Payless Closing All 2,100 Stores In US

February 17, 2019 10:45 pm
Payless shoe store will close all 2,100 of its locations in the United States and Puerto Rico in the coming months, a spokesperson told...

Graham: Senate Panel Will Investigate McCabe’s Claim That Rosenstein Raised Possibility Of Ousting Trump...

February 17, 2019 10:15 pm
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey O. Graham, R-S.C., said Sunday that his panel will investigate former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe's claim that Deputy...

Rav Chaim: “Our Hearts Are Broken”

February 17, 2019 11:27 am
7 Bnei Brak children were hurled headfirst into chaos recently after the untimely passing of their mother. The mother was reportedly a close relative of...

IDF Tank Brigade Commander: With Syria Experience, Hezbollah No Longer a Guerrilla Group, but...

February 17, 2019 9:45 pm
The Israeli military conducted a large-scale exercise over the past week to prepare soldiers for potential future fighting against Hezbollah in Lebanese territory. The drill...

11-Year-Old Arrested After Refusing To Stand For Pledge Of Allegiance

February 17, 2019 9:14 pm
An 11-year-old student was arrested after refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance and allegedly telling a teacher that “the flag is racist...

Still Not Anti Semetic? Rise Up Ocean County Targets The Siddur, Claiming Davening Proves...

February 17, 2019 8:06 pm
Facebook group Rise Up Ocean County, a group dedicated to ending the growth of Orthodox Judaism in Ocean County, has repeatedly denied being antisemitic...

El Chapo’s Lawyer Fires Back At Cruz: ‘Ludicrous’ To Suggest Drug Lord Will Pay...

February 17, 2019 7:15 pm
An attorney for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman on Sunday dismissed GOP Sen. Ted Cruz's (Texas) idea to make the convicted drug lord help pay...

US Asked Japanese Leader To Nominate Trump For Nobel Prize

February 17, 2019 6:45 pm
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reportedly nominated President Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize on the request of the U.S. government. The report came after...

Anthony Weiner Released From Federal Prison

February 17, 2019 5:30 pm
Former Rep. Anthony Weiner has been released from a federal prison outside Boston and placed in a residential re-entry facility, The Associated Press reported...

Hamas Takes Over Kerem Shalom Crossing

February 17, 2019 4:45 pm
Hamas took control of the Palestinian side of Kerem Shalom, the enclave’s main goods crossing with Israel, the strip’s interior ministry and an official...

IDF Attacks Hamas Positions After Soldier Injured Amid Gaza Border Night

February 17, 2019 4:04 pm
The Israeli army attacked two Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip on Sunday night after an IDF soldier was injured amid clashes along the...

TENSIONS RISING: IDF Soldier Injured By Terrorist Bomb On Gaza Border

February 17, 2019 4:00 pm
An IDF soldier was injured after an explosive device detonated near the Gaza border Sunday evening as hundreds of Arab rioters attack Israeli forces...

More Arrested In Health Ministry Bribery Affair

February 17, 2019 2:45 pm
Israel Police have arrested nine more suspects on Sunday and detained two others on suspicion of being involved in the bribe affair within the...

Amazon Exec Invites Ocasio-Cortez To Tour Facilities After Criticism

February 17, 2019 2:15 pm
An executive with Amazon on Friday invited Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to visit the corporation's facilities after she denounced its treatment of workers, asserting that "Amazon...

Dershowitz: Trump’s Emergency Declaration Was A ‘Mistake’

February 17, 2019 1:45 pm
Attorney Alan Dershowitz, one of President Trump’s informal advisers, said the president’s national emergency declaration was a mistake. “My own view is that it was...

Lod Man Was Murdered Over A Parking Spot

February 17, 2019 1:15 pm
Yuri Podoveni, a 43-year-old resident of Lod, was shot and killed on Thursday in an industrial zone in central Israel. Investigations show that the Holon...

Hezbollah Hints At Attacks On Israeli Passenger Aircraft

February 17, 2019 12:45 pm
In a video circulated on social media to mark the anniversary of the death of former Hezbollah military commander Imad Mughniyeh, the terrorist organization...

Polish PM To Skip Visegrad Summit In Israel After Netanyahu’s Holocaust Remarks

February 17, 2019 12:15 pm
Poland's Prime Minister has cancelled his planned attendance at the Visegrad summit in Israel this week, downgrading his country's representation to the conference in...

Netanyahu Names Yisrael Katz Interim Foreign Minister

February 17, 2019 11:46 am
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday named Yisrael Katz interim foreign minister. Katz was elected to the third spot on Netanyahu’s right-wing Likud party’s...

Former President Obama Working With The NBA To Start A Basketball Africa League

February 17, 2019 11:15 am
Former President Obama will be involved in the development of the NBA's first professional league outside of North America. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced on...

Chabad Shul In Brooklyn Vandalized Over Shabbos

February 17, 2019 10:45 am
A large plate glass window was shattered in the front of a Chabad shul in Brooklyn as a family sat around their Shabbos table. The...

Lichtenstein: Amazon Pullout Was Worst Day For NYC Since 9-11

February 17, 2019 10:16 am
Lightstone Group’s David Lichtenstein said Friday that Amazon’s about-face on its New York megacomplex was the “worst day for NYC since 9-11.” On Thursday, Amazon...

Trump’s Declaration Of National Emergency Hit With First Lawsuits

February 17, 2019 9:05 am
A day after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency - in an attempt to circumvent Congress and redirect taxpayer money to fund 230...

Bobov-45 Readies For Ceremony Celebrating Rededication Of Massive 150,000 Square-foot School Building In Borough...

February 17, 2019 8:29 am
Today, Sunday, Feb 17th, will be an emotional one for benefactors and supporters of Bobov-45 as the Kehilla celebrates the culmination of an extensive...

Syrian Military Linked To More Than 300 Chemical Attacks, Report Says

February 17, 2019 7:45 am
The Syrian government and affiliated forces have launched more than 300 attacks using chemical weapons during the country's nearly eight-year conflict, a report said...

Chai Lifeline Teens Visit Rav Chaim Kanievsky on ‘Journey of a Lifetime’ to Eretz...

February 17, 2019 7:15 am
A group of inspiring teenagers are currently enjoying a special journey to Eretz Yisroel as part of Chai Lifeline’s annual Wish at the Wall...

Watch: President Trump Prepares For Court Battle Over National Emergency Declaration

February 17, 2019 5:30 am
Democrats push back on declaration, threatening legal action; reaction and analysis from the 'Fox News @ Night' power panel. WATCH:

Rebbetzin Naomi Stein a”h

February 17, 2019 4:16 am
It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the passing of Rebbetzin Naomi Stein a”h, wife Rav Pesach Stein zt”l, rosh yeshiva of Telshe...

Ocasio-Cortez Defends Anti Amazon Stance: New Yorkers Deserve ‘Dignified Jobs’

February 17, 2019 4:15 am
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said New Yorkers deserve “dignified jobs” in the aftermath of a scrapped deal to build a second Amazon headquarters in Queens. “We...

At Least Five Civilians Dead And Five Officers Wounded In Shooting In Aurora, Ill.,...

February 17, 2019 2:45 am
A gunman killed five people and wounded five police officers Friday afternoon after opening fire inside of a warehouse in the Chicago suburb of...

Watch: The Politics Of Trump’s National Emergency

February 17, 2019 1:28 am
President Trump declares a national emergency to build his border wall; reaction and analysis from the 'Special Report' All-Star panel. WATCH:

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 12 Adar

February 17, 2019 12:12 am
Rav Moshe Pardo, founder of Or Hachaim Seminary in Bnei Brak Rav Pinchas (ben Baruch) Hager of Borsha (1869-1941). He was raised not only by...

Watch: Democrats Bash Trump’s National Emergency Call: ‘Unlawful’

February 16, 2019 11:15 pm
The White House says its attorneys have spent weeks making sure President Trump's emergency declaration is on solid legal ground; chief White House correspondent...

9/11 Victim Fund Will Cut Payouts By Up To 70 Percent As Claims Surge

February 16, 2019 10:45 pm
The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund plans to cut future payouts in half - and in some cases by as much as 70 percent...

Kneeling Quarterback Colin Kaepernick Settles Collusion Grievances Against NFL And Teams

February 16, 2019 10:15 pm
The NFL and Colin Kaerpernick announced Friday they've reached a settlement in the case in which the quarterback accused the league and its 32...

Watch: Ocasio-Cortez Faces Heat For Amazon Canceling NYC Plan

February 16, 2019 9:48 pm
Some Democrats are criticizing Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for her role in Amazon's decision to cancel plans for a huge investment in New York; Doug...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns To The Court For The First Time...

February 16, 2019 9:15 pm
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was at the court for a private conference on Friday, marking the first time that she has attended...

What Is ‘Auditing,’ And How Did It Lead To The Los Angeles Shooting?

February 16, 2019 8:45 pm
An armed security guard shot a YouTube personality in the leg outside a Los Angeles synagogue on Thursday as the confrontation was live-streamed to...

Bernie Sanders Has Recorded 2020 Presidential Announcement Video

February 16, 2019 8:11 pm
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has recorded, but not yet released, a video to announce he’s running for president in 2020, Politico reported, citing unnamed...

Pence Likens Nazi Genocide To Iran’s Threat To Israel, Warns Against Anti-Semitic Authoritarians

February 16, 2019 7:56 pm
Under thin sunshine, Vice President Mike Pence stood silently before a specially reinforced wall against which Nazis executed some of the estimated 1.1 million...

Mueller Recommends Manafort Serve At Least 19 Years In Prison

February 16, 2019 7:53 pm
Prosecutors working in special counsel Robert Mueller's office are recommending a federal judge in Virginia sentence President Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort to...

Rav Moshe Sternbuch: Forbidden to Smoke E-Cig without a Hashgacha

February 16, 2019 7:30 pm
A p’sak was issued before Shabbos by Rav Moshe Sternbuch, raavad of Yerushalayim, who ruled on the need for kashrus supervision on fluids used...

Yerushalayim Rabbinical Court: Egged Must Fire Get Refuser

February 16, 2019 7:15 pm
The Yerushalayim Rabbinical Court handed down a decision ordering the Egged Bus Cooperative to fire one of its employees because of his refusal to...

Trump on Hannity, Limbaugh: ‘They Don’t Decide Policy’

February 16, 2019 6:45 pm
On Erev Shabbos, President Donald Trump insisted that his biggest right-wing media boosters including Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, and Ann Coulter had no impact...

Watch: Dershowitz On DOJ’s High-level Talks About Removing Trump

February 15, 2019 4:45 pm
Retired Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz says attempting to use the 25th Amendment to circumvent an election is despicable. WATCH:

Trump Declares Border Emergency

February 15, 2019 4:38 pm
President Trump on Friday declared the situation on the southern border of the United States to be a national emergency, catapulting the country into...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 11 Adar

February 15, 2019 4:16 pm
Rav Gershon (ben Yitzchak) Ashkenazi (1625-1693). Born in Holtz, Germany, he left home to learn in the yeshiva of Rav Yoel Sirkes, the Bach,...

Bill To Create Separate Russian Internet Gets First Approval

February 15, 2019 3:15 pm
The lower house of Russia’s parliament has passed the first reading of a bill to create a self-standing Russian segment of the internet. Supporters say...

Facebook Says It May Remove Anti-Vaccine Recommendations

February 15, 2019 2:15 pm
Facebook says it will look into removing posts promoting conspiracy theories about vaccines following complaints from Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.). The company told Bloomberg News...

Israeli Justice Minister: Trump Peace Plan ‘Calls For Palestinian State In Most Of Yehuda...

February 15, 2019 1:45 pm
U.S. President Donald Trump’s soon-to-be announced Middle East peace plan will call on Israel to “turn over large swaths of land in Judea and...