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Loose Lips Sink Trump at the Helsinki Summit

This week’s summit meeting in Helsinki, Finland, between the president and Russian President Vladimir Putin, was widely judged to be a diplomatic setback for...

Anti- Trump FBI Conspirator Strzok Feigns Innocence

Much of what is now known about the pro-Clinton and anti-Trump bias which drove the FBI’s investigations into Hillary Clinton’s email server and the...

Examining The IG Report

The 568-page report released last week by Department of Justice Inspector General (IG) Michael Horowitz condemned former FBI Director Jim Comey for insubordination and...

G7 Ends in Clash Between Trump and Canada’s Trudeau

Since 1976, the US president has met annually with the heads of America’s most important allies and trading partners. For a while, the group...

Senator Simcha Felder Wielding The “Power Of 32” In Albany- Based...

After six years representing the most densely Orthodox populated district in New York State, Brooklyn’s Simcha Felder finds himself wielding the deciding vote in...

Israel-Iran Confrontation Over Syria Escalating

In the wake of Iran’s renewed efforts to turn Syria into a base to attack Israel, the dark clouds of war developing over the...

Expect Tougher National Security Policies

President Trump’s selection of veteran diplomat and outspoken conservative John Bolton to replace General H.R. McMasters as his national security advisor is a signal...

Trump to Meet North Korean Leader

Donald Trump has accepted a surprise invitation from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for an unprecedented face-to-face meeting, which Trump has said will...

Trump’s First Year

Trump Hitting His Stride After First Year in Office Donald Trump’s tenure in the White House got off to a rocky start. That should not...

Encounter at the Mayo Clinic

I looked out the window from the eleventh floor of the Mayo Clinic and I was certain that I was dreaming. After all, anything...

5777 – Year in Review

Another year Another din A year we prayed And hoped to win A year in which The words we said When Unesaneh Tokef was read What will be swirling In my head? Who with...

Behind Trump’s Surprise Deal with Schumer and Pelosi

President Donald Trump’s unexpected willingness to cut a short-term deal with congressional Democrats over the objections of Republican congressional leaders last week has roiled...

Empowering Children to Be Children and Families to Function as Families...

Thousands in Lakewood Pay Tribute to Chai Lifeline at Annual Dinner   “Someone asked me, ‘What does Chai Lifeline do for you?’ I answered, ‘What...

Kushner & Greenblatt Meet Netanyahu And Abbas

Prime Minister Netanyahu met with Jared Kushner in Yerushalayim last week to try and lay the groundwork for peace negotiations which broke down three...

Rubashkin Update- Part 2: Motion To Recuse Exposes Conflicts Of Interest

Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin has been sitting behind bars for eight and a half years. His ongoing quest for justice, supported by over a 107...

FBI Head Verifies Probe of Election Collusion with Russia

FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Mike Rogers testified during a rare public hearing by the House Select Intelligence Committee in an effort...

New York City Renews Attack On Metzitzah B’peh

New York City has again begun attacking the age-old practice of metzitzah b’peh (“mbp”). First, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (“DOH”) issued...

First Jewish State Official In USA

Rebuilding The Family Fortune Francis Salvador was born in London where a thriving Sefardi community had developed since English leader Oliver Cromwell allowed Jews to...

Trump Pushes Ahead With Agenda

Before the battle began over President Trump’s Supreme Court pick, Democrats, aided by the mainstream media concentrated their efforts to discredit the legitimacy of...

The Rabbi at the Inauguration

A few weeks ago, incoming President Donald Trump announced that he had chosen Rabbi Marvin (Moshe Chaim) Hier of Los Angeles, founder and president...