Rabbi Yehuda Simes z”l, “The Rolling Rabbi”

It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the passing today of the very special Rabbi Yehuda Simes z”l of Ottawa, Ontario, husband of...

7 States Hit with E.Coli Outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday 19 people across seven states contracted E.coli in an outbreak that officials have linked...

Photos: Beth Medrash Govoha Chanukah Mesibah

The annual mesibas Chanukah of Beth Medrash Govoah, in Lakewood, NJ, was held last night, the first night of Chanukah, in the dining room...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 6 Nissan

Rav Shmuel Yehuda Katzenellenbogen (1521-1597). The son of Rav Meir of Padua (the Maharam Padua), Rav Shmuel was born in Padua. He served on...

The Rapper’s Sabbath

By Rabbi Avi Shafran Despite having eclectic tastes in many things, I have no appreciation of urban music. And so I had never heard of...

Cops Arrest East Jerusalem Girl Caught With Knife For Second Time

Police officers in the Jewish Quarter of Yerushalayim's Old City today arrested an East Jerusalem teenage girl found in possession of a knife, on suspicion she...

Report: 3 NBA Teams Won’t Stay at Trump Hotels

At least three NBA teams will not be staying at hotels bearing President-elect Donald Trump’s name in New York and Chicago, according to an...

Are Offices Headed For Extinction?

Whether you love or hate the idea of working from home, the numbers are showing that the practice has grown significantly of late.  According...

Weiner Renews Call for Clemency for Jonathan Pollard

New York City - Today, during Chol Hamoed Pesach, Rep. Anthony Weiner (D - Queens and Brooklyn) renewed his call to commute the sentence...