Witness To History: An Alter Mirrer in Our Amidst

By Larry Gordon, Five Towns Jewish Times Sometimes you can witness history as it lives before your very eyes. On these rare occasions it can...

Rabbonim Who Caught Eruv Vandals Arrested By Yerushalayim Police

The Israeli chareidi print and online media have reported a travesty of justice in the Bayit Vegan-Kiryat Yovel neighborhood of Yerushalayim after two rabbonim...

ABC News Reports On Shomrim Patrols

The following report by ABC News highlights the activities of Jewish community patrols such as Shomrim and Shemira: The disheveled man looks momentarily confused. He's...

Darchei Torah Raffle Winners Get $100,000

Ezra and Dara Friedman were presented with a check for $100,000 at the offices of Yeshiva Darchei Torah, having won the raffle drawing that...

Report: 13% of Americans Buy Kosher Food

Americans of all backgrounds are buying kosher foods, according to the latest survey of kosher by the Mintel's research group, a leading researcher of...

Rabbi Aviner: Halacha Bans Arabs from Knesset

Rabbi Shlomo Aviner, a prominent Zionist rabbi, ruled this past week that according to halacha, a non-Jew cannot serve as a Knesset member in...

OU Criticizes Economic Stimulus Bill Over Exclusion In Economic Recovery Projects

Today, the House and Senate disclosed its final draft of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, a multi-billion set of spending and...

Stimulus Package’s Impact on Non-Public and Yeshiva Education

A preliminary review of the $787 billion federal economic stimulus package's implications for nonpublic education yielded comments from Agudath Israel of America's Washington Office...

Agudas Yisroel to Conduct its First Ever Phone Survey

Matzav.com has learned that Agudas Yisroel of America will be conducting its first ever national telephone survey. As the Agudah pursues its government advocacy...

Video: Lipa’s “A Letter to Moishe’le”

In Matzav.com's featured video section, in addition to our exclusive interview with Lipa and Eli Gerstner, we are featuring Lipa Schmeltzer's moving song, "A...