Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Seminary Selection Process

By Talmidah X It starts at the end of 11th grade, when in the midst of recuperating from SATs and APs and getting ready...

Finally: Missing Bronx Zoo Cobra Has Been Captured

Is this the end of the line for the missing Bronx Zoo cobra? Zoo officials summoned media to a mysterious briefing this afternoon, but...

Abu Sisi: I Know Nothing About Gilad Shalit

Palestinian engineer Dirar Abu Sisi today spoke for the first time since his disappearance in the Ukraine last month and denied having any information...

Fukushima 50: We Expect To Die

Workers at the disaster-stricken Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan say they expect to die from radiation sickness as a result of their efforts to...

Sweet Speech

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz This week, in Parshas Tazriah, we are introduced to the concept of tzora'as. We are all familiar with the often...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Havaros and Buying Ice Cream

Dear readers, I am always bothered that some people give the impression that to them, "havarah" during davening or otherwise, is something they can pick...

Video: Rav Sorotzkin Shares Chakirah On Zeicher L’Mikdosh

In the following video, Rav Yitzchok Sorotzkin, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivas Telshe and Mesivta of Lakewood, is seen addressing the Yom Iyun this...

A Few Days Left to the “Rubashkin Purim Contest”

A letter from Reb Sholom Mordechai Halevi Rubashkin to all Jewish children across the World: Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin, Otisville, NY "Sholom U'bracha" to you, Yiddishe Kinderlach...

Rachmastrivke Rebbe: Tsunami in Japan Result of Bochurim in Jail

Rav Dovid Twersky, the Rachmastrivka Rebbe of Eretz Yisroel, says that the recent tsunami in Japan, which has left thousands of people dead, was...

Video: Grimm First House GOP Lawmaker to Back Pollard Clemency

Rep. Michael Grimm became the first Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives to back the latest push for clemency for Jonathan Pollard. Grimm,...