Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 26 Iyar

Rav Saadyah ben Yosef Gaon (882-942). Born in Fayum (the former name of Cairo), Egypt, he led an all-out war against the...

Iran Moves to Disconnect its Internet From World

Iran is taking steps toward an aggressive new form of censorship: a so-called national Internet that could, in effect, disconnect Iranian cyberspace from the...

Republican Legislators Push to Tighten Voting Rules

Less than 18 months before the next presidential election, Republican-controlled statehouses around the country are rewriting voting laws to require photo identification at the...

Mubarak, Officials Fined $91 Million for Internet Shutdown

An Egyptian administrative court fined ousted President Hosni Mubarak and two former officials 540 million Egyptian pounds ($91 million) on Shabbos for cutting mobile...

Tonight: Rabbi Aaron Kotler to Receive Award at Agudas Yisroel Dinner

Rabbi Aaron Kotler, dedicated CEO of Bais Medrash Govoah, North America's largest Torah institution, will be receiving the Hagaon Rav Aharon Kotler Memorial Award...

McCain: Palin Can Beat Obama

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has said he thinks Sarah Palin could defeat President Obama in next year's presidential election, but he's far from certain...

Warming? Gingrich Recalls ‘Global Cooling’

Newt Gingrich doesn't buy the established science of global warming, especially when there were warnings in the 1970s of a new Ice Age. "Now many...

Taliban Executes New Tactic: High-Profile Inside Jobs

A car with the license plate of a high-ranking Afghan general approached the gates of the Defense Ministry in Kabul last month. A special...

Rudy May Consider 2012 Presidential Bid

His 2008 presidential campaign went from frontrunner to a collapse and then withdrawal on the day of the Florida primary, but former New York...

Rush Limbaugh: GOP and Dems Both Fear Palin

Talk show host Rush Limbaugh says that, if he were President Barack Obama, he would not want to face a staunch conservative such as...