NYC Schools Chancellor Joel Klein Steps Down

After more than eight years running New York City's public schools, Chancellor Joel Klein is stepping down. And, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Klein's surprising...

U.S. Rejects U.N. Call to Abolish Death Penalty

The United States has dismissed international calls to abolish the death penalty. U.S. State Department legal adviser Harold Koh told the Geneva-based U.N. Human...

World War II Etched in Memory of Scranton’s Sam Harris

For a good, long time, Sam Harris had little interest in sharing the day-to-day hell that was his life in the final half of...

Video: Rush Limbaugh Interviews President Bush On “Decision Points”

"I am happy seeing people go out and showing that democracy has won," former President George W. Bush told Rush Limbaugh on his...

Congress Letter #14 for Rubashkin

Congressman Ed Towns (D-NY) is the 14th member of Congress to write a letter to Attorney General Holder asking for an investigation into the...

Harper Will Defend Israel ‘Whatever the Cost’

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he is prepared to suffer any political backlash that comes his way for speaking out against anti-Israel rhetoric. Harper...

Councilmembers Decry Administration For Eliminating Priority-7 Vouchers

A coalition of New York City Councilmembers, including Councilmembers David Greenfield, Steve Levin, Brad Lander, Lew Fidler and Letitia James, is furious with the...

The New Seven Mile Market in Baltimore

Last Wednesday, BaltimoreJewishLife.com received a private tour of the new Seven Mile Market, slated to open in just a few weeks. The excitement is...

Rabbi Ari Storch Publishes Sefer on Zevachim

Just as the daf yomi cycle is reaching Masechta Zevachim this coming Friday, November 12, Rabbi Ari Storch, a member of Ner Israel's (Baltimore,...

Ceremony for Jews Who Fought for Germany

German soldiers, including one wearing a yarmulka with his uniform, filed silently through a leaf-covered cemetery in Frankfurt on Sunday to lay wreaths at...