A Lesson in Chutzpa, Courtesy of AIG

By Rabbi Naphtali Hoff The most recent scandal involving American Insurance Group (AIG), which erupted after the embattled bailout funds recipient distributed $170 million in...

How Much Does a Pesach Hotel Cost?

By S. Friedman, Matzav.com There is seemingly nothing new about Pesach hotels.  People have been going Pesach hotels for long time now.  The innovations are...

Report: Orthodox Jews Angered by Obama Nominee

Jeffrey Scott Shapiro reports for Breitbart: A former U.S. Attorney appointed by President Obama who previously came under scrutiny by the Jewish Orthodox community...

Achieving the Sukkos Joy

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz The days leading up to Sukkos are filled with lists. This one needs a new suit. That one needs a hat....

Hearts Opened Wide

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz One of the most resonant proclamations made at the Seder is the one recited right at the beginning of Maggid, when...

Chesed: Acts Of Loving-Kindness

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran Imagine this scene: A gentleman, along in years, sits on the porch of his house on a warm, summer's day.  The sun...

The Danger of ‘Purim’ Fireworks and Explosives

Matzav.com would like to remind all readers of the dangers of dangerous fireworks and explosives often purchased by...

A Note from a Charedi Rabbi to The Women of the Wall

By Rabbi Avraham Edelstein I love the Western Wall. It is a kaleidoscope of the entire Jewish people. One can go there for Mincha and...

We Don’t Need a “New Contemporary Theology”: A Response to Rabbi Hefter

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer The article was so shocking. Not only shocking in terms of its content, but shocking that its author, an apparently very...

A Life of Choices

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz The Rambam’s Yad Hachazokah is classic and timeless. Written beautifully with clarity and depth, he presents the laws and principles of the...