Lefichoch, The Rambam’s Wake-Up Call

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz There are various reactions to the sound of the shofar's cry. The sensitive soul hears several messages as the plaintive sound...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Overdone 9/11 Anniversary Coverage

Dear readers, I think that Matzav.com overdid their whole 9/11 coverage. I mean, article after article and video after video?! It didn't end. You, Matzav,...

Opinion: Why a Las Vegas Police Officer Sued his Department for Religious Discrimination

By Steve Riback I work as a detective for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. For the past 11 years, I've seen the gamut, from...

Readers’ Matzav: Pita Chips Bracha Issue

Dear Editor, There is a product out by the name of Stacy's Pita chips that is OU certified. The product description, both on the packaging and...

And The Music Played On

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz So often, we read books about people who made it big, and it seems as if they led a charmed...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Porch Safety in the Frum Community

Dear Editor, This past Succos, a porch collapsed with people in the succa. Bechasdei Hashem, no one got hurt, but it brings to mind an...

From ‘Yes, We Can,’ to ‘No! Don’t!’

By Peggy Noonan Don't strain the system. Don't add to the national stress level. Don't pierce when you can envelop. Don't show even understandable indignation...

Footsteps of Geulah

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz On Sunday, we entered the period commonly known as The Three Weeks, when we mourn the destruction of the...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Redding Shidduchim? No Way

Dear readers, People are always yelling about the shidduch crisis and how all of us should be redding shidduchim to help address the crisis. But...

Iran Leader Khameni’s New Book Says Israel’s Destruction is Highest Priority

By M. A. Klein The ink was scarcely dry on the Iran nuclear deal, under which Iran retains all the elements of its nuclear program,...