Eretz Chemdah: An Inside View

Living in Eretz Yisroel If you had told me fifteen years ago that in 2019 I’d be living with my husband and six children, bli...

Going To War

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz The Tur (Hilchos Rosh Hashanah 581) states that Chazal instituted the custom of blowing the shofar during the month of Elul...

Are Our Prayers Repulsive?

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss We interrupt our series on tefilah for a timely discussion about Elul. About 45 years ago, I was a student in...

A Second Look At Recent Anti-Semitic Attacks On Frum Jews In New York City

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer, American Thinker "Orthodox Jewish man assaulted in Brooklyn." This headline has become the norm these days, as recent attacks on Jews in...

Mishnah or Marijuana – Part 2

By Rabbi Moshe L Kuskin When I wrote “Mishneh or Marijuana” I had no idea it would engender controversy. Apparently, there are a number of...

Eretz Chemdah: An Inside View

Various Perspectives and Experiences of English speakers Living in Eretz Yisroel Paving the Way I am the youngest of eight siblings. We all grew up in...

Tzedakah

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz With Elul upon us, the mood in Jewish communities is changing. The frivolity and care-free attitude of summer are gone, having...

Eretz Chemdah: An Inside View

Various Perspectives and Experiences of English speakers Living in Eretz Yisroel Soul Connection When I came to learn at a yeshivah in Yerushalayim in 1982, it...

The Truth

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz It is one of the strangest things in politics; Jews overwhelmingly vote Democrat. This habit is said to go back to...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Why Do We Team Up With Mosdos That Don’t Take English...

Dear Editor, I am worried about the proposed NY State regulations that could impact yeshivos, which I have been reading about for the past half...