Israel » Tue Aug. 19

Dollar-Shekel Rate Hits Six-Month High

The shekel-dollar exchange rate was the highest in six months on Tuesday, reaching 3.529 shekels per dollar, Globes reported. Analysts attributed the shift chiefly to weak growth figures released for…

Editorial » Thu Aug. 28

The Essence of A Jewish King

Among the mitzvos taught in this week’s parashah are those of appointing a king. Chazal (Sanhedrin 20b) relate that there are differing views whether it is an actual obligation for…

Editorial » Wed Aug. 27

The Need to Say Thanks

The White House announced Tuesday that President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to 1st Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing on September 15. Despite being hopelessly outnumbered and under…