"I want London to stand alongside Dubai and Kuala Lumpur as one of the great capitals of Islamic finance anywhere in the world." — David Cameron, Prime Minister, Great Britain.
Mrs. Cohen displayed that simple, unquestioning, adamant adherence to Torah-true Judaism that typifies many of our German-Jewish brethren.
A tribute to Rav Ovadia Yosef on his Shloshim.
As frustrating as it may be for Israel’s critics, support for Zionism is baked into the DNA of American politics.
The Jewish calendar is very slowly getting out of sync with the solar calendar, at a rate of 4 days per 1,000 years.
If one has only enough money to afford either a cup of wine for Shabbat kiddush or oil for his Hanukkah lamp, the mitzvah of Hanukkah takes precedence.
One out of every ten homes in Lebanon now has a rocket launcher or Hezbollah weapons stored in it, according to Gilad Erdan, Israel's Home Front Defense Minister.
Straight from the Jerusalem Boardroom #185, October 28, 2013
Would you take seriously a survey based on 3,475 random telephone calls?
Religion and science indicate that when we are born, our hearts and minds are still wide open and we have the innocence to truly engage in transformative learning.
In a recent Jewish Press op-ed article (“In Defense of Parental Consent for Metzizah B’Peh,” Oct. 18), the reader was asked to “imagine” (emphasis ours) what the author described as a “commonplace scenario" where parents who are ignorant about MBP have a child die as a result of this procedure.
Mustafa Alani, a Saudi foreign policy analyst, said: "We are learning from our enemies now how to treat the United States.”
Saudi Arabia's rejection of a term on the UN Security Council likely reflects its view of itself as helping to establish an alternate international order based on Sharia law.
As the Chasidic teaching illustrates, we often seek the guidance of religious leaders and texts to find ourselves.
I had heard singing from across the street several times at the end of Shabbos but hadn't realized the singing was a prelude to Havdalah.
There's an eerie silence and tears can be seen running down the faces of young parents and elderly grandparents and siblings of all ages.
The two leading candidates for mayor of New York are intelligent, motivated and tenacious, with outsized egos and ambition.
PA Deputy Minister of Education is on the magazine's advisory board.
The EU Commission's progress report deals with a polarized society and a government that takes repressive measures against citizens who assert their democratic rights.
In a separate but related matter, the Al-Madinah School is being investigated by the government over alleged financial irregularities.
Fatah about its military wing: "When they strike - they cause pain."
A thousand years ago Rabbeynu Tam, the greatest rabbi of his day, forbade beating men up as a way of compelling a recalcitrant husbands to grant a Get.
Jewish identity has been an issue in the Jewish community at least since the beginning of the Common Era, and perhaps even before.
Galloway refuses to recognise my national and civic identity. He denies my cultural existence.
I recently heard someone say that it would be hard for a frum Jew to be a good comedian, because most good jokes are putting others down.