Simcha Felder to Chair Existing Committee and New Sub Committee in NYS Senate

Newly elected State Sen. Simcha Felder, a Brooklyn Democrat, according to a source, will chair the newly-created subcommittee on NYC education, and also the...

Hikind Praises Mayor Following Announcement That Nazi Collaborator Petain Monument Will Be Removed

Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) had high praise for NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio following an announcement that New York City will be removing the...

Savage Ignorance

By Rabbi Avi Shafran It's difficult to know whether shock-jock Michael Savage is in fact the actual person whose Bronx-accented ranting emanates daily...

Dedication of Bikur Cholim Room in Johns Hopkins Hospital

Bikur Cholim of Baltimore and Johns Hopkins Hospital celebrated the opening of its newly-constructed Bikur Cholim Room in Johns Hopkins Hospital with a...

Jewish Rights Group Opposes European Funding for Convention Center on Site of Jewish Cemetery...

The Simon Wiesenthal Center said it was opposed to a Lithuanian plan to seek European funding for the construction of a convention center built...

Greenfield Inspects NYC Investment in New OHEL Headquarters

Councilman David G. Greenfield got a first-hand look at the new OHEL headuarters on Avenue M in Midwood. Greenfield has secured over $4 million...

Matzav.com Wishes You a Gemar Chasimah Tovah

On this eve of Yom Kippur, we at Matzav.com would like to wish you and your families a gemar chasimah tovah. We hope and...

The Last Jew in Afghanistan

The Los Angeles Times reports: It's not easy representing centuries of Jewish tradition single-handedly. Especially if you're in a war-torn Muslim country. But Zebulon...

Trial Begins In Hit-And-Run That Killed R’ Nachman and Raizy Glauber z”l

An accused hit-and-run killer may be done in by one key, if not repulsive, piece of evidence - his own bag of rats. ​P​rosecutors...

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