Denmark to become next European country to ban Burqa veil

A large majority of lawmakers, including the opposition Social Democrats, has said it would vote for such a law, popularly ...
Read More

Watch: Evolution of Jewish music from the 9th century to today

Y-Studs A Cappella present evolution of Jewish music, spanning more than 1,000 years.

...
Read More

Avoiding all controversy, this year’s Nobel Peace Prize is an ironic footnote to the Obama period

The choice of a low-profile and ineffectual recipient is only testament to the prize's increasing irrelevance ...
Read More

Sukkot – the exteriors that teach about the interior

The symbols of Sukkot and what they teach us about Derech Eretz.

...
Read More

With a gun in one hand and a camera in the other

Meet the soldiers who document top-secret IDF activities. 'You can already see the results of the work on the ground.'

...
Read More

Nuclear disarmament group ICAN wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, a coalition of NGOs from one hundred countries, won the prize ...
Read More

Special prosecutor 'investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice' over Comey firing

Special prosecutor 'investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice' over Comey firingThe Special Counsel overseeing the probe into possible collusion between Donald Trump’s campaign and Moscow is said to now be investigating the President himself for possibly obstructing justice over the firing of former FBI Director James Comey. When Mr Comey appeared before a Senate committee last week, he confirmed that he had told Mr Trump on several instances that he was personally not under investigation.


Dem and GOP baseball managers announce game will go on, call for change in national ‘mood’

Dem and GOP baseball managers announce game will go on, call for change in national ‘mood’Barton and Doyle, the managers of the Republican and Democratic baseball teams, also said they added a fund for the families of fallen police officers to the list of charities the baseball game will benefit, to recognize the U.S. Capitol Police officers who saved lives Wednesday. Barton was on the field when a gunman shot and wounded Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Calif., and four others: a congressional staffer, a lobbyist and two police officers. Barton said it appeared the man identified as the shooter, James T. Hodgkinson, was motivated by political animosity toward Republicans. “Members are not looked at as people anymore, we’re kind of looked at — I don’t want to say as targets, but people think they can come to our town hall meetings and say just the most obnoxious things and think we won’t feel it personally,” Barton said.


Trump hands to Pentagon troop level decisions on Afghanistan

Trump hands to Pentagon troop level decisions on AfghanistanWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's decision to allow his Pentagon chief to set U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan won't mean an immediate infusion of troops but should improve management of the war effort, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday. Still missing: an overall Trump strategy for America's longest conflict.