WhoApp Promises To Take The Guesswork Out Of Who’s Calling

May 26, 2016 7:11 am
Is the unknown number calling you the annoying fellow you met at a chasunah last night? Or an annoying telemarketer? WhoApp, a new iPhone app, promises...

Watch: Agudath Israel Episode III: Professional Career Services

May 25, 2016 2:00 pm
Arguably, the most daunting task facing a young family returning from several years of kollel study in Israel is that of finding a suitable...

Israel: Hamas Steals 95% Of Cement Meant For Rebuilding For Terror Purposes

May 26, 2016 6:47 am
The Hamas terror group confiscates 95 percent of the cement Israel transfers to Gaza for the rebuilding of the territory, diverting the cement to...

Israeli Leaders Honor 100 Years of American Jewry’s Contributions to the State of Israel...

May 26, 2016 6:26 am
Top Israeli public officials and leaders gathered Wednesday afternoon at the Knesset to honor 100 years of American Jewry's contribution to the State of Israel....

We Can All Use More Holiness

May 26, 2016 5:50 am
By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Parshas Behar begins by stating that Hashem spoke to Moshe, stressing that this occurred on Har Sinai, and then immediately turns...

Photos: Fire Breaks Out at Merkazi Building of Mir Yerushalayim

May 26, 2016 4:20 am
A fire has broken out this morning at the Merkazi building of Yeshivas Mir Yerushalayim on Rechov Sonnenfeld in the Bais Yisroel neighborhood of...

Iran To Renew Financial Support For Palestinian Terror Group Islamic Jihad

May 26, 2016 1:54 am
The Iranian government will renew its financial support for the Gaza-based Palestinian terrorist group Islamic Jihad after cutting off that funding for two years...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 18 Iyar

May 26, 2016 12:20 am
Lag Ba'omer, yahrtzeit of Rav Shimon bar Yochai, author of the Holy Zohar, and a disciple of Rabbi Akiva. After Rabbi Akiva was murdered...

Rav S. R. Hirsch On The Essence of Sefiras Haomer

May 25, 2016 10:51 pm
The mitzvah of counting the omer only began after the people entered their land—that is to say, when they had been given not only...

Trump Staffer’s Email Miscue Lands Scoop For Politico

May 25, 2016 10:17 pm
Any reporter will tell you that scoops don't just fall from the sky. Sometimes, though, they land in your inbox. Such was the case Wednesday,...

Five Arrested For Impersonating IRS Agents In Phone Scam

May 25, 2016 9:14 pm
Authorities say that they have arrested five people in Miami who are accused of tricking 1,500 victims into paying a total of $2 million to...

Google Idea Would Leave Pedestrians Glued To Cars After Crashes

May 25, 2016 8:49 pm
Google has been granted a patent for an adhesive vehicle front that's designed to limit the injuries of a pedestrian it strikes. A pedestrian struck...

Watch: Donald Trump Takes a Shot at Susana Martinez in Albuquerque

May 25, 2016 8:14 pm
At a campaign rally in Albuquerque, NM, GOP Presidential nominee Donald Trump took a shot at New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez (R), citing the...

Report Finds Federal Prisons Held 157 Inmates Too Long, One By Almost Three Years

May 25, 2016 7:47 pm
Government folks have such a way with words. Case in point: A federal watchdog report published Tuesday exposes the "untimely release" of inmates from federal...

Watch: NRA Video Threatens Iran With Strange Video About Men Who Wrestle Alligators

May 25, 2016 7:11 pm
As part of a new campaign promoting its agenda, the National Rifle Association published videos featuring people who like guns making statements against the...

Lieberman Settles in as New Defense Minister

May 25, 2016 6:46 pm
After months of negotiations to bring the Labor party into his government, Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu changed tack and signed a coalition deal with...

Trump Plans to Hit Hillary on Whitewater

May 25, 2016 5:11 pm
Hope Hicks, spokeswoman for presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, accidentally sent an email to a Politico reporter detailing the campaign’s intention to dig...

Still Smoke? Your Cigarettes May Have Poisoned Indonesian Kids

May 25, 2016 4:49 pm
When he was 9 years old, Samsul Hadi began working the tobacco fields in his village in central Indonesia. It wasn't long before his...

Airlines Spend Millions In Bid To Cut TSA Lines In Record Summer

May 25, 2016 4:07 pm
U.S. airlines and airports are spending millions on added workers to avoid a repeat of long security lines, as the coming Memorial Day weekend...

EgyptAir Mystery Spurs Calls For Real-Time Access To Flight Data

May 25, 2016 3:46 pm
As days pass while crews search the seas for answers to yet another aviation mystery, some accident investigators are saying it's time to employ...

Analysis: Hillary Clinton’s Email Problems Just Got Much Worse

May 25, 2016 3:25 pm
One of the two big dominoes in the Hillary Clinton email controversy toppled Wednesday: The State Department's inspector general released its report on the...

Video, Photos: Telshe Yeshiva Celebrates 74 Years of Building Torah

May 25, 2016 2:43 pm
Telshe Yeshiva of Cleveland recently held its Annual Dinner celebrating 74 years of harbatzas Torah in the United States.  The gala dinner was held...

Ryan Says No Decision Yet On Trump Endorsement As Talks Continue

May 25, 2016 2:32 pm
Paul Ryan said Wednesday that he has not yet made a decision on whether to endorse presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. "I have not...

Hacker Who Revealed Private Clinton Email Address Admits Series Of Intrusions

May 25, 2016 12:31 pm
The Romanian hacker whose cyber-mischief first revealed that Hillary Clinton used a private email address while she was secretary of state pleaded guilty Wednesday...

Report: Democrats Look to Drop Wasserman Schultz

May 25, 2016 11:45 am
Democrats in Congress are having serious discussions about replacing DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz before the party's convention in July, according to a report...

Dirah Guys: We Made It!

May 25, 2016 11:19 am
Dear Matzav Readers, Thanks so much for spreading the word about our campaign. We really appreciate it. Many of your readers contributed (see the original Matzav post...

State Dept. Audit Faults Hillary’s Email Practices

May 25, 2016 11:01 am
The State Department’s independent watchdog has issued a highly critical analysis of Hillary Clinton’s email practices while running the department, concluding that she failed...

Last Chance: Bonus Tickets to Israel

May 25, 2016 10:46 am
It’s your last chance to win! With your donation to the Oorah Auction from May 1 until May 31, you’ll be entered into a...

May a Chosson Shave Before Shkiah Today?

May 25, 2016 10:13 am
Q. May a chosson who is getting married the night of Lag Ba’omer - namely, tonight - shave earlier in the day, on the 32nd...

Rush: ‘Moot’ Point for Me to Endorse Trump Now

May 25, 2016 9:46 am
Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh is sticking by his policy of not endorsing during primaries despite mounting pressure to unite behind presumptive Republican...

Shabbos Elevators Listed in Survey on ‘Bizarre’ Customs in Foreign Countries

May 25, 2016 9:19 am
By Sherin Ghermezian Shabbos elevators in Israeli hotels are among features of foreign countries that tourists consider odd, according to a survey conducted by Reddit, a news and entertainment website...