For the Love of Money

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz  Every year, as the months of Tammuz and Av approach, we are reminded of how far we are from where we...

Oceanside Mikvah: A Half Century In The Making

The effort behind establishing a mikvah in Oceanside, New York, began over 50 years ago. Located in a residential area, the neighbors at that...

Ohr Yehuda Tries to Shut Down Nesivos Moshe School

MK Rabbi Moshe Gafni, chairman of the Knesset Finance Committee, paid a visit on Friday to the Nesivos Moshe school in Ohr Yehuda to...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 11-12 Tammuz

Yahrtzeits - 11 Tammuz Rav Yitzchak Chiyus (1616). Rav in Prossnitz (Prostejov) and Prague. Author of Pnei Yitzchak (which sets Yoreh Deah to rhyme), Siach...

First Date 2.0: Groundbreaking ShidduchVision Project Aims to Ease Shidduch Crisis

JTA reports: A new effort based in Baltimore represents the latest attempt to address what is often described as a crisis of frum singles...

Jordan’s King Abdullah Names Teenage Son As Heir

Jordan's King Abdullah II named his eldest son as heir to the throne today, ending five years of speculation over his successor. Abdullah's move...

Israeli Grows World’s Longest Cucumber

Israeli Yitzchak Yazdanpana of Petach Tikvah has grown a three-foot, ten-inch long cucumber (46.5 inches) - setting the new world record for the Longest...

NY Senate Feud Hits Taxpayers as Dispute Drags On

Since New York's senators stopped passing legislation and started passing insults, they've cost taxpayers at least $94,400 for staying in Albany during their protracted...

Lakewood Mayor Visits Tent City for the Homeless

In a town where burgeoning development has turned farms into near artifacts, could there be room for one more? They already have the seed...

Audio: Rabbi Spero Speaks: Making Kinnos Meaningful to Us

In Touched by Their Tears: A Kinnos Companion, bestselling author and columnist Rabbi Yechiel Spero explains carefully selected Kinnos and illustrates their message...