Are Lulavs to Thank for Cubs’ World Series?

After 70 seasons, the Chicago Cubs’ World Series appearance seems almost too improbable to believe; especially given the team’s long tradition of dramatic late-season collapses. But now that the team is actually favored to win the series against the Cleveland Indians—their first-game rout notwithstanding—it’s no surprise that fans are beginning to think of supernatural forces.

Christie Aide in Bridgegate Testimony: Rabbi Annoying

A former aide to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who was charged with conspiracy in the scandal involving a lane closure on the George Washington Bridge to create traffic jams, trashed Rutgers University Rabbi Mendy Carlebach during her testimony in Federal court, calling him “annoying.”

400 Rabbis Slam Lieberman Support for 2-State Solution

The Rabbinical Congress for Peace (RCP), which comprises over 400 rabbis from all over Israel, has sharply criticized Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman for declaring that he supports a two state solution and is even willing to “be the first investors in the rehabilitation of the Gaza Strip,” and “the first to invest in a maritime trading port, an airport and an industrial zone.”