President Donald Trump said he was “proud to stand with the Jewish people” on Hanukkah. “Melania and I wish all of our Jewish brothers and sisters celebrating this meaningful holiday a happy and healthy eight nights in the company of those they love,” Trump said in a message Tuesday evening,...
(The Yeshiva World) In a recent Gallup Poll that was published on Thursday, U.S. voters ranked Israeli Prime Minister as the 9th most respected man in the world. Coming in first place was former U.S. President Barack Obama, with the current U.S. President Donald Trump coming in second ahead of...
(Jewish Breaking News) Lawmakers finalizing the proposed tax overhaul reportedly have removed a provision that had sent shivers through the graduate student and Jewish day school communities. The House version of the reform bill, which was drafted by the Republican leadership, had removed the qualified tuition credit. The credit exempts from...
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rep. Eliot Engel has become the first U.S. congressman to be featured on a postage stamp in Kosovo. Engel, a New York Democrat, may be the first Jewish member of Congress on a stamp, period. Bella Abzug helped inspire a 1999 stamp celebrating the women’s rights movement, but the...
Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaking to the General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America in Washington, D.C., Nov. 11, 2016. (Bob Jacob/Cleveland Jewish News) JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Genesis Prize Foundation awarded U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg its first lifetime achievement award. The foundation, which sponsors the annual $1...
Harry Maryles runs the blog "Emes Ve-Emunah" which focuses on current events and issues that effect the Jewish world in general and Orthodoxy in particular. It discuses  Orthodox Jewish thought on Halacha, Hashkafa, and the social issues of our time. In his latest post Maryles discusses the ins and outs...
Many liberals are trying to embrace Islam so much that they allowed a Muslim woman who supports Sharia Law to lead a woman’s protest. Woman’s protest leader Linda Sarsour and thinks women in Saudi Arabia have it better than in America and has said that she wishes ex-Muslims like Ayaan...
President Donald Trump's special representative for international negotiations, Jason Greenblatt,  received a blessing from Rabbi Gershon Edelstein, the Rosh Yeshiva of the Ponevezh Yeshiva. What a special way to end an important trip: blessing and insight of Rav Edlestein of Ponevezh, a father of the Israeli yeshiva world. pic.twitter.com/XEZBTy17P3 — Jason D....
Dressed up in the right outfit and with her makeup done a certain way, Mira Tzur says she gets stopped on the street by people who mistake her for Melania Trump. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5C_f1US_HmM] It’s easy to see why. Although their facial features are distinct, the two women share the same shiny brown hair,...
Jared Polis is already on to the next thing. That shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone who has looked at his resume. By the age of 25, he had founded three companies, which would shortly make him a multimillionaire. He then turned his focus to education, establishing two charter school systems to...
President Trump has appointed Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams as U.S. Surgeon General after asking for the resignation of former President Barack Obama’s appointee, Dr. Vivek H. Murthy. U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy stands up as he is acknowledged by Barack Obama Sylvia Trent-Adams, who was Deputy Surgeon General under Dr....
President Trump  held his first cabinet meeting on Monday afternoon and opened it with discussing the storm warning. He cancelled his meeting with German chancellor Angela Merkel due to the snowstorm. Trump also discussed health care and border security. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0Cq97EZaUI] Get OS News Live Updates  by email and never miss our top...
Jared Kushner, the Jewish son-in-law and adviser of President Donald Trump, has recently become the target of an “explosive” online campaign of anti-Semitism, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) said in a report Monday. According to the ADL, the campaign of anti-Semitism “has been driven by white supremacists and anti-Semites and has...
Delegation of 25 American officials are set to arrive in Israel today to lay the groundwork ahead of next month's visit to Israel by US President Donald Trump, who is expected to kick-start peace initiatives, and possibly address the Knesset.   Ynet News Reports:  A delegation of 25 American officials is set...
(Jewish Breaking News) President Trump awards the Medal of Valor to 12 Americans, which is the highest possible decoration for bravery by public safety officers. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kg2-MkP8qo8] The recipients include: Deputy Shaun Wallen, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department (California) — 11 years of service Corporal Rafael Ixco, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s...


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