Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 8 Nissan

Rav Eliyahu Hakadosh of York, Rabbeinu Yom Tov (ben Yitzchak), and several other English Tosafists, who perished at Clifford's Tower, during the Crusades, 1146. Rav...

New Obama Health Care Bill Will Hit Tri-State Taxpayers Harder Than Anyone

You can call it a tax, an assessment, a tariff or a duty, but no matter what word you use the cold hard fact...

Netanyahu Meets With Hillary Clinton, Gives Her Lesson in Bureaucracy

Israeli sources described Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's meeting today as "friendly and concise." The two met privately for...

Israeli McDonald’s Faces Fine for Chillul Shabbos

Alionel Ltd., owner of the McDonald's franchise in Israel, was fined NIS 30,000 (about $8,000) for illegally having a youth work during Shabbos, the...

Kosher Coke Is Once Again Here For Pesach

The Consumerist reports: Passover might not be starting until next week, but Coca Cola has already begun distributing 2-liter bottles of its kosher formula,...

Video: Lazar Releases Last-Minute Promo With Admorim

A spokeswoman for Comptroller John Liu today chastised City Council hopeful Joe Lazar for distributing literature that seems to imply he has been...

Over 3,000 Families Take Part in UJO of Williamsburg and Met Council Major Food...

The United Jewish Organizations of Williamsburg conducted their a major Passover distribution in conjunction with Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty (Met Council). UJO of...

EU Condemns Israel Over East Jerusalem

The European Union today condemned Israel's intent to continue building in East Jerusalem, saying it represents an obstacle to international peace efforts. But former British...

IDF Soldier Killed By Friendly Fire on Gaza Border

An IDF solider was killed this evening by friendly fire on the border with the Gaza Strip, the army has confirmed. According to an...

Tomorrow: Rav Belsky and Rav Schachter to Answer Pesach Shailos in Live OU Webcast

Almost everyone knows the four questions that are read in the haggadah during the Pesach seder, but for two OU Kosher poskim, Rav Yisroel...