Identifying Problematic “Turkishe” Talleisim

Matzav.com has been informed by shatnez experts that some consumers are not clear about which Turkishe talleisim have the shatnez problem (see original report...

Binyan Shel Simchah Project Alleviates Strain of Wedding Costs

An organization in Eretz Yisroel called Binyan Shel Simchah was recently founded to alleviate the financial strain of wedding expenses for chareidim of all...

Congress’s Travel Tab Swells : Spending on Taxpayer-Funded Trips Rises Tenfold

Spending by lawmakers on taxpayer-financed trips abroad has risen sharply in recent years, a Wall Street Journal analysis of travel records shows, involving everything...

NYPD Releases Guide to Avoiding a Terrorist Attack

Warning that New York's skyscrapers remain a top terrorist target, the NYPD released a detailed guide today to making them safer. Police Commissioner Raymond...

U.S. Soldier Feared Kidnapped in Afghanistan

A U.S. soldier serving in Afghanistan has been captured and is believed to be in militant custody, according to U.S. officials in Kabul. The...

Man ‘Comes Back to Life’ in Ramat Gan

An 84-year-old man 'came back to life' in a Ramat Gan apartment this morning after he was pronounced dead by an MDA doctor, who...

IDF Chief Rabbi Says Women Shouldn’t Serve in the Army

Haaretz reports: Women ought not to serve in the Israel Defense Forces, IDF Chief Rabbi Avichai Ronski said at a conference two weeks ago....

U.S. Launches Major New Attack On Taliban: Operation “Khanjar”

Thousands of U.S. Marines and hundreds of Afghan troops moved into Taliban-infested villages with armor and helicopters early this morning in the first major...

Several Hurt after Staten Island Ferry Boat Hits Pier

A New York City ferry boat with as many as 800 passengers aboard hit a pier while docking, injuring fifteen people. The injuries are...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 10 Tammuz

Rav Binyamin Levy of Smyrna (1721) Rav Mordecai of Kremnitz (1813). One of the five sons of the Magid of Zlotchov (Rav Yechiel Michel). One...