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About the Author: Lori Lowenthal Marcus is the US correspondent for The Jewish Press. She is a recovered lawyer who previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools. You can reach her by email: Lori@JewishPressOnline.com
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An Arab man was caught by Border Police on his way to committing a terror attack in Hebron on Thursday night
Last month we outlined how a few years after Judah Touro’s death a public movement was inaugurated by the citizens of New Orleans to erect a monument to his memory, and that opposition to this tribute came from a number of rabbis throughout the country who claimed that Judaism forbade the erection of any graven […]
PM Binyamin Netanyahu warns that Israel now faces a double threat: from ISIS and Iran.
Without a foundation, one cannot hope to build a structure.
Why do we have a parsha in Sefer Shemos named after Yisro who was not only a former idolater, but actually served as a priest for Avodah Zarah!
Question: Should we wash our hands in the bathroom with soap and water, or by pouring water from a vessel with handles three times, alternating hands? I have heard it said that a vessel is used only in the morning upon awakening. What are the rules pertaining to young children? What is the protocol if no vessel is available? Additionally, may we dry our hands via an electric dryer?
This Land Is ‘My’ Land
‘[If The Vow Was Imposed] In The Seventh Year…’
The Shulchan Aruch in the very first siman states that one should rise in the morning like a lion, implying that simply rising form bed requires strength of a lion, in line with the Midrash.
Jerusalem’s Light Rail was attacked at least twice Thursday by Arabs hurling rocks in Shuafat — again.
Neo-Nazis who planned to march July 4 through London’s Golders Green section must now relocate to the city center.
Attempts to interpret the message of Hashem in the absence of divine prophecy ultimately may twist that message in unintended ways that can lead to calamitous events.
Hamas apparently aided ISIS-linked Sinai terrorists in attacking Egyptian Army soldiers.
The Jerusalem Municipality hung up umbrellas above Yoel Solomon street, to decorate the street with some color, and add some shade from the sun.
The President announced he will ignore the letter of the law he just signed because it protects Judea and Samaria.
The OU respects the process which led to the Obergefell decision, but prays religious liberty won’t be sacrificed.
Flotilla activists escorted to Ashdod after IDF deters them from attempting to illegally breach the maritime blockade of Gaza
Hillary Clinton failed to turn over email exchanges with Sidney Blumenthal about Benghazi attacks.
Drexel honors virulent Israel and US critic Noam Chomsky; Drexel Hillel rabbi is enthusiastically supportive.
Jewish American college students report being afraid to wear anything that identifies them as Jewish and told to “check their Jewish privilege.”
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