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Shofar Blowers Break World Record In Whippany, With 1,043 People

Monday September 22, 2014 9:08 PM

shofar-blowers-break-world-record-in-whippany-with-1043-peopleMore than 1,000 people blew their way into the history books on Sunday in Whippany, setting a new record for the (more…)

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Agudath Israel Leader Relays Jewish Community Perspective on Education at Prestigious Washington, DC, Conference

Monday September 22, 2014 8:41 PM

zwiebelBy Shimmy Blum

Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel, executive vice president of Agudath Israel of America, featured prominently at the U.S. (more…)

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Words of Poignant Inspiration for New Year at 25th Agudath Israel Yom Iyun

Monday September 22, 2014 8:07 PM

rav-yisroel-reismanBy Shimmy Blum

On Sunday evening, alef selichos, Congregation Bais Torah U’Tefilla in Passaic hosted an overflow crowd of men (more…)

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Video: 36-Year Old NYPD Clergy Liaison Hershi Pfeiffer (Yaakov Tzvi ben Chana) of Bayswater Stabbed in Brooklyn Heights

Monday September 22, 2014 6:33 PM
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Kvittlach Cleaned from Kosel

Monday September 22, 2014 5:36 PM

rav-shmuel-rabinovitchIn preparation for Rosh Hashanah, workers cleaned out millions of old kvittlach from the Kosel’s myriad cracks (more…)

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Agudath Israel: Vote “NO” in Ramapo

Monday September 22, 2014 2:12 PM

ramapo-school-boardAgudath Israel of America urges a “no” vote in the upcoming referendum in Ramapo, New York which would (more…)

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Great-Grandson of Beirach Moshe of Satmar zt”l Joins IDF

Monday September 22, 2014 10:13 AM

chaim-meiselsChaim Meisels, the American-born great-grandson of the Beirach Moshe of Satmar, Rav Moshe Teitelbaum zt”l, recently (more…)

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Fears of Violence in Mixed Areas as Jewish, Muslim Holidays May Collide in Once in 30 Years Occurrence

Monday September 22, 2014 9:15 AM

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In the wake of a summer wracked by Arab-Jewish violence within Israel, in Gaza, and in the West Bank, security and local (more…)

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Matzav.com Challah Dome Giveaway

Monday September 22, 2014 8:18 AM

domed-challah-boardIn honor of Rosh Hashanah and the upcoming Yomim TovimMatzav.com is pleased to sponsor a giveaway for the Challah Dome, (more…)

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U.S. Tennis Association Requiring Frum Team to Play On Shabbos Or Forfeit

Monday September 22, 2014 7:14 AM

tennisJewish leaders are calling on U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate the U.S. Tennis Association, (more…)

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Videos: Selichos 5774 with Yehuda Green

Monday September 22, 2014 6:30 AM

yehudah-green[Videos below.] Hundreds joined Yehuda Green for Selichos this past Motzoei Shabbos at the Carlebach Shul on West 79th Street in New York City. (more…)

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Yad Vashem Rated Among World’s Top 10 Museums

Sunday September 21, 2014 9:32 PM

yad-vashem-museumIsrael’s Yad Vashem Museum, one of the world’s biggest Holocaust memorials in the world, has been named the 10th best (more…)

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Most Popular Baby Names in Israel for 5774

Sunday September 21, 2014 8:45 PM

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Photos, Album 2: The First Night of Selichos 5774

Sunday September 21, 2014 3:27 PM

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Chai4ever Gives Hundreds of Kids and Seriously Ill Parents an Amazing Summer

Sunday September 21, 2014 12:06 PM

chai4everAll across the US and Israel, children of cancer and stroke victims were able to put their worries and stress aside this past summer (more…)

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Video: The Destructive Power of Lashon Hara on the Internet

Sunday September 21, 2014 11:13 AM
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Tova Fraida Danziger a”h

Sunday September 21, 2014 2:29 AM

candleIt is with great sadness that we report the passing of 18-month-old Tova Fraida Danziger a”h, who passed away on Shabbos at Westchester Medical Center (more…)

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Rabbi Sender Kleinbard zt”l

Saturday September 20, 2014 10:51 PM

sender-kleinbardIt is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rabbi Sender Kleinbard zt”l of Flatbush, Brooklyn.  (more…)

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London Removes Chareidi-Posted Signs Telling Women Where to Walk

Saturday September 20, 2014 8:56 PM

london-policeSigns telling women which side of the street to walk on, which were put up by a chareidi group in the northern London neighborhood of Stamford Hill, have (more…)

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Video: Barry Jeremias Speaks About Poverty in Eretz Yisroel at Private Reception; Close to $2 Million Raised

Friday September 19, 2014 2:10 PM

barry[Video below.] At a private reception in Lakewood, NJ, at the Jeremias residence, attended by close to 200 people, Mr. Barry Jeremias captivated the crowd with a passionate (more…)

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Video of Orthodox Jew High-Fiving New Yorkers Trying to Hail Cabs Goes Viral

Friday September 19, 2014 1:09 PM

meir-kalmanson[Video below.] Footage of an Orthodox Jewish man high-fiving unsuspecting cab-hailers in New York City is spreading like (more…)

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Compassion from Sea to Shining Sea: Askonim From Across the Nation Tackle the Lakewood School Admission Crisis

Friday September 19, 2014 12:16 PM

rechnitz-kanarekThe dog days of summer conjure up images of frantic last minute back to school shopping, school busses wreaking havoc on already congested streets and, (more…)

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El Al Reunites Parents of Lone Soldiers from ‘Protective Edge’ for Rosh Hashanah

Friday September 19, 2014 9:48 AM

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In a special initiative to enable families to spend the Jewish New Year together, an airlift of 21 flights from El- Al Airlines flying from 10 different (more…)

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This Past Shabbos…I Cried

Friday September 19, 2014 7:10 AM

goldingRabbi Yosef C. Golding, Executive Director, Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society

It was toward the end of Mincha, when the aveilim gather around the bimah to say Kaddish. The cutest looking four-and-a-half year old was among them. (more…)

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Hadlokas Neiros, Erev Shabbos Parshas Nitzavim-Vayeilech 5774

Friday September 19, 2014 3:07 AM

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Chayim Aruchim Hosts Annual Meeting of Rabbis, Doctors, Lawyers and Activists

Thursday September 18, 2014 11:43 PM

chayim-aruchimChayim Aruchim (The Center for Culturally Sensitive Health Advocacy and Counseling), an Agudath Israel project, hosted its (more…)

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U.S. House of Representatives Unanimously Passes Resolution Condemning Growing Anti-Semitism

Thursday September 18, 2014 10:14 PM

congressToday, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution, authored by Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Peter Roskam (R-IL), Nita (more…)

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Six Neshamos Returned to Yiddishkeit

Thursday September 18, 2014 9:18 PM

yad-lachim“I want to share with you something that happened here, in this very building, a short while ago. Yad L’Achim brought six souls back to Judaism.” (more…)

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From Oklahoma to Yerushalayim: World’s Oldest Siddur Makes Its Way Home

Thursday September 18, 2014 8:20 PM

oldest-siddurBy Anav Silverman

It was a historical moment at Yerushalayim’s Bible Lands Museum tonight as the world’s oldest known siddur was displayed for (more…)

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NYC: 25 Elected Officials Call for More Action to Combat Shocking Rise in Anti-Semitic Crimes

Thursday September 18, 2014 8:11 PM

greenfield-felder-ny-anti-semiticNew York - The NYC Comptroller, Council Members, and members of the state legislature joined Council Members David G. (more…)

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