Quebec Government Trying to Shut Down Montreal Satmar Yeshiva

Montreal's Satmar kehillah has begun a court battle to stop the Quebec government from closing down its yeshiva. The school in question, Yeshiva Toras...

Police Issue DAT for Man Who Stole Pushkah From Mega 53

A 59-year-old Brooklyn man was issued a Desk Appearance Ticket Sunday after he was caught stealing a pushkah from the Mega 53 Supermarket in Boro...

‘Apologize to the Girl You Dated’

By Rabbi Lazer Avtzon for COLLive Having grown up in Detroit, I flew there this week with my sister Dina Borenstein to comfort the family of...

Fifty Steps from Terror: How We Were Saved from Today’s Yerushalayim Knife Attack

By H. Feldman Earlier today, we were saved by a bad cup of coffee. Really bad. It was weak when I like it strong, it...

Rubashkins Light Up Sioux Falls

By Aloma Graham The Rubashkin family has brought many firsts to the Jews of Sioux Falls: The first minyan, farbrengan, kriah, and the first Shabbaton...

Israeli Hurt Near Chevron in Second West Bank Road Attack in Days

A young Israeli woman was moderately wounded today when Palestinian militants hurled a firebomb at the bus in which she was riding south of...

Hesder Rabbi: Blind Men May Touch Their Dates

In a ruling that is being strongly criticized by many, Rabbi Yuval Sherlo, head of the Petach Tikva Hesder Yeshiva, has declared it permissible...

NY Times Profiles California Lulavim

The New York Times reports: From a certain vantage point on Arthur Futterman's date farm, Shulem Ekstein can see palm trees in every direction....

At Site of Tel Aviv Attack, Many Find Comfort in Tefillin

With a suspected terrorist killer still at large five days after opening fire at a popular restaurant/pub in Tel Aviv—resulting in the deaths of...

My Two-Year-Old Addict

By Riva Pomerantz In the beginning, it was adorable. "Mooo-fee!" my little two-year-old would chirp, as we walked home from playgroup. Our family owns no ...