Irene Falls Short of Doomsday Predictions

From North Carolina to New Jersey, Hurricane Irene appeared to have fallen short of the doomsday predictions. But with rivers still rising, and roads...

Irene Downgraded to Tropical Storm as it Moves Over NYC

Hurricane Irene was downgraded to a tropical storm as its center moved across New York City, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center (NHC) said today...

Hurricane Irene: Videos, Photos

Matzav.com Hurricane Coverage: As Hurricane Irene wreaks havoc on the Northeast, Matzav.com, in its leading online coverage, has put together numerous video links...

Glenn Beck Says Hurricane is a Blessing

Matzav.com Hurricane Coverage: Talk show host Glenn Beck has called Hurricane Irene a 'blessing from God', arguing the fatal storm would teach people to...

Con Ed Brings Crews From Across Nation To Repair Damage In NYC

Matzav.com Hurricane Coverage: Con Edison considered cutting off power to 6,500 customers in lower Manhattan because it would make the eventual repairs from Hurricane...

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Sends 2,000 National Guard Soldiers to New York City

Matzav.com Hurricane Coverage: Late Shabbos afternoon, NY Gov. Cuomo visited the 69th Regiment Armory on Lexington Ave. between 25th and 26th streets to announce...

Challenges in Predicting the Intensity of Storms

Matzav.com Hurricane Coverage: Irene may be the first hurricane to hit the East Coast in several years, but in one respect it is like...

Gathering this Morning at Rav Pam’s Kever for Yahrtzeit

Please note that the gathering has been postponed to tomorrow due to flooding. Today, the tenth yahrtzeit of the unforgettable rosh yeshiva and rebbi, Rav...

Rav Avrohom Yaakov Hakohen Pam zt”l, On His Tenth Yahrtzeit, Today

By Rabbi Nosson Scherman About ten years ago, a highly regarded family was sitting shivah. One of those sitting was an elderly Reform rabbi,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 28 Av

Rav Naftali Tzvi Yehuda Berlin, the Netziv, (1817-1893). He was born in Mir, the son-in-law of Rav Isaac, son of Rav Chaim of Volozhin...