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Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 5-6-7 Sivan

Yahrtzeits - 5 Sivan -Rav Ze'ev Wolf of Zhitomer, the Ohr Hameir (1797) -Rav Chaim Yaakov Safran, Kamorna Admor -Rav Eliyahu of Ziditchov (1875) -Rav Uri Shraga Kellerman,...

Readers’ Matzav: Learn for My Brother Kivi

Dear Matzav Editor, My brother Kivi (Akiva Shamai ben Ahava Rivka) has been in a coma (PVS) now for six years. His accident occured during...

Reb Sholom Mordechai’s Trial On Hold Until Friday

Reb Sholom Mordechai ben Rivka Rubashkin's current child labor trial will resume on Friday, because of health reasons and the Yom Tov of Shavuos....

Brooklyn’s Oldest Shul, Led by Rav Yehoshua Fishman, Celebrates 141st Birthday

The oldest Orthodox shul in all of Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island - one of the few remnants of the non-chassidishe Jewish community that...

Audio: Rav Belsky’s 20-Minute Overview on the Recent Fish Tumult

Rav Yisroel Belsky, rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva Torah Vodaas and one of the leading halachic authorities of our times, possesses vast Torah knowledge...

UTJ Won’t Attend Gov’t Vote on Kevorim, Protest Damages Estimated at NIS 1 Million

United Torah Judaism has decided that the party's Knesset members will not attend the weekly government no-confidence vote in protest against the decision to...

A Holy Man; A Holy Nation

By S. Friedman For this column I am simply retelling an incredible story that I was zoche to hear from Rav Simcha Bunim Cohen shlit"a,...

The Silver Lining of the Rubashkin Saga

By Rabbi Pesach Lerner and Rabbi Dovid Eliezrie The tragedy that has been unfolding in America with the Rubashkin family has touched the hearts of...

Shavuos Night Learning at Beth Medrash Govoha

On the Yom Tov of Matan Torah, the Ir HaTorah rejoices. All night long, the streets of Lakewood are filled with people streaming to...