Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 29 Iyar

Rav Meir of Premishlan (1773), a talmid of the Baal Shem Tov. Today in History - 29 Iyar · Napolean defeated at Waterloo, 1815. · A delegation...

FULL VIDEO: Obama Calls for Religious Tolerance in Mosque Visit

President Obama made his first presidential visit to a mosque on Wednesday morning, sitting down for a roundtable with Muslim leaders before giving a...

WATCH: John Kasich Speech at New York GOP Gala Last Night

GOP presidential candidate John Kasich addressed the New York Republican Party gala event last night at the Grand Hyatt Hotel on E. 42nd St. between Park and Lexington...

Israel Meets Facebook Officials Over Incitement

Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan and Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked met with Facebook officials on Monday to discuss how to tackle incitement on...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 27 Tishrei

Rabbeinu Yitzchak Hazaken bar Shmuel (the Ri Hazaken), of the Baalei Tosfos (1120-1200). The Ri's maternal grandfather was Rashi's son-in-law, Rav Meir ben Shmuel....

Photos: Tisha B’Av With The Gedolim

The following are photos of Kinnos being recited by gedolei Torah vehachassidus of the previous generation and this dor on Tisha B'Av. See below: {Matzav.com...

Rabbi Mordechai Goldstein zt”l

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...

Pentagon And White House Defend Planning In Deadly SEAL Team Raid In Yemen

The Pentagon and White House today defended the planning and execution of a U.S. Special Operations raid in Yemen that killed civilians along with...