NEWS Anger and Biting Criticism Dominate Reactions to New
Anger and Biting Criticism Dominate Reactions to New
Heavy snow closed down much of Yerushalayim on Tuesday, with
schools and chadorim shut in the city and the
surrounding area after some 20cm fell overnight and continued
into the morning. In yeshiva gedolah, almost all the
talmidim sleep in dormitories so they continued as
usual. Many yeshiva ketanohs also asked their
talmidim to sleep over so that learning can continue
Rav Michel Yehuda Lefkowitz: "Talmidim from Abroad
Currently in Eretz Yisroel Should Let Their Parents Know
Everyone Will be Safe."
by Yated Ne'eman Staff
The United States Supreme Court's refusal to hear an appeal of a federal Court of Appeals decision that New York State's 118-year-old "kosher law" is unconstitutional, is "disappointing and dangerous," according to Agudath Israel of America, and "a harbinger of harm to the unsuspecting consumer."On Statute Before High Court, Agudah Stands Apart
by Yated Ne'eman Staff
As the United States Supreme Court considers a constitutional challenge to a Texas law that prohibits acts considered immoral by the Torah and much of the American public, Agudath Israel of America, has filed a "friend of the court" brief.Analysis of Election Results Shows Declines Only Among Non- Chareidi Voterst
by N. Ze'evi
United Torah Jewry can certainly be pleased with its ability to retain its position while slightly increasing its overall number of votes. On the other hand, the party was not particularly successful in repeating its performance of the summer of 5759.Agudas Yisroel of America Holds Yarchei Kallah in Jerusalem
by Betzalel Kahn
The impressive three-day Yarchei Kallah held by Agudas Yisroel of America in Jerusalem last week drew dramatic visits by HaRav Aharon Leib Steinman, HaRav Shmuel Auerbach, HaRav Michel Yehuda Lefkowitz, HaRav Nosson Tzvi Finkel, the Admor of Gur and the Admor of Sanz.New Clinic Increases Public Awareness of Anxiety Disorders
By Yonina Hall
My son is petrified to take the elevator. He will walk up 15
flights of stairs to avoid it.
My daughter talks freely with all of us at home. In
gan, however, they think she doesn't know how to
speak. Her teacher has never heard her voice.
My daughter talks freely with all of us at home. In gan, however, they think she doesn't know how to speak. Her teacher has never heard her voice.
by A. Broide
Splash! I watched the penguin's keeper toss a fish into their tank and they streaked after it like lightning. I stared through the tank's glass wall, enthralled at the way their feet beat in rhythm like the tail fin of a whale. Afterwards, when the aquatic athletes emerged and staggered about on dry land, I understood what it means for newcomers to live in Israel. But not only newcomers. Old time residents and seasoned Israelis also have a hard time shooting the rapids of modern life here.
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