Shnorrer Makes $50,000 a Year

For one homeless Australian man who considers begging for money a full-time job, the long hours on the street have landed him a middle-class...

A Reader Writes: When It Comes to Halacha, We Have a Right to Take...

Dear Editor, Much discussion has taken place here on Matzav.com about whether one has a right to take umbrage with someone else ignoring halacha and...

Osem Continues Expansion in Worldwide Kosher Sales

Osem continues its worldwide expansion with special emphasis on the kosher market. Israel's largest manufacturer of instant soups and prepared salads has announced a...

Opinion: Bedtime

By Yochanan Gordon While I am beginning to write this article, my son Nison who is in the room just to the right of me,...

Unlicensed Broker Suspected of Conning Dozens of Chareidi Investors

The Israeli Securities Exchange Authority recently handed over to the State Prosecutor's Office the investigation file on Ilan Morgan, who is suspected of concealing...

Animals Biting Through Caskets, Disturbing Niftarim at Tri-State Cemeteries

Earlier this month, a number of Chevrei Kadisha in the tri-state area met to discuss a wide-ranging problem that is of great concern. Various...

NYC Dems Spar over Money in Mayoral Debate

Two Democrats competing in a primary to face New York City's billionaire incumbent mayor didn't tussle over issues in their first official debate, but...

Barak: Israel Wants Shalit Home, But Not at Any Cost

Defense Minister Ehud Barak said yesterday that while Israel was committed to seeing the release of abducted Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit, it...

Israeli Researcher Finds Natural Cure for Insomnia

Traditional sleeping pills have many side effects. Now an Israeli company is introducing a new drug that works with the body's natural processes to...

Opinion: “Modernizing” Judaism

By Yisroel Feldman, Novato, Ca. Matzav.com On August 12, Matzav posted a feature titled "Conservative Rabbi Says Georgia's Kosher Law is Unconstitutional Because it Favors the...