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AP Headline on Arab Terror Attack that Killed Baby: “Israeli Police Shoot Man in East Jerusalem”

Thursday October 23, 2014 3:09 PM

chaya-zissel-braunBy Benji Lovitt

Yesterday, a Palestinian terrorist drove his car into a crowd of people waiting for a train. A three-month old baby was killed. A police officer shot the fleeing (more…)


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The NYTimes is Worried About “Orthodox Jewish Beggars” - But Ignores Orthodox Jewish Generosity

Thursday October 23, 2014 11:43 AM

By Ronn Torossian

Recently, The New York Times Magazine had an article entitled The Beggars Of Lakewood, which I found to be a distorted depiction of the chareidi-religious Jewish (more…)


R’ Shmuel Elimelech Braun : “You Made Us Happy from the Moment You Were Born”

Thursday October 23, 2014 11:13 AM

chaya-zissel-braun3At the levaya of his 12-week-old daughter at the Shamgar chapel in Yerushalayim early this morning, R’ Shmuel Elimelech Braun (more…)


Reb Yosef Halpern z”l

Thursday October 23, 2014 10:40 AM

yossi-halpern-3It is with great sadness that we report the petirah of Reb Yosef Halpern z”l, who passed away following a lengthy illness. He was (more…)

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Hostile Shouts of ‘Zionists!’ Shut Down CNN Ferguson Broadcast

Thursday October 23, 2014 8:16 AM

pro-palestinian-activist-bassem-masri-harassed-a-cnn-reporter-in-ferguson-missouri-with-shouts-of-zionistsBy Ben Cohen

CNN reporter Sarah Sidner was prevented from broadcasting a live report on Monday night from Ferguson, Missouri by protesters who yelled that the network (more…)


R’ Nachman Caller: Education Tax Credit Was Within Arm’s Reach and Will Pass Once I Get Elected

Thursday October 23, 2014 4:13 AM

nachman-callerThe campaign of R’ Nachman Caller for State Assembly has welcomed Assemblyman Dov Hikind’s promise to fight in Albany for the Education Investment (more…)


Photos: At the Levaya of Chaya Zissel Braun a”h

Wednesday October 22, 2014 8:25 PM




Chaya Zissel Braun a”h

Wednesday October 22, 2014 2:52 PM

chaya-zissel-braunYerushalayim is still reeling from the attack on the light rail at Ammunition Hill. The vehicle in the attack was driven by a resident of East Jerusalem, (more…)


Hamas Animals Welcome Baby’s Murder Yerushalayim

Wednesday October 22, 2014 2:41 PM

hamas1A Hamas spokesman openly welcomed news of a terror attack in Yerushalayim by one of its terrorists, which left nine people injured and (more…)


Video: Terrorist Runs Over Pedestrians in Yerushalayim, 1 Murdered, 9 Wounded

Wednesday October 22, 2014 1:37 PM
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Many New Products Take on Major Brands in Latest Kosher Trend

Wednesday October 22, 2014 1:13 PM

supermarketMajor US food brands have long coveted their kosher certification as a means of targeting the lucrative kosher market. But in the rapidly expanding strictly kosher market with its numerous large (more…)


Fraud Again with Kosher Meat

Wednesday October 22, 2014 12:26 PM

meatAnyone who has been to Germany in recent years might have noticed that there is a budding and thriving Jewish community in Germany, believed to number 100,000. Most of the new German Jews (more…)


Baby Killed As Suspected Terrorist Plows Car Into Yerushalayim Rail Station

Wednesday October 22, 2014 11:43 AM

light-railA 3-month-old baby was killed and eight others were wounded in a suspected terrorist attack in Yerushalayim today when a car plowed into passengers exiting a light rail train. The driver of (more…)

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Photos: Simchas Bais Hashoeivah in Shikun Skver

Wednesday October 22, 2014 10:48 AM



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The Matzav Shmooze: Looking Back on True Joy on Simchas Torah

Wednesday October 22, 2014 8:17 AM

gemaraDear Editor,

I read through a wide variety of articles around Simchas Torah time, on various Jewish websites. (more…)

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Reb Shalom Mordechai Rubashkin Marks 55th Birthday - and His Anniversary - Today

Wednesday October 22, 2014 7:14 AM

shomom-mordechai-rubashkinToday is the 55th birthday of our good friend, Reb Sholom Mordechai ben Rivkah Rubashkin. Today, 28 Tishrei, is also the wedding anniversary of Reb Sholom Mordechai and his wife, Leah. (more…)


After 35 Years, Kosher Delight in Flatbush Closes

Wednesday October 22, 2014 6:25 AM

kosher-delight-1Flatbush, Brooklyn - Kosher Delight, Brooklyn’s oldest kosher fast food establishment, has closed, but, the NY Daily News (more…)


One Million People Expected to Participate in the Shabbos Project

Tuesday October 21, 2014 10:17 PM

shabbos-project-1In less than a week, 340 cities across the globe will be uniting for what might just be the most extraordinary (more…)


The Shabbat App

Tuesday October 21, 2014 7:16 PM

iphoneBy Rabbi Ari Kahn

It is unclear whether or not people who lived through it were aware that what we now call “the industrial revolution” (more…)


NY: Council Members Meet with Commissioner Bratton to Combat Rise in Anti-Semitic Crimes

Tuesday October 21, 2014 5:42 PM

greenfield-brattonBrooklyn - Wednesday, just hours before Shemini Atzeres, Councilman David G. Greenfield met with New York Police Department Commissioner William Bratton and his (more…)

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Yerushalayim Elects Chief Rabbis for First Time in 11 Years

Tuesday October 21, 2014 1:51 PM

av-amar-rav-sternAfter more than a decade without a chief rabbi, Yerushalayim finally has two new ones.

A 48-member electoral body of 24 representatives from the City Council, 12 (more…)


Women of the Wall Yerushalayim Bus Ads Cause Tumult

Tuesday October 21, 2014 1:36 PM

yerushalayim-busWomen of the Wall has stirred the pot again with their latest bus ads showing women wearing talleisim.   (more…)


Today: Election for Chief Rabbis of Yerushalayim, Rav Amar and Rav Stern Viewed as Favorites

Tuesday October 21, 2014 6:40 AM

yerushalayim-electionsThe charged electoral race for the positions of Ashkenazic and Sephardic chief rabbi of Yerushalayim Ihr Hakodesh come to a head today, when a 48-member electoral body of 24 representatives from the (more…)

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Rabbi Avi Weiss Stepping Down from Riverdale Pulpit

Monday October 20, 2014 10:14 AM

avi-weissRabbi Avi Weiss, founder of Open Orthodoxy’s flagship instituition Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, founder of Yeshivat Maharat, and vocal



The Real Story: Viral Photo Of Jew Screaming At Arab Woman Holds A Secret

Monday October 20, 2014 9:11 AM

tehillim-photoThis photo went viral yesterday on Twitter and elsewhere, and was retweeted by Max Blumenthal among hundreds of others who (more…)


Fireworks Thrown at MK Yisrael Eichler During Visit to Har Hazeisim on Sunday

Monday October 20, 2014 8:32 AM

eichler-har-hazeisimAn urgent appeal to Israeli authorities to construct a high-tech fence around the Jewish cemetery on Har Hazeisim was issued by the International Committee for the Preservation of Har Hazeisim, headed by (more…)


Met Creates Special Website to Defend Klinghoffer #TerrorOpera

Monday October 20, 2014 4:08 AM

the-death-of-klinghofferBy D. Avel

The Metropolitan Opera in New York City has doubled-down on its decision to produce the anti-Semitic The Death of Klinghoffer by (more…)


NY Times Highlights the Out-of-Town Meshulachim Who Visit Lakewood and Experience the Town’s Generosity

Sunday October 19, 2014 11:42 AM

bmgBy Mark Oppenheimer

Lakewood, NJ - Once a year, Elimelech Ehrlich travels from Jerusalem to Lakewood, N.J., with a cash box and a wireless credit- (more…)