Shas, UTJ Working to Forge Powerful Negotiating Bloc

The heads of Yahadus HaTorah-United Torah Judaism (UTJ) and Shas are meeting today to consolidate their positions and to conduct coalition negotiations together as...

Like Jelly Belly? How About Skunk & Vomit Flavors?

Jelly Belly's BeanBoozled jelly beans, with weird and nasty flavors mixed with regular ones, have consumers making funny faces. BeanBoozled jelly beans come in...

Better Relations With Iran Might Mean Trouble With Israel for U.S.

An offer by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran to take up President Barack Obama's oft-repeated invitation for direct talks between the United States...

South African TV: ‘Bush is Dead’

A South African TV station mistakenly broadcast that former President George Bush had died during one of its news bulletins. For three seconds, ETV...

Israel Police to Grill Olmert for 14th Time

  Police will will grill outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert tomorrow for the 14th time since May as part of an corruption probe. "The...

Dozens of Soldiers ‘Vote’ for Gilad Shalit in Elections

During the counting of votes of soldiers today, dozens of ballots were found to bare the name of kidnapped IDF soldier Cpl. Gilad Schalit....

Kiryas Yosel School District Stimulus Aid – $6.3M – Would Lead Region in School...

The Times Herald-Record reports: The Hudson Valley's  smallest school district will get more federal aid than any other in Orange, Ulster and Sullivan counties under...

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...