Egyptian FM Says Hamas is a ‘True Partner’ for Peace

Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabeel Arabi told Italian newspaper La Republica on Wednesday he had brokered the Fatah-Hamas reconciliation deal in the hopes of creating...

Flotilla 2: NY Times Sinks the Truth

By Simon Plosker According to a New York Times report, a second flotilla of vessels led by the Turkish Mavi Marmara is due to sail...

Al-Qaeda Releases Posthumous Bin Laden Audio Recording

Al Qaeda has released a posthumous audio recording by Osama bin Laden in which the Islamist group's leader praised revolutions sweeping the Arab world,...

Infamous ‘Arbeit Macht Frei’ Sign Restored

The notorious sign spanning Auschwitz's main gate, which was stolen and cut into pieces in a 2009 heist, has been welded back together and...

Bloomberg Under Fire for Firehouse Closings

Michael Bloomberg has apparently caved-in to threats of legal action by the City Council. On Wednesday, the mayor released the list of the 20...

Ashreichem Yisroel

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Life is full of changes. There are always people and ideas pushing us from all sides, trying to goad us to...

The Shmuz on Life: A Yellow Belt in Five Styles

By Rabbi Ben Zion Shafier Probably the greatest cost to a person living life without a clear purpose is that he won't reach a fraction...

Matzav Deal of the Day

As part of Matzav.com's expanded exciting features and comprehensive news coverage, we presentthe "Deal of the Day." Matzav.com has partnered with various businesses and...

Open Letter to Judge in the Case of Wendy Runge

By Rabbi Binyamin Goldfarb An Open Letter to the Honorable Judge Douglas Staskal, I am sure that Tuesday was a difficult day for you. ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 15 Iyar

-Rav Chaim Meir Yechiel Shapira of Mogelnitz (or Moglonitza) (1849). He was raised and taught by his maternal grandfather, the Koznitzer Maggid....