Knesset Debates Yerushalayim Protests

The Knesset yesterday held a special debate on the protests in Yerushalayim and other cities with large charedi populations. The debate, initiated by Knesset...

West Bank Flyers: Learn From Chareidim, Win Battle

Throughout the West Bank, flyers were distributed this week with the title "Learn from the Chareidim - Win the battle." A copy of the...

Meah Shearim Mother Undergoes Psychiatric Evaluation

The Meah Shearim mother suspected of starving her child underwent a court-ordered psychiatric evaluation last night. According to the reports, the woman was examined...

Grocers Prepare for Nine Days Foods

Many grocers are already preparing for the Nine Days which begin tomorrow, July 22nd, a period when meat is not consumed as part of...

Yiddish Resurfaces as NYC’s 2nd Political Language

Sam Roberts of the New York Times reports: In 1897, Isaac Fromme, an office-seeker from the largely Jewish Lower East Side, punctuated his campaign...

Rav Amar: ‘US Settlement Policy Contravenes The Torah’

In his first public declaration on Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria, Chief Sephardi Rabbi Rav Shlomo Amar called this week on American Jews...

Bank of Israel Chief to Chareidi Community: Get Jobs

Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer today called on the heads of the chareidi sector in Israel to promote employment among chareidi men and...

Chai Lifeline Lakewood 10th Anniversary Dinner Tonight at Bais Faiga

Hundreds will join the rabbonim and roshei yeshiva of the Lakewood kehillah this evening as tribute is paid to the crucial mosad of Chai...

Sale of Agriprocessors Approved

A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of the Agriprocessors kosher slaughterhouse in Iowa. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Paul J. Kilburg today approved the May...

The X-mas Tree, $100, and a Kiddush Hashem

The following story, related many times by Rabbi Berel Wein, noted rov, historian, author and lecturer, was mentioned by Yonason Rosenblum in a recent...