Harav Dovid Feinstein: Purim Halacha Tidbits

The following are a number of pesokim from Harav Hagaon Rav Dovid Feinstein shlit"a, rosh yeshiva of Mesivta Tiferes Yerushalayim, regarding Purim-related shailos: -A question...

Katz: Israel’s Next Government Will Be ‘More Jewish and More Zionist’

Israel's next government will be "more Jewish and more Zionist", the confident faction leader of the right-wing National Union party declared today, following coalition...

The Greatness Of Rav Moshe Weitman zt”l

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman In the Heavenly realms, even the smallest mitzvah has enormous ramifications. In our world, however, very little of what people do...

Mock Wedding Requires Couple to Get Divorce

A 17-year-old teen boy who gave a 14-year-old girl a ring and pronounced, "Harei at mekudeshes lee betabaas zu kedas Moshe v'Yisroel" in the...

Yerushalayim Switches to Metal Trash Cans After Toeivah Protests Damage Plastic Ones

The Yerushalayim Municipality has replaced dozens of plastic garbage bins with noncombustible metal ones, this after recurring riots in protest of the annual toeivah...

Klal Yisroel at Risk

Rabbi Yaacov Haber has for many years been a most creative force in Torah education. He was National Director of Jewish Education for the...

Rav Avrohom Kalmanowitz zt”l, On His 45th Yahrtzeit, Today, 2 Adar

In Poland almost every town had its nickname, which usually afforded an inside view of the life and people of the town. The people...

The Beis Yisroel of Ger, Rav Yisroel Alter zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today, 2...

Rav Yisroel Alter, also known as the Beis Yisroel after the works he authored, was the fourth rebbe of the Chassidishe dynasty of Ger,...

Fire Damages Mehadrin Kosher Poultry Plant

A two-alarm fire early this morning damaged the Mehadrin Kosher Poultry plant at 1100 Lincoln Road in Exeter Township. About a dozen maintenance workers...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 2 Adar

-Rav Meir Paprish, the Ohr Tzadikim (1624-1662). At the young age of 13, Reb Meir began learning Kabbalah as a student of Rav Yaakov...