Mrs. Leah Levi a”h

May 30, 2016 1:21 am
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Mrs. Leah Levi a”h. She was 59. The wife of Reb Shmuel Tzvi Levi,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 22 Iyar

May 30, 2016 12:06 am
Rav Shlomo Eliezer Alfandri, the Maharsha Alfandri (1820-1930). Born in Istanbul, Rav Shlomo Eliezer served as the chief rabbi in Istanbul, Damascus, and subsequently...

Watch: Agudath Israel Episode III: Professional Career Services

May 29, 2016 11:55 am
Arguably, the most daunting task facing a young family returning from several years of kollel study in Israel is that of finding a suitable...

Reserve Now: Arab Village Rescuer & Cult Survivor In New York

May 29, 2016 11:50 am
NEXT WEEK: CULT SURVIVOR AND ARAB VILLAGE RESCUER TO SPEAK NEAR YOU A member of a Yad L'Achim rescue team who has delivered Jewish women...

El Al Q1 Loss Widens Despite Lower Fuel Prices

May 29, 2016 11:25 pm
El Al Israel Airlines on Thursday published its results for the first quarter of the year. Revenue declined from $419.8 million in the first quarter...

Watch: Lankford and Schiff Discuss Hillary Clinton Investigation on Fox News Sunday

May 29, 2016 10:49 pm
Today, Senator James Lankford and California Congressman Adam Schiff joined Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace to discuss the investigation into former Secretary of State...

‘Israel Fellows’ Work To Counter Threats By Demystifying Jewish State On Campus

May 29, 2016 10:17 pm
By Shalle' McDonald In today’s climate on college campuses, Jewish students often face a fight-or-flight choice in the face of increasing anti-Israel and anti-Semitic rhetoric,...

Lewandowski On Fox: Trump Not Going To Waste Time Debating Sanders

May 29, 2016 9:49 pm
Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace conducted an interview with Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski in which the latter explained his boss’ attacks...

Watch: This Year’s Youngest Spelling Bee Competitor

May 29, 2016 9:19 pm
Akash Vukoti is the only 6-year-old among the 285 contestants in this year's National Spelling Bee. His favorite word is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanocon­iosis. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Watch: Face the Nation Political Panel Breaks Down Trump’s Ascent and Hillary’s Email Mess

May 29, 2016 8:52 pm
Jeffrey Goldberg of the Atlantic, Ruth Marcus of the Washington Post, Mark Leibovich of the New York Times Magazine, Ron Brownstein of the Atlantic,...

Trump: Illegal Immigrants Are Taken Care of Better Than Veterans

May 29, 2016 8:19 pm
Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump used a Memorial Day weekend speech to press his message on veterans, saying that his administration would take care...

Watch: No More Traffic Jams With China’s New Straddling Bus

May 29, 2016 7:45 pm
Part subway, part bus, a mass transporter known in Chinese as the "bus-way" went on show in Beijing earlier this month. The vehicle, which is designed...

Report: Jewish Community Claims It Is Being Pushed Out Of Montreal Neighborhood

May 29, 2016 7:17 pm
The Chassidishe community of Montreal says that a proposal to ban religious gathering places on two of the city’s busiest commercial streets is an attempt to...

New Legislation Would Limit Number Of Painkiller Pills Prescribed To First-Time Patients

May 29, 2016 6:13 pm
New York lawmakers are considering limiting how many prescription pills patients can get on their visit to a doctor, WCBS 880 NY reports. The bill...

Gary Johnson Wins Libertarian Presidential Nomination

May 29, 2016 5:47 pm
Former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson won the Libertarian Party's presidential nomination on Sunday, fending off five rivals from different factions on two closely...

Israeli Mother Injured in Palestinian Rock Attack Calls Survival of Babies in Car ‘Bloody...

May 29, 2016 5:18 pm
A 31-year-old Israeli mother-of-four who was lightly injured in a terrorist attack on Sunday told The Algemeiner that her survival — and that of...

12-Year-Old Connecticut Boy Brutally Beaten by Classmate Yelling ‘Kill the Jew’

May 29, 2016 4:48 pm
A 12-year-old Jewish boy from New Haven, Connecticut was beaten up by a classmate in what his mother called an antisemitic attack, local TV...

Russia to Return Israeli Tank Captured 34 Years Ago in the Battle of Sultan...

May 29, 2016 3:50 pm
Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu expressed his gratitude to Russian President Vladimir Putin today for signing a presidential decree ordering the return to Israel of an IDF...

Netanyahu Denies Police Recommended Indicting Wife On Spending

May 29, 2016 3:15 pm
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Bibi has denied media reports that police had advocated trying his wife, Sara, for misuse of state funds at the family...

TSA Scrambling Resources To Deal With Long Lines At Airports

May 29, 2016 2:46 pm
The threatened summer of discontent for American travelers got underway Memorial Day weekend as the understaffed Transportation Security Administration struggled to keep its security...

New Tool Used In Housing Recovery Plans: Mapping

May 29, 2016 2:17 pm
When Detroit was looking for ways to tackle its housing crisis, city officials first had to figure out how big the problem was. No...

Longtime Cantor Rebukes Leeds Jewish Community for ‘Absolutely Disgusting’ Decision to Host ‘Antisemitic’ Labour...

May 29, 2016 1:51 pm
By Lea Speyer The decision by the Jewish community of Leeds, UK to host a Labour member of parliament who was suspended from the party...

Watch: Courageous Speech of ‘Son of Hamas’

May 29, 2016 1:18 pm
Mosab Hassan Yousef is an incredible example of someone who was able to break away from a destructive, venomous society which had created its...

Watch: IDF Nabs Yerushalayim Bus Bombing Cell

May 29, 2016 12:23 pm
Israeli security forces have detained a Hamas terrorist cell responsible for the bombing of the number 12 bus in Yerushalayim on April 18th. The attack left 19 people injured. WATCH: {Matzav.com...

Hezbollah In Worst Financial Shape In Decades, U.S. Official Claims

May 29, 2016 11:51 am
A U.S. Treasury official claimed that the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah is in its “worst financial shape in decades.” Adam Szubin, the U.S. Treasury Department’s...

Watch: Google Tests Carpooling Service Using Waze App

May 29, 2016 11:14 am
Google-owned navigation app Waze is expanding its ride-sharing ambitions with the launch of a pilot program that will allow people to carpool to and from work...

Putin Declares Russia An ‘Ally’ To Islamic World

May 29, 2016 10:44 am
Russian President Vladimir Putin has vowed that his country will always be a “reliable ally” to the “Islamic world” at a discussion event on...

Watch: Cincinnati Zoo Kills Gorilla to Save Kid

May 29, 2016 10:19 am
The Cincinnati Zoo shot and killed a gorilla after a 4-year-old child fell into the animal's enclosure, yesterday. Harambe, a 400-pound gorilla, carried the...

Old City Rabbonim Appeal To Close Jewish Quarter To Arab Pilgrims During Ramadan Month

May 29, 2016 9:44 am
In a letter to Head Police Commander of the Yerushalayim district Yuram Halevi, eight Old City rabbonim asked him not to allow Arab to...

Tips and Tactics for Generating Quality Shadchan Attention – Part VI

May 29, 2016 9:16 am
Using Money Effectively and Fairly Part II By Moshe Pogrow, Director, NASI Project (This article is the sixth in a series.) (To view Part I – Introduction, click here.) (To view Part...

Watch: Gingrich Predicts Trump Will Transform The Electoral Map

May 29, 2016 7:43 am
Former House speaker Newt Gingrich explains on 'Hannity' what he thinks will happen to 'blue states' and 'red states.' WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Watch: Lag Ba’omer 5776 in Meron With the Toldos Aharon Rebbe

May 29, 2016 6:49 am
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Watch: Benny Friedman Carpool Karaoke

May 29, 2016 6:21 am
Get to know the man behind Yesh Tikvah, Toda, and other hits. Ride along with Benny Friedman in Meir Kay's second installment of Carpool...

Watch: Alan Greenspan: Global Economy Running Toward ‘State of Disaster’

May 29, 2016 4:42 am
Alan Greenspan, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, said the global economy’s inability to produce goods and services efficiently is going to cripple the...

Watch: Bob Dole: Trump Should Apologize to McCain, Make Gingrich Running Mate

May 29, 2016 3:35 am
Former Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole said yesterday that Donald Trump needed to apologize to Sen. John McCain for attacking his Vietnam War record and...

Bernie Sanders And Bill Maher: ‘Tough Guy’ Donald Trump ‘Chickened Out’

May 29, 2016 2:22 am
Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump used late-night TV appearances this week to hype a potential debate between them. So with the event now dead,...

U.S. Blocks Bomb Shipments to Saudi Arabia

May 29, 2016 1:26 am
The White House has put a block on shipments of cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia, Foreign Policy reports. The move follows intense criticism of the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 21 Iyar

May 29, 2016 12:06 am
Rav Yitzchak Eizik Segal, author of Raza Meihemna (1783). Rav Yaakov Yosef Hakohen Rabinowitz (1873-1902). The son of the Chessed L'Avraham of Radomsk, who in turn...

Sarah Palin Assails Obama For Hiroshima Visit

May 28, 2016 10:38 pm
Sarah Palin, the 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee, savaged President Barack Obama on Friday for what she termed his "apology lap" in Hiroshima, a Japanese...

Congress Leaves Town With No Zika Resolution

May 28, 2016 10:29 pm
Congress left Washington for its Memorial Day break without financing a plan to combat Zika, despite increasingly dire warnings from public health officials that...

Watch: WWII Plane In Fatal Crash Pulled From River

May 28, 2016 10:19 pm
A vintage WWII fighter plane crashed into the Hudson River Friday night and the pilot’s body was pulled from the wreckage about three hours...

The Top 5 People Donald Trump Might Pick As His Vice President

May 28, 2016 10:07 pm
It's official: Donald Trump will be the Republican presidential nominee this fall. He crested the crucial 1,237-delegate threshold earlier this week in North Dakota,...

A Growing Concern In Cleveland: Chaos Off The Republican Convention Floor

May 28, 2016 9:56 pm
Amid recurring violence at political rallies held by presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump, many local officials and activists are increasingly worried that this lakeside...

Egypt Brings In Specialized Deep Search Ship For EgyptAir Hunt

May 28, 2016 9:41 pm
Egyptian authorities hired a deep ocean survey and recovery company to join the hunt for wreckage of the EgyptAir jet that went down over...

Internal Trump University Records Must Be Released, Federal Judge Rules

May 28, 2016 9:33 pm
A federal judge has ordered the release of internal Trump University documents in an ongoing lawsuit against the company, including "playbooks" that advised sales...

Headlines Radio Show: Zika Virus & the Halachic Issues it Creates

May 28, 2016 9:30 pm
Headlines Radio Show: Tackling fascinating modern controversies from a halachic perspective with Dovid Lichtenstein Tune in Tonight: Zika Virus & the Halachic Issues it Creates Featuring: HaGaon HaRav...

Trump: It Is Inappropriate For Me To Debate Democratic ‘Second Place Finisher’

May 27, 2016 7:20 pm
Donald Trump, the soon-to-be Republican presidential nominee, backed out of a debate with Bernie Sanders on Friday afternoon, saying it would be "inappropriate to...

Founder of Congressional School Choice Caucus To Address Agudath Israel Dinner

May 27, 2016 6:47 pm
Indiana Congressman Luke Messer will be addressing the 94th Anniversary Dinner of Agudath Israel of America to be held on Sunday, June 5th at...