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The article argues that while naturally aligned with their fellow orthodox Jews, women from the modern orthodox community in Israel are finding themselves aligned with secular feminists.
Little Heroes or 'Giborim Ktanim' pairs ordinary Israelis with mentally challenged children with the goal of helping such children to better fit into Israeli society.
On Friday, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton released the following press statement: The United States and the international community remain committed to maintaining pressure on the...
Tomorrow, Sunday, December 9, State Senator Daniel Squadron will host "New York After Sandy," a resource fair and community conversation that will serve as...
“Fill the Void” is the title of Rama Burshtein’s film that played to critical acclaim at the recent Toronto International Film Festival and earned seven Ophir Awards -- the Israeli Oscars -- including one for best film and best director, and has become Israel’s entry into the 2012 Oscars' foreign language category.
Certain activities – such as building, tying, weaving, writing, dyeing and sewing – are not prohibited on Shabbat unless they are made to last. For example, one may tie a knot that is not tied in a professional manner and will be untied within seven days, such as shoelaces or the ribbon around the Torah scroll, on Shabbat afternoon. So too a safety pin may be used on Shabbat since it is not a form of permanent sewing.
President Barack Obama is expected to announce his nominees for secretaries of state and defense in the next two weeks, with former Republican Senator...
More than 200 Grassroots Community Leaders Endorse Former Community Board 1 Chair and Downtown Leader.
Invitations to a fictitious club saying "Jews need not apply" were slipped under the doors of students living in the Harvard University dormitories.
The family: Carol & Shmuel Hezi and their six children, Asnat, Eitan, Amichai, Vardit, Harel and Maital
While Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal was on CNN, his Gaza-based Hamas colleagues were talking - in the Arabic language - about continuing the fight against Israel until the "liberation of all our lands, from the sea to the river."
On its 100th year, the Anti-Defamation League is recognizing Lavine's immense civic leadership and influence to affect positive change in our community. Their press release...
The 33rd annual South Florida Chassidic Chanukah Festival is getting bigger and better. Over 10,000 people have attended the event since it was moved to Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach in 2007, and the upcoming festival set for Thursday, December 13, will include a star-studded show that is guaranteed to attract the largest attendance yet.