British PM Marks Rosh Hashanah Holiday With Vow to Combat Antisemitism

September 19, 2017 11:30 am
At a reception held earlier this week to mark the upcoming Rosh Hashanah holiday, British Prime Minister Theresa May reiterated her government’s pledge to...

Rav Chaim’s Surprising Rosh Hashana Tradition

September 18, 2017 4:00 pm
There may be no one in today’s generation who understands the depth and gravity of Rosh Hashana as well as Rav Chaim Kanievsky. Each...

Torah Umesorah Toronto Parlor Reception

September 19, 2017 11:30 am
The Torah Umesorah Toronto Parlor Reception has grown to be known as an evening of inspiration for the Toronto Community. Held annually in the...

In UN Speech, Trump Calls Kim Jong Un ‘Rocket Man’ And Threatens To ‘Totally...

September 19, 2017 11:00 am
President Donald Trump this morning warned the United Nations that the world faces "great peril" from gathering threats posed by rogue regimes with powerful...

This Rosh Hashanah, I am Offering YouTube as my Sacrifice to Hashem

September 19, 2017 10:15 am
  By S.N. You know the drill. You get to Rosh Hashana. There HAVE been warning signs it was coming – daily shofar blowings throughout Elul,...

Dylann Roof Asks Court For New Lawyers, Calls Jewish Lawyers His ‘Political And Biological...

September 19, 2017 9:45 am
Dylann Roof, who was sentenced to the death penalty after killing nine people at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., is requesting new lawyers...

Reb Reuven Schmelczer z”l

September 19, 2017 9:15 am
It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the passing of Reb Reuven Schmelczer z”l, prominent Skverer chossid and patriarch of a large, well-known...

Hillary Clinton Won’t ‘Rule Out’ Questioning Trump’s Legitimacy

September 19, 2017 8:45 am
Hillary Clinton on Monday was pressed by NPR Fresh Air host Terry Gross to say whether she would “completely rule out questioning the legitimacy of this...

Watch: First Scenes Out Of Uman 2017

September 19, 2017 8:15 am
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Egyptian President Meets Netanyahu For First Ever Public Talks

September 19, 2017 7:45 am
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi overnight, the first official meeting of the two leaders, Arutz Sheva reported. The two...

Donald Trump Jr. Wants To Give Up Secret Service Protection

September 19, 2017 7:15 am
Donald Trump Jr. has asked to give up Secret Service protection for himself, telling friends he wants more privacy, according to two people briefed...

Spicer ‘Absolutely’ Regrets Inauguration Crowd Meltdown

September 19, 2017 6:45 am
Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told The New York Times that he “absolutely” regrets berating journalists over the size of President Donald Trump's inauguration...

Watch: President Trump Meets with Israeli PM Bibi Netanyahu

September 19, 2017 5:30 am
President Donald Trump meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. They talk Israeli-Palestinian peace, the Iran deal and more 🇺🇸. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

The Proper Time for Selichos

September 19, 2017 1:40 am
By Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits   We all are familiar with the custom of reciting Selichos from before Rosh Hashanah until Erev Yom Kippur (and some...

Watch: President Trump Calls For Reforms At The United Nations

September 19, 2017 12:35 am
US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley and President Donald Trump lay out the case to make reforms to the United Nations. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 28 Elul

September 19, 2017 12:08 am
Shaul Hamelech and his three sons, 880 BCE or 878 BCE Rav Sa'adya, father-in-law of Rav Chaim Vital (1574) Rav Chaim Yehuda Leib Auerbach, co-founder and...

Spain Becomes Fourth Country To Expel North Korean Envoy Over Nuclear Program

September 18, 2017 11:45 pm
Spain has given the North Korean ambassador assigned to Madrid until the end of September to leave, becoming the fourth country this month to...

Pentagon Chief Says He Was Asked About Reintroducing Tactical Nuclear Weapons In South Korea

September 18, 2017 11:15 pm
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis acknowledged Monday that his South Korean counterpart defense minister inquired recently about reintroducing tactical nuclear weapons on the Korean Peninsula,...

Category 5 Hurricane Maria Is A Severe Threat To The Caribbean, Puerto Rico; Jose...

September 18, 2017 10:30 pm
The wicked 2017 hurricane season is set to deliver its next two punishing blows from Hurricanes Maria and Jose. In both the Caribbean and...

Equifax Suffered Another Data Breach In March

September 18, 2017 9:45 pm
Equifax suffered another major breach before the massive data breach disclosed earlier this month, the company confirmed Monday, revealing yet again the vulnerability of...

Watch: Eric Shawn Reports: North Korea And Iran At The UN

September 18, 2017 9:10 pm
Iran opposition calls for Hassan Rouhani to be kicked out. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Paul ‘Worried’ New Obamacare Repeal Bill Might Pass

September 18, 2017 8:35 pm
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said he’s worried the latest attempt to repeal ObamaCare might pass, and the unintended consequences could be severe. “There's a big...

Fake Jewish Wedding In Radzanów

September 18, 2017 8:00 pm
Non-Jews in the Polish village of Radzanów, eighty miles northwest of Warsaw, enacted an authentic looking Jewish wedding. After a wedding replete with a...

Watch: Bannon’s Media Moment

September 18, 2017 7:30 pm
Is he helping or hurting Trump? WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Maria Strengthens Into Category 4 Hurricane

September 18, 2017 6:55 pm
Hurricane Maria has strengthened into a Category 4 storm as it hurtles toward islands in the Caribbean. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Monday...

Watch: Unesaneh​ ​Tokef​ ​-​ ​Freilach​ ​Band​ ​ft.​ ​Shmueli​ ​Ungar​ ​&​ ​Yedidim​ ​Choir

September 18, 2017 6:20 pm
As​ ​we​ ​near​ ​the​ ​Yamim​ ​Nora’im​ ​(The​ ​high​ ​holy​ ​days),​ ​here’s​ ​something​ ​to​ ​get​ ​you​ ​into​ ​the​ ​Rosh Hashanah​ ​state​ ​of​ ​mind. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Saudis Said To Weigh Raising Gasoline Prices By End Of November

September 18, 2017 5:15 pm
Saudi Arabia is considering a plan to phase out subsidies for gasoline and jet fuel in November at the latest, as the world's biggest...

Fined For Excluding Non-Orthodox

September 18, 2017 4:45 pm
Israel's Council for Cable TV and Satellite Broadcasting fined the Channel 20 TV channel $28,000 for "excluding Reform and Conservative movements of Judaism" in...

Report: WH Officials Fear Colleagues Wearing Wires For Mueller

September 18, 2017 4:15 pm
Officials working in the White House are reportedly worried that colleagues may be wearing wires for special counsel Robert Mueller. Mueller's probe into possible connections...

NY’s Highest Court Affirms that Assisted Suicide Is Illegal

September 18, 2017 3:45 pm
By Joey Aron, Esq. The Court of Appeals – the highest court in the State of New York – has upheld New York’s assisted suicide...

Justice Dept Investigating Equifax Stock Sales

September 18, 2017 3:15 pm
The Justice Department is said to be investigating possible violations of insider trading laws by top executives at credit reporting firm Equifax. Bloomberg was first...

Antisemitic Flyers Found at University of Houston as Neo-Nazis Continue College Recruitment Efforts

September 18, 2017 2:45 pm
Dozens of flyers and stickers promoting neo-Nazi propaganda were found at the University of Houston (UH) this week, the latest incident associated with an...

Over 80 Arrested In St. Louis Riots

September 18, 2017 2:15 pm
St. Louis police arrested more than 80 people Sunday after a peaceful protest turned violent as night fell. In a concentrated area downtown, some...

Top US Security Official Targeted In Cuba Embassy Covert Attacks

September 18, 2017 1:45 pm
The top security official at the U.S. embassy in Havana was among those targeted by "sonic attacks," reported CBS News. The US embassy in Havana's...

Trump To The U.N: Reform Yourself

September 18, 2017 1:15 pm
President Trump began his first United Nations trip on Monday by calling on the international body to improve the way it does business, and...

Announcing the Formation of “THE  שמעתתא אליבא דהלכתא PROGRAM”

September 18, 2017 12:53 pm
-Communicated- Earn a $100 reward! Limited slots available! Be from the select few who really get a deep understanding of the halachos! The goal is...

Suspect Arrested In London Subway ‘Bucket Bomb’ Attack Revealed By British Media

September 18, 2017 12:30 pm
British media reported the first details of two men arrested in connection with a crude - but potentially deadly - bomb that detonated in...

Iran Nuclear Deal On Top Of The Agenda As Netanyahu Meets With Trump

September 18, 2017 12:00 pm
When US President Donald Trump meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday ahead of the United Nations General Assembly, the conversation itself...

3 Dead, 16 Hurt When MTA, Tour Bus Collide in Queens

September 18, 2017 11:30 am
Three people died and 16 others were hurt when an MTA bus and a private tour bus collided in Queens early Monday -- a...

Israel’s Top Cop Says Police Violence Against Chareidim ‘Unacceptable’

September 18, 2017 11:00 am
Israeli Police Commissioner Roni Alsheich has said that it seems the conduct of the police at a demonstration held by hundreds of chareidi protesters...

Russian President Vladimir Putin Watches As Russia’s Military Exercises Turn Up The Firepower

September 18, 2017 10:30 am
Russia moved into the main phase of the largest military exercises in years on Monday with a barrage of firepower to repel an imaginary,...

Hamas Says Ready To Hand Gaza To A Palestinian Unity Government

September 18, 2017 9:15 am
Hamas has agreed to dissolve the administration that runs Gaza, it said on Sunday, a major step towards handing control of the enclave to...

Watch: Ohr Chodosh Reunion – Rabbi Shmuel Brazil, Nochum Deutsch, Yossi Lieber and Yossi...

September 18, 2017 8:45 am
At the Shor Yoshuv 50th reunion, the original Ohr Chodosh musical group, Rabbi Shmuel Brazil, Nochum Deutsch, Yossi Lieber and Yossi Toiv, sang together. WATCH:...

NY Times Reporter Slammed After Criticizing The White House For Letting 11-Year-Old Mow The...

September 18, 2017 8:15 am
A former New York Times labor reporter has been slammed on social media for a snarky tweet hitting the White House for letting an...

NYC Braces For Heavy Rain From Hurricane Jose

September 18, 2017 7:45 am
Hurricane José may not directly hit the metro area, but it’s still set to pack a wallop in the region. The Category 1 storm will...

Four Young American Tourists Are Attacked With Acid At France Train Station, Authorities Say

September 18, 2017 7:15 am
Four American college students were hospitalized Sunday after a woman sprayed them with acid at a train station in Marseille, a city in southern...