Hamas Chief Blames Israel For Stalled Shalit Deal

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal said Friday that captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit will not be freed unless Israel releases hundreds of Palestinian prisoners. "Shalit will...

Photos: Yom Shekulo Shabbos Breaks Ground in Detroit

Yesterday, in Oak Park, MI, the community was treated to an unprecedented event. Six rabbonim from the community addressed various aspects of Shabbos...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 10 Shevat

Rav Meir ben Yitzchak Katzenellenbogen, the Maharam Padua (1482-1565). Born in Ellenbogen , Germany , founder of the Katzenellenbogen family. After studying in Prague...

Obama Turns ‘Feisty’ To Deal With Defeats

President Obama is moving swiftly to try to recover from his worst week in the White House, speeding up his schedule for engaging in...

Scientists Create Model of Monster ‘Frankenstorm’

Think the recent wild weather that hammered California was bad? Experts are imagining far worse. As torrential rains pelted wildfire-stripped hillsides and flooded highways, a...

Audio: Tefillin Boy and Parents Discuss Last Week’s Incident

Matzav.com spoke this morning with Mr. Glen Leibowitz, father of Caleb Leibowitz, the 17-year-old boy whose tefillin-wearing led to the diversion of a flight...

Deri Calls To Change Israeli Electoral System

Israel is suffering from a leadership vacuum and the crisis will not be solved until the political system is changed, former Shas leader Aryeh...

Tonight: Lakewood Cheder/Bais Faiga 44th Anniversary Dinner

This evening, The Lakewood Cheder and Bais Faiga will be holding its 44th Anniversary Dinner at Lake Terrace Hall in Lakewood, NJ. The Guests...

Video: Rav Ovadia Yosef’s Weekly Shiur

The following video was taken at the weekly shiur given by Rav Ovadia Yosef. The topic of this most recent shiur was Tefillas...

Oil Found Near The Dead Sea

The partners in the Tzuk Tamrur 4 oil exploration well today notified the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) that they found oil at the...