shushan” Opposes Move

The Asbury Park Press reports: A developer asked the Lakewood Township Committee tonight to permit a zoning change that would void a senior community's...

Video: Elazar Lipa Schmeltzer at Wedding of Son of Rav Yekutiel Abuchatzeirah

This week, a son of Rav Yekutiel Abuchatzeirah got married in Eretz Yisroel. Rav Yekutiel is a son of Rav Meir Abuchatzeira, known...

U.S. Intelligence ‘Unequivocally Opposed’ to Parole for Pollard

At an intelligence training facility in central Israel, a memorial ceremony was held Wednesday for its community's fallen members. At nearly the same moment...

US Businessman to Clean up Yerushalayim

The problem of cleanliness (or rather, lack thereof) in Yerushalayim has been bothering the city's residents for years, and now it seems that visitors...