Chareidi Woman Appointed Consulate Administrator in Istanbul

January 18, 2017 10:45 pm
Yafah Olowitzky, a chareidi mother of four, was recently appointed administrative officer of the Israeli consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. Her overseas career began seven...

Beitar Streets Named After Gedolim

January 18, 2017 10:17 pm
In the rapidly growing 27-year-old chareidi town of Beitar Illit, near Yerushalayim, a committee has named many of the town's new streets after gedolei...

Christie Blames Wife for Lack of Trump Gig

January 18, 2017 9:52 pm
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said today that he turned down a few jobs in the Trump administration because his wife, Mary Pat, refused...

Open Orthodox Rabbi Yanklowitz Calls for Taanis the Day of Trump Inauguration

January 18, 2017 9:11 pm
Yesterday, Matzav.com reported that Shmuly Yanklowitz, an Open Orthodox rabbi and dean of the Valley Beit Midrash in Phoenix, Arizona, responded to the election...

Watch: Radical Neturei Karta ‘Rabbis’ Send Gift to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

January 18, 2017 8:41 pm
This week, a delegation of Neturei Karta radical "rabbis" visited the Palestinian mission to France. They presented a gift, which the Palestinian ambassador accepted...

Barron Trump Could Be First Boy To Live In White House In More Than...

January 18, 2017 8:10 pm
For the first time in more than half a century, a president-elect has a young son, and if he moves into the White House,...

Trump: I Don’t Like Tweeting

January 18, 2017 7:42 pm
President-elect Donald Trump, who has used Twitter to great effect throughout his public life, said Tuesday that he would actually rather stay off social...

Los Angeles: Emergency Teleconference Convened In Response To Measles Outbreak in Frum Community

January 18, 2017 7:14 pm
An emergency teleconference was convened last week by Rabbi Hershy Z. Ten, President of Bikur Cholim in Los Angeles, in response to a recent...

Donald Trump: CIA Should Not Have Played A Part In Spreading ‘Fake News’ About...

January 18, 2017 6:50 pm
President-elect Donald Trump criticized U.S. intelligence officials during a television interview that aired Wednesday for their role in compiling a memo that suggested Russia...

Videos: Massive Crowd Celebrates Yeshiva Darchei Torah’s Annual Dinner

January 18, 2017 6:14 pm
Parents, grandparents, alumni, faculty and friends of Yeshiva Darchei Torah gathered at the Yeshiva campus in Far Rockaway on Sunday to celebrate its 44th...

John Kerry To Skip Trump Inauguration

January 18, 2017 5:44 pm
Secretary of State John Kerry won't be attending President-elect Trump's inauguration on Friday, according to the State Department, the Washington Examiner reports. "The secretary will...

How Donald Trump Came Up With ‘Make America Great Again’

January 18, 2017 5:13 pm
"Make America Great Again." The four words that would help propel Donald Trump to the White House were an inspiration born years before, when hardly...

Watch: Lipa: “Why Do People Criticize Music Artists?”

January 18, 2017 4:47 pm
Lipa Schmeltzer, with his young son Shimmy at his side, shares his opinion as to why people feel free to criticize music artists more...

Videos, Photos: Agudah Yarchei Kallah in Yerushalayim – Day 2

January 18, 2017 4:16 pm
Shiur Iyun, HaRav Dovid Cohen, Rosh Yeshiva, Yeshivas Chevron Shiur Iyun, English: Harav Yosef Elefant, R"M, Yeshivas Mir, Yerushalayim Divrei Machshava: HaRav Dovid Cohen, Rosh Yeshiva,...

Dirshu Convention This Weekend, To Be Livestreamed On Motzoei Shabbos

January 18, 2017 3:11 pm
This Motzoei Shabbos, Dirshu, celebrating its 20th year, will hold its annual convention. Dirshu, under the direction of its founder and Nasi, Rav Dovid...

Watch: Charges Dropped Against Teen Suspect In Murder of Rabbi Yosef Raksin in 2014

January 18, 2017 2:20 pm
There’s been a stunning turn in the case of Rabbi Yosef Raksin z"l of Brooklyn who was murdered while visiting family in Florida. Prosecutors...

Videos: HASC A Time for Music 30

January 18, 2017 1:49 pm

U.S. UN Nominee Nikki Haley to Blast World Body over Israel

January 18, 2017 1:14 pm
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to be U.S. ambassador to the UN, will blast the world body over its treatment...

Huckabee: Give Up On Making Sense of Obama Selective Moral Standards

January 18, 2017 12:44 pm
By Mike Huckabee If you’re trying to make sense of President Obama’s highly-selective moral standards, just give up. Otherwise, you’d be like the Inauguration-boycotting Democrats...

A Baby… In Exchange For A Crib

January 18, 2017 11:18 am
Thousands of women around the world are dying to have a baby…Unfortunately, thousands of women would rather their unborn babies die—because they can’t afford...

Edward Snowden’s Russia Residency Extended

January 18, 2017 10:46 am
Even if the Kremlin’s relationship with the United States significantly thaws under a President Trump, Edward Snowden is guaranteed another two years’ residency in...

Watch: Betsy DeVos Calmly Responds to Obnoxious Bernie Sanders: Would You Be Here If...

January 18, 2017 10:17 am
From the Senate confirmation hearing for Donald Trump's secretary of education nominee. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

FOR SHAME: Rev. Roger Hambrick and The Green Pastures Baptist Church Coir Perform at...

January 18, 2017 9:47 am
Reverend Roger Hambrick and The Green Pastures Baptist Church Coir at Avi Weiss' Hebrew Institute of Riverdale/The Bayit on Monday, Martin Luther King Day, 2017. KOL...

Al Sharpton: ‘No Question’ Process That Elected Trump Wasn’t Legitimate

January 18, 2017 8:43 am
Add noisemaker Rev. Al Sharpton to the list of liberals who are questioning the legitimacy of President-elect Donald Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton. Fox News...

Watch: Footage of Ramming Terror Attack Appears To Show Shots Fired Before Car Accelerates

January 18, 2017 8:12 am
Aerial footage of today's suspected car ramming terror attack in Umm al-Hiran, a Bedouin Negev village, appears to show police shooting at the vehicle driven...

Disgrace: Days Before Trump’s Inauguration, State Dept. Sends $500 Million To United Nations Climate...

January 18, 2017 7:45 am
With just three days until President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, the State Department Tuesday announced a half-billion dollar contribution to the United Nations' Green Climate...

PBS Ombudsman Calls for ‘Correction’ Over Ben Rhodes’ False Claim That ‘Tens of Thousands’...

January 18, 2017 7:13 am
By BB Portnoy A PBS news program should issue a “clarifying or correcting” statement in the wake of a claim made by a top Obama...

After Slamming Trump, John Lewis Caught in a Lie

January 18, 2017 6:44 am
President-elect Donald Trump continued to spar Tuesday with Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., saying in a television interview that the civil rights icon had been...

On Inauguration Day, Marijuana Activists In D.C. Will Give Out 4,200 Joints

January 18, 2017 6:16 am
At 4:20 a.m. on a recent day, a group of marijuana activists, passing around the occasional joint, stood in line outside the Russell Senate...

Terror in the Negev: Israeli Policeman 1st Sgt. Erez Levi Hy”d Killed in Ramming...

January 18, 2017 5:47 am
In a suspected car ramming terror attack in Umm al-Hiran, a Bedouin Negev village, a vehicle driven by Yaqoub Mousa Abu Al-Qia’an slammed into a...

Newly Discovered Moth Species Named After Trump

January 18, 2017 4:47 am
Just days before President-elect Donald Trump takes office, he has the honor of having a newly discovered species of moth named after him. Evolutionary...

Secret Service Agrees To Pay $24 Million In Decades-Old Race Bias Case Brought By...

January 18, 2017 4:22 am
The Secret Service agreed Tuesday to pay $24 million to settle a two-decade-old case in which more than 100 black agents alleged that the...

George H.W. Bush Hospitalized for ‘Shortness of Breath’

January 18, 2017 3:58 am
Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized after experiencing “shortness of breath.” The 41st president’s office confirmed he was recently admitted to Houston...

Top NATO General Agrees with Trump, Calling Aspects of Alliance ‘Obsolete’

January 18, 2017 2:14 am
A top NATO general said today that aspects of the alliance were "obsolete," echoing President-elect Donald Trump's language and saying that the Western military...

IDF Trains to Confront Hizbullah, Hamas

January 18, 2017 1:13 am
The Israel Defense Forces is changing its training to better simulate combat situations against Hizbullah and Hamas. "Tunnels" have been built in all IDF...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 20 Teves

January 18, 2017 12:15 am
Rabbeinu Moshe ben Maimon, the Rambam (1135-1204). Born at Cordova, Spain, the Rambam received his rabbinical instruction at the hands of his father, Maimon....

The Eternal Passport: Daf Yomi Bava Basra

January 17, 2017 11:49 pm
By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss On this coming Tuesday, there will be a global event which will be noticed only in certain circles.  And no,...

Staying a Levi

January 17, 2017 11:18 pm
By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld The Gemara in Sota, daf yud alef, amud bais describes the reward that was received by the midwives in Mitzrayim for not killing the Jewish male babies....

Putin Rejects Trump Dossier Report As Plot Against ‘Legitimacy’ Of President-Elect

January 17, 2017 10:49 pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin today called reports that Donald Trump has been compromised by Russian intelligence "total nonsense" and said allegations were fabricated to...

Photos: 1,500 Gather at OU’s Torah in the City; Moishe Bane Inaugurated as President...

January 17, 2017 10:10 pm
Sunday, Citifield was at full capacity -- not for a baseball game, but for a day of Torah learning, presented by the Orthodox Union. Torah...

Robert Kennedy’s Daughter: My Father Was Killed for Supporting Israel

January 17, 2017 9:44 pm
By R. Blum The daughter of the late US Senator Robert F. (Bobby) Kennedy — assassinated in June 1968 during his run for president by...

Video, Photos: Shuvu Annual Lakewood Reception 2017

January 17, 2017 8:42 pm
Shuvu’s annual Lakewood reception was held last night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Schneur Stefansky. The guest speaker at the event will be...

When Rabbi Mayer Took Me to The Circus

January 17, 2017 8:17 pm
By Rabbi Yechiel Spero Inspiration Daily, A Project of Yeshiva Ateres Shimon Hello everybody and welcome to Inspiration Daily. So as you might have heard, after...

Senate Passes Felder Bill to Stop de Blasio’s Bag Tax

January 17, 2017 7:12 pm
  The New York State Senate today overwhelmingly passed a bill (S362) to prevent Mayor de Blasio from taxing New Yorkers for using plastic or paper...

Rick Santorum Hired by CNN

January 17, 2017 6:44 pm
Rick Santorum is joining CNN as a contributor, the cable-news network announced Tuesday. The former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania unsuccessfully ran for president in...