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Lakewood Man Loses Bid to Change Guilty Plea in $200 Million Ponzi Scheme

Between February and March of 2012 the two "Facebook victims" wired millions of dollars to an account set up by Weinstein and a co-conspirator.

French Jewish Woman Murdered by Radical Islamic Terrorist Yelling ‘Allahu Akbar’ in Paris

The killer shouted "Allahu Akbar!" as he stabbed her while she lay sleeping in her bed.

Sanz Hasidism’s Secret Revealed: How Couples Buy a Home for $660 a Month

About 9,000 Haredi couples get married each year in Israel, and their inability to come up with the down payment for their own home forces them to waste years worth of income on rent.

IDF, Religious Students Oppose Supermodel in Pro-Israel Ads

Israeli military officers and religious students are objecting to the selection of supermodel Bar Refaeli as part of an ad campaign to raise Israel's...

Official New Kosher Tartan Created by Scottish-born Chabad Rabbi

Scottish Jews can now walk proudly with an officially registered kosher tartan kilt designed by a rabbi and a registry official.

ITIM Advocates for Solitude in Israeli Mikvah’s Pool of Purifying Waters

The ITIM religious services group is advocating for a change to Israel's mikvah laws that would allow a woman to immerse alone.

Kapparot ‘Sacrificial Chicken’ Ritual Gets Green Light in New York

A NYS Supreme Court judge has given a green light to the ancient Jewish custom of kapparot, transferring sins to a chicken before Yom Kippur.

Skverer Rebbe of New Square Set to Visit Israel

The Skverer Rebbe of New Square is expected to arrive in the Holy Land for a visit at the start of next week.

Haredi Pilot, Mother of 4, to Fly Netanyahu to Greece

Meet Nechama Spiegel Novak, mother of four who wears a wig and does not touch men: the first Haredi pilot who flies Prime Minister Netanyahu to Greece.

Haredi Tycoons Raising $100 Million to Replace Lapid’s Budget Cuts

Lapid is beginning to smell like a rose thanks to Haredi tycoons. He is taking yeshivas off the government dole and balancing the budget. How will yeshivas survive? The tycoons have an answer - money.

Rav Ovadia: I Love Knitted-Yarmulke Jews – But Not their MKs

Rav Ovadia Yosef, the same rabbi who last month call national religious Rabbi Stav “evil,” now says he really loves knitted kippa Jews. Well, most of them. Their political leaders still are Amalek. Happy Tu B'Av.

Shas MK Resigns under Rabbinic Pressure over Attending Nephew’s Same-Sex Wedding

Shas MK Yigal Guetta on Wednesday announced his resignation from the Knesset, in the wake of harsh rebuke he received from Sephardi rabbis, including...

Livni, Bennett Back Bill to Pretend Jews Need Only One Chief Rabbi

The idea of “One Rabbi for One People” sounds lovely, but can Jews really get along with each other if they have nothing to argue about?

Third Terror Suspect Nabbed in Sat. Nite Attack on Jewish Teens

A third young Arab teen is arrested in a Jerusalem terror stabbing attack on Jewish teens.

Microsoft Pays $39 Million for ‘FieldOne’ Headed by Satmar Hassid

Shlomo Boim, who founded Field One, also developed a filter for Hareidi Internet users.

Lev Tahor Cult Quietly Leaves Canada

The sect moved from Quebec to Ontario and now is scattered in the US and Israel but mostly in Guatemala.

Israel Demolishes Homes of 2 Terrorists, Seals 1 in Jerusalem

The homes of two terrorists were demolished and a third was sealed with concrete in Jerusalem early Tuesday under orders from DM Moshe Ya'alon.

National Religious Rabbi Appointed Supreme Rabbinical Court Judge While Court Facing Shutdown

All the missing positions on the Supreme Rabbinical Court must be filled by Thursday this week, or else the court would cease to operate.

Legal Group Challenging Police on Criminalizing Entry into Judea and Samaria Area B

The minors, whose parents were not invited to the court deliberation, were detained at 3 AM and brought to court after 2 PM the next day, all in violation of Israel's Youth Law.

Police Arrest Arabs Who Attacked Haredim on Shabbat, Forced Them to Convert to Islam

It was a terrifying event that violated not only the two victims' bodies but their souls.

Mother and Fighter for Religious Tolerance Quits Beit Shemesh

The Los Angeles-born woman, whose daughter was spat on by extreme Haredim in Beit Shemesh, has given up her fight for religious tolerance and leaves the city , but she blames modern orthodox Jews.

Man Attempts Attack on Rabbi Shteinman, shlita

A mentally ill man tried to attack Rabbi Shteinman in Bnei Brak after the Rosh Hashana holiday was over. Police arrested him.

Yehoshua Hershkowitz, z’l 92, Passes Away

Mr. Hershkowitz, z'l was the founder of Tomche Shabbos.

Fire Devastates Belz Boys’ School in London

Exhausted firefighters were going through the scene of the fire Wednesday morning, having fought it through the night.

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