How Iran Could Get the Bomb Overnight

Edward Jay Epstein is the author of the just-published Annals of Unsolved Crime, one chapter of which addresses the case of Amanda Knox. In...

The Perverse Wishfulness of The Twisted Zimmerman-Haters

By Rich Lowry The George Zimmerman trial is the racial metaphor that failed. It has proved that none of the ideological baggage heaped on...

A Reader Writes: Support for Those With Chronic Diseases

Dear Matzav Editor, A new organization, Yisichena, is working on forming support groups within the frum community for people suffering from a variety of devastating...

The Elephant and the Jewish Community

By Rabbi Avi Shafran A recent intriguing article about Roman Vishniac got me thinking well beyond him. Vishniac, of course, was the famed photo-chronicler of...

Lakewood: The Truth Behind the School Budget Cuts

Dear Lakewood residents, Let me introduce myself. I'm a thirty-year-old lifelong Lakewood resident. I'm boruch Hashem married with five children, and two of them are...

Jerusalem Post Editorial: Don’t Parole Pollard

There is something suspect in the timing of the news of Jonathan Pollard's release, says the Jerusalem Post. “Jerusalem’s rejection of Pollard’s release as intended...

The Incredible Word, Bereishis

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss We know that every word of the Torah contains infinite wisdom.  Indeed one could dedicate many lifetimes to even just...

The Invisible Bullet Reappears – Thanks to Anti-Vaxxers

By Rabbi Hershy Z. Ten President of Bikur Cholim Los Angeles, CA  Two years ago, I wrote and published an article regarding the alarming resurgence of measles...

Analysis: Palestinian State Is Wishful Thinking – Territory Doesn’t Meet U.N. Charter’s Criteria For...

The Palestinians, much as they have done for more than the last half-century, are planning to defy their international obligations and international law by...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Why Did You Post the Rebbetzin’s Picture?

Dear Editor, First of all, thank you for your spectacular website. On Motzoei Yom Tov, I was distressed to see the news about Rebbetzin Batsheva...