23-Year-Old Semicha Student Running for Congress in Pennsylvania

By Baila Olidort At 23, Ted Yale is possibly the youngest candidate on record to run for Congress. The soft-spoken Pennsylvania native competing in the...

“Big Mama’ Restaurant in Tel Aviv Slapped with NIS 151,560 Fine for Employing Workers...

The Tel Aviv Labor Court imposed an NIS 151,560 fine on one of the city's restaurants for violating overtime and Shabbos labor laws. Judge...

My Visit To Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin This Week – And The Inspiration It Gave...

By Rabbi Shalom Gurewicz My job took me this week to Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Knowing that Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin is sitting in prison there, I...

Women Battle to Bring Dead Sea Scrolls Back to life

The only four people in the world allowed to touch the 2000-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls are battling a resilient enemy: Sticky tape. Their weapons: Tweezers,...

Mrs. Chana Ginsburg a”h

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Mrs. Chana Ginsburg (nee Stefansky) a"h. Mrs. Ginsberg was the wife of Rav Chaim Ginsburg,...

Mrs. Naomi Kunda a”h

Thursday, 11:02 p.m.: It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Mrs. Naomi Kunda a"h, wife of Rabbi Shmuel Kunda. Mrs....

Rabbi Liberow Airlifted Before Storm, Is Now Home

Rabbi Zalman Liberow of Flatbush, who was badly injured in a tragic accident last month (as reported here and here), was discharged Tuesday from...

First Chareidi Hebrew Website With Hechsher Opens

As we reported here on Matzav.com back in December, Torah-true Jewry in Eretz Yisroel responding positively to a call by gedolei Yisroel to uproot...

A Kosher Boycott in Israel that Has Nothing to do With Kashrus

The ongoing boycott by some Yidden in Eretz Yisroel of Strauss Dairies has nothing to do with the kashrus of the products of...

Video: Lakewood Schools May Be Closed, But Kol Torah Goes On in BMG

Schools in Lakewood, NJ, may be closed today, but the learning goes on at Beth Medrash Govoha, as America's largest yeshiva is filled...