“Unprecedented” Mandatory Evacuation For Part Of New York City Continues

Matzav.com Hurricane Coverage: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg issued an unprecedented mandatory evacuation order for parts of the city as Hurricane Irene barrels...

Christie: “Dopes” on TV Wrong About Irene, “Unlike Anything You’ve Seen Before”

Matzav.com Hurricane Coverage: NJ Governor Chris Christie has announced that NJ Transit will suspend service throughout the state as of noon on Shabbos. Gov. Christie...

How To Talk To Kids, Calm Nerves About Hurricane Irene

Matzav.com Hurricane Coverage: As Mayor Bloomberg, Gov. Christie and other local officials are urging Tri-State residents to be prepared for the looming threat of...

Rove Blasts Palin: “She Has Thin Skin”

The Karl Rove-Sarah Palin throwdown has entered a brutal Round 3. The architect of George W. Bush's presidential campaigns lashed out at the possible...

Worried New Yorkers Flood Gov’t Website, Crash NYC.GOV

Matzav.com Hurricane Coverage: Hurricane Irene may have already claimed its first New York victim: The city's Website. NYC.Gov crashed this morning, likely because of a...

Cleaned Out: Hardware Stores Around Tri-State Sell Out of Batteries, Flashlights, Sandbags

Matzav.com Hurricane Coverage: Hardware stores in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Five Towns and parts of New Jersey were already out of flashlights, batteries, generators and, even,...

With Impending Hurricane, Lawrence and Some Far Rockaway Residents Leave En Masse for Shabbos

Matzav.com Hurricane Coverage: Lawrence, NY - The Village of Lawrence is urging residents, especially those in low-lying areas, to leave the area and go...

Obama Weighs In, Warns East Coast to ‘Prepare for the Worst’ as Irene Approaches

Matzav.com Hurricane Coverage: President Obama warned that Hurricane Irene is "likely to be an extremely dangerous and costly storm" and urged Americans to "take...

Rav Forchheimer: Residents May Leave Radio On Due to Hurricane Danger

Matzav.com Hurricane Coverage: Lakewood, NJ - Rav Yaakov Forchheimer, senior posek at Beth Medrash Govoha, has ruled that local residents may leave their radios...

Israel Will Permit Egypt to Deploy Troops in Sinai

"Sometimes you have to subordinate strategic considerations to tactical needs," says Ehud Barak, Israel's defence minister, former prime minister and the country's most decorated...