Video: The Shmuz On Parshas Beshalach

Rav Bentzion Shafier has impacted thousands of people with his talks and lectures, and especially with his innovative "Shmuz," a mussar shmuess that...

Israel Assassinates Senior Hamas Commander in Dubai

Israel has assassinated a senior Hamas military commander, an official in the Palestinian Islamist group said this morning. Mahmoud al-Mabhouh was killed in Dubai on...

Tu B’Shevat: Spring to Life

By Rabbi Naphtali Hoff When we speak of Tu B'Shvat (the 15th of Shvat), the New Year for trees, thoughts of joyous tunes, tree planting...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 14-15 Shevat

Yahrtzeits - 14 Shevat Rav Yaakov Yehoshua Falk Katz, the Pnei Yehoshua(1680-1756). Born in Cracow, he studied at Lvov (Lemberg), where he became Rav...

Bernanke Wins Second Term

In the end, Thursday's vote on Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's nomination to a second term proved a bit anticlimactic given the drama of...

Obama: Relationship with Israel Important for U.S. Security

President Obama today defended the United States' alliance with Israel, refusing to condemn the country's actions against Palestinians when prompted by a question...

White House Orders Justice Department To Look For Other Places To Hold 9/11 Terror...

White House officials have told the Justice Department to consider other venues for the 9/11 terror trial that was to be held in lower...

Yeshivishe Shechitah Launched

"Lamm's Mehadrin," a yeshivishe shechitah that is supervised by the Chicago Rabbinical Council and the Orthodox Union, and approved by the KCL of Lakewood,...

Audio: Rush to Obama: Grow Up

Today, radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh, during his show on the EIB Network, read a letter that he penned to President Barack...

Duck Recall

By Rabbi Gershon Tannenbaum In this column dated January 8, 2010, in our "Call for Increased Kosher Law Enforcement," we listed the highlights of kosher...