Knesset Passes Law Giving Secular Workers A Shabbos Break

The Knesset gave final approval this week to a law letting Israeli employees request not to work on the weekly day of rest even...

California: Parents Charged With Torture Of Their 13 Children

An emaciated 17-year-old girl escaped a home in Perris, California, early Sunday morning where she had been held captive alongside her 12 brothers and...

Break for Drivers in Williamsburg

Williamsburg's car owners may soon be breathing easier. Community Board 1 members unanimously voted recently to relax alternate-side parking rules from four days a...

Boehner: I Couldn’t Sign Up for Obamacare

House Speaker John Boehner today tried to sign up for Obamacare through the health exchange for Washington, D.C but he couldn't obtain insurance. The...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 3 Av

Rav Shimshon of Astropolia, along with 10,000 Jews of Polana, died al kiddush Hashem, in the Chmielnicki massacres (1648). Rav Shimshon Bachrach of Nicholsburg, son...

Video: Harry Rothenberg On Parshas Korach

Attorney Harry Rothenberg offers a five-minute thought on the parsha disseminated by Partners in Torah and Project Inspire. Matzav.com presents his weekly devar Torah here. Click...

Alfie Evans, Sick British Toddler At The Center Of A Fierce Legal Battle, Has...

Alfie Evans, a terminally ill toddler whose medical case set off a high-profile legal battle and international debates about health care and parental rights,...

Supporters Of Missing Prime Minister Demand His Return From Saudi Arabia

When the prime minister's private jet touched down in Beirut early Thursday, Lebanon hoped it would bring an end to a crisis spurred by...

75% of Americans Identify as Christians, 2% as Jewish

About three in four Americans interviewed in 2014 name a Christian faith when asked for their religious preference, including 50% who are Protestants or...