A Reader Writes: A Friend of the Kallah

Dear Editor, I am a twenty-one-year-old single girl. I am writing to Matzav.com about the topic of - surprise, surprise - engagements. There is an issue...

Jimmy Carter Meets Knesset Speaker at South Africa Airport, Asks About Charedi IDF Enlistment

In a chance meeting at a South Africa airport following the memorial service held in memory of Nelson Mandela on Tuesday, Israel's Knesset ...

Changing The World, One Jew At A Time, Mr. Zev Wolfson Z”L

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz He was larger than life. He literally changed the world. His heart was larger than his personae. His name became...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Shatnez Awareness

Dear Matzav, Please be aware that in this week's parsha, Parshas Kedoshim, the prohibition of shatnez is mentioned. It is mentioned in just one other...

Making Lies Sound Truthful and Murder Respectable

By Dovid Efune Trying to make sense of international reactions to Israel's war against Hamas this week, one was reminded of George Orwell's famed essay,...

The Matzav Shmoooze: The New Shidduch Crisis – Divorce

Dear Editor@Matzav, All I hear about wherever I go is the shidduch crisis. Anyone remotely connected with the frum community – like all Matzav readers...

Opinion: What Should Israeli Police Do When Called “Nazi”?

By Nachum Barnea  During one of the protests over the mother unfairly accused of starving her child, a uniformed Army Radio reporter emerged out of...

4 Reasons Why Israel’s Economy Is So Strong

By Jordan Weissmann In case it wasn't clear the first time he said it, Mitt Romney is certain that "culture" is the reason Israelis are...

Dos Yiddishe Mensch

By Rabbi Avi Shafran If you've noticed a little less dignity, geniality and nobility in the world of late, it may be because we...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Two Possible Solutions to the Shidduch Crisis – The Theoretical One...

Dear Editor, This is a follow-up to the Matzav.com well-commented-on article earlier this week regarding the shidduch crisis. At the beginning of last year, there was...