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Did the Jewish Week, the Forward and JTA Miss Mrs. Sandler’s Remarks?

April 10, 2012 8:41 am
By Rabbi Avi Shafran After a hail of French police gunfire relieved humanity of the noxious presence of Mohamed Merah, the 23- year-old Algerian-Frenchman who...

JTA President: JTA is Irreplaceable, So Help Out

June 16, 2009 3:55 pm
The following letter was penned by Elisa Spungen Bildner, president of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), a Jewish news service: Dear Reader: I'm writing to you...

JTA Report Claims “ArtScroll Facing Challenge from Modern Orthodox”

April 7, 2009 2:44 pm
The following is from a JTA report today: For decades, Mesorah Publications has towered over the English-language Jewish publishing world like a Goliath. The Orthodox publishing...

‘This Man Is a Spite Machine’; Obama Blasted on Social Media for Appointment of...

January 19, 2017 4:47 am
Outgoing President Barack Obama’s choice this week of top aide Ben Rhodes to serve on the US Holocaust Memorial Council drew a slew of...

Israel Rejects Conservative Converts

January 18, 2017 11:15 pm
Israel's Interior Ministry rejected nine Venezuelans converted by a Conservative rabbi from moving to Israel under the Law of Return. The ministry argued that because...

Jews 2nd Largest Religious Group in 115th Congress

January 5, 2017 3:45 pm
The number of Jewish lawmakers increased in the newly elected Congress, with Jews and Hindus seeing the biggest gains among non-Christian groups, a report...

Videos, Photos: 100+ Hurt In LIRR Train Derailment At Atlantic Terminal In Brooklyn

January 4, 2017 10:08 am
Over 100 people were hurt this morning when a Long Island Rail Road train derailed at Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn. CBS NEW YORK reports that...

Analysis: Orthodox Jews Should Support the Chief Rabbinate’s Conversion Criteria Committee

December 16, 2016 9:47 am
By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer In a a recent article expressing skepticism about the announcement of the Chief Rabbinate’s formation of a conversion criteria committee to evaluate and set standards...

Selective Criticism of Team Trump

December 11, 2016 7:15 am
By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer Here we go again. It was just announced that a collection of left-wing Jewish and non-Jewish groups is presenting Congress with...

Baltimore Gets First Frum Council Member in 50 Years

December 9, 2016 7:43 am
Courtesy: Baltimore Jewish Life For the first time in close to 50 years, a member of the frum community affirmed the oath of office as...