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Con Ed Union Talks face Midnight Strike Deadline as Temps Soar

Con Ed Union Talks face Midnight Strike Deadline as Temps Soar

The heat wave will continue to roast us today, and things could get even hotter — Con Ed’s biggest union is talking strike. Local 1-2 of the Utility Workers Union…

BDE – Former PM Yitzchak Shamir Passes Away at 96

BDE – Former PM Yitzchak Shamir Passes Away at 96

Yitzchak Shamir, Israel’s seventh Prime Minister, has passed away at the age of 96. Born in 1915 in Belarus, Shamir passed away on Shabbat. His funeral is expected to take…

George Zimmerman bail hearing ends, ruling pending

George Zimmerman bail hearing ends, ruling pending

Updated at 12:45 pm ET: A bail hearing in Sanford, Fla. for George Zimmerman concluded Friday after a heated exchange in which prosecutors argued for denying bond and the defense called on…

Record Colorado Wildfire to Be Probed as Possible Arson

The wildfire in Colorado Springs has been declared the worst in the state’s history, devouring 346 homes and leaving at least one person dead, with most of the fire still…

Rabbis Work Out Truce Between Missing Millionaire’s Feuding Mom and Wife

Rabbis Work Out Truce Between Missing Millionaire’s Feuding Mom and Wife

Two rabbis helped facilitate a truce between missing millionaire Guma Aguiar’s feuding mother and wife, who took their $100 million battle to a Florida courtroom today. Aguiar, 35, vanished last…

Low-Fat, Low-Carb, or Low-Glycemic? Study Shows Which is Best to keep Weight Off

Low-Fat, Low-Carb, or Low-Glycemic? Study Shows Which is Best to keep Weight Off

Cutting-edge research from Boston Children’s Hospital suggests that the type of diet you eat may affect your metabolism, a finding that has important implications for weight maintenance. Published in the…

BDE – Nadvorna Rebbe ZT”L Passes Away

BDE – Nadvorna Rebbe ZT”L Passes Away

The oldest Rebbe of the Nadvorna hassidic dynasty, Rabbi Asher Yeshaya Liefer, passed away last night at Columbia Hospital in Manhattan. Rabbi Liefer, who was 98, left behind hundreds of…

Chasiddic Men Dressing With Faith, Not Heat, in Mind

Chasiddic Men Dressing With Faith, Not Heat, in Mind

When the mercury passes 90, most New Yorkers start to wilt. Many resort to shorts and tank tops, even in the office. More than a few bankers and lawyers reach…

2nd Phase of Ulpana Eviction: Force and Arrests

2nd Phase of Ulpana Eviction: Force and Arrests

The eviction of the second group of families from the Ulpana neighborhood of Beit El was completed on Thursday evening, after Border Police forces removed from their home Yoel and…

Family Moves From the Bronx to Jerusalem, But US Remains land of Liberty and Freedom

Family Moves From the Bronx to Jerusalem, But US Remains land of Liberty and Freedom

Aviva and Seth Goldstein left their families and a fantastic life in the Bronx for what is perceived by many as a country torn by war and conflict. One year…

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