The Miraculous Makeup of the Menorah

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss The menorah in the Beis HaMikdash had an extremely unique and complex property.  The Torah insisted that all of its...

Relying on Urim VeTumim?

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld In Shemos, Perek Chof Ches, posuk tes vov, the Torah tells us that the Choshen was made via artisan sewing. In posuk lamed the Torah says that they inserted the Urim VeTumim in the Choshen. The...

Powerful Paradigms: The Path Towards Extraordinary

By: Shmuel Reichman Everything is Green? Imagine you wake up one morning, and suddenly notice that your hands are green. As you pull off your...

Heart

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Napoleon wrote that an army of rats can win a battle. How, you ask, is this possible? They can win if...

The Matzav Shmoooze: From a Proud Non-Superbowl Watcher

Dear Editor, Tonight, I am proud to say, I won't be watching even a second of the Superbowl. I am really proud of it. I...

Matzav Shmooze: Should Jews Watch The Super Bowl?

Dear Matzav Shmooze, I think I speak for many people when I say that I am upset about the infiltration of a goyishe Yom Tov...

Neglect at Bais Hachaim in NJ

Dear Editor, I passed by a Bais Hachaim, Grove Street in Newark, NJ, again this week and was disturbed to find that nothing has improved, on...

Smart

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz This week’s parsha begin with the words, “Ve’eileh hamishpotim asher tosim lifneihem - These are the rules and laws to place...

Would-Be Predators Beware: Child Victims Act Extends Statute of Limitations in Child Sexual Abuse...

By Zvi Gluck Justice for child sexual abuse survivors has been a long time coming in New York State, but after years of political wrangling,...

Analysis: New York State Declares War on Life

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, once known as a fairly conservative Democrat, has run full speed ahead into the winds of...