Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 18 Shevat

-Rav Yaakov Margulies, Av Beis Din Nuremberg (1492) . Author of Seder Haget V'hachalitza, which is quoted extensively by the Rema. His son, Rav...

Stimulus Money May Spare 15,000 NYC Teachers

Sources say that the education funding taken out of the stimulus package by the Senate is going to be partially restored. The big question...

Source: US Concerned Over Possible Right-Wing Government in Israel

US officials are publicly taking a wait-and-see approach to the formation of a new Israeli government, but privately many have expressed concern that Likud...

N.Y. Special Election Likely to be March 31

New York Governor David Paterson today said he would likely set the special election in the state's 20th district for March 31. The seat...

Obama Invites Hamas Terrorists to America

By executive order, President Barack Obama has ordered the expenditure of $20.3 million in migration assistance to the Palestinian refugees and conflict victims in...

Trial for Three Yeshiva Bochurim in Japan, Tefillos Needed

The trial of one of three Israeli yeshiva bochurim charged with smuggling drugs into Japan - inside a suitcase that a "friend" asked them...

PETA Dresses in KKK Garb Outside Westminster Dog Show

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals - the same people who instigated libels about Agriprocessors and who are hellbent on stopping schechitah in...

Rav Moshe Shternbuch: Is It Preferable to Speak Ivrit Over English?

Rav Moshe Shternbuch (1:538) quotes the Rambam who says that language is not important, only the content. Nevertheless, says Rav Shternbuch, to the extent...

Video: The Freezer Is Open

As many are aware, the "freezer" opened this week at Beth Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, NJ. Under the "freezer" rule, new bochurim during their...

Rabbi Gafni: UTJ Support of Netanyahu Not Definite, Will Do What Gedolim Say

Rabbi Moshe Gafni, number 2 on Yahadaus Hatorah-United Torah Judaism's list said today that the party is still undecided on its steps towards coalitional...