OU Criticizes Payroll Tax On Nonprofits to Fund MTA Bailout

The Orthodox Union (Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America) today criticized the NYS Legislature for including, as part of the bailout of the...

Senator Menendez Attends Exclusive Luncheon at Home of Dr. Richard Roberts

This afternoon, Dr. Richard Roberts, MD, noted philanthropist and communal activist, hosted a private exclusive luncheon for U.S. Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey...

Be Careful When Flying Erev Shabbos

The Vaadat HaRabbonim Lemaan Kedushas HaShabbos in Israel has reiterated that travelers should plan any trips that are taken on erev Shabbos carefully, and...

Shmira on Shabbos

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld The Tur in Orach Chaim, siman resh samech zayin tells us that when we daven Maariv on Shabbos we don’t finish the bracha of Hashkiveinu with the words of Shomer amo yisroel lo’ad like we...

City of Yerushalayim Joins the UN’s WHO

The Yerushalayim municipality has been inducted as a member into a program of the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) today. “The WHO’s Global Network of...

Former CIA Chief: Anti-Semitism Possibly A Factor In Jonathan Pollard Case

Anti-Semitism could be a factor in America's refusal to release jailed Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard, who is in his 29th year in prison, former...

Chassidishe Williamsburg Extends Its Domain

With explosive chassidishe population growth in Williamsburg, the problem of affordable housing takes priority in all community planning issues. In recent years, a number...

10% Increase in Births at Maayanei Hayeshua

The number of infants born at Maayanei Hayeshua Medical Center has been rising 10 percent annually for the past several years, according to figures...

Netanyahu Expresses Sorrow Over Petirah of Vizhnitzer Rebbe zt”l

Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu today expressed his sorrow over the petirah of the Vizhnitzer Rebbe of Bnei Brak, Rav Moshe Yehoshua Hager zt"l,...

Increasing Number of Kosher Alerts Puts Some Consumers on Edge

With the addition of hundreds of new kosher products comes a drawback that has many kashrus sources and ordinary consumers on edge. It seems...