Video: The Freezer Is Open

As many are aware, the "freezer" opened this week at Beth Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, NJ. Under the "freezer" rule, new bochurim during their...

Rabbi Gafni: UTJ Support of Netanyahu Not Definite, Will Do What Gedolim Say

Rabbi Moshe Gafni, number 2 on Yahadaus Hatorah-United Torah Judaism's list said today that the party is still undecided on its steps towards coalitional...

Security Guards for UTJ Leaders, Internal Strife May Doom Party

Personal security guards are becoming a regular installment in the Yahadus HaTorah-United Torah Judaism party, as three of the party's leaders, Rabbi Meir Porush,...

Metzitzah B’Peh Under Scrutiny Again

Metzitzah b'peh as it has been practiced b'mesorah for centuries is under scrutiny again - this time in the frum community. The latest installment...

Local Authorities to Stop Funding Water and Electricity at Chareidi Schools

Many Chinuch Atzmai and Maayan Hachinuch HaTorani schools in Eretz Yisroel were astonished to receive notices from local authorities saying that water and electricity...

Rov’s Personal Bodyguard Behind Caracas Shul Attack

A former security guard who was responsible for protecting the rov of the Tiferes Yisroel shul in Caracas, Venezuela, has been charged with using his...

Yeshivos Urged to Do New Employee Background Checks

A recently implemented New York State law that enables nonpublic schools to take steps to avoid hiring new employees with previous criminal records was...

Maryland Medical Examiner Meets With Frum Advocates: Autopsy Concerns Allayed Amid Pledge of Cooperation

When it comes to enlisting government agencies' sensitivity to Orthodox Jewish concerns and cooperation with Orthodox advocates, the proverbial ounce of prevention is often...

Israeli Hamodia Apologizes After Publishing Treife Recipe

Yediot Achronot reports that the weekend edition of the daily Hamodia in Israel recently featured a recipe for stir-fried chicken with noodles and vegetables...

United Torah Judaism Woos Arab Voters: “Arabs and Chareidim Fight Racism”

In the past day, it seems, the Israeli political parties were pulling out all the stops in order to increase their potential Knesset mandates....