Jews in the diaspora wait 60 days, until December 5 or 6, depending on whether February has 28 or 29 days, to begin their own appeal for rain.
Moses made the right turn after all. In his song at the end of the Torah he spoke of ‘precious things of “Givat HaOlam.” The hidden meaning of “precious things” seems to be oil. Not olive oil, but black gold.
More than 5,500 people, including prominent French politicians, scholars and clergymen, have signed a petition against attempts to ban the ritual circumcision of boys...
Rabbi Chaim Shlomo Leibowitz, zt'l, was a disciple of Rabbi Chaim of Brisk.
More than 200 of the rarest and most important Biblical manuscripts and texts were on display Wednesday night in an historical “Book of Books”...
This promises to be a special year for supermodel Bar Refaeli and her new husband Adi Ezra.
"If everyone would ask himself, ‘What does God want from me?’ that would bring us together.”
Chief Rabbi David Lau reminds all Jews to say the Kaddish prayer in memory of Holocaust victims.
American Jews are increasingly buying more hand-made matzah as well as American-made manufactured matzah. All at the expense of Israeli exports, according to Kosher...
Oppenheimer's activities in Peace Now include advocating for a Palestinian state and for freezing construction in the Jewish settlements.
People formed a human chain in Tel Aviv from the US Embassy to the Russian Embassy to call for an end to slaughter in Syria.
Anti-Semitic attacks are "disgusting, reprehensible, it violates every tenet of the New York State tradition," said Cuomo.
The crude marriage rate was 6.2 for every 1,000 Israelis, which is among the highest in the OECD countries.
ADL national director Jonathan Greenblatt accused of politicizing his organization's principles.
Israel finally has a Foreign Minister who is not ashamed to say the word "God."
Tens of thousands of descendants of the priests of Israel gather each year to bless the Nation worldwide.
Ryan Braun, whose father is from Israel, not only lost the chance to play out the reason of the season with the Milwaukee Brewers...
The public is asked to please pray for the full recovery and good health of Elisha ben Bella Bertha.
Rabbi Shimon Elharar, director of Chabad of Dead Sea, was stopped in traffic by a force greater than his car.
A major source of strength to women in the yeshivishe Jewish world has moved on to the World to Come.
The Hebrew-language best-seller, Miriam's Song, by Miriam Peretz, will be a hit in English that shatters hearts.
"When the only contact people have with the Orthodox Jewish world is negative and aggressive, it reflects badly on all of us," a hareidi-religious businesswoman said.
The boundary, enabling Jewish students to carry on Shabbat, will be made of plastic "lechies" on utility poles.
Absent much to do in the home country, Ayalon got a job teaching at YU, where America's future diplomats usually don't come from.
A new Torah scroll "comes home" to Nitvei Yochai Synagogue in the name of IDF Cpt. Yochai Klengel, z'l.