Rosh Hashanah May Delay Start of NY School Year

School may start a little later next year. New York City The Education Department is negotiating with the teachers union to change the first...

Yishai: Seculars Should Look in the Mirror About Discrimination

"Don't preach us," Shas Chairman Eli Yishai said last night in response to accusations that the Shas party "disappeared" during the racial segregation affair at...

Mr. Sol Kest z”l

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Mr. Sol Kest z"l, noted baal chessed and philanthropist in the Los Angeles...

3-Year-Old Naama Markovits a”h Drowns in Lawrence

5 p.m.: A 3-year-old frum girl in the Lawrence, NY, community has drowned and the woman who was believed to be caring for...

Matisyahu Teams With PETA On Fur: What’s He Thinking?

Jewish reggae star Matisyahu has sent an urgent letter on PETA's behalf to Israeli government leaders urging them to support a bill currently in...

Ben Brafman: Rubashkin Sentence is “Beyond Excessive, Patently Offensive”

The 27-year bank fraud sentence imposed Tuesday on Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin is widely viewed by law professors and criminal defense attorneys alike as too...

Video: Prosecutor: Rubashkin “Deserves” His 27-Year Sentence; Cook: The Battle Has Just Started

  Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin deserves the prison time he received Tuesday in federal court, prosecutors said after Judge Linda Reade sentenced him to 27...

Lakewood Mayor’s Budget Message and the Impact of Reassessment on the Taxpayer

 By Lakewood Mayor Steve Langert "You can't escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today." ---Abraham Lincoln It seems everyone is fed up with taxes....

Over $100,000 Raised on Matzav for Sholom Mordechai; Selfless Individual Donates $1,800

We feel that it is incumbent upon us here at Matzav.com to express our gratitude to the many readers out there who have...

The Rubashkin Saga: Old Questions Answered, New Questions Raised

By Rabbi Pesach Lerner It was with a very sad heart that I received the news that the Judge had released her sentencing memorandum regarding Mr....