2,000 Yeshiva Students Served In IDF In 2009

About 2000 yeshiva students did national or military service in 2009, a number five times greater than the number of chareidim who served until...

New Draft Law Unlikely To Compel Chareidi Enlistment In IDF

The Israeli Finance Ministry is crafting a proposal to induct chareidi men at age 20 into police and fire-fighting units. The plan aims to...

Bnei Brak: Record Working Households

A survey issued by Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics based on data from 2014 and 2015 revealed that Israel has 1.99 million families, including...

Some Trying to Make Trouble for Shaimos Burial in Lakewood

The following report by Zach Patberg appears in the Asbury Park Press: From linen-free kosher suits to 12,000 men waiting in the streets to...

First Five Winners for Oorah’s 8 Nights 8 Flights Raffle

t 12 noon EST every day for the 8 days of Chanukah, Oorah has been raffling off one round-trip ticket to Israel. That's...

Rav Gelley: Banish Rabbis Who Do Unauthorized Geirus

At the annual convention of the Conference of European Rabbis held in Minsk, Belarus, conference chairman Rav Menachem Gelley announced that "Rabbis who are...

Petirah of Mrs. Adele Rubinfeld A”H

We regret to inform you of the Petirah of Mrs. Adele Rubinfeld A”H, who was Niftar over Shabbos in Lakewood. Mrs. Rubinfeld A”H, 87 originally...

NY State Kosher Food Inspection Law Signed by Cuomo

With Governor Cuomo's signature today, Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal's new law will crack down on violators of New York's kosher law, whose unscrupulous actions...