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(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) Israel’s transportation minister, Yisrael Katz, announced on Wednesday that a new train station set to be built adjacent to Jerusalem’s Western Wall will be named after President Trump in honor of his decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital as well as move the US embassy from Tel...
(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...
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...
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...
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,...
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....
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....
Jared Kushner visited the family of an Israel border policewoman stabbed to death by a Palestinian terrorist following his arrival in Israel. Kusher, a senior advisor to President Donald Trump as well as the president’s Jewish son-in-law, arrived in Israel on Wednesday to lead the Trump administration’s push for restarted...
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...
The three oldest Trump children a meeting up for a family vacation in Aspen this weekend, similar to the ski trip they took in 2015 with their spouses and children just months after their father Donald Trump announced his run for the presidency. Don Jr., Ivanka, and Eric will not...
The leadership of J Street, the liberal American Jewish Middle East policy group, met with David Friedman, the U.S. ambassador to Israel who before his nomination had derided the group as worse than Nazi collaborators. “We appreciate the willingness of Ambassador Friedman to meet members of Congress under the auspices...


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