Analysis: The Video Didn’t Start the Riots

By Michael Singh Precisely eleven years after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the question of U.S. relations with Islamic countries and communities is...

Belief in Torah Min Ha-Shamayim: Damage Control by YCT: Subtly Defending the Indefensible

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer The beliefs of a rabbi are no small issue. They can impact the validity of geirus, gittin and kiddushin...

Unreal

By Rabbi Avi Shafran I was recently privileged to spend the good part of a week on the tree-studded rural campus of my alma mater,...

Orthodox Women Rabbis: A Rejoinder to Rabbi Wolkenfeld

By Avrohom Gordimer In response to "Ordaining Women and the Role of Mesorah", R. David Wolkenfeld, Vice President of the International Rabbinic Fellowship (IRF -...

US – Forex Online

By Kevin Craig, Matzav.com One of the most popular currencies dealt with in Forex is USD and this week has not been a good one...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Yomim Ruining Weddings

Dear Editor, Thank you for providing this useful and interesting forum for the frum community. Some may scoff at the issue I would like to raise,...

A Good and Wise Wife: What Could Be Better?

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran There is a reason that it is men who charge to war. When is the passion that drives a man to rise up...

FIRSTHAND REPORT: My Shabbos of Unity After My Flight Delay – Thanks to El...

By Ben Chafetz This past Shabbos I had the tremendous privilege to be a part of something amazing, beautiful and enlightening. I am hoping El...

Gilad Shalit Is Still In Captivity – Because Of Us

By Moshe Feiglin The lineup of former generals and security officials who over the past few weeks have demoralized the country by urging us to...

A Historic Day

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Sunday was a historic day. That word is over-used almost to the point of rendering it meaningless, yet everyone who joined...