South Florida Jews’ “Kosher Dilemma”

The following excerpts from an article by Lois K. Solomon in yesterday's South Florida Sun-Sentinel demonstrates how lost and misguided some of our estranged Jewish brethren...

Kashrus Agencies Could Pull Kosher Certifications Where Lives May be in Peril

The action by the Orthodox Union (OU) to withdraw its certification from the Peanut Corporation of America did not come as a surprise to...

Miracle in Beer Sheva: Or’el’s First Words: “Shema Yisroel!”

Just over a month ago the prognosis was very grim. After being hit with shrapnel from a Grad missile three days before the end...

The Third “American Yarchei Kallah”

In case you may not have known, Piscataway, NJ, where the third "American Yarchei Kallah" of Agudath Israel of America was held over Presidents'...

Members of Detroit Kehillah Meet Senator Carl Levin at Home of Gary Torgow

Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) met today in metro-Detroit with representatives of the Orthodox Union and local OU synagogue rabbis and community leaders. The meeting...

A Reader Writes: We Come First

Dear Editor@Matzav.com,        At a time when we acknowledge that there is an ongoing declining financial situation across the entire world and we have surely...

Memorial for Mercaz HaRav Kedoshim

Eight Sifrei Torah are being dedicated this hour at the Mercaz HaRav Yeshiva in Yerushalayim in memory of the eight bochurim murdered by an...

Pickle Rabbi Brings Some Flavor

The Press-Enterprise reports: The brew to make kosher pickles includes tap water, kosher salt, dill, garlic, pickling spice and, of course, cucumbers. The class...

Miracle in Meah Shearim: Talmud Torah Wall Collapses, No One Injured

A wall in the building of the Meah Shearim Talmud Torah collapsed this morning and miraculously no one was injured. The wall was in...

Manischewitz Schmura Matzo Run Today in World’s Largest Matzo Oven

Matzav.com has learned that the Manischewitz Schmura Matzo Run will take place today, marking the production of matzo at the company's new state-of-the-art matzo...