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Egypt Foils Attack on Kever of Rav Yaakov Abuchatzeira zt”l

Egyptian prosecutors arrested 25 Muslim extremists suspected of forming a new group that planned to carry out terrorist attacks in the country, including at...

Family Link Found Between Obama and Scott Brown: 10th Cousins

President Obama has found another long-lost cousin: Scott Brown, the Republican state senator from Massachusetts who won the Senate seat long held by the...

Celebrating a Milestone: 42,000 Brisos

The Bris Yosef Yitzchok organization had good reason to celebrate their accomplishments, as they reached 42,000 bris milahs that they have performed on Yidden...

Eight Weeks to Pesach, Hotel Business Worth Nearly $100 Million

With just about nine weeks to go, organizers of Pesach programs throughout the world are betting that the slight boost in the economy will...

Hundreds Attend Liberow Shloshim in Flatbush

Over three hundred people filled the Merkaz Hasimcha Hall in Flatbush to pay tribute to Avraham Dovid Liberow z"l, who's neshama was taken last...

Tonight: Torah Academy for Girls Annual Dinner Dedicated in Memory of Rav Moshe Weitman...

The Torah Academy for Girls (TAG) family will gather tonight at The Sands in the Five Towns for a memorable event as it dedicates...

Today: Kollel Beth Medrosh of Monsey to Celebrate Opening of New Building, Rav Shmuel...

Kollel Beth Medrosh of Monsey, one of the oldest kollelim in Monsey led by Rav Tzvi Elimelech Waxman (seen in photo), will be opening...

Amount of Lines that Invalidate a Document – Bava Basra 163

The Gemora asks: And how much is the space that disqualifies a document? Rav Yitzchak ben Elozar said: As much space as would be required...

Paslus in a shtar and s’chach – Bava Basra 162

Last Line of the Contract Rabbi Yochanan says that a contract must review its content in the last line, and Rav Amram explained that this...

Yerushalayim’s First Light Rail is Test Case in Palestinian Boycott Campaign

The Canadian Press reports: Yerushalayim's first light rail starts test runs this spring, with its sleek silver cars gliding across the city and promising...