It all seemed like a Hollywood fairy tale: around midnight, a few hundred young men spread across the city, aiming towards governmental buildings and the army barracks. They were untrained, and (more…)
Imagine what would have occurred had Jewish leaders decided to use the rare opportunity of a meeting with the president to actually do something important and meaningful.
When President Obama held back-to-back meetings with leaders of major Jewish organizations and Jewish supporters - including major political contributors - it would have been the perfect opportunity (more…)
I applauded when James B. Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, so candidly and guilelessly admitted last week the terrible truth that too few people ever want to acknowledge: (more…)
A cybersecurity firm has identified what it says is the group responsible for hacking the White House and the State Department last year. Dubbed CozyDuke by Russia-based security firm Kaspersky, its (more…)
A new bipartisan bill introduced Tuesday by U.S. Reps. Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.) and Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.) would authorize $286 million in funding for the joint U.S.-Israel David’s Sling missile (more…)
You could call it Israel’s version of former U.S. president Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “fireside chat.” President Reuven Rivlin, 75, sat down with English-speaking reporters in advance of his first Israel (more…)
Israel’s Central District Court on Tuesday sentenced Iranian-Belgian national Ali Mansouri to seven years in prison for espionage, as part of a plea bargain reached with the State Attorney’s Office. (more…)
The Defense Department released a map last week showing territory where it is has pushed ISIS back, claiming that the terrorist group is “no longer able to operate freely in roughly 25 to 30 percent of populated areas of Iraqi territory where it once (more…)
In a major initiative by the Orthodox Union, residents of the New York area are being reminded once again that there is thriving Orthodox Jewish life that exists beyond the boundaries of New York City (more…)
This letter, written three years ago, is being publicized now as per the request of Rav Neuwrith’s family, since he has been quoted erroneously and the family wishes to clear up any misconception that may have arisen from people misquoting him.
Video footage shot from a drone operated by Islamic State, flying over an oil refinery at Baiji in central Iraq while under IS attack, shows that the group retains a surprisingly high level of military skill (more…)
Visits to one of the most prominent relics of the mass murder of Jews in World War II are rising so fast that the Auschwitz death camp is urging potential visitors to make reservations beforehand. (more…)
The Kalever Rebbe, Rav Moshe Taub, is in need of rachamei Shomayim after being hospitalized in Manhattan. The Rebbe, who resides in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, has been battling serious illness for a (more…)