President Rivlin: “Talmidei Chachomim Are The Most Important Thing”

September 25, 2016 8:15 pm
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin departed from custom today and responded to questions referred to him by followers of his Twitter account. The president was asked...

WATCH LIVE, 8 PM ET: Agudas Yisroel Yom Iyun – Emes and the Law

September 25, 2016 7:54 pm
Tonight, Agudath Israel of America’s Torah Projects and Daf Yomi Commission will be hosting a yom iyun. The event will start at 8 p.m. ET and will...

Photos: Mesivta Keren Hatorah 19th Annual Dinner

September 25, 2016 6:43 pm
Mesivta Keren Hatorah held its 19th annual dinner at Ateres Reva Hall. The dinner was dedicated in memory of the beloved menahel of the yeshiva, Rav Moshe...

U.S. Spies Finally Embracing iPhones, Wireless Connections

September 25, 2016 6:14 pm
U.S. spies are catching up to the masses in their gradual embrace of 21st-century technology, from installing wireless connections in secure facilities to wielding...

Police: Man In Body Armor Made Threats In Kiryas Yoel

September 25, 2016 4:44 pm
The Highlands Current reports: A man living in Garrison and apparently struggling with mental illness was arrested on Erev Shabbos in Kiryas Yoel, NY, after police say he...

Debate Commission Chief: Moderators Shouldn’t Fact-Check

September 25, 2016 4:19 pm
The executive director of the Commission on Presidential Debates is wary about all these demands that the moderators should be fact-checking everything the candidates...

Expert: Majority of Palestinians Are Jewish

September 25, 2016 3:47 pm
Tzvi Misinai, a secular Israeli researcher, historian and computer scientist born in Yerushalayim in 1946, has long concluded that 90% of Palestinians in Israel...

Listen: New Single from Benny Friedman, B’sefer Chaim

September 25, 2016 2:44 pm
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Trump Is Headed For A Win, Says Professor Who’s Predicted 30 Years Of Presidential...

September 25, 2016 2:16 pm
Nobody knows for certain who will win on Nov. 8 - but one man is pretty sure: Professor Allan Lichtman, who's correctly predicted every...

Watch: Ram V’Nisah – Freilach Band Ft. Benny Friedman & Yedidim Choir

September 25, 2016 2:11 pm
On September 5th, 2016 at Lake Terrace in Lakewood, Freilach Band and Benny Friedman performed at the wedding of their dear friend Tzali and...

Netanyahu Meets Privately with Donald Trump

September 25, 2016 1:13 pm
Donald Trump met privately today with Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu for over an hour at Trump's residence in Trump Tower. The two have...

Watch: Chris Wallace On Keys To Debate Victory For Trump, Clinton

September 25, 2016 12:47 pm
'Fox News Sunday' host and moderator of the final presidential debate Chris Wallace tells 'On the Record' that Donald Trump must reassure and prove...

Rav Yosef Chaim Sitruk zt”l, Former Chief Rabbi of France

September 25, 2016 12:12 pm
It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the passing of Rav Yosef Chaim Sitruk zt”l, former chief rabbi of France, a position he...

Gedolei Yisroel Hold Emergency Gathering for Keren Kiruv Yaldei Yisrael

September 25, 2016 11:46 am
Due to the growing financial problems within Keren Kiruv Yaldei Yisrael, which are now threatening the future education of 30,000 children across Israel, Rav Aharon...

NY Lawmakers and Jewish Groups Seeking Return of Israelis Held By Hamas

September 25, 2016 11:13 am
A group of New York lawmakers and Jewish communal leaders came together to launch a coordinated effort to condemn Hamas for holding the bodies...

Debates Don’t Often Change Presidential Races. Is 2016 The Exception?

September 25, 2016 10:22 am
Monday's debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is the most anticipated event of a presidential campaign filled with remarkable and revolting moments. But...

Mother of Terror Victim Hallel Ariel: Our Grief Has Only Gotten Stronger With Time,...

September 25, 2016 7:43 am
By BB Portnoy The mother of a 13-year-old Israeli girl who was murdered by a Palestinian terrorist earlier this summer told The Algemeiner on Thursday...

LA Times Casts Palestinian Attackers as Victims

September 25, 2016 7:16 am
In a report Wednesday on recent Palestinian violence, the Los Angeles Times obscures the fact that all of the Palestinians killed in recent days,...

Inquisition-Era Sefer Torah Found in Portugal

September 25, 2016 6:44 am
A Portuguese Sefer Torah dating from the time of the Inquisition was discovered by a builder while demolishing a house in Covilha, next to...

Rep: Charlotte Protesters ‘Hate White People Because White People Are Successful’

September 25, 2016 6:14 am
For several years now, as demonstrators across the country have poured into the streets, there has been little doubt about their chief motivation: Outrage...

Technion Invents Spinach-Powered Electricity Cell

September 25, 2016 5:13 am
Israeli researchers have developed a power cell that produces electricity and hydrogen, using nothing but spinach, water and sunlight, Haaretz reports. "We used spinach, but...

Israel’s Ofek-11 Satellite Makes First Contact After 9 Days In Orbit

September 25, 2016 4:13 am
Israel's Ofek-11 surveillance satellite transmitted its first images Thursday, nine days after it was launched into orbit, dispelling concerns that it might have been...

Updated: Shooting On Illinois University Campus Leaves 1 Dead

September 25, 2016 3:41 am
Multiple shots were fired at the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign late Motzoei Shabbos. The university issued an emergency alert on its...

Senator Joe Lieberman at Agudath Israel of Maryland Benefit: Jewish Advocacy Makes a Difference...

September 25, 2016 2:20 am
By Judith Dinowitz Photos: Jeff Cohn, BaltimoreJewishLife.com On Sunday morning, September 18th, Agudath Israel of Maryland held its second annual benefit brunch at the Baltimore...

Update from LSTA On Lakewood, NJ School Bussing

September 25, 2016 1:20 am
1-      The process of bidding is coming to an end by this Monday. It has taken longer they we hoped for  and at that...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 22 Elul

September 25, 2016 12:12 am
Rav Mordechai Dov Ber of Hornesteipel, grandson of the Mitteler Rebbe, author of Haemek Sheelah (1903). Today in Histroy - 22 Elul · First Jewish fighting...

Scandal: White House Knew of Clinton Private Email

September 24, 2016 11:15 pm
The White House was apparently aware that Hillary Clinton was using a private email account because her staff said so, the Daily Beast reports. When...

5 Dead Washington in Mall Shooting, Suspect Caught

September 24, 2016 10:43 pm
A suspect is in custody in the fatal shooting of five people at a mall in a rural town in western Washington, state police...

STUNNING WATCH: Steinmetz and Yedidim Perform Rosh Hashanah Medley

September 24, 2016 9:44 pm
Watch a just-released clip of Motty Steinmetz and the Yedidim Choir perform a Rosh Hashanah Medley with Aaron Teitelbaum Productions. WATCH: The Schapira-Scharf wedding was held Tuesday...

No Surprise: NYT Editorial Board Endorses Hillary for President

September 24, 2016 9:29 pm
The New York Times editorial board has released an endorsement for Hillary Clinton to appear in print on Sunday, just ahead of the first...

PHOTOS: Keith Scott’s Gun and Drug Blunt

September 24, 2016 9:11 pm
As reported previously on Matzav.com, Charlotte, North Carolina police released video showing officers shooting and killing Keith Scott. Police also released photos of Scott's handgun,...

WATCH: Charlotte Police Bodycam Video Of Keith Lamont Scott Shooting

September 24, 2016 8:51 pm
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has released body-worn camera and dash-cam footage from the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, who was shot dead by police...

TOMORROW: Agudah Yom Iyun Live on Matzav.com

September 24, 2016 8:46 pm
Tomorrow, Sunday, Agudath Israel of America’s Torah Projects and Daf Yomi Commission will be hosting a yom iyun. The event will start at 8 p.m. ET...

Obama: Blacks Are “Not A Burden On America, Or A Stain On America ....

September 24, 2016 8:35 pm
For more than eight years, Barack Obama has sought to explain the African-American experience to the rest of the country. As he inaugurated the...

BIBI BOOST: Trump, Clinton To Meet With Netanyahu On Eve Of First Debate

September 24, 2016 8:22 pm
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu ahead of their first presidential debate, a senior Israeli official...

Watch: Charlotte Police Chief Says He’ll Release Video Proving Scott Was Holding a Gun

September 24, 2016 8:11 pm
A North Carolina police chief has announced he has decided to release police bodycam and dash cam video footage of Tuesday's police shooting of...

Ted Cruz Explains Why He Endorsed Trump

September 24, 2016 8:01 pm
One day after Ted Cruz endorsed Donald Trump, the Republican nominee whom he once accused of being a "pathological liar" and "sniveling coward," the...

Ignoring Victims, Obama Vetoes 9/11 Saudi Lawsuits Bill

September 23, 2016 5:14 pm
President Obama on Friday vetoed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, a bill passed by both houses of Congress that would allow families...

Report: Christie Impeachment on the Table

September 23, 2016 4:46 pm
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie could face impeachment following the early testimony in the Bridgegate scandal trial, according to NBC 4 New York. Unnamed...