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Hilchos Meah (100) Brachos

-Men, and boys who have reached the age of Chinuch (and according to a minority opinion, Women and girls) are obligated to make a...

125,500 Learning in Yeshivos and Kollelim in Eretz Yisroel

Eretz Yisroel's 2,000 yeshivas and kollelim boast a total of 125,500 students learning 20,790,000 hours during the course of the regular sedorim, according to...

Happy 100th to the 59th Street Bridge

Happy 100th Birthday to the Queensborough Bridge. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was on hand today to join in the first of a...

Shadchanus Fees Steadily Rising in Eretz Yisroel

Shadchanus in the chareidi sector have risen significantly in the last months, along with the overall increase in prices. The hike is predominately felt...

Report: Women Poskot Are Already Here

Chayuta Deutsch of Yediot Achronot reports: Recently, she was approached by one of her students in the Beit Midrash: The student was about to travel...

Cunliffe’s Back: Seeks to Run as Independent for Lakewood Committee

Charles Cunliffe, remember him? Well, while the partisan races for seats on the Township Committee in Lakewood, NJ, are uncontested for the primary election...

Chassidim Visit Kevorim, Sites in New England

Early in the morning on Sunday, May 15, coach buses pulled out of Williamsburg carrying a diverse group of chassidim and others heading north...

Polls Put Ahmadinejad in Lead

Reformist candidate Mehdi Karroubi has become the principal challenger to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Iran, a national poll of over 30,000 Iranians has found....

Chareidim Delay Plan to Open Yerushalayim Parking Lot On Shabbos

Yerushalayim Mayor Nir Barkat's plan to allow a public parking lot in the city to remain open on Shabbos was postponed by a week,...

Mother of Gilad Shalit to Participate in Israel Parade Today

Aviva Shalit, accompanied by her husband Noam Shalit, has made her first trip to the United States to march in the annual Salute to...