AAA: 38 Million Americans Expected To Travel For Memorial Day Weekend

May 27, 2016 6:13 pm
You can expect plenty of company if you’re traveling over the Memorial Day weekend, CBS NEW YORK reports. AAA projects some 38 million people will...

Reserve Now: Arab Village Rescuer & Cult Survivor In New York

May 27, 2016 6:00 am
NEXT WEEK: CULT SURVIVOR AND ARAB VILLAGE RESCUER TO SPEAK NEAR YOU A member of a Yad L'Achim rescue team who has delivered Jewish women...

Watch: Agudath Israel Episode III: Professional Career Services

May 26, 2016 1:00 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...

Fed Chair Janet Yellen: ‘Probably’ Ready To Raise Interest Rates In Coming Months

May 27, 2016 5:19 pm
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the central bank would "probably" raise interest rates in the coming months, a move that would...

Dr. Heimlich Uses Maneuver for First Time, Saves Woman’s Life

May 27, 2016 4:43 pm
Henry Heimlich, the famed Cincinnati surgeon, saved a woman at his senior living center by using his namesake anti-choking maneuver. The 96-year-old said he’d...

Major Study Links Cellphones to Cancer

May 27, 2016 4:13 pm
Research in rats is re-igniting the long-running debate over whether mobile-phone use can cause cancer. Two types of tumors -- one in the brain, one...

Mt. Sinai Beth Israel in Manhattan to Close Hospital, Open Smaller Facility

May 27, 2016 3:43 pm
The Wall Street Journal reports that Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York City will close its hospital and replace it with a much smaller...

UN: Iran Complying With Terms of Nuclear Deal

May 27, 2016 2:40 pm
Iran is in compliance with the historic nuclear agreement reached last year with six world powers, according to the UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency. One...

Trump, Sanders Itching To Debate, But Odds Are Against It

May 27, 2016 2:19 pm
Both Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders suggested on Thursday that they would be happy to face each other in an unusual cross-partisan debate just...

Obama Calls to End Nukes at Hiroshima

May 27, 2016 1:42 pm
Nearly 71 years after an American bomber passed high above this Japanese city on a clear August morning for a mission that would alter...

Analysis: The Real Reason America Controls Its Nukes With Ancient Floppy Disks

May 27, 2016 1:13 pm
America's nuclear arsenal depends on a surprising relic of the 1970s that few of us may recall: the humble floppy disk. It's hard to believe...

Photos: Hatzolah Volunteer Saves Life On El Al Flight, Emergency Landing in Norway

May 27, 2016 12:56 pm
El Al Flight LY1 from Tel Aviv to John F. Kennedy Airport made an emergency landing in Norway this morning after a passenger suffered a...

Watch: Car Speeds Down Brooklyn Sidewalk As Angry Store Owners Give Chase

May 27, 2016 12:32 pm
A Vehicle sped down a sidewalk in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, while people yelled and men chased the driver. It was an unbelievable, bizarre scene that all started yesterday with some fake...

Watch: Rubio Vows To Help Trump Beat Clinton

May 27, 2016 12:10 pm
In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, Marco Rubio says he plans to attend the Republican convention, and will release his delegates to vote...

NFL Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Recalls Religious Upbringing, Jewish Values in YU Commencement Address

May 27, 2016 11:42 am
Robert Kraft, founder, chairman and CEO of The Kraft Group and owner of the New England Patriots, delivered the keynote address and received an...

Israeli Ambassador Says UN ‘Completely Disconnected From Reality’ After Resolution Singling Out Israel as...

May 27, 2016 10:14 am
By Lea Speyer A recent United Nations resolution singling out Israel as the world’s only violator of global health rights reveals how the international body...

Israelis Are ‘Like A Rash,’ Says Irish Member Of European Parliament

May 27, 2016 9:44 am
Martina Anderson, an Irish member of the European Parliament, said Israeli lobbyists were “all over this place like a rash” during a parliament meeting...

Photos: Trump Advisor Meets FJCC Leadership In Flatbush

May 27, 2016 8:48 am
The Flatbush Jewish Community Coalition (FJCC) recently hosted the Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer at the Trump Organization, and adviser to Donald...

State Department Inappropriately Criticizes Israel’s New Coalition

May 27, 2016 8:12 am
The Obama administration has again improperly criticized and meddled in Israel’s internal sovereign government matters, says Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton A. Klein. On...

Vaccinations in Halacha

May 27, 2016 7:16 am
By Rabbi Tzvi Haber MAY 17th, 2016: The New York City health department confirmed they are investigating a chicken pox outbreak that has struck the...

Photos: Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce Acknowledged on Capitol Hill 

May 27, 2016 6:43 am
Several dozen entrepreneurs, activists and journalists from New York, New Jersey and Maryland descended upon the Russell Senate Building in Washington, DC, on Wednesday...

Clinton Says IG Report On Emails Won’t Affect Her Presidential Bid

May 27, 2016 6:18 am
Hillary Clinton claims that her use of a private email server will not be an issue that will “affect either the campaign or my...

A Kosher Keurig

May 27, 2016 5:52 am
The Keurig coffee machine makes enjoying great coffee easy; Toveling it, however, is another issue… By Rabbi Boruch Fried A staple in the modern day work place-...

American Friends of Laniado Hospital Celebrates Hospital’s 40th Anniversary with Festive Dinner

May 27, 2016 5:12 am
The highly-acclaimed Lanaido Hospital in Netanya recently celebrated 40 years since their founding with a well-attended festive dinner, hosted by the American Friends of...

Rav Moshe Twersky zt”l On the Parsha

May 27, 2016 4:05 am
By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman ולא תונו איש את עמיתו   כה:יז, כאן הזהיר על אונאת דברים     רש”י שם The Rambam does not bring the issur of onaas devarim in Hilchos Deios (perakim 6...

Hadlokas Neiros, Erev Shabbos Parshas Behar 5776

May 27, 2016 3:12 am
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Video: Rabbi Stulberger On Parshas Behar

May 27, 2016 2:37 am
Each week, Rabbi Avrohom Stulberger, rosh yeshiva of Valley Torah High School in Los Angeles, shares a 3-4 minute message relating to the parshas...

Video: The Shmuz On Parshas Behar

May 27, 2016 2:11 am
Rav Bentzion Shafier has impacted thousands of people with his talks and lectures, and especially with his innovative "Shmuz," a mussar shmuess that draws on Torah, Gemara...

A Quick Glance at Kivi Bernhard, Superstar Keynote Speaker at J-Biz Expo

May 27, 2016 1:42 am
What Kivi Bernhard has to say is intriguing enough for Bill Gates to postpone the date of a prestigious Microsoft conference. You too can...

Video: Harry Rothenberg On Parshas Behar

May 27, 2016 1:06 am
Attorney Harry Rothenberg offers a five-minute thought on the parsha disseminated by Partners in Torah and Project Inspire. Matzav.com presents his weekly devar Torah here. Click...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 19 Iyar

May 27, 2016 12:04 am
Rav Meir ben Baruch, the Maharam MiRottenberg, teacher of the Rosh, (1215-1293). In 1286, Rudolf of Germany wanted to institute a new tax on...

Felder’s Agency Fair Draws Many Residents

May 26, 2016 11:46 pm
Senator Simcha Felder sponsored an Agency Fair today at the Midwood Library where nearly two hundred community members turned out to take advantage of available...

Gem of the Week from Rav Shamshon Raphael Hirsch zt”l

May 26, 2016 11:31 pm
What's Wrong With Charging Interest The Torah does not see interest as unlawful or immoral. If that were the case, it would not also have...

The Numbers Don’t Lie: Balance and Symmetry

May 26, 2016 11:19 pm
By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran There is perhaps no greater cultural image of Jewish life than the “fiddler on the roof”.  In him, we see ourselves seeking...

4 Things Hillary Clinton Got Wrong In Her Latest Statement About Those Emails

May 26, 2016 10:48 pm
In the wake of a scathing inspector general's report regarding her exclusive use of a private email server while serving as secretary of state,...

Congress Asked To Help Curb Long Lines At Airports

May 26, 2016 10:08 pm
With Memorial Day weekend travel looming and more than 200 million fliers expected to face extraordinarily long lines at security checkpoints by summer's end,...

Obama: World Leaders Are ‘Rattled’ By Trump’s Ignorance, Love Of Tweets

May 26, 2016 9:32 pm
President Obama said Thursday that world leaders have been surprised by Donald Trump's emergence as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee and remain uncertain "how...

The Superbug That Doctors Have Been Dreading Just Reached The US

May 26, 2016 9:14 pm
For the first time, researchers have found a person in the United States carrying bacteria resistant to antibiotics of last resort, an alarming development...

Watch: Jimmy Kimmel Writes A Second Children’s Book For Donald Trump

May 26, 2016 6:52 pm
Jimmy Kimmel reads the second children’s book he ghost wrote for Donald Trump. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Report: Trump Was Joking About Debating Bernie

May 26, 2016 6:30 pm
Donald Trump was only kidding about debating Bernie Sanders, sources told CBS News. As shown in a video previously posted by Matzav.com, the GOP presidential...

Watch: Gingrich Says Trump Needs A ‘Higher Level Of Discipline’

May 26, 2016 6:12 pm
Former House speaker Newt Gingrich said on 'Hannity' last night that sometimes, presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump 'goes off the deep end.' WATCH: {Matzav.com}