Chakirah on Tzitzis

June 29, 2016 12:43 am
By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld The Achronim ask a chakira regarding tzitzis. Is the “begged” of the tzitzis considered part of the mitzvah or is it considered a hechsher mitzvah, as we find that a house is...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 23 Sivan

June 29, 2016 12:26 am
Rav Eliezer Yosef, son of Rav Yitzchak HaLevi Ledenberg, Belzer Rebbe (1954). He learned Beitza and Rosh Hashanah over 4000 times (memorized over 6...

You Can Help Kehillos Moreshes Yaakov Burn their Mortgage!

June 28, 2016 2:00 pm
Kehilas Moreshes Yaakov is one of the Torah community’s best kept secrets. It’s a Kehila of Russian Jewish families located in the heart of Flatbush. ...

Help Change Lives – And The Face Of Eretz Yisrael

June 27, 2016 11:00 am
-Communicated- TODAY! HELP CHANGE LIVES – AND THE FACE OF ERETZ YISRAEL. 900 NEW STUDENTS ! MANY OF THEM NEW FRENCH IMMIGRANTS , ARE COUNTING ON...

JERRY WINS: Nadler Pulls Out Victory in Contentious NY Primary Battle

June 28, 2016 11:51 pm
U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler has won the Democrat primary race today for the New York City congressional seat that he's held for over two decades. The 24-year incumbent beat Oliver...

Rav Mordechai Krauss zt”l

June 28, 2016 11:06 pm
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rav Mordechai Krauss zt"l, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivas Ohr Hachaim in Queens NY. Rav...

Istanbul Airport Reopens After Terror Attack

June 28, 2016 10:42 pm
Miraculously, Istanbul's Atatürk International Airport has reopened, just hours after suicide bombings claimed at least 36 lives and injured as many as 60 others...

Israel Bans Non-Muslims from the Har Habayis

June 28, 2016 10:14 pm
Israeli police today banned non-Muslims from the Har Habayis until the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan following two days of clashes with...

Benghazi Security Officer Warned U.S. Months Before Attack: ‘Everybody’ Will Die

June 28, 2016 9:48 pm
A U.S. government security officer serving at the U.S. Special Mission in Benghazi prior to the September 11, 2012 attacks, warned his superiors that...

Video, Photos: Israeli Police Arrest Drug Smugglers

June 28, 2016 9:13 pm
Israeli police have arrested a number of individuals for smuggling drugs through Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv. A police investigation revealed that these individuals...

Hillary Clinton’s Email Story Continues To Get Harder And Harder To Believe

June 28, 2016 8:48 pm
On Monday night, the Associated Press published a piece noting the release of an additional 165 pages of emails Hillary Clinton sent from her...

NASA Tests Massive Rocket Booster It Says Will Go To Mars

June 28, 2016 8:13 pm
NASA on Tuesday tested one of the solid rocket boosters that would power its new rocket, the Space Launch System, which the agency hopes...

Ikea Recalls Millions of Dressers for Killing Children

June 28, 2016 7:41 pm
Furniture giant Ikea is recalling and issuing refunds for more than 35 million chests and dressers after six children died when the furniture tipped...

Listen: Boro Park Robo Call Tells Chassidim to Vote for Nadler, Not for Zionist...

June 28, 2016 7:14 pm
A robocall in Boro Park, Brooklyn, today asked Chassidishe voters to cast their vote for Jerrold Nadler. CLICK BELOW TO LISTEN: The following is a transcript of the...

OUCH: Massive NJ Gas Hike Approved in Surprise Midnight Assembly Deal

June 28, 2016 6:47 pm
The NJ state Assembly hastily approved a plan after midnight Tuesday to cut the sales tax by a penny in exchange for raising the...

Habochur Yosef Chaim Gereidi z”l

June 28, 2016 6:12 pm
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Yosef Chaim Gereidi z"l. He was 27 years old. Yosef Chaim was a prized talmid...

Photos: At the Vort of a Granddaughter of Rav Aharon Schechter

June 28, 2016 5:42 pm
The chosson, Avromy Halioua, is a son of Rav Shlomo Halioua and grandson of Rav Aharon Schechter, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivas Rabbeinu Chaim Berlin....

Corbyn Dismisses Calls To Resign After Losing Confidence Vote

June 28, 2016 4:42 pm
U.K. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn rejected calls to resign after he lost a no-confidence vote, deepening the turmoil in a party more divided than...

Watch: Motty Ilowitz, Malchus Choir and Dovid Pallack Perform ‘Bechol Tzar Vetzar’

June 28, 2016 4:19 pm
Motty Ilowitz accompanied by the Malchus Choir and child soloist Dovid Pallack performed Bechol Tzar Vetzar at a recent fundraising event for Sanzer institutions. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Videos, Photos: Suicide Bombers Kill 36, Wound 60 At Istanbul’s Airport

June 28, 2016 3:39 pm
Two attackers with suicide vests detonated their explosives at the entrance of Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport, killing 36 people. and wounding 60. Police manning a checkpoint...

Watch: Benghazi Committee Head Trey Gowdy Won’t Say ‘Hillary Lied’

June 28, 2016 3:12 pm
During a press conference today following the release of his committee’s final report on the 2012 Benghazi attacks, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) refused to...

Few Spots Remain on Legendary Summer Poland Trip with the Maggid Rabbi Paysach Krohn

June 28, 2016 2:46 pm
Project Mesorah has announced that from July 5-10, 2016, the organization will once again be organizing their legendary trip to Poland. As an industry leader in...

Video, Photos: Driver Angry at Seminary Girls Swerves Bus into Dike

June 28, 2016 2:19 pm
Yesterday, a driving operating a bus carrying seminary girls reportedly got agitated by the continuous banter of the girls. In order to get the...

Macy’s Stock In Free Fall Since Dissing Trump

June 28, 2016 1:49 pm
Corporate America is learning a lesson: Don’t cross Donald Trump, World Net Daily reports. One year ago, Trump upended American politics when he declared he...

Video, Photos: At the Yeshiva Ateres Shimon Annual Dinner at the Marine Park...

June 28, 2016 1:17 pm
Ateres Shimon 3rd Annual Dinner - Yeshiva Video from Yeshiva Ateres Shimon on Vimeo. Ateres Shimon 3rd Annual Dinner - Mr. and Mrs. Yossi Katz...

Gafni Granted Distinguished Parliamentarian Award

June 28, 2016 12:51 pm
The Israeli Democratic Institute recently granted Moshe Gafni of UTJ its annual Distinguished Parliamentarian award. "We are honored to present MK Moshe Gafni the parliamentary...

Chief Rabbi’s Representative Quotes Posuk at International Anti-Terrorism Conference

June 28, 2016 12:16 pm
Chareidi journalist Shlomo Menachem Kook recently represented Sefardi Chief Rabbi Rav Yitzchak Yosef at the 14th International Conference of Religions against Terrorism held in...

Report: Trump ‘Only Donated $10K in 7 Years’

June 28, 2016 11:48 am
A Washington Post analysis found that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump may have repeatedly lied about his charitable giving. Reporters found evidence of only...

Brexit Prompts A Push To End English In The European Union

June 28, 2016 11:24 am
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker had a message for Britain on Tuesday. He delivered it in French. With the impending British exit from the European...

Abbas Aide: “Wherever You See an Israeli, Slit His Throat”

June 28, 2016 10:49 am
Sultan Abu al-Einein, an adviser to PA President Mahmoud Abbas and a Fatah Central Committee member, said during an interview with the Palestinian news...

Trump to Drop ‘Muslim’ from Proposed Immigrant Ban

June 28, 2016 10:42 am
  Donald Trump's campaign is readying a policy memo that will replace his controversial call for a moratorium on Muslim immigration with a ban on...

Watch: Bolton Says ‘Brexit’ Will Revive Western Security

June 28, 2016 10:17 am
'Brexit' supporter Amb. John Bolton goes 'On the Record' on 'Brexit's' impact US security and foreign relations and he believes it will strengthen NATO. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Record July 4 Travel Expected With Cheap Gasoline And 3-Day Weekend

June 28, 2016 9:42 am
If you're road-tripping this holiday weekend, you're in good company. With U.S. gasoline prices the lowest in more than a decade, July 4 travelers...

Clinton Says She Understands Many People Don’t Trust Her, Promises To Earn It

June 28, 2016 9:13 am
Hillary Clinton said Monday that she knows many voters have doubts and suspicions about her, something she said bothers her but which is understandable...

Scandal: The New York Times’ Favorite Source on Iran Was Getting Paid by Boeing

June 28, 2016 8:46 am
By Ira Stoll The disclosure that Thomas Pickering, a former State Department official who advocated the Iran nuclear deal, was also a paid consultant to...

5 Months After Surviving Palestinian Stabbing Attack, Israeli Woman Gives Birth to Healthy Baby...

June 28, 2016 8:16 am
By R. Blum Five months after surviving a Palestinian stabbing attack, a 30-year-old Israeli woman gave birth to her fifth daughter on Shabbos, the news site...

Shocking Security Error on El Al Flight

June 28, 2016 7:17 am
  An El Al flight departing Ben Gurion Airport last week shockingly almost took off with no security agents on board, Arutz Sheva reports. The airliner...

America’s Most Hated Airline Wants To Fix One Thing: Being On Time

June 28, 2016 6:48 am
Spirit Airlines is the carrier that leads the pack when it comes to customer gripes. With that in mind, its new boss is trying...

Volkswagen Agrees To Pay Consumers Biggest Auto Settlement In History

June 28, 2016 6:12 am
Volkswagen will settle its emissions scandal case for $14.7 billion, the largest payout by an automaker to consumers in U.S. history, in an agreement...

Rivlin Asks U.N. Chief For Help On Bringing Israelis, Bodies Home From Gaza

June 28, 2016 5:41 am
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday hosted United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at his residence during Ban’s final scheduled visit to Israel as the...

Reb Yitzchok Meir Weisberger z”l

June 28, 2016 4:10 am
Reb Yitzchok Meir Weisberger z”l was born in Yerushalayim to his parents, Reb Yisrael Yaakov and Mrs. Henya (Fischman) Weisberger. Up until the age...

Warren Being Vetted for Clinton’s VP Pick

June 28, 2016 3:22 am
After rampant speculation, Senator Elizabeth Warren is now formally being vetted by Hillary Clinton's team as a possible pick for vice president. ABC News cited...

Netanyahu And Kerry Meet In Rome, Discuss Peace Process And Brexit

June 28, 2016 2:15 am
Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu held meetings with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Rome on Sunday and Monday. A member of Netanyahu’s delegation in...

Under Heavy European Pressure, Britain Accelerates Toward A Departure

June 28, 2016 1:21 am
Britain on Monday accelerated its possible date with destiny outside the European Union, bringing forward the selection of its new prime minister by a...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 22 Sivan

June 28, 2016 12:06 am
Rav Isamar Rosenbaum, Nadvorna Rebbe (1973). Son of Rav Meir of Kretchnif, a descendent of the Premishlaner dynasty, Rav Isamar was appointed Rebbe at...

Palestinian Dentists Arrested For Carrying Out Pipe Bomb Terror Attack

June 27, 2016 11:19 pm
Five members of a Palestinian terrorist cell led by a dentist were apprehended by security forces last month, the Israeli Shin Bet security agency...

Presbyterian Church Passes Resolutions Supporting BDS, Slamming Israeli Settlements

June 27, 2016 10:19 pm
Presbyterian Church USA passed a series of resolutions at its general assembly in support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel,...

U.S. Army May Buy Israeli Missile Interceptor For European Defense Against Russia

June 27, 2016 9:46 pm
A United States Army general said Monday that the U.S. is looking to purchase the short-range missile interceptor used by Israel’s Iron Dome system,...

British University To Pay Student Compensation For Experiencing Anti-Semitic Abuse

June 27, 2016 9:44 pm
The student union at University of York in the United Kingdom will pay £1,000 ($1,370) in compensation and issue a public apology to a...

More Private Clinton Emails Surface

June 27, 2016 9:18 pm
Another batch of emails from Hillary Clinton's tenure at the State Department were released to the conservative legal advocacy group Judicial Watch. In this new...

Agudah Testimony Regarding Proposed Rules for the NYC Security Guards Reimbursement Program

June 27, 2016 8:48 pm
As New York City works out the details that will make children in nonpublic schools just a bit safer, Agudath Israel provided testimony today...

Secure School for All Children Act Passes New Jersey Legislature in Unanimous Vote

June 27, 2016 7:46 pm
By Debbie Maimon In landmark legislation, the New Jersey State Legislature has passed the Secure School for All Children Act, allocating $11.3 million for surveillance...

Michigan to Reimburse Private Schools for State Mandates

June 27, 2016 7:08 pm
With the signing of Senate Bill 801 today, Michigan became the fourth state to reimburse private schools for the state mandates they are required...