Monsey Kapparos Organizer Defends Yiddishe Practice

The Journal News reports: Moshe Lefkowitz has been conducting the kapparot ceremony for ultra-Orthodox Jews for more than 30 years. So he can't understand...

Spain Bans Israelis from Solar Contest

Spain's Housing Ministry says it has disqualified a group of Israeli academics from a solar power design competition because their university is in the...

Indonesian Woman Gives Birth to 19.2 Pound Boy

An Indonesian woman has given birth to a 19.2-pound baby boy, the heaviest newborn ever recorded in the country, a doctor said yesterday. The...

What Hostess Gift Do You Like Best?

By A Mother in Israel My husband and I host guests regularly and have received our share of appreciative gifts. I do not invite guests...

Opinion: Opinions, Opinions, Opinions

By Yochanan Gordon for Matzav.com There is a famous adage which goes, "Everyone is entitled to their opinions." In fact, any thinking person has opinions...

Neo-Nazis Set to March this Shabbos at Shomrei Emunah in Boro Park

Matzav.com has learned that a group of Neo-Nazis, under the auspices of theĀ infamous hater and bigot, Frederick Waldron Phelps, Sr., better known as Fred...

Video: Thousands to Attend ‘Stand for Freedom in Iran’ Rally Today at the United...

Thousands of Americans will stand for human rights and freedom today at the "Stand for Freedom in Iran Rally" today at the United...

Esrog Pardeisim Suffered from Cold Winter; Rav Ovadiah Yosef Chooses His Daled Minim

Tuesday evening, Rav Ovadiah Yosef chose his Daled Minim for the upcoming Yom Tov of Sukkos, selecting an esrog from the Esrogei Ha'avos orchard...

4 Police Officers Shot in Lakewood Overnight

Gunfire erupted as a police tactical squad executed a no-knock search warrant at 1154 Mackenzie Court in Lakewood, NJ, early this morning, leaving four...

Ahmadinejad Rails Against U.S., Israel at the UN; Nations Walk Out

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad opened his mouth at the United Nations and the United States walked out. While seeming to offer an olive branch...