Book Review: Innocent Deceptions – When Lies Shatter Lives

By Chava Dumas  Shira was a vivacious, dynamic go-getter, a shining star in her class. Donny was a quiet underachiever, living in a cramped, one-bedroom...

Tragedy in Ramat Eshkol: Child of American Family in Yerushalayim Dies, Yungerman in Serious...

First report, updated: The community of Ramat Eshkol was shocked to learn that a local three-year-old girl, Rochel Sofer a"h, was killed today after falling...

Opinion: The Secret Anorexic War – The Skinny On Being Skinny In Shidduchim

By Rabbi Shea Hecht I recently spoke to a man from out of town who was looking for a shidduch for his son. Of course,...

Pashkevillin: Internet Same Gematriah As Cancer

New pashkevillin posted around Yerushalayim state that the internet and the word sartan (cancer) have the same gematriah. Internet and cancer both have the...

51% of Secular Israelis Don’t Want Chareidi Neighbor

A poll conducted by Ynet and Gesher has found that 51% of secular Israelis would not like a chareidi neighbor. The poll was conducted...

Bar Mitzvah At Age 90

Never say never. Just ask Danny Rubin. In awe, he recently watched his 90-year old father climb up to the bimah at the Lubavitch center...

80% of Israeli Students Feel Holocaust Studies Relevant

Last week, the Central School for Holocaust Instruction at Yad Vashem opened the largest teachers' conference ever held in Israel on the Holocaust and...

Updates: Breaking News – Lakewood Bochur Taken Away From BMG By Police

First report - 5:55 p.m.: A bochur has just been apprehended by a Lakewood police officer in front of Bais Medrash Govoah on Seventh...

Ohel “Bar Mitzvah-Que” Annual BBQ With Shloime Dachs Tonight

Shloime and Libby Dachs invite all Matzav.com readers to join them for a delicious BBQ and siyum today, erev Rosh Chodesh Av, at the...

Opinion: Orwellian Distortions Regarding Israel & Iran – Call Your Congressman

By Dudu Kushner In the Orwellian world in which we live, one still cannot follow the logic of the latest information on "permission" being given...