Quebec Court: All 128 Lev Tahor Cult Children Into Protective Custody

Saturday April 12, 2014 9:13 PM

lev-tahor1At the same time that some are attempting to whitewash the Lev Tahor saga, a Quebec Provincial Court has issued apprehension orders for all (more…)


A Message from the Kaliver Rebbe for Pesach 5774

Saturday April 12, 2014 9:09 PM

kaliver-rebbeThese days we seem to live in a results-oriented society where people expect practical action to yield tangible, predictable and often immediate (more…)

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American-Jewish Prisoner Alan Gross Ends Hunger Strike In Cuba

Saturday April 12, 2014 9:02 PM

alan-grossAmerican-Jewish prisoner Alan Gross, who has been held in Cuba since late 2009, said he is ending a hunger strike that he had started to protest (more…)

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Gunmen Take Ukraine Police Station

Saturday April 12, 2014 8:54 PM

ukraineArmed men have stormed a police station and a security center in the eastern Ukranian city of Sloviasnk, near the Russian border, officials said (more…)

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Police Fatally Shoot Man Who Allegedly Killed Daughter, Pointed Gun At Cops

Saturday April 12, 2014 8:49 PM

nypd1New York - Police today said a uniformed NYPD officer shot and killed an 86-year-old man after he allegedly killed his daughter and refused to (more…)

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Sheldon Adelson Donates $16.4 Million To Israeli Lunar Mission

Friday April 11, 2014 5:40 PM

israel-spaceJewish philanthropist Sheldon Adelson and his wife Miriam have donated $16.4 million to SpaceIL, an Israeli nonprofit seeking to land the first (more…)


Satellites Show Russia Mobilizing

Friday April 11, 2014 4:14 PM

russia-ukraine3Satellite photographs from NATO were released on Thursday that showed Russian fighter jets and tanks massed near Ukraine’s border. The (more…)

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Vaccinated People Can Get Measles

Friday April 11, 2014 3:24 PM

vaccineIt seems there is no hiding from the measles, as a recent outbreak has been traced to a fully vaccinated 22-year-old New Yorker. This “patient (more…)


NSA Exploited Heartbleed

Friday April 11, 2014 2:44 PM

nsaAs if everyone didn’t already have enough reasons to hate the National Security Agency, it has now come to light that the NSA may have known (more…)

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The Obamas’ Income Shrunk in 2013

Friday April 11, 2014 1:32 PM

obama1It might be time for the Obamas to do a little belt tightening, or to get another book deal. Tax returns released today revealed that the President (more…)

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Yapchik Opens in Lakewood, NJ

Friday April 11, 2014 1:02 PM




Scott Brown Runs for Senate Again

Friday April 11, 2014 12:41 PM

scott-brownNobody has been a U.S. senator from two different states in more than 100 years, but Scott Brown announced Thursday he will run for New (more…)

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Agudath Israel Commends Cuomo Administration for Stance on NY Subway Ads

Friday April 11, 2014 11:41 AM

nyc-subwayIn a letter to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Agudath Israel of America executive vice president Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel lauded the (more…)

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Adelson Confidant: Christie Has No Understanding of Israel

Friday April 11, 2014 11:01 AM

christie-chrisA confidant of casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has said that he cannot support New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in 2016 because he used the term (more…)

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Yitzhar Yeshiva Becomes Border Guard Base

Friday April 11, 2014 10:04 AM

yitzhar-yeshivaThe Spokesperson’s Office of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced today that the IDF has decided to place a company of Border Police in the (more…)

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Sweet: Israeli Hackers Strike Back at Anonymous OpIsrael, Expose Participants With Their Own Webcams

Friday April 11, 2014 9:30 AM

israeli-hackers-anonymousAn Israeli hacker team published on Tuesday images and personal details of members of the Anonymous hacker collective who participated in (more…)


Hidabroot Station in Brooklyn Goes Off Radio

Friday April 11, 2014 9:01 AM

hidabrootThe Hidabroot radio station, which formerly broadcast in various areas of Brooklyn, NY, has been closed down by the  Federal Communications Commission.  (more…)


Shock: Days After Warnings of Shaimos Scam, Illegal Shaimos Dump Discovered Upstate

Friday April 11, 2014 8:21 AM

shaimos-5[Photos below.] Just days after warned the community of potential fraudulent collections of (more…)


Ron Pundak, Architect Of Oslo Accords, Dies At 59

Friday April 11, 2014 7:44 AM

ron-pundakRon Pundak, one of the architects of the Oslo peace process in the 1990s, passed away today at the age of 59 after a battle with cancer. (more…)


Chief Rabbi Revealed to be Author of Pseudonymous Czech Science Fiction Bestseller

Friday April 11, 2014 7:13 AM

altschulova-methodThe pseudonymous author of one of the Czech Republic’s bestselling books this season has been revealed to be the country’s chief rabbi, Karol Sidon, (more…)

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Expert: Breakdown in Peace Talks Engineered by Palestinian Authority to Resume United Nations Bid

Friday April 11, 2014 6:16 AM

abbasThe breakdown in the nine-months peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority was part of PA President Mahmoud Abbas’s long- (more…)

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Beitzah 12: Dedicating a Sefer Torah on Yom Tov

Friday April 11, 2014 5:48 AM

gemara[Audio below.] Rabbi Mordechai Koster is presently a member of the kollel at Bais Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, NJ, where he received (more…)

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Audio: Rav Mintz On Parshas Acharei Mos

Friday April 11, 2014 5:08 AM

rav-chaim-mintz[Audio below.] Each week, Rav Chaim Mintz, Mashgiach of the Yeshiva of Staten Island and founder and head of Oorah Kiruv Rechokim, offers, via telephone, an insightful and inspiring message (more…)

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Video: Harry Rothenberg On Parshas Acharei Mos

Friday April 11, 2014 4:15 AM

harry-rothenberg[Video below.] Attorney Harry Rothenberg offers a five-minute thought on the parsha disseminated by Partners in Torah. (more…)

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Video: Rabbi Tzvi Goode On Parshas Acharei Mos

Friday April 11, 2014 3:21 AM

rabbi-tzvi-goode[Video below.] The following shiur is presented by and Yeshiva Yesodei Hatorah of Baltimore. The shiur, on the parshas hashovuah, is delivered by Rabbi Tzvi Goode, menahel of Yeshiva (more…)

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Video: Rav Stulberger On Parshas Acharei Mos

Friday April 11, 2014 2:36 AM

rav-stulberger[Video below.] Each week, Rav Avrohom Stulberger, rosh yeshiva of Valley Torah High School in Los Angeles, shares a 3-4 minute message relating to the parshas hashovuah. is proud to (more…)

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Video: The Shmuz On Parshas Acharei Mos

Friday April 11, 2014 1:26 AM

rabbi-shafier[Videos below.] Rav Bentzion Shafier has impacted thousands of people with his talks and lectures, and especially with his innovative “Shmuz,” a mussar shmuess that draws on Torah, Gemara and the (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits & History - 11-12 Nissan

Friday April 11, 2014 12:03 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesYahrtzeits, Friday, 11 Nissan

Rav Moshe ben Nachman, the Ramban, (1194-1270). Born in Gerona, he remained there most of his life. He was a student of the Ramah (more…)

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Shoe Thrown at Hillary Clinton

Thursday April 10, 2014 9:23 PM

hillary-clinton-glassesHillary Clinton has had to dodge some tough questions during her career in politics, but today the former Secretary of State was forced to (more…)


Kathleen Sebelius Resigns

Thursday April 10, 2014 8:08 PM

obamacare1Kathleen Sebelius is resigning after five years of serving as the Health and Human Services secretary and, most infamously, overseeing the (more…)

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