WATCH: Video By Keith Scott’s Wife Shows Part Of Fatal Charlotte Police Shooting

September 23, 2016 4:11 pm
The wife of a man fatally shot by police here earlier this week recorded part of the encounter, and video that was released Friday...

Ted Cruz Finally Backs Trump: I’m Really Just ‘#NeverHillary’

September 23, 2016 3:47 pm
After months of holding out, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Friday formally endorsed Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. “After months of careful consideration, of prayer...

Debate Rules: No Coughing Breaks

September 23, 2016 1:59 pm
If presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton slips into a coughing fit or any other medical crisis during Monday's high-stakes debate, she will have to power...

Tragic Passing of Dov Ber Sass z”l

September 23, 2016 1:17 pm
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Dov Ber Sass, son of Rabbi and Mrs. Dovid and Shoshana (Hilsenrath) Sass...

Watch: Which Nominee Has Momentum Heading Into First Debate?

September 23, 2016 12:43 pm
A fair debate between former Bill Clinton campaign adviser Simon Rosenberg and syndicated radio host Kevin McCullough. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Worldwide Yom Limud and Tefillah on Yahrtzeit of the Chofetz Chaim

September 23, 2016 12:30 pm
Distinguished Rabbonim to Daven on Behalf of Klal Yisrael at Kever of Chofetz Chaim By Chaim Gold The yahrtzeit of the Chofetz Chaim is a special...

Rav Cohen and Rav Amar to Unite at Asifa

September 23, 2016 12:17 pm
The Sephardic Torah world is rejoicing upon learning that a kinnus hisorerus next week in Petach Tikva will feature the participation of both Rav...

My Beloved is to Me

September 23, 2016 11:19 am
By CJ Srullowitz   A friend of mine grew up "out-of-town" in a small Jewish community. Fortunately for him and the community, it is also home to...

Photos: Thousands, Led By Satmar Rebbe, Rally Against Israel in Front of UN

September 23, 2016 10:40 am
Yesterday, a protest in front of the United Nations in New York during the UN General Assembly drew thousands of Satmar Chassidim, led by...

Jury Deliberating Following Closing Arguments in Trial of Menachem Stark’s Murderer

September 23, 2016 10:12 am
The trial in Brooklyn State Supreme Court of the man accused of the brutal murder of Williamsburg real estate developer Reb Menachem Stark z”l saw closing...

Rav Bender: Have We Gone Mad?

September 23, 2016 9:40 am
By Rav Yaakov Bender, Rosh Hayeshiva, Yeshiva Darchei Torah, Far Rockaway Baruch Hashem, it has been a wonderful first two weeks here at the yeshiva....

Terror: Stabbing Attack at Kiryat Arba (Video, Photos)

September 23, 2016 8:39 am
Today, Israeli soldiers from the Nachal Brigade shot a 14-yar-old Palestinian teenager who attempted to stab Israelis outside the settlement of Kiryat Arba, behind...

Photo: 3 Years Later, Man Receives Payment for Fender-Bender from Anonymous Yid

September 23, 2016 8:22 am
David, a resident of Kiryat Malachi, was surprised this past week to find an anonymous letter in his mailbox, with only his family name...

Report: Netanyahu Escorted to Men’s Room at Upscale Non-Kosher NY Restaurant by 20 Security...

September 23, 2016 7:44 am
Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu was escorted to the bathroom in a New York City restaurant earlier this week by an estimated 20 security agents, the New York...

Jewish Boy in London Threatened With Attack ‘Unless He Removed His Yarmulka’

September 23, 2016 7:13 am
A Jewish boy in London, England, was left in tears after a gang of teenagers allegedly threatened to beat him up unless he removed his yarmulka,...

Palestinian Officials Turn Medical Treatment in Israel into a Profitable Business

September 23, 2016 6:45 am
How do Palestinian patients obtain permits to receive medical treatment in Israel? By paying bribes to senior Palestinian officials in the West Bank and...

Israeli Ambulance Drivers Save Palestinian Lives

September 23, 2016 6:20 am
A Palestinian policeman and Leila, his three-year-old daughter who suffers from high blood pressure, are on their way to Tel Hashomer Hospital, near Tel...

De-Radicalization Expert Claims It’s Possible to De-radicalize Violent Muslim Extremists

September 23, 2016 5:43 am
A German scholar testified this week that it's possible to de-radicalize violent Muslim extremists using the same techniques developed in Europe to help neo-Nazis break...

The NY Times Finds a New Pathetic Adjective to Hurl at Netanyahu

September 23, 2016 5:09 am
By Ira Stoll The New York Times has found a new adjective to hurl at the prime minster of Israel: “brash.” A Times dispatch by Peter...

Rav Moshe Twersky Hy”d On Malchiyos and Shofros

September 23, 2016 4:21 am
By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman Malchiyos Zichronos & Shofaros: Integral Part of Mussaf or an Addendum? The last sugyah in maseches Rosh Ha’Shana is about if the...

Hashem, You Are My King

September 23, 2016 3:45 am
By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss On Rosh Hashanah, after the tekios in musaf, we say “Hayom haras olam – On this day the world was...

Hadlokas Neiros, Erev Shabbos Parshas Ki Savo 5776

September 23, 2016 3:07 am
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Video: Rav Stulberger On Parshas Ki Savo

September 23, 2016 2:46 am
Each week, Rav Avrohom Stulberger, rosh yeshiva of Valley Torah High School in Los Angeles, shares a 3-4 minute message relating to the...

Video: The Shmuz On Parshas Ki Savo

September 23, 2016 2:16 am
Rav Bentzion Shafier has impacted thousands of people with his talks and lectures, and especially with his innovative "Shmuz," a mussar shmuess that...

Jewish Optimism

September 23, 2016 1:46 am
By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran Doom and gloom!  That is how the Jewish cynic views the authentic Jewish life.  Confining.  Legalistic.   Obligatory. A downer! So many somber remembrances. ...

Video: Harry Rothenberg On Parshas Ki Savo

September 23, 2016 1:15 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...

Gem of the Week from Rav Hirsch: Preparing for Selichos

September 23, 2016 12:44 am
There is nothing truly new in the world. Even gaining new knowledge does not mean creating a new religion. The faithful Jew does not...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 20 Elul

September 23, 2016 12:21 am
Rav Yosef Shlomo Kahaneman, Rosh Yeshiva of Ponovezh (1886-1969). Born in Kuhl, Lithuania, a small town of about 500 of which about a third...

Jewish Groups Condemn Rouhani’s Anti-Israel UN Speech

September 22, 2016 11:45 pm
The Anti-Defamation League and other Jewish groups are calling on world leaders at the U.N. to condemn Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s speech, accusing Israel...

Israel Plans Hospital To Separate Terror Attackers From Victims

September 22, 2016 11:13 pm
Israel’s Ministry of Public Security and the Israel Prison Service announced on Thursday a plan to transform part of the Ayalon prison into a hospital...

20 Palestinians Arrested in Yerushalayim Anti-Terror Raid

September 22, 2016 10:41 pm
Israeli police forces arrested at least 20 Palestinians in eastern Yerushalayim on Thursday in a raid targeting crime and terror activity. Police and border patrol forces...

IDF Commander: Hamas Deterred But Is Gearing Up For Another Conflict

September 22, 2016 10:17 pm
GOC Southern Command Maj. Gen. Eyal Zamir on Wednesday addressed the security situation in his sector, hailing the two years since Operation Protective Edge...

Outspoken Hungarian Anti-Semite Discovers He’s Jewish, Making Aliyah

September 22, 2016 9:42 pm
A former Hungarian far-right party leader and outspoken anti-Semite is making aliyah to Israel after discovering his Jewish roots. Hungarian politician and former European Parliament...

At UN, Netanyahu Invites Abbas To Knesset, Abbas Blames Israel For Peace Impasse

September 22, 2016 9:11 pm
Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas offered starkly different visions of how to achieve peace, with Netanyahu inviting Abbas to...

Which Israeli Politicians Help The Non-Orthodox?

September 22, 2016 8:47 pm
Jewish Pluralism Watch (JPW), a non-Orthodox organization founded by Israel's Mesorati (Conservative) movement, monitors elected officials’ positions, statements, legislative initiatives and voting in regard...

Senate Committee Holds Hearing On Obama’s $1.7 Billion Cash To Iran

September 22, 2016 8:18 pm
The Obama administration’s $1.7 billion cash payment to Iran earlier this year came under fire during a hearing by the Senate Banking Subcommittee on...

Rav Dovid Lau: Israeli Justice Is Muddled

September 22, 2016 7:45 pm
Speaking at a Bar Association convention, Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi Rav Dovid Lau said that lack of synchronization between Israel's secular courts and botei din...

Statistics For New School Year in Eretz Yisroel’s Chadorim

September 22, 2016 7:17 pm
410,000 children of Eretz Yisroel's Torah world began the new school year, including 12,349 special education children. 26,795 of them began first grade. Chinuch...

Bais Hachaim in Den Ham Used for First Time in Century for Jewish Woman

September 22, 2016 6:44 pm
NIK, an umbrella organization representing thirty Dutch communities, announced that the Jewish cemetery in the village of Den Ham, eighty miles east of Amsterdam,...

Chareidi Soldier Attacked in Meron

September 22, 2016 6:20 pm
A chareidi soldier who came to daven at the kever of Rabi Shimon Bar Yochai in Meron was prevented from entering by extremists. Yelled...

Hillary Clinton: “Why Aren’t I 50 Points Ahead Of Trump?”

September 22, 2016 5:39 pm
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton spoke about foe Donald Trump during a video conference of the Laborers' International Union of North America, saying, "Why...

Agudas Yisroel: Jewish Students Have Religious Rights Too

September 22, 2016 5:15 pm
This is the time of year when many Jewish students and employees encounter difficulties with religious accommodation in college or in the workplace. This...

Rumsfeld Dismisses George H.W. Bush’s Hillary Vote: ‘He’s Up in Years’

September 22, 2016 4:44 pm
Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld today dismissed former President George H.W. Bush’s purported decision to vote for Hillary Clinton in the presidential election on...

Trump: ‘Drugs Are a Very, Very Big Factor’ in Violent Protests

September 22, 2016 4:16 pm
Speaking this afternoon at a rally in Pittsburgh, Donald Trump suggested that drugs play a large role in the protests seen in response to police...

FULL VIDEO: Netanyahu’s Address to the UN General Assembly

September 22, 2016 3:47 pm
The following is Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu's address to the the UN General Assembly. He discussed, among other things, why Israel doesn't support the dangerous Iran Deal. WATCH: ...

Yahoo Confirms ‘Massive Data Breach’

September 22, 2016 3:16 pm
Yahoo confirmed Thursday that they experienced a “massive data breach” at the hands of what was most likely a “state-sponsored actors” in late 2014. According...