Opinion: It’s Tu B’Av – Put the Girls in the Freezer

By Elisha Ferber, Matzav.com We've heard it over and over again: there are too many girls in the parsha of shidduchim, and too few boys...

Skver Given Till Tomorrow 5 PM to Leave Homowack

The Times Herald-Record reports: Judge Burton Ledina has ordered Skver to leave the former Homowack Lodge by 5 p.m. tomorrow - a move that...

The Meaning of Tu B’Av

By Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau Six events occurred on Tu B'Av, the 15th of Av, making it a festive day in the Jewish calendar. The...

Bomb Threats Force Evacuations of Long Branch Shuls

9:56 p.m. Police have evacuated residents from a section of Long Branch after several bomb threats were made against local shuls, authorities are...

School Bus Carrying Summer Camp Students Crashes into Shul

1010 WINS reports: Day camp students leaving a local synagogue on their way to a bowling alley ended up in a local hospital instead....

A Reader Writes: Where Should I Shop?

Dear Editor, I have a problem. I go to Jewish stores to buy clothes and I find that so much of what is being offered...

A Reader Writes: Shidduchim – The Best is Not Always the Best

Dear Editor, This is inresponse to yesterday's letter titled" We Are Ruining Our Children's Shidduch Chances." Several months ago, Rav Yonason Rosenblum wrote an article here...

Report: City Hall Broke Rules Funneling Money to Agudah and Ohel

The New York Times reports that for years, aides to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg routed hundreds of thousands of dollars in city money to...

Injustice Continues as Meah Shearim Mother is Indicted

The injustice continues. Today, an indictment was served in the Yerushalayim District Court against Mrs. Yenty Markowitz, the Meah Shearim mother unfairly accused of...

25% of Israelis May Get Swine Flu

If one in four Israelis contracts swine flu this coming winter - as some estimates now indicate - between a quarter and nearly half...