GOP Takes Charge: Boehner Installed as New House Speaker

Claiming power beneath the Capitol dome, resurgent Republicans gained control of the House of Representatives today as the 112th Congress convened in an era...

Anti-Semitic Cartoon Printed On Credit Card From Norwegian Bank

A credit card issued by a Norwegian bank sparked a controversy by featuring an anti-Semitic cartoon that resembles a throwback to the Nazi era. The...

Al Sharpton Promises Wave of Protests Over Shooting Of Fla. Teenager Trayvon Martin

The Rev. Al Sharpton says activists are planning "a wave of civil disobedience" to protest the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla....

Video: The Kinnah of Eichah Tifarti

In the following video, Rav Avishai David explains the ninth kinnah of Tisha B'av, "Eichah Tifarti," in detail. The kinnah describes the tragedies...

GOP Helps Obama Expand Trade Powers

The White House worked with the Senate’s Republican leader to undercut Democrats and end debate Tuesday on a bill to expand President Obama’s trade-negotiation...

Greenfield To Federal Judge: Moving Elections To The Summer Will Harm Jewish Community

Brooklyn, NY - Councilman David G. Greenfield (D-Brooklyn) has sent a letter to the Honorable Gary L. Sharpe, United States District Court Judge for...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 6 Tammuz

Rav Yisrael Yaakov Algazi, grandson of Rav Shlomo Algazi, author of Yavin Shemua. He served the Sephardic community of Yerushalayim, replacing the batei Kehuna...

Obama Wishes Jews Around The World A Happy Pesach

President Barack Obama today wished Jews around the world a happy Pesach in a special video message. "The story of the Exodus is thousands...

Fed Rate Hike This Week To Hit Millions Of Borrowers

The quarter-point interest rate increase expected this week will impact millions of borrowers, many of whom will find it difficult to make monthly payments...

Fashion Retailer Shan and Toad Agrees to Drop Policy Denying Refunds to Lakewood and...

New Jersey Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced today that on-line children’s clothing retailer Shan and Toad has agreed to drop its unfair policy...