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Yeshiva University High School Students Form Israel Advocacy Committee

As the fall semester began, Yeshiva University High School for Girls (YUHSG) junior Rivka Abbe grew increasingly unsettled by the numerous challenges faced by...

Turkey – Hostile to Israel, Welcoming to Israeli Tourists

While Turkey may have seriously downgraded the level of its relationship with Israel over the past year – even expelling the Israeli ambassador from...

Italian Cruise Ship Runs Aground

11 Dead, Dozens InjuredThe Costa Concordia, an Italian luxury liner, hit a reef and capsized at Isola del Giglio in Tuscany last Friday (Jan....

El Al Tourist Guide Suggests Only Non-Kosher Restaurants in New York

El AL Israel Airlines prides itself as being the only airline to exclusively serve kosher food on board. But in a Hebrew-language guide to...

New Research Shows Distracted Driving Problem Extends Well Beyond Texting

Use of mobile web in vehicles now increasing at a rapid rateNew research from State Farm Insurance Co. is showing that though texting...

Chumrot and Kulot and Hachnasat Orchim

(Stringencies and Leniencies and Hosting Guests) Lack of uniformity in halakhic standards can often introduce (sometimes unforeseen) complications into social situations. For instance, a...

Parshat Va’eira (Exodus 6:2-9:35)

Pharaoh’s Contrition The slavery in Egypt is approaching its final stages. The ten plagues are beginning to descend upon a hapless Egypt. Though Pharaoh’s...

Hebrew U Professor Disputes Claims About Purpose of Recently Discovered Temple Artifact

A scholar at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is challenging the conventional wisdom about a 2,000-year-old artifact recently discovered in the Temple Mount area...

Lily Safra Donates Richter Painting to Israel Museum

Philanthropist Lily Safra made headlines in the art world recently by announcing that she was planning to donate a Gerhard Richter painting she had...

OU Community Services and Lander Colleges Hosting Community Forum on Eating Disorders Among Youth

Presentation to be Held January 29 in QueensThe Orthodox Union announced this week that it will be presenting a community forum on “Eating Disorders...

Giants Shock Packers in Playoff Game

This rollercoaster season continued for NFC East champions the NY Giants as they went into freezing Lambo Field and defeated the Green Bay packers...

The Rangers Are Back!

The excitement is back for NY Rangers fans at Madison Square Garden these days, the blue shirts have been playing solid hockey this season...

ASK OU Kosher Comes to South Florida Next Month

OU Kosher will take its show on the road when it presents its highly popular Harry H. Beren ASK OU OUTREACH program on Sunday,...

Rabbi Kahane’s Murderer Denied New Trial

Justice Richard J. Holwell of the Federal District Court in Manhattan refused on Thursday (Jan.12) to grant a new trial to convicted terrorist El Sayyid...

Apple Purchases Israeli Flash-Memory Company for $390 Million

Consumer electronics powerhouse Apple Inc. has purchased Anobit Technologies, an Israeli producer of flash memory technology, for $390 million. Anobit had originally been seeking...

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NYC Health Dept Issues Warning About COVID-19 Upticks in Orthodox Areas in Bklyn & Queens

https://youtu.be/mvwk_Rr1z4M TJV News Fox News reports that the NYC Health Dept has issued warnings about an uptick in Coronavirus cases in several Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods in...

Trump Camp Hopes Mideast Pacts Translate to Jewish Support

By ELANA SCHOR and JACK JENKINS (AP) Jewish American voters have leaned Democratic for decades, but Republicans are hoping the recent steps toward normalized relations...

Ginsburg First Woman, First Jewish-American, to Lie in State at US Capitol

(AP) The late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is lying in state at the U.S. Capitol, the first woman in American history to...

NJ passes budget, hiking taxes on rich, OK’ing borrowing

By MIKE CATALINI (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers on Thursday passed a $32.7 billion budget, hiking taxes on millionaires and businesses and authorizing borrowing of...

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