Rebbetzin Yehudis Yoffe a”h

It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the passing of Rebbetzin Yehudis Yatel Yoffe a”h, wife of Rav Ezriel Yoffe, rosh yeshiva of...

Bracha Over A Cheap Apartment?

A number of poskim were asked whether someone who wins a lottery for reduced price apartments currently distributed by the Housing Ministry should recite the bracha of Hatov Vehameitiv said...

Sefardi Program In State Schools

Following recommendations of a panel established by Education Minister Naftali Bennett two years ago, Israel schools will include twelve key elements of the Sefardi tradition in...

Har Habayis Kollel – The Only Kollel That Violates Halacha

Despite the severe halachic prohibition against entering Har Habayis, Yeshivas Har Habayis, which opened this summer, takes advantage of the fact that the Israeli police forbid davening at the holy...

Rav Shteinman Taken To The Hospital

Rav Ahron Leib Shteinman has been taken to the hospital, with reports that he is in critical condition. Please daven for Aharon Yehuda Leib ben...

TRAGEDY IN FLORIDA: Frum Men from NY Drown Off Miami Coast

Two frum men from New York were swept into the ocean on the coast of Miami, Florida, today and passed away. The incident occurred today at about 11:30...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Why Did You Post the Rebbetzin’s Picture?

Dear Editor, First of all, thank you for your spectacular website. On Motzoei Yom Tov, I was distressed to see the news about Rebbetzin Batsheva...