Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 21-22 Shevat

Yahrtzeits, Friday, 21 Shevat Rav Moshe Galante II of Yerushalayim (1620-1689), son of Rav Yehonasan, who was the son of Rav Moshe Galante the elder (1540-1614)...

Forecasters Say Major Snowstorm Heading To NY/NJ

New Yorkers and New Jerseyans are bracing for another major snowstorm. AccuWeather says significant snowfall is possible across the five boroughs, Long Island and Northeast...

Kiddush Hashem: Yeshiva Tiferes Yisroel Students Save Woman From Burning Home

WABC NY reports: A second-alarm fire ripped through a home in the Midwood section of Brooklyn Thursday morning, and some students at a...

Rabbi Melamed: IDF Chief Rabbi’s Rulings Not Binding

Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, who has had to deal with the anger of the Israeli defense minister for approving insubordination in the army, has come...

Brooklyn Man Pleads Guilty to Spreading “Kill All Jews” Flyers

A man has pleaded guilty to charges he spray-painted swastikas and spread fliers reading "Kill All Jews'' around his Brooklyn neighborhood. Brooklyn prosecutors said today...

Kiddush Hashem: Letter to Matzav

Dear Matzav.com Editor, I was shopping at the ShopRite store in Lakewood, NJ, last week, when I experienced what was a tremendous kiddush Hashem. I had...

Your Next Car Is Filled With Trash

It should come as no surprise that carmakers are working to reduce their carbon footprint. What will surprise you is the manner in which...

Obama Tells Dems: Turn off CNN, Turn off Fox

At yesterday's question and answer session between President Obama and his former Democratic colleagues in the Senate, members got a bit of unexpected TV-viewing...

Opinion: Are We Ignoring Our Kids’ Hashkafa Questions?

By Rabbi Yitzchok Fingerer {Search Judaism} I was apprised of the fact that a renowned rav and posek in Flatbush dedicated his Shabbos morning drasha to...

Video: Obama: “Those of Us in Washington Are Not Serving the People as Well...

President Obama bemoaned the "erosion of civility" in the nation's political debate today, telling an audience at the National Prayer Breakfast that there...