Chareidim Recognize Education Ministry

February 27, 2017 5:41 pm
Hundreds of chareidi rabbonim, school directors, educators and activists recently participated in a special meeting that constituted the chareidi world's official recognition of the...

Sign Me Up: BART Janitor Made $270,000; Some Watchdogs Are Wondering Why

February 27, 2017 5:11 pm
Last year, a janitor working for San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit System (BART) made $270,000. Most of it came from benefits and $162,000...

Philadelphia Police Continue to Investigate ‘Reprehensible’ Toppling Of 100 Headstones At Jewish Cemetery

February 27, 2017 4:47 pm
Police in Philadelphia are investigating what they call a targeted act of vandalism that toppled more than 100 headstones at a Jewish cemetery in...

Survey Rates Alaska Airlines, United Tops Among Domestic Carriers

February 27, 2017 4:07 pm
Alaska Airlines is the best domestic airline and Spirit is the worst according to a top 10 list that sifted through a variety of...

Takata Will Pay Whopping $1 Billion After Pleading Guilty to Air-Bag Fraud

February 27, 2017 3:46 pm
Japanese auto part manufacturer Takata will pay $1 billion after pleading guilty in a Detroit federal court to selling faulty air bags. The company...

More Bomb Threats Force Evacuations Of Jewish Centers Across US, Including NY & NJ

February 27, 2017 3:15 pm
CBS NEW YORK reports: Several Jewish Community Centers in the Tri-State Area were forced to evacuate today as another wave of bomb threats was called...

Orlando Fingerprint Examiner Suspended, 2,600 Cases Possibly Affected In Latest Police Lab Scandal

February 27, 2017 2:48 pm
Add Orlando to the list of jurisdictions plagued by potential misdeeds in the crime lab. A fingerprint examiner for the Orange County, Florida, Sheriff's Office,...

FBI’s Lawyer Sting Rattles Billion-Dollar Whistle-Blower Unit

February 27, 2017 2:15 pm
The Justice Department offers secrecy and cash to whistle-blowers for information about companies that cheated the government. But one former government attorney is accused of...

Watch: “KosherKar” – The Car That Can Be Driven on Shabbos – (Kosher-Switch Parody)

February 27, 2017 1:52 pm
TheZone provides the greatest Jewish Summer Camp experience that Oorah has to offer. There's nothing like Shabbos in TheZone. WATCH:

AT&T Is Cutting The Price Of Its Unlimited Data Plans

February 27, 2017 1:14 pm
The fight over which cellphone carrier has the best unlimited data offering isn't over. AT&T announced late Sunday that it is debuting two new...

Video: Trump Urges Insurers To Work Together To ‘Save Americans From Obamacare’

February 27, 2017 12:46 pm
President Donald Trump met with major health insurers this morning, in the midst of intensifying public pressure to preserve the law and political divisions...

Israeli Intelligence Minister: Those Who Want to Create Two States Know that It Can’t...

February 27, 2017 12:43 pm
Israel's Minister of Intelligence and Atomic Energy, Yisroel Katz, was asked in an interview with the Washington Post if the two-state solution with the...

Saudi King Reported To Be Taking 506 Tons Of Luggage, Including Two Limos, On...

February 27, 2017 11:48 am
Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud is heading to Indonesia this week for a nine-day visit. It will be the first time...

Israeli Police Find Drugs Worth NIS 2 Million At Ben Gurion

February 27, 2017 11:14 am
A suitcase containing drugs worth about 2 million shekel was seized at Ben Gurion Airport yesterday, Israel News Online reports. Police at Ben Gurion Airport...

Introducing Project “K.E.E.P”: Kupath Ezrah Special Situation Emergency Aid Program

February 27, 2017 11:00 am
-Communicated- Kupath Ezrah of Rockland County introduces new aid program in Monsey  to help resolve specific severe family emergency situations that need immediate attention Introducing   Project “K.E.E.P” Kupath Ezrah...

Palestinian Woman Shot, Wounded at West Bank Checkpoint After Reportedly Refusing to Stop

February 27, 2017 10:45 am
Israeli border guards shot and wounded a Palestinian female terrorist today at a West Bank checkpoint north of Yerushalayim after she tried to cross through a checkpoint...

The Purim Revolution

February 27, 2017 10:30 am
The Purim revolution is growing every year. This year, more than ever before, with the current difficult matzav for acheinu b’nei yisroel in general and...

Granddaughter of Rav Yeruchem Olshin Engaged

February 27, 2017 10:18 am
This past Thursday, a vort was held in Lakewood, NJ, in honor of the engagement of a granddaughter of Rav Yeruchem Olshin, rosh yeshiva...

Bush Rebukes Trump on Media, Immigration

February 27, 2017 9:44 am
In a rare interview, former President George W. Bush rebuked President Donald Trump on his views about the media and immigration. Speaking with Matt...

Trump’s Navy Secretary Pick Backs Out

February 27, 2017 9:16 am
President Donald Trump’s pick for Navy secretary announced Sunday that he’s withdrawing from consideration for the post over privacy concerns and his business interests....

Israel To Amazon: Stop Selling Holocaust-Denying Literature

February 27, 2017 8:46 am
Israel's official Holocaust memorial, Yad Vashem, has asked Amazon to stop selling literature on its site that denies the genocide of 6 million Jews...

Former Iranian President Ahmadinejad, Infamous for Threat to Wipe Israel Off the Map, Pens...

February 27, 2017 8:16 am
Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad appealed to US President Donald Trump to take the opportunity of his recent election to shed his predecessors’ behavior and...

CUNY Admin Allegedly Said There Were ‘Too Many Jews’ On His Staff

February 27, 2017 7:48 am
The NY Post reports: A high-ranking CUNY administrator secretly complained about “too many Jews” on the faculty at Kingsborough Community College, according to blockbuster...

Alan Dershowitz: I Will Remain in Democratic Party

February 27, 2017 7:11 am
By R. Blum World-renowned law professor Alan Dershowitz told The Algemeiner on Sunday that he will not be leaving the Democratic Party, as he announced he would do in the...

Videos: Vandals Damage More Than 75 Graves At Philadelphia Jewish Cemetery

February 27, 2017 6:46 am
More than 75 headstones were vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia just two weeks after a similar incident in another part of the...

At Least 15 Hamas Tunnels Extend Into Israel, TV Report Says

February 27, 2017 6:07 am
The Gaza-based terror group Hamas has at least 15 attack tunnels that reach into Israeli territory, according to a Channel 2 report, quoting unnamed...

IDF Attacks In Gaza In Response To Rocket Fire

February 27, 2017 5:46 am
The Israeli army targeted multiple sites across the Gaza Strip terrorist enclave with airstrikes and artillery fire midday today, hours after an Israeli army...

Texas Teacher Fired Over ‘Kill Some Jews’ Post Apologizes

February 27, 2017 5:18 am
By Lea Speyer A Texas pre-school teacher fired on Wednesday for encouraging followers to “kill some Jews” on social media prior to her employment expressed...

Iran Holds Naval War Games Amid Rising Tensions With U.S.

February 27, 2017 4:16 am
Iran launched naval drills at the mouth of the Gulf and the Indian Ocean on Sunday, a naval commander said, as tensions with the...

NYC: Drone Smashes Through Woman’s Apartment Window

February 27, 2017 3:21 am
A GoPro drone crashed through a Manhattan woman’s 27th-floor window and landed just feet from her as she sat in her living room enjoying...

Trump Faces A Pivotal Week Ahead As He Addresses Jittery GOP Lawmakers

February 27, 2017 2:15 am
Less than two months into his presidency, Donald Trump faces a pivotal week ahead, with plans to address GOP lawmakers who are jittery about...

The All-Important Ear

February 27, 2017 1:25 am
By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss Let me ask you, my dear readers.  What would you consider is the core limb of the body?  I was...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 1 Adar

February 27, 2017 12:20 am
Rav Avraham Ibn Ezra (1089-1164). He was born in Tudela during the height of Spain's Golden Age. There, he established a close friendship with...

Teacher Sees How Cheating Can Raise High School Graduation Rates

February 26, 2017 11:24 pm
High school science teacher Jeremy Noonan will never forget his training as an online credit recovery teacher in Douglas County, Georgia. He was told...

Watch: President Donald Trump’s Governor’s Ball Speech from The White House Tonight

February 26, 2017 10:21 pm
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump Host Governors Ball at The White House in Washington DC. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Trump: Democrats Behind Russia ‘Fake News’ to Mask Election Loss

February 26, 2017 9:56 pm
Beseiged by reports of contact between campaign associates and Russian spies, President Donald Trump charged today that Democrats and the media are behind the...

FJCC Leaders Meet Officials To Resolve Nostrand Ave. Security

February 26, 2017 9:14 pm
The Flatbush Jewish Community Coalition held a meeting with School and Police officials to address ongoing community safety concerns on Nostrand Ave. Many community...

Photos: Zutchka Rebbe in Meron (JDN)

February 26, 2017 8:50 pm

Media And Politicians Overhype Chances Of Israeli-Arab Regional Deal, Experts Say

February 26, 2017 7:49 pm
By Ariel Ben Solomon The chances of a formal peace agreement and normalization of relations between Israel and the wider Arab world in the near...

Watch: Nigel Farage: I’m Pleased Trump Is Not Afraid To Stand Up To The...

February 26, 2017 7:17 pm
Former UKIP Leader Nigel Farage weighs in on the global press’ media bias toward the conservative movement. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Watch: White House Staffers Using This Self-Destructing Messaging App?

February 26, 2017 6:49 pm
Confide Co-Founder & President Jon Brod discusses why the White House staff is using a self-destructing messaging app. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Report: Spicer Ordered Phone Checks for Staffers

February 26, 2017 6:16 pm
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer reportedly ordered that staffers’ personal and work phones be checked in an effort to crack down on leaks....

“Fake News” NYT Boss Claims Trump ‘Drives Subscriptions’

February 26, 2017 5:42 pm
The executive editor of the left-wing New York Times said today that President Donald Trump’s attacks on the newspaper have helped to increase subscriptions. “Trump...

Watch: Ki B’simcha – Dudi Knopfler – Official Music Video

February 26, 2017 5:16 pm
In celebration of Purim 2017 and the Jewish National Month of happiness, Dudi presents this foot-happy, fast-paced dance song composed by contemporary hitmaker, Boruch...

Watch: The One Stock You Should Consider In This Market

February 26, 2017 4:49 pm
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Executive Director Daniel Skelly on the potential impact of President Trump's economic policies on the markets. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Did The 2011 White House Correspondents’ Dinner Spur Trump To Run For President?

February 26, 2017 4:17 pm
If several media and political pundits are to be believed, President Donald Trump sits in the White House today as the result of several...

Shuvu’s 26th Annual Dinner: Dedication L’iluy Nishmas Mrs. Sophie Garfinkel a”h

February 26, 2017 3:55 pm
Mrs. Garfinkel, a’h, always regarded her survival during the war a miracle. A member of the shearis haplaita, Mrs. Garfinkel was determined to exact...

Shuvu’s 26th Annual Dinner: Dedication L’iluy Nishmas Horav Binyomin Wulliger z”l

February 26, 2017 3:30 pm
Throughout his life, Reb Binyumin Wulliger, z’l,  was the consummate askan. Even as a bochur in Torah Vodaas, Reb Shraga Feivel Mendelowitz saw his...

Chris Christie Tells GOP Lawmakers To Hold Town Halls: ‘You Asked For The Job....

February 26, 2017 3:15 pm
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, R, said today that the Trump administration needs to be more mindful of "perception" and urged GOP lawmakers not...

White House: Too Early To Say Whether A Special Prosecutor Should Look Into Apparent...

February 26, 2017 2:52 pm
A White House spokeswoman said Sunday that it's premature to say that Attorney General Jeff Sessions should recuse himself and appoint a special prosecutor...

Shuvu’s 26th Annual Dinner: Dedication L’iluy Nishmas Rabbi Elias Schwartz z”l

February 26, 2017 2:30 pm
Rabbi Elias Schwartz, Shuvu Board Member for decades, was a leading light in the world of chinuch for 50 years. Renowned as an educator’s...

Dozens Of Headstones Damaged At Philadelphia Jewish Cemetery

February 26, 2017 2:04 pm
WPVI ABC6 reports: Dozens of headstones at a Jewish cemetery in the Wissinoming section of Philadelphia have been broken and overturned. The Philadelphia police...