Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Troubling Implications of the Government’s Recent Effort to Block Amicus Curiae Briefs in...

In an unusual move, the United States - by far the most frequent amicus curiae in the federal appellate courts - has sought to...

President’​s Foreign Intelligen​ce & Homeland Security Advisor Calls For Pollard’s Release

Lee H. Hamilton, a former U.S. Congressman from Indiana who served as Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee at the time of Jonathan Pollard's...

New Attacks Against Jews on Har Hazeisim

Visitors to Har Hazeisim were attacked by Arabs on Friday and on Motzoei Shabbos, according to eyewitness reports received by the International Committee for...

Gmail Glitch Deletes 150,000 Email Accounts

Thousands of Gmail users logged in on Sunday to find their account emails deleted. In what is currently being described as a Gmail glitch,...

Update: More RIF Soap Delivered to Misaskim

On January 25, 2011, Matzav.com reported that Nazi-era RIF soap was handed over to the Misaskim organization for burial. The incident received much attention as...

Frum Communities Vulnerable With Easy-to-Pick Shabbos Locks

By Marc Weber I have received a plethora of e-mail from concerned security officers and locksmiths throughout the world in both commercial and government sectors,...

Video, Photos: Rav Zalman Leib Teitelbaum Visits Home of Rav Malkiel Kotler Ahead of...

Rav Zalman Leib Teitelbaum of Satmar paid a special visit to Lakewood, NJ, yesterday to participate in and address an asifa for Asra...

As Fuel Price Soars, El Al Raises Fares

The soaring price of oil is driving up prices of fuel, including jet fuel for airlines. El Al Israel Airlines today announced that it...

Japan Update: Yaakov Yosef’s Hearing Concludes

The hearing held today  in the Tokyo High Court in the appeals case of Yaakov Yosef ben Raizel  concluded at 4:55 PM Tokyo time....

Ex-Finance Minister Pushing Five-Day Work Week in Israel

Israeli Cabinet Minister Silvan Shalom, who has headed both the Finance and Foreign Ministries, is promoting an official 5-day workweek; Sundays will be off. The...