Report: 13% of Americans Buy Kosher Food

Americans of all backgrounds are buying kosher foods, according to the latest survey of kosher by the Mintel's research group, a leading researcher of...

Rabbi Aviner: Halacha Bans Arabs from Knesset

Rabbi Shlomo Aviner, a prominent Zionist rabbi, ruled this past week that according to halacha, a non-Jew cannot serve as a Knesset member in...

OU Criticizes Economic Stimulus Bill Over Exclusion In Economic Recovery Projects

Today, the House and Senate disclosed its final draft of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, a multi-billion set of spending and...

Stimulus Package’s Impact on Non-Public and Yeshiva Education

A preliminary review of the $787 billion federal economic stimulus package's implications for nonpublic education yielded comments from Agudath Israel of America's Washington Office...

Agudas Yisroel to Conduct its First Ever Phone Survey

Matzav.com has learned that Agudas Yisroel of America will be conducting its first ever national telephone survey. As the Agudah pursues its government advocacy...

Video: Lipa’s “A Letter to Moishe’le”

In Matzav.com's featured video section, in addition to our exclusive interview with Lipa and Eli Gerstner, we are featuring Lipa Schmeltzer's moving song, "A...

Tefillin Sold By Goy, Owner Sought

A pair of tefillin has been purchased from a goy and the owner of the tefillin is being sought. R' Shmuel Hartman, who is...

Askanim Mission Goes to Albany to Restore Yeshiva Funding

With New York State's yeshivos facing a possible loss of some $15 million in state funds, a delegation of yeshiva administrators, parents and Agudath...

They Did Not Get Their Glatt Food…And She Fainted

An interesting lawsuit is reported in the pages of Yediot Achronot. A rov and his rebbetzin flew from Eretz Yisroel to the United States...

“Sanhedrin Rabbis” Call to Abolish Laws that Contradict Torah

The new "Sanhedrin," a body founded by rabbis in 2004 that aims to eventually serve as a supreme court and an upper house of...