75% of Israelis Favor Outpost Evacuation

Seventy five percent of Israeli Jews support the evacuation of unauthorized outposts in the West Bank, with 57% saying that they would even support...

Israeli Mattress With $1 Million Still Not Found

As reported here on Matzav.com last week, a treasure hunt in the trash has been the talk of Israel since Wednesday after a woman said...

Jewish Berkeley Couple Takes Up the Challenge: $50 Food Budget for One Week

From a JWeekly report by Stacey Palevsky:  Shira and Yoav Potash consider themselves "eco-kashrus," a practice and philosophy that finds the Berkeley couple shopping...

Six Frum College Undergrads Discover That Tea Compounds Inhibit Dangerous Microbes

Six undergraduate biology students in Touro College's Lander College of Arts & Sciences in Flatbush who researched the antimicrobial effects of polyphenol, a natural...

OU to Hold Second Communities Showcase Fair Today

It's back, bigger, and more timely than ever. Last year's Orthodox Union "Emerging Communities Fair," in which residents from the New York metropolitan area...

Eighteenth Annual Chush Breakfast Today to be Hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Werdiger

After eighteen years, the annual breakfast on behalf of Chush at the home of Shlomo and Esther Werdiger has become something of a Flatbush...

Stony Brook an Emerging Jewish Community

Rabbi Moshe Roffman is from Miami and has lived in San Antonio and Boston. But he says he'll take Stony Brook over them any...

Boy Who Saw His Brother’s Elevator-Shaft Death Is Drawn Into Lawsuit

Manny Fernandez of the New York Times reports: Israel Neuman is in many ways no different from other 9-year-olds. He enjoys drawing, performing magic tricks...

Secularists Protest Yerushalayim Car Park Closure

Several hundred secular Israelis gathered in Yerushalayim's Kikar Safra today to protest what they called Yerushalayim Mayor Nir Barkat's "capitulation" to the city's chareidi...

Security is Tightened at NYC Jewish Institutions

Exactly 12 minutes after the 911 call reporting the shooting at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington on Wednesday, an NYPD paramilitary team...