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3,300-Year Detour Ends in Aliyah for 65th Wedding Anniversary in Israel

"We realized it was time to pack while we are healthy and active and could truly enjoy being in Our Beloved Country."

Maryland Governor Announces MOU Between University of Maryland, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The governor of Maryland is heading a week-long trade mission to Israel from his state.

‘Undecided’ Sen. Cardin Predicts Congress Will Back Obama on Iran Deal

He says he still has not made up his mind but that Obama will win the magic number of 34 to override a veto.

Meet the 16 Democratic Senators Who Can Scuttle ObamaDeal

Sen. Ben Cardin: "Israel's security issues are of major concern. We don't want to see an arms race in the Middle East, so it is a factor. "

Jerusalem Jews Launch Vigilante Police Force against Arab Terror

After more Molotov cocktails and rock-throwing attacks on homes in eastern Jerusalem, city council member Aryeh King is fed up with lack of protection.

‘Fed Up’ Black Voters May Help Elect Republican President in 2016

Obama built up ridiculous expectations among blacks just as he did among Middle East Muslims.

Black Republican Ben Carson Running for President

Carson's never having held a political office is a disadvantage - and a big advantage for those fed up with professional politicians.

Jewish Life in Baltimore: Private Guards on Shabbat

Is Aliyah to Israel going through the minds of Jews going to synagogues where private guards are needed?

6 Baltimore Cops Charged with Homicide, Murder of Freddie Gray

Six Baltimore cops were charged on Friday with homicide, one also with second degree murder in the Freddie Gray case.

Peaceful Protest by Ethiopians against Police Brutality Turns Violent

Police drew the red line at the protest when the peace march threatened security at Netanyahu's official residence.

98 Cops Hurt in Baltimore, Violence Spreads to US Cities

Baltimore braced for more protests - or riots - Thursday as the sun set after new info was leaked about Freddie Gray.

From Segregation to Confrontation – No Nostalgia for Baltimore

The Ravens' Ray Lewis screamed that violence is never the answer." Unfortunately, he is wrong.

‘Baltimore, We’ve Got Your Back’ in New York

Thousands of protesters marched Wednesday night across America (again) to protest alleged police brutality in Baltimore.

Baltimore City Curfew Helps Taper Off Riots

A 10 pm curfew and strong show of force Tuesday night helped restore order to most of the city, and put an end to riots in Baltimore.

BB Gunman Fires at Jews in Baltimore on Rosh HaShanah

An anti-Semite shot a wake-up call for Jews in Baltimore.

IDF Soldier from New Jersey Wounded in Gaza Fighting

A graduate from a New Jersey yeshiva and who now is a paratrooper in the IDF suffered moderate injuries to his head when a...

Killer of Baltimore Jewish Girl Rejected in Bid for New Trial

The convicted murderer of an 11-year-old Jewish girl in 1969 will not receive a new trial, a Baltimore judge ruled. Circuit Judge Edward Hargadon, in...

Native Baltimore Rabbi Runs for Beit Shemesh City Council

Baltimore native Rabbi Avraham Leventhal, who moved to Beit Shemesh eight years ago after making aliyah, has tossed his hat in the political ring...

Maryland Jews Battle $1 Million ‘Jewish Christian’ Crusade

The Jews’ worst enemies are Jews. Tom Cantor says he was born into a Jewish family. He is trying to convince Maryland Jews they can be Jews and Christians. Even worse, he says “I love my people.”

Two Religious Girls Box-Kick Their Way to World Champions (video)

The IDF gets a new weapon next year. Meet Baltimore-born Nili Block and Mumbai convert Sarah Avraham, both of them religious and the new world champs in Thailand-style kick-boxing.

Preserving Baltimore’s First Synagogue (Part I)

While it is not known precisely when Jews first settled in Baltimore, we do know that five Jewish men and their families settled there during the 1770s. However, it was not until the autumn of 1829 that Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, whose Hebrew name was Nidchei Yisroel (Dispersed of Israel), was founded. This was the only Jewish congregation in the state of Maryland at the time, and it was referred to by many as the “Stadt Shul.”

The Tale Of Two Armstrongs In Elul

Two major news stories involving two famous men named Armstrong occurred within days of each other recently. Was it random happenstance? Or was there hashgacha involved? We know that nothing happens outside Hashem’s realm and power. But did Hashem have a specific reason for these two events occurring together when they did?

Granting Tuition Reductions In Day Schools: A New Approach

Many American parents are passionate about providing their children with opportunities to participate in sports and develop as great athletes. A recent article in the Financial Post posed the question “Are your kids’ athletic dreams worth breaking the bank for?” For parents of elite athletes, the costs can be astronomical. Such parents designate “tens of thousands of dollars of their household budget to help their child’s athletic career blossom, a sacrifice that impacts everything from daily spending to retirement.”

Fighting The Tuition Crisis With Financially-Driven Parent Volunteer Programs

A recent CNN Money article focused on how more students than ever are requesting need-based financial aid from the private schools they attend. “Private schools are getting flooded with financial aid applications, and a growing number of the parents seeking help are earning $150,000 or more a year,” the article stated. It also pointed out that “overall, the average cost of tuition at private schools across all grades is nearly $22,000 a year, up 4% from a year ago and 26% higher than it was in the 2006-07 academic year, according to the National Association of Independent Schools.”

Storming The Gates Of Heaven For A Miracle

On January 31, my family’s world was turned upside down. I received a phone call from my mother early in the morning. “Go to Baltimore, your sister is sick. Daddy and I are flying up today [from Florida]. Her organs are shutting down. It’s bad.”

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