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Abraham Peck, Survivor Of 9 Nazi Concentration Camps, Dies At 91

143450. Abraham Peck had that number etched into his left forearm. From the age of 15 to 20, he heard his captors use it, and...

Rav Elyashiv’s Legacy Remembered

By Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman The indelible legacy that Rav Yosef Shalom Elyashiv left on the Torah world is still felt today. Even after sitting at Rav Elyashiv’s feet for...

Watch: Second Dance with Yisroel Werdyger and Shira Choir, Music By Yanky Briskman

The following Matzav video is a second-dance wedding clip of recent hits, as well as some favorite oldies, performed at a recent wedding by singer Yisroel...

Half A Million Young Italians Are About To Receive Free Money To Stay Away...

As Europe struggles to counter the threat posed by the Islamic State and other militant groups, the Italian government is set to launch a...

Joe Sutter, 95; Father of Boeing’s 747 Jumbo Jet

Joe Sutter, the Boeing engineer who ushered in the modern era of long-range travel by spearheading the 747 jumbo jet in the 1960s, has...

Obama Administration To Propose Rules For How Schools Spend Money Meant For Poor Kids

The Obama administration is expected to release draft rules Wednesday that would govern how school districts allocate billions of Title I dollars meant to...

A Record Number Of Americans Now Dislike Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton hit her stride after the Democratic National Convention, riding to a double-digit lead over Donald Trump in some national and swing-state polls...

55-Year-Old Bochur at Ohr Elchonon Engaged

The oldest bochur of Yerushalayim's Ohr Elchonon Yeshiva, R' Moshe Ezra Chamad, 55, recently got engaged. The kallah is Leah Ibn Ezra from the city's Sanhedriah neighborhood. The chosson is a brother...