Video: Israeli Newspaper Says 300 People at Asifa, Video Shows Several Dozen

A recent asifa was held in Eretz Yisroel for mechanchim to discuss the prevalent dangers of the internet. The Israeli Yated Ne'eman, which...

London Rabbonim Issue Statement On Eternal Jewish Family

The following statement was released by Signed by The London Beis Din, The State Beis Din and the Conference of European Rabbis in response...

Chareidi Housing Crisis May Indicate Larger Trend

The following is from a report in Globes: Few people know about the pyramids of chareidi free-loan societies (gemachim), charitable funds which do not necessarily...

Report: Far North Dallas Yeshiva Immerses Students In Jewish Faith

The following report by Sam Hodges about Texas Torah Institute appears in The Dallas Morning News: Pose a question to a student at Texas Torah Institute, and you...

A Doctor Writes: Mumps Risks and Recommendations

Dear Matzav.com Editor, This is an open letter to the tri-state community. With trepidation and concern, I write to the hanhala of Beth Medrash Govoah...

Auschwitz Sees Record 1.3 Million Visitors In 2009

International interest in the most prominent symbol of the Nazi death machine, the Auschwitz concentration camp, remains high, with a record number of visitors...

Habochur Eliyahu Bronspigel z”l

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of habochur Eliyahu Bronspigel at the tender age of 13, less than two months...

A Year Later, Waterbury Mikvah Still Delayed

Penny Overton of The Republican American reports: Waterbury's Orthodox Jewish community has completed constructing its mikvah, but a series of setbacks - ranging from...

Jordan to Canada: Give Us the Dead Sea Scrolls

Jordan has asked Canada to seize the 2,000-year-old Dead Sea scrolls, on display until tomorrow at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, invoking international...

Poll: Only 40% of Jews Live in Israel

Most of the world's Jews do not live in Israel, says a poll summing up the past decade. There are currently 13.3 million Jews...