Matzav.com - The Online Voice of Torah Jewry2014-07-28T08:14:31ZWordPresshttp://matzav.com/feed/atomMatzav Editorhttp://matzav.com/?p=1056472014-07-28T06:25:03Z2014-07-28T08:14:31ZBy J. Levitt
Jewish human rights group The Simon Wiesenthal Center on Sunday challenged Doha-based Al Jazeera to report on a Qatari Sheikh who preached, “Allah, kill all the Jews, freeze the blood in their veins,” as broadcast on Qatar TV.
“Against the backdrop of supercharged anti-Jewish rhetoric sweeping the Arab and [...]]]>0Matzav Editorhttp://matzav.com/?p=1056452014-07-28T06:21:28Z2014-07-28T07:20:06ZBy J. Levitt
Hamas militants killed at least 25 Gazan civilians suspected of collaborating with Israel, World Net Daily reported, citing sources close to Hamas and the Islamic Jihad groups.
The sources told WND that most of the extra-judicial killings of suspected collaborators took place during a brief “humanitarian” cease-fire last Thursday. Hamas blamed the killings on [...]]]>0Matzav Editorhttp://matzav.com/?p=1056442014-07-28T06:19:30Z2014-07-28T06:38:34ZAssemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) calls President Barack Obama’s demand for Israel’s “immediate and unconditional ceasefire” in Gaza “an absurd request” tantamount to demanding national suicide.
“The mixed message from the President leaves anyone with any knowledge of the situation reeling,” said Hikind. “President Obama reiterated his belief that Israel has a right to defend itself, [...]]]>0Matzav Editorhttp://matzav.com/?p=1056432014-07-28T06:17:57Z2014-07-28T06:04:03ZIt is with great sadness that we report the passing of Mr. Edwin Shafier z”l, father of Rabbi Bentzion Shafier, founder of The Shmuz, whose divrei Torah have appeared on Matzav.com for years.
The levaya will be held today, Monday, at 1 p.m. at Parkside Memorial Chapel, located at 98-60 Queens Blvd., Rego Park, NY, 11374.
Shivah [...]]]>0Matzav Editorhttp://matzav.com/?p=1056492014-07-28T06:26:52Z2014-07-28T05:09:47ZBy Ronald Lauder
The pictures from various European cities are outrageous and appalling. In Paris and its suburbs, rampaging mobs of pro-Palestinian demonstrators have attacked synagogues and burned cars and stores. In Belgium, protesters in Antwerp last week screamed “slaughter Jews!” while in Brussels they rallied a few hundred meters away from the Jewish Museum, [...]]]>0Matzav Editorhttp://matzav.com/?p=1056402014-07-28T06:12:30Z2014-07-28T04:03:12ZAharon Hakohen (1395-1272 BCE) [the only yahrtzeit mentioned in the Torah]
Elazar ben Aharon Hakohen
Rav Eliezer Isserlish, brother of the Rema (1623)
Rav Yosef, Rav of Dubna and author of Yesod Yosef (1700)
Rav Yisrael Avraham Zev of Chevron, author of Orim Gedolim (1731)
Rav Asher Ginsburg, Rav of Wallerstein and son of the Shaagas Aryeh (1742)
Rav Chaim of [...]]]>0Matzav Editorhttp://matzav.com/?p=1056422014-07-28T06:14:54Z2014-07-28T03:41:58ZBy Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn
Those who follow Israeli politics never would have imagined a day when the leading voices of the Israeli Left would praise Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, call for crushing Hamas, and admit that the Palestinians in general do not really want peace with Israel. But that’s exactly what’s happening.
On July [...]]]>0Matzav Editorhttp://matzav.com/?p=1056392014-07-28T02:32:14Z2014-07-28T02:32:14Z0Matzav Editorhttp://matzav.com/?p=1056372014-07-28T02:29:25Z2014-07-28T01:25:40ZMitt Romney 2014?
Americans are so down on President Obama at the moment that, if they could do the 2012 election all over again, they’d overwhelmingly back the former Massachusetts governor’s bid. That’s just one finding in a brutal CNN poll, released Sunday, which shows Romney topping Obama in a re-election rematch by a whopping [...]]]>0Matzav Editorhttp://matzav.com/?p=1056362014-07-28T00:28:06Z2014-07-28T00:28:06ZMK Danny Danon blasted the United States and President Barack Hussein Obama tonight after Obama demanded that Israel agree to an unconditional ceasefire in Gaza.
“We need a break from the fire that is coming from the Obama administration in Washington. Just as the United States fought resolutely against the Taliban, so must we continue [...]]]>0