Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 30 Shevat

-Rav Moshe of Zaloshin, author of Mishpat Tzedek, Tikkun Shabbos, and Geulas Yisrael (1788-1831). In 1815, he was appointed leader of the chassidic community...

Official Proclamation Misspells Gillibrand’s Name

Gov. David Paterson's official proclamation announcing his appointment of Kirsten Gillibrand as the state's new U.S. Senator briefly misspelled her name. The proclamation sent...

Rav Avrohom Kahaneman zt”l

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rav Avrohom Kahaneman zt"l, longtime nosi of the Ponovezh Yeshiva in Bnei Brak...

Tehillim to Be Recited at Opening of 18th Knesset Tomorrow

At the opening of the 18th Knesset tomorrow, there will be only one new chareidi MK, Rabbi Eliezer Mozes of Yahadus HaTorah-UTJ. At tomorrow's...

L Train to Be Computer Controlled Starting Tomorrow

Starting tomorrow, L line trains will be fully controlled by a computerized signal system. Motormen working the Brooklyn-Manhattan line will remain on board and...

Miracle in Meah Shearim: Talmud Torah Wall Collapses, No One Injured

A wall in the building of the Meah Shearim Talmud Torah collapsed this morning and miraculously no one was injured. The wall was in...

Manischewitz Schmura Matzo Run Today in World’s Largest Matzo Oven

Matzav.com has learned that the Manischewitz Schmura Matzo Run will take place today, marking the production of matzo at the company's new state-of-the-art matzo...

Shoes – Four of Them – Thrown at IDF Officer During Speech

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators threw shoes at an Israeli reserves officer while giving a speech on the Israel Defense Forces' operation in the Gaza Strip in...

Kentucky Sen.: Justice Ginsberg Likely Will Be Dead In 9 Months

Republican Sen. Jim Bunning of Kentucky predicted over the weekend that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg would likely be dead from pancreatic...

Law of Return to Refocus on Jews

Spurred by concerns over the acceptance of hundreds of thousands of non-Jews as citizens of Israel over the course of Israel's 60-year history, Interior...