A Wedding Speech: Rav Chatzkel’s Remarks at the Chasunah of Rav Dovid Kviat

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Translator's note: Over 63 years ago, Reb Chatzkel Levenstein, zt'l, the mashgiach of the Mirrer Yeshiva in Shanghai and of the...

Rov of Kosel Attacked After Meeting With Rav Elyashiv

The rov of the Kosel, Rav Shmuel Rabinovich, was attacked yesterday upon exiting the home of the posek hador, Rav Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, in Meah...

Gap’s 1st Israel Store to Open Monday

Gap's first store in Israel, which will open Monday on Yerushalayim's Rechov Mamilla, will offer at least 20,000 items for sale and will include...

Rabbi Ephraim Simon’s Kidney Donation Inspires Community

When the opportunity arose for Rabbi Ephraim Simon to potentially risk his life in the preservation of another's, he paused. He wanted to give...

Lifting of PRV Age Restriction Passes Second Hearing, Cunliffe Goes Berserk

A Matzav report: The Pine River Village senior citizen development in Lakewood, NJ, is one step closer to being partially rezoned after the proposal...

Rabbonim’s Pictures in Lod Put End to Public Urination

The Lod religious council has come up with an original solution to stop the indecent act of residents urinating on one of the walls...

457,000 Vehicle Sales Generated By Cash for Clunkers

The Obama administration will end the popular $3 billion Cash for Clunkers program on Monday, giving car shoppers a few more days to take...

“Eluuul” Zeman is Here: Make the Most of It

All the baalei mussar discuss learning "b'retzifus," meaning without interruption. Not because of the few moments of batala when you take your break and...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 1-2 Elul

Yahrtzeits - 1 Elul Rav Dovid Hanaggid ben Avrohom ben Rambam (1224 or 1233-1300). Rav David lived in Eretz Yisrael for a number of...

Bloomberg Proposes New Campaign Rules that Wouldn’t Apply to Him

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg yesterday proposed new campaign finance rules that would apply to nearly every candidate - except himself. As a...