Rabbis of Yishuvim Earn Just 8 Shekel an Hour

July 25, 2016 12:46 pm
A Knesset Interior Committee today exposed appalling data that reveals that rabbis of communities and regional councils in Israel receive a paltry salary of...

Photos: NYPD Pursues Suspect in Williamsburg

July 25, 2016 11:51 am
A man assaulted a woman in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, this morning and then took her 2-year-old child, reports, PIX 11 News. Police pursued the suspect, a 39-year-old...

Florida Shooting Not Terrorism

July 25, 2016 11:30 am
Authorities have identified two boys who died in a shooting at Club Blu in Fort Myers, Florida early Monday morning. Police said 14-year-old Sean...

Applications to Dallas PD Have Tripled

July 25, 2016 11:17 am
After Black Livers Matter demonstrations erupted in Dallas three weeks ago, Police Chief David Brown told protesters one way they could fix problems they...

CNN Poll: Trump Gets Big Convention Bump

July 25, 2016 10:46 am
Following the Republican National Convention in Cleveland last week, Donald Trump is seeing a significant bump in the polls, leading Hillary Clinton by 44...

Verizon Buys Yahoo for Almost $5 Billion

July 25, 2016 10:14 am
Verizon confirmed today that it had reached a deal to buy Yahoo’s land holdings and core internet operations for $4.83 billion. Yahoo was once...

Father Who Forgot Daughter In Car: ‘My Heart Is Broken Into Pieces’

July 25, 2016 9:46 am
R' Yedidya Feldman, whose daughter, Chana Rina, aged one year and four months, died on Erev Shabbos after being forgotten in a car by her father...

Proposed Knesset Bill Seeks One-for-One Prisoner Swaps; No Dead Israelis in Exchange for Live...

July 25, 2016 9:12 am
By R. Blum According to a new Israeli bill, prisoner swaps will now involve a one-to-one equation, with no more than a single terrorist released...

An Open Letter To Ramaz Students

July 25, 2016 8:45 am
Dear Ramaz Students, Last week, over 830 of you signed a petition to Ramaz dean and spiritual leader Rabbi Haskel Lookstein to protest his decision...

DNC Erects Four-Mile Eight-Foot Tall Fence Around Philly Convention Site

July 25, 2016 8:18 am
To the Democratic National Committee elites, keeping average Americans away from their convention is a good idea, while protecting the southern border from intruding...

Hikind Paves Way For Youngest District Leader Candidate In Brooklyn’s History

July 25, 2016 7:41 am
Boro Park Assemblyman Dov Hikind is handing off his current Democratic 48th Assembly District leadership position to political upstart David Schwartz, KINGS COUNTY POLITICS reports. If...

Netanyahu Calls Abbas To Offer Condolences On Brother’s Death

July 25, 2016 7:19 am
Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu called Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas to offer condolences on the death of his brother, AL MONITOR reports. Abbas' brother Omar died in Qatar...

Full Video Replay: Shiva Asar B’Tammuz Lectures

July 25, 2016 6:45 am
Torah Connections, a Flatbush-based group, offered a series of four chizuk lectures to the public yesterday, the fast day of Shiva Asar B’Tammuz, at Yeshiva of...

Schedule and Speakers at DNC 2016

July 25, 2016 6:14 am
The 2016 Democratic National Convention will feature President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Bill Clinton and Bernie Sanders as...

16 Shot, 2 Dead at Teen Party in Florida

July 25, 2016 5:44 am
A shooting at a club in Fort Myers, Florida, that killed two people and injured at least 14 more took place at a teen...

Israel’s Defense Industry Will Suffer ‘Severe Blow’ if Yerushalayim Accepts New Terms of US...

July 25, 2016 5:22 am
By Lea Speyer New stipulations attached by the Obama administration to a proposed US military aid package for Israel will result in a “severe blow”...

Watch: Bernie Sanders Interview On ABC’s “This Week” With George Stephanopoulos

July 25, 2016 4:22 am
The following is Bernie Sanders' interview on ABC's "This Week" With George Stephanopoulos. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

The New York Times Provides Cover for Those Who Support Killing Jews

July 25, 2016 3:33 am
By Stephen M. Flatow Israel’s parliament this week took action in response to an Arab Knesset member’s public support of a terrorist who murdered an...

Dunner: We Ignore Iran’s Words and Actions at Our Deathly Peril

July 25, 2016 2:32 am
By Pini Dunner This week marked the first anniversary of the Iran nuclear deal. Last year at around this time, many of us were engaged...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 19 Tammuz

July 25, 2016 12:13 am
Rav Yitzchak Eizik Halevi Herzog ztl, Chief Rabbi of Ireland and later Palestine (1888-1959). His father, Rav Yoel Leib Herzog (1865-1933) was Chief Rabbi...

Watch: Krauthammer On Fallout From DNC Document Dump

July 24, 2016 11:45 pm
Syndicated columnist and Fox News contributor Charles Krauthammer weighs in. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Freezer Survivor Known from Arizal’s Mikvah Passes Away

July 24, 2016 11:08 pm
The shloshim was recently marked of Gideon Yair Prizat, a secular Israeli who returned to Torah observance after having a near-death experience while mistakenly locked for...

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...