Report: Forcing Costumes on Babies Can Ruin Purim

Purim is a happy and joyous occasion for Jews, but forcing babies and small children to masquerade in unwanted costumes can cause them trauma,...

The Danger of ‘Purim’ Fireworks and Explosives

Matzav.com would like to remind all readers of the dangers of dangerous fireworks and explosives often purchased by children and teens before Purim. To...

Toyota President Akio Toyoda: ‘I’m Deeply Sorry’

Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda apologized today to Congress - and millions of American Toyota owners - for safety lapses that led to deaths and...

Updated: Tragedy in South Fallsburg, Hayeled Avrohom Gershon Tress

3:07 p.m. We have just been informed that a child has been run over by a car outside of Yeshiva Gedolah Zichron Moshe...

Beit Shemesh Mayor Gets Bullet in Mail Over Proposed Chareidi-Only Classrooms

The Israeli Education Ministry has sent a warning letter to Beit Shemesh Mayor Moshe Abutbul following his announcement of opening four classes for chareidi...

Poll: New Yorkers Want Wine Sold in Grocery Stores

The wine war is heating up again, with the latest poll showing a majority of New Yorkers support selling wine in supermarkets and liquor...

Shatnez Alert: Hong Kong Custom Tailors

Hong Kong custom tailors often reassure their Jewish clientele that they are familiar with shatnez and that their suits are free of shatnez. Can...

The Matzav Rant: What’s Worse Than Smashing Computers for Public Display?

By Shmuel Miskin What's worse than publically destroying a computer for so-called hashkafic reasons and having a video of the charade posted on You Tube? In...

APP Editorial: Lakewood’s New “Muster Zone” Sanctions Illegal Immigration

The following editorial appeared in yesterday's Asbury Park Press: The Lakewood Township Committee's latest plan to relocate the "muster zone" - the area on...

RCA Considering Kicking Out Avi Weiss

According to a source in a Jewish Week report, the Rabbinical Council of America is considering expelling Avi Weiss for giving semicha to a...