Rabbi Maurice Lamm z”l

July 1, 2016 1:46 pm
Matzav.com notes the passing of Rabbi Maurice Lamm z”l, former rabbi at Beth Jacob of Beverly Hills, California, and the author of many bestselling...

Watch: DOJ Seeks 27-Month Delay in Releasing Clinton Emails

July 1, 2016 1:43 pm
American Conservative Union Chairman Matt Schlapp reacts to the stunning news that the State Department won't release Clinton Foundation emails for 27 months. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Trump Condemns Murder of R’ Michael Marc Hy”d in Terror Attack

July 1, 2016 1:30 pm
By Donald J. Trump Yet another terrorist attack today in Israel -- a father, shot at by a Palestinian terrorist, was killed while driving his...

AG Will Approve FBI Call on Hillary’s Emails

July 1, 2016 1:12 pm
Attorney General Loretta Lynch will accept the FBI’s recommendations about whether or not to prosecute Hillary Clinton over her use of a personal email...

Mother of Terrorist Who Killed Hallel Yaffa Ariel: “My Son is a Hero”

July 1, 2016 11:44 am
Muslim heroism is defined somewhat differently than in the civilized world. Among Muslims, stabbing a sleeping teenage girl in her bedroom makes you a...

Statement By Donald Trump On Murder of Hallel Yaffa Ariel Hy”d

July 1, 2016 11:14 am
The following statement was released by Donald Trump: I am shocked by the heinous murder of 13 year old Hallel Yaffa Ariel, who was attacked...

Exclusive: Developer In Controversial Monsey Project Admits Mistake, Offers Recission To All Unit Buyers

July 1, 2016 10:46 am
Viola Gardens, LLC, the developer of a Monsey condominium project that is in litigation due to allegations of zoning and building violations, has admitted...

Palestinian Authority Hails Terrorist Who Killed Hallel Yaffa Ariel Hy”d

July 1, 2016 9:48 am
By R. Blum Official Palestinian Authority Channels lauded the terrorist who butchered a 13-year-old Israeli girl in her Kiryat Arba bedroom on Thursday morning. In the...

TERROR: Father of 9 Killed In Drive-By Shooting Near Chevron (Photos)

July 1, 2016 9:09 am
R' Michael "Micki " Marc Hy"d was killed today as the car in which he was riding was shot up by terrorists near Chevron. He...

Yisroel Besser Speaks to Rabbis Zlotowitz and Scherman About ArtScroll at 40

July 1, 2016 8:46 am
Rabbi Nosson Scherman and Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz changed the Jewish publishing industry 40 years ago with the publication of their first volume, a commentary...

Photos: Hundreds Attend Heartbreaking Levaya of Hallel Yaffa Ariel Hy”d

July 1, 2016 8:11 am
Hundreds of people attended the funeral of 13-year-old Hallel Yaffa Ariel Hy"d, who was butchered by a Palestinian terrorist in her bedroom on Thursday...

Sanders Pushes Back On Biden Claim That He’s Ready To Endorse Clinton

July 1, 2016 7:47 am
Bernie Sanders's ongoing effort to avoid endorsing Hillary Clinton for president until the Democratic National Convention hit another hurdle Thursday, when Vice President Biden...

Uproar After UK Labour Leader Compares Israel to ISIS

July 1, 2016 7:15 am
By Lea Speyer Israeli and UK Jewish leaders expressed outrage on Thursday after the head of Britain’s Labour Party drew a parallel between the Jewish state...

FBI Considered Gun Purchase Alert System

July 1, 2016 6:45 am
Seven years ago, the Federal Bureau of Investigation considered creating an alert system that would tip off the agency when someone tried to purchase...

Bill Clinton Met AG Loretta Lynch

July 1, 2016 6:12 am
A meeting between former President Bill Clinton and Attorney General Loretta Lynch has sparked controversy after questions have emerged about the content of the...

Grilling Fish and Meat

July 1, 2016 5:46 am
Q. I’m hosting a picnic and some people prefer fish to meat. Can I grill both of them together? A. The Gemara (Pesachim 76b) teaches...

Video: 7, 8, 11, 13 – Why These Numbers On Tzitzis?

July 1, 2016 5:12 am
The following shiur was delivered at Rabbi Mordechai Perr's yeshiva in Lakewood, NJ. The maggid shiur is Rabbi Shloime Pollak, Daf Yomi maggid shiur at...

FJCC Tips for Those Going Away for the Summer

July 1, 2016 4:46 am
Ø  Stop mail deliveries with your local post office or have a neighbor collect your mail. Having an overstuffed mailbox is a sign that...

Rav Moshe Twersky zt”l On the Parsha

July 1, 2016 4:16 am
By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman במדבר הזה יפלו פגריכם   יד:כט Greatness of the Dor Ha’Midbar On the one hand, the dor ha’midbar was punished extremely harshly, to the extent...

Audio: Rav Mintz On Parshas Shelach

July 1, 2016 3:51 am
Each week, Rav Chaim Mintz, Mashgiach of the Yeshiva of Staten Island and founder and head of Oorah Kiruv Rechokim, offers, via telephone, an insightful...

Photos: Attempted Stabbing at the Meoras Hamachpeilah

July 1, 2016 3:26 am
  A Palestinian terrorist attempted a stabbing attack on this Erev Shabbos morning at the Meoras Hamachpeilah in Chevron. The female assailant was shot by Israeli forces nearby. The...

Hadlokas Neiros, Erev Shabbos Parshas Shelach 5776

July 1, 2016 3:11 am
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Video: Rav Stulberger On Parshas Shelach

July 1, 2016 2:45 am
Each week, Rav Avrohom Stulberger, rosh yeshiva of Valley Torah High School in Los Angeles, shares a 3-4 minute message relating to the...

Video: The Shmuz On Parshas Shelach

July 1, 2016 2:13 am
Rav Bentzion Shafier has impacted thousands of people with his talks and lectures, and especially with his innovative "Shmuz," a mussar shmuess that...

Agudah Applauds Federal Security Fund Increase

July 1, 2016 1:41 am
By Judith Dinowitz Agudath Israel expressed gratification at the news that due to the 55% increase in appropriations for the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP),...

Video: Harry Rothenberg On Parshas Shelach

July 1, 2016 1:15 am
Attorney Harry Rothenberg offers a five-minute thought on the parsha disseminated by Partners in Torah and Project Inspire. Matzav.com presents his weekly devar Torah here. Click...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 25-26 Sivan

July 1, 2016 12:13 am
Rav Shimon ben Gamliel, Rav Yishmael ben Elisha Cohen Gadol, Rav Chanina S'gan Cohanim, of the Ten Martyrs killed by the Romans (115 CE),...

Gem of the Week from Rav Hirsch: Hafrashas Challah – Divine Providence in Every...

June 30, 2016 11:49 pm
The challah dough represents the prosperity Hashem has bestowed on us. When we prepare the daily bread for ourselves and our families, we think...

Given Eyes to See

June 30, 2016 11:16 pm
By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran    The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend. - Robertson Davies, Tempest-Tost It is true you cannot tell a book...

Trump: We’re Looking into Getting Rid of Hijabs at TSA Posts

June 30, 2016 10:02 pm
Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump drew criticism on Thursday for responding affirmatively when asked by a supporter to consider removing people who wear...

Gas Prices Hit 13-Year Low Ahead of July 4

June 30, 2016 9:47 pm
Independence Day travel could be some of this decade's cheapest, thanks to falling gas prices. They are on track to be at a 13-year...

Gingrich, Christie Are The Leading Candidates To Be Trump’s Running Mate

June 30, 2016 9:18 pm
Donald Trump's campaign has begun formally vetting possible running mates, with former House speaker Newt Gingrich emerging as the leading candidate, followed by New...

Documents: FBI Can Easily Spy On Journalists

June 30, 2016 8:47 pm
According to secret documents obtained by The Intercept, the FBI can spy on journalists and obtain their phone records without first asking a judge...

First Self-Driving Car Fatality in US History

June 30, 2016 8:13 pm
  A Tesla driver was killed in a collision in Florida with a tractor trailer while the vehicle was in "Autopilot" mode, the car maker...

Greenfield Leads Successful Fight to Fund New OHEL Community Center

June 30, 2016 7:49 pm
Brooklyn, NY - OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services will soon be able to begin construction on a new community center in Flatbush, thanks to...

Important Lakewood School Bussing Bill Approved by NJ State Assembly

June 30, 2016 7:16 pm
Despite opposition from the teachers’ union and the ACLU, S2049, a private school courtesy bussing bill of great import to the Lakewood, NJ, comunity,...

Get Refuser Found After Ten Years

June 30, 2016 6:10 pm
The Israeli rabbinate investigative department has nabbed a recalcitrant husband after he hid from his wife for ten years. The story began when the couple, parents...

Nir Barkat Opposes Shabbos Movies

June 30, 2016 5:45 pm
Nir Barkat recently issued instructions to stop a plan to screen films at the Yovelim community center of Kiryat Yovel on Shabbos. The center's...

Knesset Honors Kidney Donors

June 30, 2016 5:16 pm
For the first time, a special day of salute was recently held at the Knesset to honor over two hundred people who have donated...

WATCH: Netanyahu: You Don’t Murder A Sleeping Child For Peace

June 30, 2016 4:46 pm
Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu has issued a statement on the brutal murder this morning in Kiryat Arba. "This morning, a terrorist sneaked into the...

No Gas Tax Hike In New Jersey For Now

June 30, 2016 4:12 pm
The New Jersey Senate will not vote on a bill that would have raised the gas tax and cut the sales tax in the...

Bnos Celebrates Year of Achievement

June 30, 2016 3:42 pm
Bnos Agudath Israel has a history of innovation, starting many initiatives. One of these is the highly acclaimed Bnos One on One Big Sister...

Kiryat Arba Terror Victim Was an American citizen

June 30, 2016 3:07 pm
A US government official has informed the Associated Press that Hallel Yaffa Ariel, who was  brutally stabbed and murdered this morning by a Palestinian terrorist...

Watch: Sister of Kiryat Arba Terrorist Calls Her Murderous Brother a “Martyr”

June 30, 2016 2:12 pm
A sister of 17-year-old Muhammad Nasser Tarayrah Bani Na’im, the terrorist thug who brutally murdered 13-year-old Hallel Yafeh Ariel Hy”d as she lay in...

US Condemns Kiryat Arba Terror Attack, Calling it “Outrageous,” “Unconscionable”

June 30, 2016 1:40 pm
The US State Department condemned today’s terror attack in Kiryat Arba in which 13-year-old Hallel Yaffa Ariel Hy"d was murdered in her bed. US State Department spokesman John...

The Kamarna Rebbe of Boro Park zt”l

June 30, 2016 1:13 pm
It is with grade sadness that Matzav.com reports the petirah of Rav Alter Yitzchok Elimelech Safran zt”l, the Kamarna Rebbe of Boro Park, who...

TERROR: Stabbing in Netanya (Videos, Photos)

June 30, 2016 12:39 pm
Two people have been seriously hurt in a terror attack in the Netanya market in Netanya. A 40-year-old chareidi man was stabbed by a Palestinian assailant...

MK Yehuda Glick: Jordan Justifying, Encouraging Palestinian Violence on Temple Mount by Blaming Israel

June 30, 2016 12:15 pm
Jordan’s condemnation of Israel for Muslim disturbances on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem justifies and encourages Palestinian violence, an Israeli lawmaker and longtime advocate...