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Selling the Talmud as a Business Guide

Newsweek reports: Jewish visitors to China often receive a snap greeting when they reveal their religion: "Very smart, very clever, and very good at...

Cities of the Future: Beit Shemesh, Yavneh and Chadera

The new real estate map of Israel is changing. The real estate market is responding to price increases by heading out to peripheral areas,...

Audio: The Unforgettable Rabbi David B. Hollander zt”l, On His Second Yahrtzeit, Today

Today, 24 Teves, is the second yahrtzeit of Rabbi David B. Hollander. Rabbi Hollander was the spiritual leader of the Hebrew Alliance-F.R.E.E. of...

Revealed: NYC Sanitation Workers Targeted Boro Park

There was a method to their madness. The selfish Sanitation bosses who sabotaged the blizzard cleanup to fire a salvo at City Hall targeted...

Traffic Alert for Those Traveling to and from Lakewood

Matzav.com wishes to advise anyone traveling to and from Lakewood, NJ, for Shabbos to avoid driving on Route 9, as miles of the highway...

Oorah and Leading Law Enforcement Officials Exchange Words of Praise

Jefferson, NY--Oorah's camp directors and senior staff met with Schoharie and Delaware Counties' Top Law Enforcement officials yesterday as Oorah paid formal tribute to local and...

Rav Eliyahu Eliezer Dessler zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today, 24 Teves

By Yonason Rosenblum Rav Eliyahu Eliezer Dessler, whose yahrtzeit is today, 24 Teves, is best known as the author of MichtavMe'Eliyahu, the most influential and...

Snowed-In NY Residents Complain Over Parking Tickets

As if the blizzard wasn't enough, now some New Yorkers are being forced to pay for it. Police in one Westchester community have started...

Times Square Ball Takes a Test Drop, Snow Cleared for New Year’s Eve

The 12-foot wide, nearly 12,000-thousand pound New Year's Eve Ball took a practice drop on Thursday in advance of tonight's  New Year's Eve celebrations...

Video: The Shmuz On Parshas Va’eirah

Rav Bentzion Shafier has impacted thousands of people with his talks and lectures, and especially with his innovative "Shmuz," a mussar shmuess that draws...