Monthly Archives: April 2014

Pope’s Visit Will Disrupt Tefillos at the Kosel

Pope Francis will make a trip to Israel next month, but questions have arisen over his planned visit to the Kosel in Yerushalayim. Israel...

New Islamic Fatwa Permits Millions Of Muslims To Pray At Har Habayis

A new Islamic fatwa permits millions of Muslims from around the world to visit the Al-Aqsa Mosque on the Har Habayis. The fatwa was...

U.S., Israel Search For Solution To Visa Dispute

By D. Shapiro The U.S. State Department is responding to concern from Israel's friends on Capitol Hill by reviewing its policy on granting tourist visas...

Kendel Felix Charged in Robbery-Gone-Wrong Murder of Reb Menachem Stark z”l

More info has emerged regarding the man arrested in the killing of Reb Menachem Stark z"l of Williamsburg, first reported here  on Matzav.com this...

Rob Ford to Seek Substance Abuse Help

Rob Ford is actually doing something right for a change. The embattled Toronto mayor announced Wednesday night that he is "ready to take a...

Putin to Visit Crimea

Deciding that thumbing his nose at the rest of the world is his favorite pastime, Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Crimea for the...

Iraq Holds First Vote Since U.S. Left

For the first time since U.S. forces pulled out of Iraq in 2011, Iraqi citizens are heading to the polls. The election comes as...

Botched Execution Halts Another in Okla.

An untested drug cocktail led to a botched execution of an Oklahoma prisoner on Tuesday night. Clayton Lockett's vein failed upon the administration...

Americans Want Out of World Affairs

In a dramatic reversal from the years immediately after the 9/11 attacks, a near-majority, 47 percent, of Americans believe the U.S. government should...

U.S. Economy Grew Just 0.1%

The U.S. economy grew just one-tenth of 1 percent in the first quarter of 2014, the Commerce Department reported today. Blame a brutal ...