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UK’s Labour Party: UK ‘Missing Opportunity’ to Engage Iran by Not Attending Presidential Inauguration

UK’s Labour Party: UK ‘Missing Opportunity’ to Engage Iran by Not Attending Presidential Inauguration

The shadow foreign minister of the United Kingdom’s Labour Party, whose leader, Ed Miliband, is Jewish, said it would be a mistake for the country to not send a representative…

UN Turns To Israel For Inclusion Advice

UN Turns To Israel For Inclusion Advice

This week, the United Nations turned to leading Israeli disabilities nonprofit organization Beit Issie Shapiro for advice on the inclusion of people with disabilities. Giving Beit Issie Shapiro’s first presentation…

Rulings From Rav Elyashiv

Halachic Musings By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Rav Elyashiv, zt’l, may have passed on to the Olam HaEmes, but his Torah lives on. Indeed, thanks to the efforts of his son-in-law,…

Israel News Briefs

Will Jewish Day Schools Go From Textbooks To Tablets? By Rachel Marder As American and Israeli schools shift from textbooks to tablets, entrepreneurs from the “start-up nation” hope they can…

A Memorial Square For The Kol Family: Eight Years And Nine Namesakes Later

A Memorial Square For The Kol Family: Eight Years And Nine Namesakes Later

By Toby Klein Greenwald How meaningful to have begun writing this on the late afternoon of Tishah B’Av, a day commemorating destruction, and to have completed it on Tu B’Av,…

letters to THE EDITOR

Voice Of The Silent Dear Editor, Barry Jacobson, in his articles about Zionism, spoke for the “silent majority” of shomrei Torah u’mitzvos; he spoke up for many poshite Yidden. Thanks…

Remembering Reb Shimon Laufer, z’l, On His Fifteenth Yahrzeit

By Shimshi Goldstein Shimon Zelig Laufer was born in Podguz, Krakow, on March 21, 1923 to Shulim and Mindel. Shimon attended the Bobover cheder in Pudguz. At a young age,…

The Launch Of GeneSights

Jewish individuals seeking to learn about the many genetic health conditions they may be at risk for can self-educate at GeneSights (www.GeneSights.com), a new online education resource conceived by the…

Tri-State Awnings Has You Covered

By Rochelle Maruch Miller That Tri-State Awnings has built a solid customer base spanning the five boroughs, Long Island, Lakewood, and beyond is not surprising. Since its inception 13 years…

Report: At Least 100 Egyptians Killed, 1,000 Injured, in Mass Demonstrations in Cairo

Report: At Least 100 Egyptians Killed, 1,000 Injured, in Mass Demonstrations in Cairo

Daily Mail – More than 100 people are believed to have been killed at a protest in support of Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Security forces are reported to have…