Rav Leibel Groner zt”l

April 7, 2020 10:29 pm
It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the passing of Rav Yehuda Leib (Leibel) Groner z"l. He was 88. Born in 1931, Reb Leibel...

This Year: Just Like The First Seder Night

April 7, 2020 1:25 pm
The Pesach seder is just hours away, and Israelis are drawing a fascinating parallel between this year and the very first seder. Prime Minister...

Basic Medical Supplies & Gear Emergency Fund Established by Local Baal Habatim – Supplies...

April 6, 2020 3:00 pm
A local group of New Yorkers saw the dire need, took the initiative and ran with it. Their goal? To make sure the organizations who...

Help a Special Almana (widow) during Corona

April 7, 2020 10:29 pm
NOTE: THIS IMPORTANT CAMPAIGN CAN BE VERIFIED BY THE SEVERAL RABBONIM BELOW If you knew her you would help her. I promise you. In fact,...

Amid Coronavirus Crisus, Israel Indicates Willingness to Engage in Talks With Hamas on Prisoner...

April 7, 2020 10:15 pm
Israel called on Tuesday for the immediate resumption of indirect talks with the Gaza Strip’s Hamas rulers on the return of two Israeli civilians...

51 Recovered Coronavirus Patients Test Positive Again In South Korea

April 7, 2020 9:45 pm
At least 51 patients diagnosed as having fully recovered from the coronavirus in South Korea have tested positive a second time after leaving quarantine,...

WhatsApp Limits Forwarded Messages To Curb Coronavirus Misinformation

April 7, 2020 9:15 pm
WhatsApp has put new restrictions on forwarded messages in an effort to clamp down on misinformation about the coronavirus. Users can now forward certain messages...

Dovid Hill A”h – V’nafshi – Single

April 7, 2020 8:45 pm
In 2012, our precious son Duvid z”l, passed away at the young of 14, after a long arduous battle with leukemia. He left this...

New Jersey Sees Largest One-day Increase In Coronavirus Deaths

April 7, 2020 8:15 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) announced 232 additional fatalities from coronavirus Tuesday, marking the state’s highest single-day COVID-19 death toll. That brings the state’s...

Pelosi: Next Round Of Coronavirus Relief Will Top $1 Trillion

April 7, 2020 7:45 pm
Speaker Nancy Pelosi is telling fellow Democrats that the next phase of emergency coronavirus relief will top $1 trillion. In a conference call Monday with...

Researchers Work On Test To Identify Patients With Worst Cases Of Coronavirus

April 7, 2020 7:15 pm
Australian researchers say they could soon have a blood test that will predict which coronavirus patients are going to need the most intensive care...

China Lifts 10-Week Lockdown On Wuhan After No New Deaths Reported For First Time...

April 7, 2020 6:15 pm
After weeks of eerily quiet streets, empty schools and shuttered shops, China has lifted its national lockdown on the city of Wuhan, the former...

Stephanie Grisham Out As White House Press Secretary After Eight Months During Which She...

April 7, 2020 6:00 pm
White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham is leaving the job after eight months during which she held no regular press briefings of the sort...

NO WORRIES: Didn’t Sell Your Chometz? Last-Minute Mechiras Chometz Right Now

April 7, 2020 5:45 pm
It’s the day before Erev Pesach in the age of COVID-19 with a lot going on. Haven’t had a chance to take care of...

Inspiration For Those Alone – And Not Alone – This Seder.

April 7, 2020 5:31 pm
Click here for video, audio, and transcripts Short inspirational segments that will transform your Pesach Seder from Rav Shmuel Kamenetsky, Rav Elya Brudney, and 10 other...

ALERT: Klein’s Chocolate-Coated Vanilla Pop Ice Creams Contains Kitniyos

April 7, 2020 5:30 pm
Matzav.com has learned that some of Klein’s chocolate-coated vanilla pop ice creams were packed in kosher-for-Pesach 6-pack boxes. Matzav.com has confirmed that these are not...

Trump Removes Inspector General Who Was To Oversee $2 Trillion Stimulus Spending

April 7, 2020 5:15 pm
President Donald Trump has removed the chairman of the federal panel Congress created to oversee his administration's management of the $2 trillion stimulus package. Glenn...

Major League Baseball Floats Plan to Open Season in Empty Arizona Ballparks

April 7, 2020 4:45 pm
A plan to put all 30 Major League Baseball teams in Arizona to open the season in empty ballparks was one of several ideas...

For Post-Pesach: Buy the “Chometz Box”

April 7, 2020 4:15 pm
Lakewood, NJ residents, take care of your post-Pesach essential shopping now.  The Chometz Box will contain 4 Challos, a bag of 6 Challah rolls, a...

Israeli Coronavirus Death Toll Hits 60, Confirmed Cases Exceed 9,000

April 7, 2020 4:15 pm
Three more COVID-19 deaths were reported in Israel on Tuesday, bringing the country’s overall death toll to 60, according to the Israeli Health Ministry....

Cuomo Reports Another 731 Coronavirus Deaths In N.Y, Its Largest One-day Increase

April 7, 2020 3:45 pm
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said 731 people died from the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, a sobering statistic that comes even as other...

The Only Pesach Chaluka in Eretz Yisroel – Happening Now

April 7, 2020 3:30 pm
Yerushalayim, 3/30/2020. In the streets of Eretz Yisrael, the current crisis has brought severe economic distress in its wake. Breadwinners have lost their means of...

Israeli Finance Ministry Rejects El Al Airline’s Request For $350 Million Loan

April 7, 2020 2:45 pm
Israel’s national airline El Al affirmed in a statement on Monday that the Israeli Finance Ministry had rejected its request for a $350 million...

Kupas Yom Tov Update: Due to COVID-19, Many New Families Need Pre-Yom Tov Help...

April 7, 2020 2:30 pm
Budget Expanded to $1,250,000 Thousands of families of yungeleit who would normally go away for Yom Tov have been told by rabbonim and doctors to...

As Coronavirus Rages, Health Minister Litzman Criticizes Move Against Charedim

April 7, 2020 2:15 pm
Israeli Health Minister Yaakov Litzman said Monday that residents of charedi-dominated localities are being treated in a “discriminatory and degrading” manner as the coronavirus...

OHEL Offers Ten Tips to Reduce Isolation, Promote Connection and Make the Pesach of...

April 7, 2020 2:00 pm
By: Tzivy Reiter, LCSW Director of Children’s Services, OHEL These are extraordinary times.  We are all celebrating a Pesach that we never imagined was possible.  A...

BDS Co-Founder: ‘If Israel Finds A Cure For Coronavirus, No Problem To Use It’...

April 7, 2020 1:45 pm
Omar Barghouti, co-founder of the BDS movement, said in a video this week on Facebook that if Israel discovers a cure for coronavirus (COVID-19),...

Hannity: The Cure Cannot Be Worse Than The Coronavirus Crisis Itself

April 7, 2020 1:15 pm
We cannot put paralyzing panic over practical precautions. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Watch: Cruz Slams Mainstream Media: They Are Rooting For Disaster

April 7, 2020 12:45 pm
Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, weighs in on Joe Biden's gaffes and the media's portrayal of COVID-19. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Watch: Tucker: How Long Will The Lockdowns Last?

April 7, 2020 12:15 pm
The arguments for a prolonged national lockdown are starting to sound strained. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Dr. Yisroel (Elliott) Samet z”l

April 7, 2020 11:45 am
It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the petirah of Dr. Yisroel (Elliott) Samet z”l. He was 69 years old. Dr. Samet was the...

Watch Live, 11:30 AM ET: Shiur from Rabbi Avrohom Dovid Waxman on the Minhag...

April 7, 2020 11:00 am
Live at 11:30 AM EST Rabbi Avrohom Dovid Waxman, author of the Minchas Halevi seforim, Shivti Rosh Chabura (Bais Efraim Zvi) and noted Yated Ne'eman...

Israeli Health Minister Litzman Criticizes Move Against Chareidim Amidst Coronavirus

April 7, 2020 10:45 am
Israeli Health Minister Yaakov Litzman said that residents of charedi-dominated localities are being treated in a “discriminatory and degrading” manner as the coronavirus (COVID-19)...

Watch: We Are in a Crisis and Bikur Cholim is Stepping Up to Help...

April 7, 2020 10:00 am
We are in A CRISIS: Bikur Cholim-Guardians of the Sick are stepping up to help all families affected We cant turn ANYONE away! However, in these trying times, we...

Rabbi Yaakov Berliner z”l

April 7, 2020 9:30 am
It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the petirah overnight of Rabbi Asher Yaakov Berliner z”l. He was 54 years old. R’ Yaakov, a...

Over 186,000 letters in the Miracle Sefer Torah reserved

April 7, 2020 9:00 am
The Coronavirus pandemic has introduced new phrases to our vocabularies. “Flatten the curve,” “social distancing,” “exponential curve.” The basic idea behind the precautions is...

First Of 11 Planes Bringing Vital Medical Supplies – From China – To Israel...

April 7, 2020 8:15 am
The first in a convoy of 11 El Al planes carrying tons of critical medical equipment to Israel from China touched down at Ben-Gurion...

Dr. Oz Predicts COVID-19 Will Circulate Like Seasonal Flu

April 7, 2020 7:45 am
Dr. Mehmet Oz talks about strategies to mitigate coronavirus when it comes back next flu season. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Listen: The 20-Minute Daf Yomi Shiur By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld – Shabbos 32

April 7, 2020 7:15 am
AMUD ALEF: AMUD BAIS: TOSAFOS IN SUMMARY: HALACHOS OF THE DAF: TO ACCESS ALL PRIOR SHIURIM, CLICK HERE. To listen to the shiurim on Kol Halashon, call 718.906.6400 and...

Listen: The Daily “Bitachon 4 Life” Burst of Inspiration on Matzav.com: How Much Good...

April 7, 2020 6:45 am
LISTEN: For more info, email bitachon4life@gmail.com.

Listen: The 4-Minute Daily Chumash Shiur on Matzav: Who Is My Child’s Best Teacher?

April 7, 2020 6:15 am
LISTEN: For more info email the4minuteshiur@gmail.com.

Do We Say a Bracha on Hallel After Maariv on Pesach When Not Said...

April 7, 2020 5:45 am
Adapted from a shiur delivered by Rav Avrohom Dovid Waxman בענין אם הנוהגין לומר ההלל בערבית בליל פסח כדעת המחבר אם מברכין עליו אף ביחיד...

אוי לה לספינה שאבד קברניטה • The Novominsker Rebbe, Rav Yaakov Perlow zt”l

April 7, 2020 5:10 am
It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the petirah of the Novominsker Rebbe, Hagaon Rav Yaakov Perlow zt”l. He was 89. The rebbe served...