Yeshiva Outdoor Adventure Group Takes Kayak Lessons in Clearwater

A group of 26 teens and five counselors were in Clearwater last week to spend three days learning how to whitewater kayak with Liquid...

Prosecutors in Agri Child-Labor Case Drop 110 Counts Filed “By Mistake”

Prosecutors in the child-labor case against Agriprocessors say they mistakenly filed charges for a worker who had turned 18 years old. The Iowa Attorney...

A Reader Writes: The Matzav With School Acceptance – A Levelheaded Discussion

Dear Editor, I have been there and I have seen it. I have felt it. There's no pain like. Not having your child enrolled in...

Yarmulkas Made By Palestinians

Of all the cottage industries you might expect to find in the West Bank, the crocheting of yarmulkas by Palestinian hands seems one of...

Yemen’s Tiny Jewish Minority Shrinking Fast

Three more Jewish families will leave Yemen for Israel this week, according to a Yemeni rabbi who laments the dwindling of an ancient community...

Rav Kresh Shows How to Make a Great Kiddush Hashem

By Kollel Guy This story illustrates the sheer power of just being a decent person. I wanted to share it because of the powerful lessons...

Lakewood Hatzolah Volunteer Gets Ticketed at Scene of Accident

Reb Daniel Engelson, veteran Hatzolah member of Lakewood Hatzolah, was ticketed today by a Lakewood Police Officer upon arriving at the scene of an...

Photos: Police On Ticket Blitz at BMG Chavrusah Tumult

As reported earlier here on Matzav.com, a large crowd gathered today at Beth Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, NJ, for chavrusah tumult, but many,...

New York and Long Island NCSY Merge to Form One New York Region, Headed...

In a move meant to change the way NCSY - the international youth organization of the Orthodox Union - operates in the Tri-State area,...

Monsey Bobover Yeshiva to Move, Will Rent Space from Yeshiva Degel Hatorah

From a report in The Record: The Bobover Yeshiva on Route 306 in Monsey is leaving the residential neighborhood , officials said. Neighbors said they were...