Rabbi Melamed: IDF Chief Rabbi’s Rulings Not Binding

Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, who has had to deal with the anger of the Israeli defense minister for approving insubordination in the army, has come...

Brooklyn Man Pleads Guilty to Spreading “Kill All Jews” Flyers

A man has pleaded guilty to charges he spray-painted swastikas and spread fliers reading "Kill All Jews'' around his Brooklyn neighborhood. Brooklyn prosecutors said today...

Report: “Kosher And Halal Meat No Safer Or Better For The Environment Than Other...

Nina Shen Rastogi writes in the pages of Slate and The Washington Post: I usually buy organic, sustainably raised meats, but sometimes when I can't...

Prof. Aumann: Freeze is “Immoral” and “Stupid”

Professor Robert J. "Yisrael" Aumann, the Israeli who won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2005 for his work on conflict and cooperation through...

Israeli Deputy PM: The Kosel Shouldn’t Be a Shul

The Kosel should be a national site and not a shul, Deputy Prime Minister Dan Meridor said on Tuesday, in a revealing conversation in...

Study: Holocaust Survivors Battle Depression

A majority of Israel's Holocaust survivors suffer from depression, sleeping disorders or other emotional distress, according to a survey released Tuesday by a leading...

The Martin Grossman Story and the Effort to Save His Life

By Rabbi Kalman Packouz What is the value of a life? We know that the Torah tells us that we are "created in the image...

NYPD Commissioner Kelly Visits Kosel With Malcolm

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly, who is in Israel for the Herzliya Conference which he addressed yesterday, today paid a noontime visit to the Kosel...

R’ Bentzion Oiring Arranges Deal to Return Body Abducted in Yerushalayim to Prevent Autopsy

Drama in Yerushalayim: A body that had been abducted in Yerushalayim this evening to prevent an autopsy from being performed will be returned after...

Former BMG Talmid Running for NYC Council

By Nachman C. Caller, Esq Michael Bloomberg has set a special election for March 23rd, 2010 to fill the recently vacated City Council seat previously...