President Rivlin To Host 400 Lone Soldiers From 35 Countries

April 19, 2019 5:15 pm
President Reuven Rivlin will on Friday evening sit down at the Seder table with IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi and 400 lone soldiers...

Mueller Report Includes Israel-Related Matters, Mentions Consultation With Intelligence Firm

April 19, 2019 4:45 pm
The US Department of Justice released on Thursday the highly anticipated report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller that shows the Trump campaign did not...

TODAY: Massive Kimcha DePischa Program Underway

April 17, 2019 8:30 am
Rina* is 7 years old, and as the parents of the neighborhood finish up their cleaning and pre-holiday preparations, the children have all gone...

Thousands Of Arabs Demonstrate Along Gaza Border

April 19, 2019 4:15 pm
Some 6,000 Palestinian Arabs demonstrated along the Gaza border on Friday. The Hamas-run “health ministry” in Gaza reported that 46 people were injured during the...

Rav Elimelech Biderman On Pesach

April 19, 2019 3:20 pm
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Three Burnt In Biur Chametz Accidents Throughout Israel

April 19, 2019 2:45 pm
Three separate incidents of burning took place in Israel today, injuring three children attending biur chametz. In Bnei Brak, a 10-year-old boy was burned in...

Photos: Newly-Installed Bnei Brak Chief Rabbis Rav Shevach Tzvi Rosenblatt and Rav Yitzchok Eizik...

April 19, 2019 2:13 pm
רבני בני ברק במכירת חמץצילום: יהודה פרקוביץ   רבני בני ברק במכירת חמץצילום: יהודה פרקוביץ   רבני בני ברק במכירת חמץצילום: יהודה פרקוביץ   רבני בני ברק במכירת חמץצילום: יהודה...

Photos: Rishon L’Tzion Rav Yitzchok Yosef Baking Matzos After Chatzos, Erev Pesach 5779

April 19, 2019 1:44 pm
הראשל"צ הגר"י יוסף באפיית מצותצילום: עובדיה כלימי   הראשל"צ הגר"י יוסף באפיית מצותצילום: עובדיה כלימי   הראשל"צ הגר"י יוסף באפיית מצותצילום: עובדיה כלימי   הראשל"צ הגר"י יוסף באפיית מצותצילום: עובדיה...

Watch: An Inside Look at Kedem Grape Juice

April 19, 2019 1:14 pm
Kedem Grape Juice - a standard at many Sedorim - is all about the grapes, but it also has a rich heritage of tradition...

Photos: Ponovezh Roshei Yeshiva Rav Gershon Edelstein and Rav Berel Povarsky at Bedikas Chometz...

April 19, 2019 12:45 pm
הגרי"ג אדלשטיין בבדיקת חמץצילום: שוקי לרר   הגרי"ג אדלשטיין בבדיקת חמץצילום: שוקי לרר   הגרי"ג אדלשטיין בבדיקת חמץצילום: שוקי לרר   הגרי"ג אדלשטיין בבדיקת חמץצילום: שוקי לרר   הגרי"ג אדלשטיין בבדיקת חמץצילום:...

Watch: Rare Footage of the Satmar Rebbe, the Beirach Moshe, on Erev Pesach 5764/5

April 19, 2019 11:14 am
The following is a rare video of the Satmar Rebbe, Rav Moshe Teitelbaum zt"l, the Beirach Moshe, on Erev Pesach 5764/5. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Video, Photos: Rav Chaim Kanievsky Makes Siyum On Kol HaTorah Kulah

April 19, 2019 10:50 am
As is well known, Rav Chaim Kanievsky makes a siyum on kol haTorah kulah every year, completing Talmud Bavli,Talmud Yerushalmi, Tosefta, Sifri, Mishnayos, Shulchan...

Why Don’t People Sell Chometz Gomur?

April 19, 2019 10:45 am
Q. I have heard people say they “don’t sell chometz gomur." Why not? A. A common method for relinquishing ownership of chometz before Pesach is...

Poskim: No Problem with Chometz in Township-Owned Trash Bins

April 19, 2019 10:10 am
Lakewood, NJ - Lakewood, an area of 26 square miles, has 217 miles of Township streets. It also has thousands upon thousands of garbage receptacles...

Chag Kosher Vesomeiach from Matzav.com Upon the 3,331st Anniversary of Yetzias Mitzrayim

April 19, 2019 10:00 am
The staff at Matzav.com wishes all of our readers around the globe a chag kosher vesomeiach and a kosheren Pesach. We are grateful to all those who have supported Matzav.com in providing...

Uber Raises $1 Billion For Its Self-Driving Unit

April 19, 2019 9:45 am
Uber on Thursday night confirmed that it has raised $1 billion for its autonomous driving unit at a post-money valuation of $7.25 billion. Existing Uber...

Polish MP Calls for New Push for WW2 Reparations From Germany

April 19, 2019 9:15 am
Poland should follow Greece in stepping up pressure on Germany to pay billions of euros in damages for Nazi occupation during World War Two,...

Top IDF General: Hezbollah Still Plans to Invade Parts of Northern Israel in Future...

April 19, 2019 8:45 am
Hezbollah has not abandoned its plans to invade parts of northern Israel during a future conflict, a top IDF office said in interview excerpts...

Photos: Rav Meir Tzvi Bergman at Bedikas Chometz in Bnei Brak, Erev Pesach 5779

April 19, 2019 8:30 am
הגרמ"צ ברגמן בבדיקת חמץצילום: שוקי לרר   הגרמ"צ ברגמן בבדיקת חמץצילום: שוקי לרר   הגרמ"צ ברגמן בבדיקת חמץצילום: שוקי לרר   הגרמ"צ ברגמן בבדיקת חמץצילום: שוקי לרר   הגרמ"צ ברגמן בבדיקת חמץצילום:...

Over $300 Million Worth Goes To Waste In Israel Over Pesach

April 19, 2019 8:15 am
Pesach is one of the most wasteful times of the year in Israel, JPOST reports. According to data published by food rescue organization Leket Israel...

Nazi Guard, 92, Charged With 5,230 Accessory To Murder Acts

April 19, 2019 7:45 am
A 92-year old former Nazi concentration camp guard has been charged with being an accessory to thousands of murders by German prosecutors on Thursday. The...

Sixth Swastika in Five Months Found in Summit Schools in New Jersey

April 19, 2019 7:15 am
Another symbol of hate — the sixth in five months — was found in the public schools in Summit, NJ, officials said. The swastika...

Hannity: Trump Has Been Totally Vindicated

April 19, 2019 6:45 am
Redacted Mueller report released and reveals no evidence of collusion or obstruction. WATCH:

‘You Can Make $10,000 In A Night’: Thieves Target Used Cooking Grease

April 19, 2019 5:30 am
The heist began with a thief backing a large, white box truck up behind a Virginia mall around 3:30 a.m. one day in early...

NYC Closer To Adopting 5 Cent Paper Bag Fee

April 19, 2019 4:15 am
The plans to charge New Yorkers a nickel for every paper bag they get at stores passed its first hurdle Wednesday. City Council's Sanitation Committee...

Ocasio-Cortez Says She Will Sign Trump Impeachment Resolution

April 19, 2019 2:45 am
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) said Thursday that she would sign on to a resolution calling for an investigation into whether President Trump should be...

Watch: Confessions of a Passover Traitor

April 19, 2019 1:22 am
A spoken word by Moshe Friedman:

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 14-16 Nissan

April 19, 2019 12:06 am
Yahrtzeits - 14 Nissan -Rav Asher Yeshaya of Ropshitz (1845), the main rebbi of Rav Yechezkel Shraga Halberstam, the Shinover Rav. -Rav Avraham Yaffen, Rosh Yeshivas Novardok...

Millions Of Instagram Passwords Exposed Within Facebook, Company Says

April 18, 2019 11:15 pm
Facebook revealed Thursday that millions of Instagram user passwords had been stored in unprotected text accessible by the company's employees. The company disclosed the information...

IDF Preparing To Demolish Home Of Ori Ansbacher’s Murderer

April 18, 2019 10:45 pm
Security forces arrive with bulldozers at home of terrorist who murdered Ori Ansbacher after the Supreme Court approved the demolition. The terrorist, Arafat Irfaya, murdered...

Netanyahu’s Office Denies Russia Found Body Of Legendary Spy Eli Cohen In Syria

April 18, 2019 10:15 pm
Officials in the Prime Minister’s Office on Thursday denied reports that Russia had found the body of legendary Israeli spy Eli Cohen in Syria,...

Condition Of El Al Flight Attendant, 10-Year-Old Boy Both Stricken With Measles, Continue To...

April 18, 2019 9:45 pm
Health officials on Thursday were sounding the alarm on the sprawling outbreak of measles that has seen thousands of cases nationwide in the past...

Trump: ‘I Could Have Fired Everyone’ On Mueller Team If I Wanted To

April 18, 2019 9:15 pm
President Trump on Thursday pushed back against questions about whether he may have obstructed the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, asserting...

Rabbi YY Jacobson: Don’t Lie to Your Children’s About Kos Shel Eliyahu

April 18, 2019 8:45 pm
At the end of Rabbi YY Jacobson's morning Chassidus class on Tuesday, 11 Nissan, 5779, April 17, 2019, one of the students asked if...

City Closes Four More Yeshivas, Fines Three Parents, As Judge Upholds City’s Mandatory Vaccination...

April 18, 2019 8:15 pm
The New York City Department of Health closed four yeshivas and issued summonses to three Brooklyn parents whose children were exposed to measles but...

Chabad Offers Online Mechiras Chometz

April 18, 2019 7:15 pm
Leading halachic authorities have ruled that online authorizations are acceptable for the purpose of selling chametz. The traditional and preferred practice, however, is for...

Rav Ezriel Tauber zt”l

April 18, 2019 6:01 pm
It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the passing of Rav Ezriel Tauber zt”l. He was 79. Rav Tauber, a Holocaust survivor, was a...

Divorce Rate In Israel THREE Times As High In The Weeks After Yom Tov

April 18, 2019 5:45 pm
The rate of people filing for divorce within two weeks of Pesach is three times as high as during the rest of the year,...

Report Shows How Mueller Team Struggled On Obstruction Issue

April 18, 2019 5:15 pm
A detailed report from special counsel Robert Mueller said investigators struggled with both the legal implications of investigating President Donald Trump for possible obstruction...

Agudath Israel Hails Court Ruling Nullifying NYS “Substantial Equivalency” Guidelines

April 18, 2019 4:51 pm
A New York State Supreme Court judge in Albany has invalidated the State Education Department (SED)’s recently enacted guidelines for evaluating the education provided...

Barr’s Team Made Nearly 1,000 Redactions To Mueller Findings

April 18, 2019 4:45 pm
Attorney General William Barr’s office made nearly 1,000 redactions to the publicly released version of special counsel Robert Mueller report, according to an analysis...

Gafni Threatens To Force Another Election If Draft Law Isn’t Modified

April 18, 2019 4:05 pm
MK Moshe Gafni threatened on Thursday morning that his party would rather go back to the hustings and fight another election than back down...

Palestinian Authority: We Don’t Want Any Gifts From Kushner

April 18, 2019 3:30 pm
The Palestinian Authority on Thursday scoffed at US presidential adviser Jared Kushner’s announcement that the administration’s plan for peace in the Middle East –...

Kremlin Says North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Will Meet Putin In Russia Later...

April 18, 2019 2:45 pm
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un plans to meet President Vladimir Putin in Russia later this month, the Kremlin said Thursday, as Moscow looks...

Trump Declares ‘Game Over’ On Mueller Investigation

April 18, 2019 2:15 pm
President Trump took a victory lap after Attorney General William Barr’s press conference on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation, with...

Watch: AG Barr Holds News Conference On Release Of Mueller Report

April 18, 2019 1:45 pm
Attorney General William Barr and Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein hold a press conference on the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report. WATCH:

Trump Campaign Attempted To Obtain Hillary Clinton’s Private Emails

April 18, 2019 1:17 pm
President Donald Trump pushed for obtaining Democratic rival Hillary Clinton's private emails and his campaign was in touch with allies who were pursuing them,...

Watch: First Look At Findings In Mueller’s Report On Trump

April 18, 2019 12:45 pm
The Justice Department posts online a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election online; chief...

Mueller Says He Lacks Confidence To Clear Trump On Obstruction

April 18, 2019 12:16 pm
Special Counsel Robert Mueller said he lacked confidence to clear Donald Trump of obstruction of justice but suggested Congress could take action on at...

Attorney General Barr’s Full Remarks On The Mueller Report

April 18, 2019 11:45 am
Attorney General William Barr spoke to reporters in advance of the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report, which was submitted last month. A...

‘I Don’t Think She’s Antisemitic,’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Says of Democratic Rep. Ilhan...

April 18, 2019 11:05 am
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) on Tuesday, as the freshman legislator continued to face accusations of antisemitism led by President...