EDITORIAL: The Day Nothing Happened

It was a day that nothing happened. At least as far as the secular media was concerned, nothing newsworthy happened in the little village of Meron in northern Israel during…

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Germans Don Kippos to Protest Anti-Semitism

Germans of various faiths donned kippos and took to the streets Wednesday in several cities to protest an anti-Semitic attack in Berlin and express fears about growing hatred of Jews…

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Harav Nassan Nute Moskowitz, Zt”l

The petirah on Sunday of Harav Nassan Nute Moskowitz, zt”l, Dayan of Belz, Antwerp, shook the community who had been davening for his refuah following heart surgery. He was 65.…

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Jewish Influence on the Weather

It was a mixture of amusing and disturbing when Washington, D.C. Councilman Trayon White Sr. used social media to share his unusual thoughts about a recent sudden snowfall in the…

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Chief Coroner Says ‘Cab Rank Rule’ Unlawful

In a surprising and outspoken move, the Chief Coroner of England and Wales, Judge Mark Lucraft QC, has publicly opposed the decision of Mary Hassell, the Senior Coroner for Inner…

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Hundreds Stuck Erev Shabbos En Route to Baltimore

A nor’easter that hit on Shushan Purim with strong winds and snowy conditions felled trees and caused power outages and travel havoc in several states. Among those whose plans were…

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Purim in the Air