The Telegraph’s “Jewish Person of the Year”

Julian Kossoff of the Telegraph.co.uk reports: The Jewish world just celebrated Rosh Hashanah. Looking back over the past 12 months (the year 5669) who...

Poll: Rainfall Most Popular Wish for Jewish New Year

A joint Ynet and Yesodot Center for Torah and Democracy poll conducted on the eve of Rosh Hashanah shows that a majority of Israel...

Three Brooklyn Shuls Selected for State Register of Historic Places

Three Brooklyn shuls have been selected for listing on the State Register of Historic Places, according to Ann-Isabel Friedman, director of the New York...

Torah World Protests New Initiative to Legitimize “Brain Death”

Recent media reports claim that the Israeli Chief Rabbinate has recognized the cessation of brain activity as a sign of death, even though...

Rav Elyashiv: Crocs Should Not Be Worn On Yom Kippur

The posek hador, Rav Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, has ruled that Crocs should not be worn on Yom Kippur. Matzav.com had actually reported this ruling...

Audio: Rav Reisman On Parshas Haazinu/Shabbos Shuvah

The following is a shiur delivered by Harav Yisroel Reisman, maggid shiur in Yeshiva Torah Vodaas and mara d’asra of Agudath Israel of...

Obama: Iran Reveals Existence of Second Uranium Enrichment Plant

President Obama and the leaders of France and Britain todaY blasted Iran's construction of a previously unknown uranium enrichment facility and demanded that Tehran...

Audio: Rav Mintz On Parshas Haazinu

Each week, Rav Chaim Mintz, Mashgiach of the Yeshiva of Staten Island and founder and head of Oorah Kiruv Rechokim, offers, via telephone,...

FEMA Chief Talks Security With Jewish Leaders in Brooklyn

A Brooklyn reception was hosted Wednesday for Mr. David L. Myers, Director of the Department of Homeland Security's Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives...

Olmert Trial Begins: “I’ll Come Out Innocent”

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's trial opened this morning, a year and four days after he submitted his resignation to the president. This...