Neturei Karta Denies Anti-Shalit Statements

Neturei Karta representatives are denying that they are against working for the release of captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit. A message sent out on...

Biden Honors Memory of 1943 Jewish Warsaw Ghetto Fighters

Vice President Joe Biden today paid tribute to Jewish fighters who battled Nazi Germany in the 1943 Warsaw ghetto uprising, which has come to...

Burqa-Wearing Chareidi Woman Causes Panic After Boarding Egged Bus

Earlier this week, a chareidi woman waering a burqa on a Mehadrin bus from Yerushalayim to Haifa was thought to be was an Arab...

Imperfect Compromise Reached With Montreal Y Regarding Opening On Shabbos

Joel Goldenberg of The Sububran reports that officials at the Ben Weider Jewish Community Centre - Snowdon Y - in Montreal have reached an...

Israeli Yated Ne’eman Botches Coverage of ‘Balloon Boy,’ Says He Fell Out of Balloon

In an embarrassing gaffe, the Israel Hebrew version Yated Ne'eman reported on the recent incident involving Richard and Mayumi Heene's "balloon boy" son, Falcon...

OU Slams Neturei Karta Over Shalit

Remarks made by some Neturei Karta radicals about captured soldier Gilad Shalit, reported yesterday here on Matzav.com, are unacceptable,  the Orthodox Union said. The OU...

Trial for Two Bochurim in Japan to Begin This Sunday

The trial of two of the yeshiva bochurim arrested for drug trafficking in Japan will begin this Sunday, Matzav.com has learned. The third bochur...

Sukkos Travelers’ Arba Minim Spared Destruction

Observant Jewish air travelers before and during Sukkos generally had no problems navigating airports or boarding planes with their arba minim. As was widely...

Agudah and OU Applaud Senate Passage Of $19 Million In Homeland Security Grants To...

Today, the Orthodox Union applauded the Senate passage of $19 million in security grants to nonprofits, including many Jewish institutions. The Senate voted on...

University Implements New Shabbos Key Policy

Jonathan Dec of the Daily Princetonian reports: Jewish students who do not use electricity on the Sabbath recently received metal dorm keys to use...