Daily Archives: September 12, 2018

Israel Tops Transparency Index

Three years after finding itself at the bottom of international corruption rankings, Israel was ranked No. 1 in enforcement of laws against bribery offenses, Globes reported on Wednesday. The Transparency…

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Yom Kippur Shehecheyanu: Time to Celebrate!

As with every Yom Tov, we usher in the sanctity of Yom Kippur with the brachah of Shehecheyanu. Just as we rejoice with the advent of Sukkos or Pesach, so,…

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Lessons From the Rabbis’ March

Seventy-five years ago this week, three days before Yom Kippur 5702/1943, more than four hundred Rebbes and Rabbanim left their homes and kehillos from throughout the United States to march…

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The Arvus Factor

A mother and father are notified that their darling little boy broke a neighbor’s window. They feel responsible to right the wrong. They are, after all, where the buck stops…

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“Where Is Yossele?”

Until the age of seven, he never left Komemiyus, the first chareidi moshav in Israel. The house, the shtiebel and the cow barn in the chareidi shtetl were a haven…

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Terrorist Gets 35 Years for Attempted Murders

  A Palestinian man from Chevron was sentenced to 35 years in prison on Wednesday for two attempted murders, one of which resulted in permanently paralyzing a policewoman. The Yerushalayim…

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Katz: Iran Could Face Military Answer to Nukes

An Israeli Cabinet minister says that if Iran chooses to continue pursuing a nuclear program it will face a “military” answer. Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz was responding Wednesday to the…

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Poll: Palestinian Mistrust of Trump Runs Deep

An opinion poll shows that over 60 percent of Palestinians oppose resuming dialogue with the Trump administration after the U.S. cut hundreds of millions of dollars in aid. The poll…

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Terrorist Bomb Leads to Arrests, Cash Seizure

Terrorists over the Rosh Hashanah attacked the Jewish town of Adei Ad, in the Binyamin region. The terrorists threw a firebomb at the town, which exploded, but bederech nes there…

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