One Year After The San Bernardino Attack, Police Offer A Possible Motive As Questions...

December 2, 2016 2:14 pm
A year after the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California, that killed 14 people and wounded 22 others, authorities are still probing the shooting...

Rabbi Mordechai Goldstein zt”l

December 2, 2016 1:45 pm
It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the passing of Rabbi Mordechai Goldstein zt"l, rosh yeshiva of the Diaspora Yeshiva on Har Tzion...

J&J Ordered To Pay Record $1 Billion For Faulty Hip Implants

December 2, 2016 1:13 pm
A Texas jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay more than $1 billion to patients who claimed the company hid flaws in its Pinnacle...

Keith Ellison’s Bid To Lead The Democratic Party Is Already On The Rocks

December 2, 2016 12:40 pm
Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., is now engaged in a very public battle for an internal Democratic job - a battle that risks undermining the...

More Israeli Arabs Who Planned to Join ISIS Sentenced to Prison

December 2, 2016 12:15 pm
The Nazareth District Court has sentenced three Israeli Arabs to a minimum of two and a half years in prison for attempting to create...

Hikind to Host ‘Save Ocean Parkway’ Rally with Outraged Community Members and Elected Officials

December 2, 2016 11:49 am
WHO:  NYS Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) will be joined by NYC Public Advocate Tish James, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Councilmembers Mark Treyger, Chaim...

Donald Trump Makes Surprise Call To Al Sharpton

December 2, 2016 11:16 am
Al Sharpton got a surprise phone call Thursday morning — from President-elect Donald Trump, THE NY POST reports. The rabble-rousing preacher, who was convening a meeting...

Will Yad Vashem Honor Rav Weissmandel zt”l?

December 2, 2016 10:47 am
The Ministerial Legislative Committee is to consider a bill submitted by MK Yael German of Yesh Atid and supported by many MKs that would...

Get Refusal Now a Criminal Offense in Israel

December 2, 2016 10:15 am
Israel’s State Prosecutor Shai Nitzan has issued a new directive making it a criminal offense for someone to ignore a beis din's ruling to...

Watch: Trump On Hannity On Transition Process, Keeping Campaign Promises

December 2, 2016 9:43 am
President-elect Donald Trump discusses his upcoming plans and working with Congress in a 'Hannity' exclusive. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Watch: The A Team Orchestra: Briderlach Medley – Benny Friedman & Meshorerim Choir

December 2, 2016 9:11 am
Originally commissioned for: Yiddish Soul at Central Park Summerstage Presented by: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene at The Museum of Jewish Heritage The A Team Orchestra Presents: Briderlach...

Obama Signs Waiver Ordering US Embassy Not to Be Moved to Yerushalayim

December 2, 2016 8:44 am
As he has every six months of his administration, President Barack Obama signed a waiver on Thursday ordering the U.S. Embassy in Israel to...

Starbucks’ CEO Who Had Famed “Blanket” Story with Rav Nosson Tzvi Finkel Steps Down

December 2, 2016 8:12 am
Starbucks announced Thursday that Howard Schultz plans to step aside as chief executive to focus on new initiatives at the coffee giant, an abrupt...

Watch: Obama Eating Crow Over Trump Carrier Deal?

December 2, 2016 7:41 am
President Barack Obama once mocked Donald Trump for vowing to keep Carrier jobs in the US. Who's laughing now? WATCH: {Matzav.com}

London Shlachthoiz Stormed by Animal Rights Group

December 2, 2016 7:12 am
Menachem Rephun reports for JP Updates: A kosher slaughterhouse in Hackeney Wick, East London was defaced last week with anti-Semitic graffiti, including the words...

Watch: Pence: Trump Will Not Rest Until We Get This Economy Moving

December 2, 2016 6:48 am
Vice president-elect Mike Pence talks 'thank you' tour and provides insight into the incoming administration's agenda on 'Hannity.' WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Listen: Rav Reisman On Parshas Toldos

December 2, 2016 6:21 am
The following is a shiur delivered by Harav Yisroel Reisman, rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva Torah Vodaas and mara d’asra of Agudath Israel of Madison. The...

China, Grappling With Trump, Turns To ‘Old Friend’ Kissinger

December 2, 2016 5:48 am
As he's done for decades, Henry Kissinger is again shuttling between the U.S. and China to defuse tensions, this time as President Xi Jinping...

Obama Transforms Palestinian-American Terrorist Into Victim

December 2, 2016 5:14 am
After years of silence, the Obama administration has finally spoken out about an American citizen who was killed in Israel. There's just one catch. The...

‘Fascism’ Leads In Race For Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Year

December 2, 2016 4:43 am
Fascism is poised to join an elite pool of words - among them science, integrity, socialism, bailout, truthiness and the slang interjection "w00t" -...

Watch: Rosh Chodesh Kislev With Lipa

December 2, 2016 4:15 am
The Holocaust Survivors Band tells how they played music in the concentration camp, and Dudu Fisher recalls his grandmother's songs. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Shouting Match Erupts Between Clinton and Trump Aides

December 2, 2016 3:51 am
The raw, lingering emotion of the 2016 presidential campaign erupted into a shouting match here Thursday as top strategists of Hillary Clinton's campaign accused...

Senate Passes Iran Sanctions Bill, Setting Up Veto Question For Obama

December 2, 2016 2:19 am
The Senate passed on Thursday a 10-year extension of existing U.S. sanctions on Iran, sending President Barack Obama a bill that his administration has...

Why A Hacker Is Giving Away A Special Code That Turns Cars Into Self-Driving...

December 2, 2016 1:13 am
Here is a strategy for start-ups dealing with regulators who might shut down your product: Make it free. Scrappy self-driving car start-up Comma.ai released a...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 2-3 Kislev

December 2, 2016 12:18 am
Rav Akiva Sofer of Pressburg (1878-1959), author of Daas Sofer. Son of Rav Simcha Bunim Sofer (The Shevet Sofer), grandson of the Kesav Sofer...

Obama Backs Registering Women for Military Draft

December 1, 2016 11:15 pm
The White House and the Pentagon both announced their support for a measure requiring women to register for the military draft, multiple outlets reported...

Weiner Used Campaign Money for Personal Expenses

December 1, 2016 10:44 pm
Disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner used campaign money from his 2013 New York City mayoral bid for personal expenses, according to the city’s Campaign...

Watch: Trump: We Had Fun Fighting Hillary

December 1, 2016 10:13 pm
During a stop on a victory tour today after winning the presidency, Donald Trump spent time reflecting on the campaign. At a speech in Cincinnati,...

Hollande Not Seeking Re-Election

December 1, 2016 9:45 pm
French President Francois Hollande said Thursday he will not seek re-election. Hollande, whose approval rating often lags in the single digits, was expected to...

Trump Chooses Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis for Secretary of Defense

December 1, 2016 9:10 pm
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. James Mattis to be secretary of defense, according to people familiar with the decision, selecting a...

Surgeons Operate On Eye of Victim Hurt at Anti-IDF Protest

December 1, 2016 8:46 pm
Surgeons of Shaarei Tzedek Hospital operated on the eye of a girl who was knocked down by a police water cannon during a protest...

TONIGHT: Asifa for Chinuch Atzmai to Be Addressed By Vizhnitzer Rebbe and Rav Shmuel...

December 1, 2016 8:30 pm
Upon the urging of Rav Aharon Leib Shteinman Shlit”a and Rav Chaim Kanievsky Shlit”a an urgent historic asifa will take place tonight, Rosh Chodesh...

Agricultural Intifada in Israel

December 1, 2016 8:16 pm
There has been a massive rise in agricultural theft in Israel by Bedouins and Arabs since 2011. In response to the crisis, Public Security Minister...

Chareidi High School Shut Down for Not Accepting Student

December 1, 2016 7:46 pm
Teveriah's Ateres Rachel high school, where the vast majority of pupils are Sefardi, was forced to close down after it defied instructions from the...

Trump Heading for White House Spurs Building Plans in Israel

December 1, 2016 7:13 pm
Donald Trump's victory in the US may trigger the end of seven lean building years in Israel since 2009, when Israel made the mistake...

Deri: Trump as President is a Blow to Reform

December 1, 2016 6:40 pm
Interior Minister Aryeh Deri of Shas said that Trump's election as president in the US will lessen the influence of Reform Jewry in Eretz...

Apple Said To Fly Drones To Improve Maps Data And Catch Google

December 1, 2016 6:15 pm
Apple plans to use drones and new indoor navigation features to improve its Maps service and catch longtime leader Google, according to people familiar...

Four New Elements Added To Periodic Table Have Formal Names

December 1, 2016 5:37 pm
Oh, hello, oganesson. The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, the century-old organization charged with maintaining the periodic table, finally announced it had...

Greenfield Joins Hikind’s Call to DOT to Reconsider Turn Restrictions on Ocean Parkway

December 1, 2016 4:45 pm
Councilman David G. Greenfield is joining Assemblyman Dov Hikind in calling on the New York State Department of Transportation to delay the implementation of...

‘Ailing’ Buzz Aldrin, Second Man On The Moon, Is Being Medically Evacuated From The...

December 1, 2016 4:16 pm
Buzz Aldrin, the former astronaut, has been evacuated from the South Pole where he was visiting as part of a tourist group. In a statement,...

Breitbart Urges Boycott of Kellogg After Brand Abandons Site

December 1, 2016 3:47 pm
Breitbart News urged its readers to boycott Kellogg Co. after the cereal maker stopped advertising on the news site, whose former chairman is a...

Mortgage Rates Reach Highs Not Seen In More Than A Year

December 1, 2016 3:13 pm
Mortgage rates sustained their upward march this week without any indication that their trajectory will slow anytime soon. Home loan rates had been on the...

Trump May Be More ‘Vicious’ On Drug Prices, Pharma CEO Says

December 1, 2016 2:51 pm
Donald Trump's victory in the presidential race, often cited as a boon to free-market health care, doesn't mean drugmakers are free of scrutiny over...

TRAGEDY IN WILLIAMSBURG: R’ Moshe Yehuda Wiener z”l

December 1, 2016 2:02 pm
It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the passing of R’ Moshe Yehuda Wiener z”l, who was killed after being struck by a...

Watch: THUMBING ITS NOSE: San Francisco Vows To Remain A Sanctuary City Under Trump

December 1, 2016 1:45 pm
Karl Rove weighs in on 'The O'Reilly Factor'. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Bill Honoring World War II’s Intelligence Operatives Finally Passes In Congress

December 1, 2016 1:13 pm
A bill honoring a World War II-era intelligence service that served as the precursor to the CIA passed in Congress on Wednesday after a...

Report: Chris Christie Wants to Be RNC Chairman

December 1, 2016 12:45 pm
Chris Christie has expressed to President-elect Donald Trump his interest in the job of Republican National Committee chairman, Politico reported today. The New Jersey governor reportedly...

Mosques Nationwide Receiving Threatening Letters

December 1, 2016 12:18 pm
Mosques in multiple U.S. states are receiving threatening letters originating in California in which Muslims are told to leave the U.S. or face a...

Frum Williamsburg Resident Struck By Tractor Trailer

December 1, 2016 11:59 am
A resident of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, was hit by a tractor-trailer this morning and then dragged along the street, leaving him with serious injuries....

Carrier Getting $7 Million in Tax Breaks for Trump ‘Jobs’ Deal

December 1, 2016 11:49 am
Carrier Corp.’s parent company, United Technologies Corp., will receive $7 million in tax breaks from the state of Indiana over a period of 10...

Israel ‘Welcomes’ Potential Role for Trump’s Jewish Son-in-Law Jared Kushner as Peace Broker With...

December 1, 2016 11:14 am
By BB Portnoy Israel favorably views the possibility that President-elect Donald Trump’s Jewish son-in-law Jared Kushner will serve as a peace broker with the Palestinians,...