Heavenly Messages and Battles

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz The parshiyos of Sefer Bereishis are meant to impart lessons that, if properly understood, provide us with badly needed direction in our...

Chizuk from Rav Scheiner About Rav Bender

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter to recount a moving incident that I personally witnessed. I am confident that despite the many anecdotes...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Stop Fighting…For Your Kids

Dear readers, As an elementary school teacher, I have had a few students whose parents divorced. I don't ask why the parents divorced or if...

Shabbos Hosting and Guesting – Simple, But Not Always So Simple

BY AVROHOM GORDIMER Over the years, like most people, we have hosted numerous Shabbos guests from various walks of life. And, like most people, I...

Afilu Behatzlachah

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz I was recently sitting with some people and, as has happened so often in recent months, someone started singing the...

New Obama Promise: If You Like Your Life, You Can Keep It

By Ann Coulter Liberals are winning wild praise for their candor in admitting problems with Obamacare. It shows you the level of honesty people have...

The Matzav Rant: Being the “Best in Mountains”: The Embarrassing Behavior at Inter-Camp Games

By Shmuel Miskin, Matzav.com It's not the first summer that we've seen what I am going to describe, but this year it has been quite...

A Case Study in Failed Leadership

By Rabbi Naphtali Hoff Asara B’Teves marks the Babylonian siege of Jerusalem that would ultimately result in churban bayit rishon (the destruction of the First...

Willful Blindness to Academic Anti-Semitism

By Richard L. Cravatts, PhD As yet more evidence that academics are regularly able to engage in what George Orwell sardonically referred to as "doublethink,"...

May A Shul Hire A Rabbi Who Is Ineligible For A Minyan?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman While this question may seem a bit bizarre at first glance, it is a disturbingly germane question.  More and more, we...