Quebec Court: All 128 Lev Tahor Cult Children Into Protective Custody

Saturday April 12, 2014 9:13 PM

lev-tahor1At the same time that some are attempting to whitewash the Lev Tahor saga, a Quebec Provincial Court has issued apprehension orders for all (more…)

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A Message from the Kaliver Rebbe for Pesach 5774

Saturday April 12, 2014 9:09 PM

kaliver-rebbeThese days we seem to live in a results-oriented society where people expect practical action to yield tangible, predictable and often immediate (more…)

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American-Jewish Prisoner Alan Gross Ends Hunger Strike In Cuba

Saturday April 12, 2014 9:02 PM

alan-grossAmerican-Jewish prisoner Alan Gross, who has been held in Cuba since late 2009, said he is ending a hunger strike that he had started to protest (more…)

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Gunmen Take Ukraine Police Station

Saturday April 12, 2014 8:54 PM

ukraineArmed men have stormed a police station and a security center in the eastern Ukranian city of Sloviasnk, near the Russian border, officials said (more…)

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Police Fatally Shoot Man Who Allegedly Killed Daughter, Pointed Gun At Cops

Saturday April 12, 2014 8:49 PM

nypd1New York - Police today said a uniformed NYPD officer shot and killed an 86-year-old man after he allegedly killed his daughter and refused to (more…)

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Sheldon Adelson Donates $16.4 Million To Israeli Lunar Mission

Friday April 11, 2014 5:40 PM

israel-spaceJewish philanthropist Sheldon Adelson and his wife Miriam have donated $16.4 million to SpaceIL, an Israeli nonprofit seeking to land the first (more…)

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Satellites Show Russia Mobilizing

Friday April 11, 2014 4:14 PM

russia-ukraine3Satellite photographs from NATO were released on Thursday that showed Russian fighter jets and tanks massed near Ukraine’s border. The (more…)

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Vaccinated People Can Get Measles

Friday April 11, 2014 3:24 PM

vaccineIt seems there is no hiding from the measles, as a recent outbreak has been traced to a fully vaccinated 22-year-old New Yorker. This “patient (more…)

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NSA Exploited Heartbleed

Friday April 11, 2014 2:44 PM

nsaAs if everyone didn’t already have enough reasons to hate the National Security Agency, it has now come to light that the NSA may have known (more…)

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The Obamas’ Income Shrunk in 2013

Friday April 11, 2014 1:32 PM

obama1It might be time for the Obamas to do a little belt tightening, or to get another book deal. Tax returns released today revealed that the President (more…)

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Yapchik Opens in Lakewood, NJ

Friday April 11, 2014 1:02 PM

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Scott Brown Runs for Senate Again

Friday April 11, 2014 12:41 PM

scott-brownNobody has been a U.S. senator from two different states in more than 100 years, but Scott Brown announced Thursday he will run for New (more…)

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Agudath Israel Commends Cuomo Administration for Stance on NY Subway Ads

Friday April 11, 2014 11:41 AM

nyc-subwayIn a letter to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Agudath Israel of America executive vice president Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel lauded the (more…)

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Adelson Confidant: Christie Has No Understanding of Israel

Friday April 11, 2014 11:01 AM

christie-chrisA confidant of casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has said that he cannot support New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in 2016 because he used the term (more…)

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Yitzhar Yeshiva Becomes Border Guard Base

Friday April 11, 2014 10:04 AM

yitzhar-yeshivaThe Spokesperson’s Office of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced today that the IDF has decided to place a company of Border Police in the (more…)

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Sweet: Israeli Hackers Strike Back at Anonymous OpIsrael, Expose Participants With Their Own Webcams

Friday April 11, 2014 9:30 AM

israeli-hackers-anonymousAn Israeli hacker team published on Tuesday images and personal details of members of the Anonymous hacker collective who participated in (more…)

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Hidabroot Station in Brooklyn Goes Off Radio

Friday April 11, 2014 9:01 AM

hidabrootThe Hidabroot radio station, which formerly broadcast in various areas of Brooklyn, NY, has been closed down by the  Federal Communications Commission.  (more…)

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Shock: Days After Warnings of Shaimos Scam, Illegal Shaimos Dump Discovered Upstate

Friday April 11, 2014 8:21 AM

shaimos-5[Photos below.] Just days after Matzav.com warned the community of potential fraudulent collections of (more…)

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Ron Pundak, Architect Of Oslo Accords, Dies At 59

Friday April 11, 2014 7:44 AM

ron-pundakRon Pundak, one of the architects of the Oslo peace process in the 1990s, passed away today at the age of 59 after a battle with cancer. (more…)

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Chief Rabbi Revealed to be Author of Pseudonymous Czech Science Fiction Bestseller

Friday April 11, 2014 7:13 AM

altschulova-methodThe pseudonymous author of one of the Czech Republic’s bestselling books this season has been revealed to be the country’s chief rabbi, Karol Sidon, (more…)

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Expert: Breakdown in Peace Talks Engineered by Palestinian Authority to Resume United Nations Bid

Friday April 11, 2014 6:16 AM

abbasThe breakdown in the nine-months peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority was part of PA President Mahmoud Abbas’s long- (more…)

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Beitzah 12: Dedicating a Sefer Torah on Yom Tov

Friday April 11, 2014 5:48 AM

gemara[Audio below.] Rabbi Mordechai Koster is presently a member of the kollel at Bais Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, NJ, where he received (more…)

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Audio: Rav Mintz On Parshas Acharei Mos

Friday April 11, 2014 5:08 AM

rav-chaim-mintz[Audio below.] Each week, Rav Chaim Mintz, Mashgiach of the Yeshiva of Staten Island and founder and head of Oorah Kiruv Rechokim, offers, via telephone, an insightful and inspiring message (more…)

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Video: Harry Rothenberg On Parshas Acharei Mos

Friday April 11, 2014 4:15 AM

harry-rothenberg[Video below.] Attorney Harry Rothenberg offers a five-minute thought on the parsha disseminated by Partners in Torah. (more…)

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Video: Rabbi Tzvi Goode On Parshas Acharei Mos

Friday April 11, 2014 3:21 AM

rabbi-tzvi-goode[Video below.] The following shiur is presented by Matzav.com and Yeshiva Yesodei Hatorah of Baltimore. The shiur, on the parshas hashovuah, is delivered by Rabbi Tzvi Goode, menahel of Yeshiva (more…)

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Video: Rav Stulberger On Parshas Acharei Mos

Friday April 11, 2014 2:36 AM

rav-stulberger[Video below.] Each week, Rav Avrohom Stulberger, rosh yeshiva of Valley Torah High School in Los Angeles, shares a 3-4 minute message relating to the parshas hashovuah. Matzav.com is proud to (more…)

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Video: The Shmuz On Parshas Acharei Mos

Friday April 11, 2014 1:26 AM

rabbi-shafier[Videos below.] Rav Bentzion Shafier has impacted thousands of people with his talks and lectures, and especially with his innovative “Shmuz,” a mussar shmuess that draws on Torah, Gemara and the (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits & History - 11-12 Nissan

Friday April 11, 2014 12:03 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesYahrtzeits, Friday, 11 Nissan

Rav Moshe ben Nachman, the Ramban, (1194-1270). Born in Gerona, he remained there most of his life. He was a student of the Ramah (more…)

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Shoe Thrown at Hillary Clinton

Thursday April 10, 2014 9:23 PM

hillary-clinton-glassesHillary Clinton has had to dodge some tough questions during her career in politics, but today the former Secretary of State was forced to (more…)

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Kathleen Sebelius Resigns

Thursday April 10, 2014 8:08 PM

obamacare1Kathleen Sebelius is resigning after five years of serving as the Health and Human Services secretary and, most infamously, overseeing the (more…)

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