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Rabbi Sues Ice Cube, Wants $2 Million for Alleged Antisemitic Assault at Detroit Casino

Rabbi Sues Ice Cube, Wants $2 Million for Alleged Antisemitic Assault at Detroit Casino

Ice Cube is accused of assaulting a rabbi in Detroit. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. A rabbi filed a $2 million lawsuit against Ice Cube after accusing the rapper of assault and…

Israel Rejects as ‘False’ UJA Federation’s Claims about Israel Parade ‘Inclusion’

Israel Rejects as ‘False’ UJA Federation’s Claims about Israel Parade ‘Inclusion’

UJA Federation president claimed its decision to include even Israel boycotters such as the New Israel Fund was the same position taken by the Government of Israel. Not so, says…

New Israeli App Lets Drivers Shame Bad Drivers on the Road

New Israeli App Lets Drivers Shame Bad Drivers on the Road

A new Israeli app allows users to report dangerous drivers. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. A new Israeli app allows users to record and report bad drivers in an effort to promote…

ISIS Forces Civilians Palmyra to Watch Executions in UNESCO Historical Amphitheater

ISIS Forces Civilians Palmyra to Watch Executions in UNESCO Historical Amphitheater

Civilians were forced to watch ISIS executions in Palmyra’s amphitheater. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The Islamic State rounded up civilians trapped in Palmyra and forced them to watch 20 people be…

IAEA Reports Probe Into Alleged Iranian Atomic Arms Remain Stalled

IAEA Reports Probe Into Alleged Iranian Atomic Arms Remain Stalled

The Iranian nuclear program’s heavy-water reactor at Arak. The IAEA said a probe in allegations that Iran is working on atomic arms is still stalled. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Amid accelerated…

FORBIDDING WOMEN DRIVERS: A HALACHIC ANALYSIS

FORBIDDING WOMEN DRIVERS: A HALACHIC ANALYSIS

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The media has widely reported that a Belz Yeshiva in England has forbidden women from driving their children to Yeshiva. It was further reported that if…

Obama Goes To Shul

By Larry Gordon Just prior to the onset of the holiday weekend, Barack Obama went to shul in Washington, DC—only the fourth president in American history to do so. He…

Letters To The Editor

A Dual Message Dear Editor, I want to take this opportunity to thank you for your kind words about my Zaide, Rabbi Menashe J. Levertov, zt’l, in your column last…

Knowing Ronnie Greenwald

Knowing Ronnie Greenwald

By Larry Gordon He’s 81 years old and has seen a lot. He has been through a great deal and repeatedly found himself at the center of historic moments in…

Censorship In Judaism

Censorship  In Judaism

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Marc Shapiro is a brilliant writer who became famous for his penetrating study of Rabbi Yechiel Yaakov Weinberg in his 1999 work, Between the Yeshiva World…