A Reader Writes: A Look at Pressure in Girls Schools

Dear Matzav.com Editor, Thank you for making Matzav.com a place that helps us grow as Yidden by highlighting what is important and explaining why it...

Academy Seeking Hebrew Names for Uranus and Neptune

For more than 1,000 years, when Hebrew speakers looked at the sky, they saw five planets - Hama (Mercury), Noga (Venus), Maadim (Mars), Tsedek...

Opinion: Shidduch Crisis? Don’t Look to the Age Gap

What is one supposed to do when there are pronouncements that are disconnected from logic and reality? Is he supposed to convince himself that...

Report: Secret Service Facing Big Dilemma in Protecting Obama

An internal congressional report questioning the ability of the Secret Service to continue fulfilling its duties has been leaked to the Boston Globe. The...

Rav Elyashiv: Do Not Take Money from IFCJ

 The posek hador, Rav Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, has stated that Yidden should not take money from the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (Keren...

Sesame Street Seeks Gaza Access

Big Bird and his pals are trying hard to get access to the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip to talk about peaceful conflict resolution and carry...

Knesset to Make Separate Exercise Rooms for Men and Women

The Knesset will approve a request for separate-gender hours in the Knesset's exercise room, according to a report by Arutz Shevah. Male and female MKs will...

Lieberman Won’t Join Obama at Dodd Fundraiser Because of Shabbos

When President Barack Obama visits Stamford, Connecticut tomorrow, he won't see Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., a resident and native of the city. Lieberman is...

Seasonal Ladybugs Swarm Lakewood and Other Locales

Ladybugs looking for shelter for their winter hibernation are swarming buildings and homes across New Jersey. Pest-control specialists even get bugged by the legions...

Gov. David Paterson Revives Call for Vote on Toeivah Marriage

New York State Gov. David Paterson said yesterday that he wants to put a bill to legalize toeivah marriage to a vote during a...