Saudi Arabia Denies Renewing Fatwa Against Pokémon Go

July 24, 2016 10:42 pm
Saudi Arabia has denied that they renewed a 15-year-old fatwa that declares that the popular Pokémon Go game is un-Islamic and promotes "global Zionism." According...

Trump Not Rolling Back Muslim Ban

July 24, 2016 9:44 pm
Donald Trump made clear this weekend that he has not rolled back his proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States, despite top...

Clinton Campaign Blames Russians for DNC Document Leak

July 24, 2016 9:17 pm
  A top official with Hillary Clinton's campaign on Sunday accused the Russian government of orchestrating the release of damaging Democratic Party records in order...

New Museum To Tell Israel’s Story As The ‘Start-Up Nation’

July 24, 2016 8:47 pm
The foundation stone of a new museum dedicated to Israeli innovations was laid at an official ceremony at the Peres Center for Peace in...

Germany Blast: Ansbach Bar Explosion ‘Leaves One Dead’

July 24, 2016 8:27 pm
An explosion at a bar in the southern German city of Ansbach, near Nuremberg, has killed one person and injured at least 11 others, BBC...

This Tweet From DWS Mocking Reince Priebus Is Pretty Awkward Now

July 24, 2016 8:13 pm
Today, on the eve of the Democratic National Convention, Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz issued a statement saying that she would step down...

Al-Qaeda Sympathizers Target Israeli Athletes At Rio Olympics

July 24, 2016 7:42 pm
Al-Qaeda sympathizers on social media have issued a list of directives calling for their followers to target American, British, French and Israeli athletes during...

Palestinian Authority Collaborates With Sudan To ‘Restrain’ Israel In Africa

July 24, 2016 7:15 pm
Palestinian Authority (PA) Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said that the PA and Sudan are working to “restrain Israeli movements” in Africa in the wake...

Top Israeli Foreign Ministry Official Meets With Leader Of Chad

July 24, 2016 6:41 pm
Israeli Foreign Ministry Director-General Dore Gold met with President Idriss Deby of Chad at his presidential palace in the city of Fada on July...

Rabbi Avrohom Powers z”l

July 24, 2016 6:21 pm
It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the passing of Rabbi Avrohom Powers z"l of Philadelphia, PA. Rabbi Powers was the former mashgiach of the Yeshiva of...

Video, Photos: Shloime Dachs and Zemiros Choir Performing at Shabbos Sheva Brachos of Dr....

July 24, 2016 5:17 pm
The chosson is Nosson Geller. The kallah is Rivka Roberts.  

U.S. Army Officer Who Rescued Jews During Holocaust Dies At 99

July 24, 2016 4:51 pm
A U.S. officer who helped liberate 2,500 Jews during the Holocaust has died at the age of 99. On April 7, 1945, Lt. Frank Winchester...

DNC Chair Announces She Will Resign In Aftermath Of Email Controversy

July 24, 2016 4:15 pm
  The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee said she will resign this week in the aftermath of the release of thousands of embarrassing internal...

Analysis: Tim Kaine Can Speak Spanish. But 7 In 10 Latinos Say A Candidate’s...

July 24, 2016 3:48 pm
This year's fight to become vice president included talk in both parties about the age, gender, height, weight and marital history of various contenders....

Obama’s Half-Brother: I’m Voting Trump

July 24, 2016 3:12 pm
Malik Obama, President Obama's Kenyan half-brother, told The New York Postthat he plans on voting for Donald Trump in the election. “Make America Great Again is...

LIVE ON MATZAV, 3-7 PM EST: Shiva Asar B’Tammuz Chizuk Lectures

July 24, 2016 3:00 pm
WATCH IT LIVE HERE: Torah Connections, a Flatbush-based group will offer a series of four chizuk lectures to the public today, the fast day of Shiva...

Trump Surrogate to Tim Kaine: Speak English

July 24, 2016 2:51 pm
Following the remarks of Hillary Clinton’s vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine at a rally in Miami today, Donald Trump surrogate Scottie Nell Hughes went...

Bloomberg To Address DNC For Clinton

July 24, 2016 2:20 pm
Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City who considered a presidential run this year, will address the Democratic National Convention this week...

Videos: Man Arrested For German Machete Attack

July 24, 2016 1:46 pm
One woman has been killed and two others were injured in a machete attack in Stuttgart, Germany. Police have arrested a man in connection with...

Watch: Obama: Trump’s Nomination ‘Says Something’ About the Republican Party

July 24, 2016 1:23 pm
Eight years ago, Donald Trump lead the birther movement against then-President-elect Obama. Now, Donald Trump is the Republican nominee for president. In a taped interview...

Sanders Says He Would Have Preferred Warren As Clinton’s Vp Pick

July 24, 2016 12:49 pm
Sen. Bernie Sanders said today that he would have liked to see Hillary Clinton pick a more progressive running mate, such as Sen. Elizabeth...

Democrat Chair May Get Bounced from Convention After Email Leak

July 24, 2016 12:19 pm
  Democratic party officials are trying to determine a way to downgrade the role of Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz during the upcoming Democratic National Convention after...

Rabbis Take Course to Avoid ‘Ivanka Debacle’

July 24, 2016 11:47 am
A group of Lubavitchers from across the world spent long hours this past month to prepare for a test that would help them become recognized...

Manafort: Alleged Putin Ties “Absurd”

July 24, 2016 11:10 am
Donald Trump's campaign chairman Paul Manafort faced questions this morning about his alleged ties to Russia and whether the campaign is any way working with...

Tragedy: Grandson of Baba Meir Killed in Motorcycle Accident

July 24, 2016 10:43 am
Tragedy struck in Miami when a truck hit a motorcycle being driven by Menachem Yitzchok Krispin, 24-year-old great-grandson of Baba Meir Abuchatzeira. The accident took...

Trump Says He Prevented Cruz Being ‘Ripped’ Off Stage in Cleveland

July 24, 2016 9:48 am
In his first interview since the Republican National Convention, Donald Trump said he prevented Ted Cruz from being ripped off the stage by entering...

Kerry: Air Conditioners As Big A Threat As ISIS

July 24, 2016 9:16 am
Secretary of State John Kerry said in Vienna on ithat air conditioners and refrigerators are as big of a threat to life as the...

Watch: Obama Makes Joke After Commenting On Munich Attack

July 24, 2016 8:46 am
President Barack Obama commented on the Munich mall shooting in Washington DC. After offering his condolences to Germany, the US leader drew laughter from...

Munich Officials Say Gunman Was Obsessed With Mass Killings, Had No Ties To ISIS

July 24, 2016 8:12 am
  City authorities in Munich said yesterday that the teenage gunman who went on a rampage at a shopping center Friday, leaving nine people dead, had...

Democrats Vote To Bind Most Superdelegates To State Primary Results

July 24, 2016 7:47 am
After a lengthy debate and a deal between supporters of Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Democratic Party's rules committee voted to created...

Joe Lieberman’s Advice On Being a VP Candidate

July 24, 2016 7:08 am
By Joseph I. Lieberman On the morning after Al Gore and I conceded the 2000 election, I returned to my Senate office. The first call I...

TODAY: Shiva Asar B’Tammuz Program of Inspiration, Streaming Live Here on Matzav.com

July 24, 2016 7:00 am
Torah Connections, a Flatbush-based group will offer a series of four chizuk lectures to the public today, the fast day of Shiva Asar B’Tammuz, at...

Melania? Try Obama’s Plagiarism

July 24, 2016 6:02 am

Democrats Struggle With Intraparty Divisions Days Before Convention Opens

July 24, 2016 5:21 am
The Democratic Party arrived in Philly still divided over the results of its presidential primary season, with anger at the nominating process, the Clinton-Kaine ticket...

NY Magazine Denies Supporting BDS, Despite Calling Sabra Hummus ‘Politicized’

July 24, 2016 4:25 am
New York Magazine told The Algemeiner on Thursday that it “does not support a boycott of Israel,” despite its designation of Sabra, a popular...

Poll: Majority of Israelis Attach Little Importance to Relations With Palestinian Authority; View Egypt...

July 24, 2016 3:18 am
A new survey revealed that most Israelis attach little importance to relations with the Palestinian Authority (PA), the Hebrew news site NRG reported. According to the...

Watch: The Feeling of the Fast – A 17th of Tammuz Message from Rabbi...

July 24, 2016 2:13 am
Oorah's founder, Rabbi Chaim Mintz, delivers a short "Seventeenth of Tammuz" message. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Today’s Yahrtzeit and History – 18 Tammuz

July 24, 2016 12:21 am
Rav Yehuda Halevi Eidel of Slonim (1805). Born in Zamosc, Galicia, in 1757 or 1759. His most famous work was Afikei Yehuda. His chidushim...

Watch: Elizabeth Warren On Trump: “He Sounded Like A Two-Bit Dictator”

July 23, 2016 11:46 pm
Left-leaning Democrat Senator Elizabeth Warren sounded off on Donald Trump's acceptance speech, telling Stephen Colbert she thinks the candidate's comments were unbecoming of a...

Watch: What Will Kaine Add To The Clinton Campaign?

July 23, 2016 11:08 pm
The 'Journal Editorial Report' reacts to the debut of the Democratic ticket. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

$1B Medicare Fraud Scheme Largest Single Criminal Health Care Case

July 23, 2016 10:58 pm
Three healthcare workers in Miami have been charged in a $1 billion Medicare fraud scheme that preyed on the elderly, the Justice Department announced...

In Warning About Heat, Obama Praises 8-Year-Old Who Left Cold Drinks For Mailman

July 23, 2016 10:47 pm
Last week, an 8-year-old boy from Newport News, Va., was worried about his letter carrier out in the excessive heat. So the boy filled...

Ten Years After Last Lebanon War, Israel Warns Next One Will Be Far Worse

July 23, 2016 10:38 pm
When Israeli army commanders describe how the next war against Hezbollah could unfold, they often search for words not used in military manuals. The...

Clinton and Kaine Debut the Democratic Ticket in Florida

July 23, 2016 10:23 pm
The newly formed Democratic ticket took the stage for the first time in Miami, showing off a partnership that prizes steadiness over flashiness. As Hillary...

Hillary Picks Kaine as VP

July 23, 2016 10:12 pm
Hillary Clinton has chosen Sen. Timothy Kaine (Virginia) as her vice-presidential running mate, completing a Democratic ticket that prizes experience and traditional notions of...

Leaked Docs: DNC Discussed Attacking Bernie’s Jewish Faith

July 22, 2016 7:20 pm
A Democratic National Committee staffer suggested using Sen. Bernie Sanders' faith as a talking point against him, leaked DNC emails reveal. In a May...

Report: MH370 Pilot Planned Suicide Path

July 22, 2016 6:44 pm
Before his plane disappeared in March 2014, pilot of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 used a home flight simulator to plan a suicide route, New...