Hamas Backtracks on Truce and Freeing Shalit

Syrian-based Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal has poured cold water on previous statements by less senior Hamas officials that the terrorist organization would agree on...

Lieberman Flies Abroad, Leaves Netanyahu and Livni to Sweat

MK Avigdor Lieberman, who holds the key to the makeup of the next government in Israel, has flown abroad with that key in his...

Ice Buildup On Wings May Have Caused Plane Crash

Investigators began gathering pieces of the incinerated wreckage of the commuter airliner near Buffalo, NY, early today in search of clues to the cause of...

Congress Passes Stimulus Bill, Obama Celebrates

Savoring his first big victory in Congress, President Barack Obama today celebrated the newly passed $787 billion economic stimulus bill as a "major milestone...

OU Criticizes Economic Stimulus Bill Over Exclusion In Economic Recovery Projects

Today, the House and Senate disclosed its final draft of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, a multi-billion set of spending and...

Stimulus Package’s Impact on Non-Public and Yeshiva Education

A preliminary review of the $787 billion federal economic stimulus package's implications for nonpublic education yielded comments from Agudath Israel of America's Washington Office...

Obama: Crash is Reminder of Fragility of Life

President Barack Obama said today that the deadly plane crash in upstate New York (reported here) reminds the nation of the fragility of life...

Agudas Yisroel to Conduct its First Ever Phone Survey

Matzav.com has learned that Agudas Yisroel of America will be conducting its first ever national telephone survey. As the Agudah pursues its government advocacy...

Lieberman to Walk to Any Stimulus Vote On Shabbos

US Senator Joseph Lieberman, a shomer Shabbos, will make arrangements to take part in any economic stimulus package vote that falls on Shabbos, an...

Video: Lipa’s “A Letter to Moishe’le”

In Matzav.com's featured video section, in addition to our exclusive interview with Lipa and Eli Gerstner, we are featuring Lipa Schmeltzer's moving song, "A...