True Social Activism

By Rabbi Avi Shafran Most people will be forgiven for not imagining that the late Theodore Sorensen, President John F. Kennedy's close confidant and speechwriter,...

A Tree Grows in Far Rockaway Five Towns

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman There is a Yeshiva in the FT/FR community that is looking to build. They have the property. They have the...

Vineland Kosher Poultry to Lay OffAt Least 50 Employees

Vineland Kosher Poultry has notified the state it might lay off at least 50 employees -- about a quarter of itstotal work force --...

Verrazano Bridge Closed Today for New York City Marathon

Going to Brooklyn today? Better leave early or take a much longer route. To accommodate the New York City Marathon, the upper level of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 30 Cheshvan

Rav Tzvi Hersh Hakohen of Rimanov (1778-1846). From the age of fifteen, Tzvi Hersh began traveling to the court of Rav Menachem Mendel of...

Bomb Found Near Rav Tzvi Kaplan’s Yeshiva

A explosive device  found this afternoon near a well-known Yerushalayim yeshiva has been defused, Matzav.com has learned. The device was found next to Yeshivas Kodshim, which is...

Veyikarei Shemo B’Yisrael “Ariel Sharon”

Somebody asked an interesting question on the "Ask the Rabbi" service of Kipa. The question asked was that they are about to give birth...

Kings Highway Shabbos Parade This Shabbos

The annual Kings Highway Shabbos Parade has been led for more than a dozen years by Reb Chaim Rauch. Years before, he led successful...

Yeshivas Toras Moshe 28th Anniversary Dinner This Sunday

Yeshivas Toras Moshe will hold its 28th Anniversary Tribute Dinner this Sunday, November 7, at Ateres Avrohom Hall in Williamsburg. The theme of the...

Videos: The Kedoshei Mumbai On Their Second Yahrtzeit, This Shabbos, 29 Cheshvan

In the Mumbai attack one year ago, a cross-section of Jewish people were tortured and murdered. The terrorists killed the six kedoshim in...