A Reader Writes: A New Angle On the Shidduch Crisis

Dear Editor, The "age gap theory"* has been receiving attention recently. What is being done to address this problem is providing incentives to make closer-in-age...

Noach Dear: Making a Kiddush Hashem from the Bench

From a Village Voice report: By 9:30 a.m., the 11th-floor hallway of a courthouse in downtown Brooklyn is filled with tight huddles made up...

Chap Arein: El Al’s 3-Day Sale On Israel Flights to End Tomorrow

If you're thinking about a trip to Israel this fall, get up and at ‘em as El Al is offering a sale on certain...

Half of Adolescents in Israel Believe They Are Fat

A new study has found that about half of adolescents in Israel believe they are overweight and want to lose weight. Some of them,...

Mattress With $1 Million Accidentally Thrown Out By Israeli Woman

An Israeli woman mistakenly threw out a mattress with $1 million inside, setting off a frantic search through tons of garbage at a number...

Votes for Ice Cream?

Allegations that Monsey, NY, voters were enticed to vote in exchange for ice cream machines are being investigated by the Rockland District Attorney's Office....

Congressman Scott Garrett Meets Frum Community in Northern New Jersey

Congressman Scott Garrett (R-NJ-5) recently visited the largest Jewish day school in Northern New Jersey, the Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey, in River Edge...

Photos: Passaic-Clifton Health and Safety Fair 2009

On Sunday, June 7, 2009, Hatzolah of Passaic/Clifton EMS and the Bikur Cholim of Passaic-Clifton once again hosted a Health and Safety Fair...

Kfar Chabad Couple Has First Child After 24 Years

Yesterday, Moshe Estrika and his wife Chana, of Kfar Chabad, merited their first child, a son, after 24 years of waiting. From early morning,...

Frum NY Woman Chosen as Finalist in “All Stars Among Us” Magazine Contest

People Magazine has launched a new contest, titled "All Stars Among Us," naming individuals who have gone "above and beyond to serve their community."...