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U.S. Secret Service Too Insular, Needs Outside Leader, ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

The U.S. Secret Service needs an outsider to overhaul the insular agency, beef up staffing and improve training - after building a higher fence around the ...

   
 

Several 'High-Value' ISIS Leaders Killed In I...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. airstrikes have killed several top Islamic State leaders in Iraq in recent weeks, limiting the terrorist army's ability to fight Iraqi and Kurdish f...

   
 

Community Members Celebrate Chanukah at The White House...

Article by BJLife/Ezra Friedlander | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

In what has become a White House tradition since the administration of President George H.W. Bush back in the 90's, a ceremony is held to honor the Jewish ...

   
 

Wall Street Extends Rally as Traders Cheer Dovish Fed

Article by Matthew Rocco | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

Stocks extended their rally into Thursday, with the Dow posting a triple-digit gain, after the Federal Reserve offered a dovish outlook for interest rates. T...

   
 

Rabbinical Student Released From Hospital After Stabbin...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

Levi Yitzchok Rosenblatt was released from the hospital Wednesday, about eight days after being stabbed by a man who was later shot and killed by police at 77...

   
 

Harvard Suspends Purchases From SodaStream After Anti-I...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

After anti-Israel pressure, Harvard University Dining Services (HUDS) has suspended its purchase of soda and water machines produced by Israel-based...

   
 

Shidduch Pictures and Halacha

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

“I hope you don’t mind, but the boy’s mother would like to see a picture of your daughter.” “Look, kn’ayin horah, my son is ...

   
 

Ambassador Dan Shapiro Urges U.S. Collaboration with Je...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

  At the beginning of December, U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro visited the Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT) for a private demonstration of...

   
 

Koznitzer Rebbe Lit Legendary Menorah in NYC

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

A historic menorah, reputed to be linked to numerous miracles, will be lit once again this Chanukah in Manhattan by a direct descendant of one of Poland’s...

   
 

Watch: Rav Moshe Twersky, Hy'd (Video)

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

Rav Moshe Twersky, Hy”d ...

   
 

Gross: This is the Best Chanukkah in a Long Time (Video...

Article by Ben Ariel | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

Alan Gross, who was released after five years in a Cuban jail, says "it's good to be home" upon arriving in Washington. Alan Gross, the Jewish American co...

   
 

YU Students Create Chanukkiyah In Midtown Manhattan (Ph...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

Students on Yeshiva University’s Beren Campus lit windows in their dorm building, creating a towering Chanukkiyah. Students on Yeshiva University’s...

   
 

Army's Blimp-Like Airships Gets Aberdeen, MD Test

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

MIDDLE RIVER, Md. -- The Army showed off a blimp-like airship Wednesday that is designed to help the military detect and destroy cruise missiles speeding towa...

   
 

Kerry Recycles Discredited Claim That West Bank Mosque ...

Article by Ben Cohen | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

US Secretary of State John Kerry has described a fire that broke out in a mosque in the West Bank village of Mughayer, near Ramallah, on November 12 as an &ld...

   
 

TSA: We Target Nationalities, Not Races

Article by AP | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

Outgoing Transportation Security Administration Chief John Pistole said the agency targets passengers based on nationality and gender, but stressed that the p...

   
 

Maran Hagaon Rav Chaim Epstein In Need Of Rachamei Sham...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

Maran Hagaon Rav Chaim Epstein, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivah Zichron Meilich, is in need of rachamei Shomayim. Rav Epstein, who has been battling a severe infection...

   
 

Poverty Report: 1.6 Million Israelis Lived Poor in 2013

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

Israel has one of the highest poverty rates among OECD states; Politicians use data to lash out at PM Israel's National Insurance Institute (NII) report ...

   
 

Gross' Release, And Changes In Diplomatic Ties, Si...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON – Alan Gross was imprisoned while trying to connect Cuba’s isolated Jewish community to the wider world. The deal that got him rel...

   
 

Alan Gross Credits Jewish Efforts In Cuban Release

Article by JTA | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

Freed after nearly six years Imprisonment, US citizen says Washington community’s support helped him through ordeal Newly released from prison in Cuba, ...

   
 

Statement of Agudath Israel of America on the Release o...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

Today Agudath Israel of America hailed the release of Alan Gross from a Cuban prison where he had been held for five years. Just last week, the organization�...

   
 

Baltimore Hosts Eitan Katz Kumzitz for A Hope to Heal: ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

Sponsored Post~ Baltimore, MD - Dec. 15 - This past Monday evening, Eitan Katz brought his musical talents to Baltimore and led a pre-Chanukah Kumzitz at the h...

   
 

Statement by President Obama on Cuba Policy Changes

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

THE PRESIDENT:   Good afternoon.  Today, the United States of America is changing its relationship with the people of Cuba. In the most signific...

   
 

Statement of Agudath Israel of America on an EU Court&#...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

The recent ruling of a European Union court to remove Hamas from the EU's terrorist list is nothing short of astounding. The ruling, even if on proced...

   
 

Agudath Israel of America Testifies Against Assisted Su...

Article by Shimmy Blum | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

As some members of the New Jersey legislature work to make the Garden State the sixth state to allow physician assisted suicide for terminally ill patients, Agu...

   
 

U.S. Senator Rubio Pledges To Block Efforts To Normaliz...

Article by Reuters | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON, Dec 17 - U.S. Senator Marco Rubio said on Wednesday he would "make every effort" to block moves by President Barack Obama toward normalizing rel...

   
 

Watch Live @ 12 PM: President Obama Delivers A Stateme...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

President Obama Delivers A Statement On Cuba ...

   
 

Cuba Releasing Secret US Spy In Move To Restore Relatio...

Article by AP | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

Washington - Cuba is releasing a U.S. spy who’s been imprisoned in Cuba for nearly 20 years. The release is part of the move to restore diplomatic relati...

   
 

Obama, Cuban President Raul Castro Spoke Tuesday About ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

Washington (CNN) -- U.S. contractor Alan Gross, held by the Cuban government since 2009, was freed Wednesday as part of a landmark deal with Cuba that paves the...

   
 

Cuba Releases Jewish Marylander Alan Gross After Five Y...

Article by AP | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

Held for five years in Cuba, 65-year-old American contractor Alan Gross has been released from prison and is en route to U.S. soil, ABC News has learned. In a ...

   
 

Palestinians To Press UN Statehood Bid Wednesday

Article by Avi Issacharoff, TOI Staff | Published 12/16/14 | Comments (0)

Despite US threat to veto, PA officials say draft resolution setting timetable for Israeli withdrawal to pre-67 lines going ahead The Palestinians will pres...

   
 

Obama: May Hanukkah Embolden Us to Do What is Right

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 12/16/14 | Comments (0)

President Obama wishes Jews a Happy Hanukkah and adds: "Even when the future is uncertain, our best days are yet to come." U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesd...

   
 

Federal Judge: Obama Immigration Actions 'Unconsti...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/16/14 | Comments (0)

A federal judge has declared parts of President Obama's immigration executive actions unconstitutional, in the first court opinion to tackle Obama's...

   
 

Official: Body Believed To Be Of Suspected Pennsylvania...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/16/14 | Comments (0)

Breaking news update, posted at 3 p.m. ET A body found in Pennsylvania is believed to be that of shooting suspect Bradley William Stone, a law enforcement o...

   
 

Chanukah Fire Safety Tips for Kids from Misaskim

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/16/14 | Comments (0)

Chanukah - the Yom Tov of light is here!. Everyone is preparing for this special Yom Tov. In school, children are learning about the nes Chanukah, the miracle o...

   
 

Republicans Blame Cruz For Year-end Confirmations

Article by AP | Published 12/15/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON — Unhappy Republicans say Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas has given President Barack Obama a present this holiday season — a gift certificate go...

   
 

Surgeon General Nominee Vivek Murthy, Opposed By Gun Lo...

Article by Ed O'Keefe and Brady Denn... | Published 12/15/14 | Comments (0)

President Obama's pick to serve as the next surgeon general was confirmed Monday evening more than a year and half after being nominated, the first of ne...

   
 

Trump 'Seriously Considering' 2016 Bid

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/15/14 | Comments (0)

Washington  -- Once again, Donald Trump claims he's flirting with a run for the White House. "A lot of people think I have fun with [talking about r...

   
 

Netanyahu Tells Kerry Israel Opposed To French UN Bid ...

Article by TOI, AFP,AP | Published 12/15/14 | Comments (0)

Attempts to ‘impose conditions’ will backfire, PM warns; French FM says US will veto Palestinian withdrawal proposal Prime Minister Benjamin Net...

   
 

Century Later, Jewish Soldier May Get Top Medal

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/15/14 | Comments (0)

ST. LOUIS –  Nearly a century ago, Sgt. William Shemin raced across a World War I battlefield three times to pull wounded comrades to safety. Wit...

   
 

Psychologist Admits He Waterboarded Al Qaeda Suspects

Article by Reuters | Published 12/15/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON  - One of the chief architects of the CIA’s harsh Bush-era interrogation program has admitted in a media interview for the first time th...

   
 

Supreme Court Rules Traffic Stop OK Even If Police Mist...

Article by AP | Published 12/15/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON — Police can use evidence seized during a traffic stop even if it turns out the officers initially pulled a car over based on a misundersta...

   
 

6 Dead, Suspect On Loose In Suburban Philadelphia

Article by AP | Published 12/15/14 | Comments (0)

Souderton, PA - A man killed six people and seriously wounded another in three different homes outside Philadelphia and remained at large hours after the shoo...

   
 

Bnos Leaders Participate in Exciting Annual Leadership ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/15/14 | Comments (0)

Over 300 leaders and branch leaders from a broad range of cities participated in the 31st annual leadership convention of Bnos Agudath Israel of the United Stat...

   
 

President Bush Makes Unannounced 9/11 Museum Stop, Visi...

Article by Mitch Stern | Published 12/15/14 | Comments (0)

New York – Former President George W. Bush made an unexpected trip to the 9/11 museum on Sunday night, his first visit to the museum. The New York Post ...

   
 

Suspect Apprehended In Midwood Slashings

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 12/15/14 | Comments (0)

New York, NY - Officials at the NYPD are confirming that a suspect has been apprehended in the early morning tire slashing spree that took place on Sunday. A...

   
 

NYPD Investigating Tire Slashings In Flatbush As Possib...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 12/15/14 | Comments (0)

Brooklyn, NY - Despite statements yesterday that the rash of tire slashing that swept through Flatbush’s Jewish community were not motivated by anti-Sem...

   
 

Gas For Less Than $2 Is Now Widespread

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/15/14 | Comments (0)

Low oil prices are a double-edged sword It was a good weekend for drivers to fill up. Cheap gas spread across the nation faster than holiday cheer. After a we...

   
 

As Many As 5 Dead In Suburban Philadelphia Shootings; G...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/15/14 | Comments (0)

Lansdale, PA -- Police say a suspect in five killings at three separate locations in Montgomery County is believed to be barricaded inside a home in Souderton...

   
 

Lights Go Out (Briefly) at White House

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/15/14 | Comments (0)

And State Department? CBS's Mark Knoller reports that the lights went out briefly at the White House this morning.  "Just had a power outage at th...

   
 

Netanyahu to Tell Kerry that Israel Will Rebuff U.N. Mo...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/15/14 | Comments (0)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would tell U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that Israel will rebuff any moves at the United Nations to set a tim...

   
 

Singer Gad Elbaz Thankful for Sydney Cafe Nais Chanukah...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/15/14 | Comments (0)

Popular singers Gad Elbaz and his father Benny Elbaz are thankful for a "Chanukah miracle," having left the Lindt Cafe which is being held hostage only moments ...

   
 

Modern Orthodox Jewish Couple Names Son After Druze Cop...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/14/14 | Comments (0)

New Yorkers Alexander and Jennifer Chester say they aim to honor heroism, patriotism of Zidan Saif, slain trying to stop Har Nof shooting A New York Modern ...

   
 

Counting Blessings: Baby Girl Born at 10:11 on 12/13/14

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/14/14 | Comments (0)

Anyone born this past Saturday has the benefit of having a very memorable birthday: 12/13/14. But one lucky Ohio baby took the cosmic numerology one-step furth...

   
 

UN Security Council Condemns Attack On Israeli Embassy ...

Article by AFP | Published 12/13/14 | Comments (0)

UN security council condemns attack on Israeli embassy in Athens UNITED NATIONS, United States — The UN Security Council on Saturday condemned the nigh...

   
 

Biden, Kerry Give Netanyahu Campaign Much Material To W...

Article by Herb Keinon | Published 12/13/14 | Comments (0)

 With the election campaign now officially under way, the state of US-Israel relations will be a major issue. When the country’s election campaign ...

   
 

Senate OKs Spending Bill

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/13/14 | Comments (0)

Washington - The U.S. Senate passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill that will fund the government through September, approving it in an unusual Saturday evening...

   
 

Congress Passes Resolution Denouncing Use Of Human Shie...

Article by JTA | Published 12/13/14 | Comments (0)

House and Senate okay motion condemning Hamas, lauding Israel for going to ‘extraordinary lengths’ to protect civilians Congress passed a resoluti...

   
 

Orthodox Jews Back Muslim Head Scarfs At Supreme Court ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/13/14 | Comments (0)

Seven national groups file brief in US top court supporting woman’s right to wear religious garb Seven national Orthodox Jewish groups filed a Supreme C...

   
 

Missouri Prosecutor Releases More Evidence From Ferguso...

Article by Reuters | Published 12/13/14 | Comments (0)

A Missouri prosecutor on Saturday made public two dozen documents related to the investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown, a black teenager killed by ...

   
 

Attorney General Won't Force New York Times Report...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/13/14 | Comments (0)

Attorney General Eric Holder has decided against forcing a reporter for the New York Times to reveal the identity of a confidential source, according to a sen...

   
 

In Talks With Netanyahu, Kerry Will Seek To Defuse Tens...

Article by Reuters | Published 12/13/14 | Comments (0)

Bogota - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday the United States was seeking to defuse tensions over proposed U.N. resolutions to end the Israeli-...

   
 

Senate Passes Short-Term Spending Bill

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/13/14 | Comments (0)

Washington  -- The Senate passed a short-term spending bill that will fund the government through Wednesday, averting a shutdown while the chamber debate...

   
 

25,000 Join Sharpton At DC Protest Against NYPD Outside...

Article by AP | Published 12/13/14 | Comments (0)

Thousands of protesters marched across the country Saturday — past the White House in the nation’s capital, along iconic Fifth Avenue in New York ...

   
 

Like Low Gas Prices? So Does the Station Owner

Article by AP | Published 12/12/14 | Comments (0)

So you think you are finally getting one over on the gas stations as you pay well under $3 a gallon for the first time in four years? Guess again. Gas statio...

   
 

Torture Report Pits Senator Vs. CIA Chief Yet Again

Article by AP | Published 12/12/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON -- Their disputes over who spied on whom and censoring the Senate's scathing torture report are history. But the personal feud between Sen. Di...

   
 

Joe Biden: 'I'll Kill Your Son'

Article by Oilvia Nuzzi | Published 12/12/14 | Comments (0)

In a speech Wednesday, the vice president recalled a moment from childhood when he ‘smashed [the] head’ of local bully—and then threatened t...

   
 

Drug Addict Found Not Guilty for Setting 12 Mezuzot on ...

Article by Shiryn Ghermazian | Published 12/12/14 | Comments (0)

A jury on Wednesday found a Brooklyn drug addict not guilty for setting a dozen mezuzot on fire inside two Williamsburg-based, Orthodox Jewish apartment build...

   
 

Punditry With Prudence

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 12/12/14 | Comments (0)

“According to you,” a reader wrote me privately about a recent column that appeared in this space, “we can’t make any conclusions, becau...

   
 

Teen Gives $5,000 From Bar Mitzvah to a Sick Friend

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/12/14 | Comments (0)

In western Pennsylvania, a 13-year-old exemplifies what generosity and Jewish values are all about Jesse Kaufman was approaching his bar mitzvah this past Augu...

   
 

Obama Push Leaves 136 Prisoners Held at Guantanamo

Article by AP | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

President Barack Obama is driving a new push to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center despite congressional opposition. A dozen prisoners recently transfer...

   
 

Wiesenthal Center Working With European Parliamentarian...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

One of America’s premier Jewish advocacy groups is urging European parliamentarians to pass a resolution condemning the charter of the Islamist Hamas or...

   
 

Congress Narrowly Averts Government Shutdown

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

Washington -- 9:57 p.m. update: Congress narrowly averted a government shutdown that was slated to take effect at midnight. The House approved a $1.1 trillion...

   
 

Meet The Men From Montana Who Are Completing Rambam...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

Tens of thousands to mark milestone of three-year and annual cycles on Sunday In one of the country’s smallest Jewish communities—in a breathtakin...

   
 

Google News To Shut Down In Spain Following New Copyrig...

Article by Owen Williams | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

A new copyright law in Spain is forcing Google to close the doors on its news product. In a post on the Google Europe blog today, the company wrote that it&rs...

   
 

State Dept.: Public Has to 'Trust the IAEA' o...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

Despite a UN report that Iran had been caught breaching international sanctions by acquiring materials for its Arak nuclear facility, a State Dep...

   
 

ZOA Asks Scholastic To Address Omission Of Israel From ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) wrote a letter to Scholastic, the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, that...

   
 

Emotional Zikaron for Harav Mosheh Twersky, H'yd, ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

Klal Yisroel is still reeling from the recent tragedy which took the lives of four Kedoshim in Har Nof. Yeshivas Toras Moshe in particular was cast into mournin...

   
 

CIA Chief Challenges Senate Torture Report

Article by AP | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

Washington - CIA Director John Brennan, responding to the Senate torture report, acknowledged Thursday in a rare televised news conference that “abhorre...

   
 

Stocks Close Off Session Highs as Oil Continues Slide

Article by Matthew Rocco | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

Stocks bounced back from Wednesday’s sharp selloff, resulting in a triple-digit gain for the Dow, as the latest reading on retail sales brightened the m...

   
 

Never Too Late to Learn: 85-Year-Old Immersed in Study ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

Shlomo Lichtenberg is doing something he always wanted, and now has the time, to do The halls of the Mayanot Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem buzz with...

   
 

California Storm Knocks Out Power, Delays Flights

Article by AP | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

SAN FRANCISCO — A powerful storm churned through Northern California Thursday, knocking out power to tens of thousands and delaying commuters while soak...

   
 

Orthodox Union Urges SCOTUS to Overturn Decision Permit...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America has called upon the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a decision from a lower court requiring applicants fo...

   
 

A Note from the Editor of AMI Magazine

Article by Yitzchok Frankfurter | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

Last night it came to my attention that in this week's edition of Ami Magazine there is a banner ad for Yaffed, an organization with a mission to change th...

   
 

Relatives Of Calvin Peters Discuss Hours Leading Up To ...

Article by Mitch Stern | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

Long Island, NY – Gayle Peters, the wife of Calvin Peters – who stabbed a rabbinical student in the head and was shot by police on Tuesday –...

   
 

$10,000 For Your Shidduch

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

A new grant from philanthropist Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz will pay $10,000 for a successful Shidduch match. But, there's a catch. A new Shidduch grant progra...

   
 

House GOP Confident Of Finishing Spending Measure

Article by AP | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON — House Republicans pressed ahead with a $1.1 trillion government-wide spending bill Thursday despite genuine anger among Democrats whose vot...

   
 

Torah or Menorah?

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

To learn or not to learn? That is the question. Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind of halacha to light the Chanukah licht at home thus leaving seder early...

   
 

ISIS Selling James Foley's Body for $1 Million

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

'Islamic State' terror group hits new lows, seeking to cash in on the gruesome beheading of US journalist killed in August. The Islamic State terrori...

   
 

Lawyers Develop Mobile App For Motorists 'Driving ...

Article by AP | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

Portland, OR - Though the developers of the soon-to-be released “Driving While Black” smartphone application want motorists to download their prod...

   
 

Walker Says 'Molotov' in Hanukkah Letter Was ...

Article by AP | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday that he doesn't remember sending a letter about a menorah that is signed, "Thank you and Molotov." "...

   
 

UN Officials Demand Prosecutions For US Torture

Article by AP | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

GENEVA  — All senior U.S. officials and CIA agents who authorized or carried out torture like waterboarding as part of former President George W. B...

   
 

Car Jumps Curb Near Empire State Building; 7 Hurt

Article by AP | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

Police say a car has jumped a curb near the Empire State Building, injuring seven people, including five pedestrians. It happened at about 10 p.m. Wednesday in...

   
 

Dick Cheney: Senate CIA Report Full of [Baloney]

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

Former Vice President Dick Cheney defended the Bush administration’s actions a day after the Senate Intelligence Committee report blasted the CIA for wh...

   
 

Yemen's al-Qaida Blames Obama For Hostage Deaths

Article by AP | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A top al-Qaida leader in Yemen on Thursday blamed U.S. President Barack Obama for the recent deaths of two hostages, an American and...

   
 

Statement of Agudath Israel of America on Polish Ruling...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/10/14 | Comments (0)

 Agudath Israel of America, a national Orthodox Jewish organization, hails the decision of the Polish Constitutional Tribunal to overrule the country'...

   
 

An Urgent Plea from Rav Shmuel Kamenetsky, Rav Aaron Fe...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 12/10/14 | Comments (0)

At the request of the Novominsker Rebbe, Shlita, on behalf of Rav Shmuel Kamenetsky, Shlita, Rav Aaron Feldman, Shlita, and himself, we are circulating the let...

   
 

Bachur Alert After Knifing Attack at Chabad Headquarter...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/10/14 | Comments (0)

Daylong medical tests followed the brutal stabbing Tuesday morning in Brooklyn, N.Y. Levi Yitzchak Rosenblatt, the rabbinical student who was wounded early Tue...

   
 

81st Annual Dinner of Ner Israel Rabbinical College Hon...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Elchonon Oberstei... | Published 12/10/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 10 - On Sunday, December 7, a capacity crowd paid tribute to three exemplary talmidim of Ner Yisrael. Each of them is an example of the imp...

   
 

Facts That Seem To Be Missing From All These Shooting S...

Article by Allen West | Published 12/10/14 | Comments (0)

I’ve been watching all the commentary and punditry surrounding these recent police shootings in the news. Folks are coming up with curt slogans and railin...