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New York Jews Rescued Irish in Great Famine

The rabbi encouraged his flock to “take measures for the relief of the famishing thousands of their fellow mortals in that unfortunate and destitute country, Ireland."

What is the Link between 17th of Tammuz, July 4th and Lincoln?

The USA was founded on the Fast Day of the 17th of Tammuz, July 4, 1776. On the same coincidental days in 1863, a rabbi’s sermon included a phrase that Lincoln later made famous.

Weiner to Battle for New York City’s ‘Independence’ from Albany

New York City’s surprise leading mayoral contender Anthony Weiner pounced on Independence Day to campaign for the city to shake off what he considers...

Boca-Trained And Ordained Rabbis Graduate

Machon Menachem-Boca Raton Rabbinical College ordained fourteen rabbis at a graduation ceremony held at Chabad of Boca Raton on Military Trail, Thursday, May 30.

New Jersey Jewish Student Sues NY Cops over Immodest Frisk

Swift NY cops jump on a young Jewish woman for an immodest frisk. Her crime? Maybe she was picking up drugs? Or running away from a robbery? No. She was petting a cat – and she is suing the police.

Auctioned Modigliani Painting Most Expensive Ever Sold in Israel

A painting by Italian Jewish artist Amedeo Modigliani sold at auction in Jerusalem for $8.6 million, despite not actually being in the country. It is...

‘Oh, Say Can You Sing the Right Lyrics?’ (Video)

We know that most Haredim in Israel don’t even know the Zionist anthem let alone sing it. But also America? It seems that way at the annual Flatbush Hatzolah-NYPD game. Anyway, ‘Good July 4 Yom Tov.’

Second Jewish Camp Tragedy Kills One in California; 20 Injured

Tragedy strikes twice at Jewish summer camps. One week after lightning critically injured a child in an Indiana camp, a falling tree kills one adult and injures 20 in California.

Foreign Ministry Strike Strands South Floridians

The strike at the Foreign Ministry and its consulates worldwide has left hundreds people stranded, including several from South Florida. “All I really need is...

Palestinian Authority ‘Policeman’ Tried to Murder Jew in Samaria

The US created a Palestinian Authority army and still trains “policemen.” One of its cadets was killed in a riot against the IDF Tuesday. Now, an officer has been arrested for trying to murder a Jew.

Jewish Schools Advocacy Bringing Hundreds of Millions in Public Funds

Private Jewish day schools and yeshivas get hundreds of millions of dollars through tax credit programs.

Chaos in Egypt: Obama Backed Another Wrong Horse

The Egyptian army military announced on Tuesday it will establish an interim regime if Mohammed Morsi cannot come to an agreement with opposition forces...

NY Times Finally Gets it Right: Kerry Needs a Map

The New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief and a correspondent in Washington have woken up and realized that there are a few matters in...

US Customers Withdraw $4 Billion from Israeli Banks

Tighter American tax laws have encouraged U.S. citizens to withdraw approximately $2 billion from Israeli banks in less than two years. "The blow is not...

UK Border Control Gone Berserk? Or Just Anti-Semitic? (VIDEO)UPDATED

The UK border security agent also told the British man who was going to provide Cantor with summer work experience that any additional attempts to aid Cantor would be useless and “the little Jew will be on his way back to his rich daddy,” in a matter of hours.

Burger Ranch Going to Ariel, Where McDonald’s Fears to Tread

Will Obama Munch at a Burger Ranch and support the settler movement? Will McDonald’s repent for boycotting Samaria? Will the Third Intifada erupt over Burger Ranch’s setting up shop in Ariel?

ESPN: Israel’s Mekel to Sign with NBA’s Mavericks

Israeli point guard Gal Mekel is poised to become the second Israeli to play in the NBA after giving a verbal commitment to the...

Norman Lamm Quits Yeshiva University

Rabbi Norman Lamm became president of Yeshiva U. in 1976 , helped save it from bankruptcy and raised its academic standing, At 85, he admits he must do tshvuah over a sex abuse scandal and is retiring.

Lightning Strikes Jewish Camp in Midwest, 3 Children Injured UPDATED

Three children at a Reform Jewish camp outside of Indianapolis were struck by lightning on Shabbat.

Lightning Critically Inures Child at Jewish Summer Camp

A lightning strike at a Reform Jewish summer camp in Indianapolis, Indiana injured three children one of the critically, on Saturday afternoon. Rabbi Mark Covitz,...

Kerry Sweating to Save Face and Announce ‘Peace Talks’

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has turned his schedule upside down to keep his three-ring circus from collapsing under his “peace tent” that...

Kerry and Netanyahu Met Saturday Night, Breakthrough Unlikely

Netanyahu may agree to the Palestinians' preconditions, but only if he would be able to deliver them gradually.

Ron Dermer to be Appointed Israel’s Ambassador to U.S.

Rumors first emerged in December that Dermer would be appointed Ambassador, this time it appears it might happen.

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