Generational

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz The essence of the Haggadah and the entirety of Pesach is the relationship between father and son and the obligation for...

A Most Inspiring Letter to Your Child for Pesach

Written by Horav Aaron Lopiansky, Rosh Yeshiva, Yeshiva of Greater Washington (Adapted from his book Time Pieces) My dear child, it is now a quiet moment...

A Private Spring

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz  Nissan is here. The cold is gone, snow is history, and the harsh weather is a thing of the past. The...

WEIGHING IN: Rebbi: Why Bochurim Were Suspended for Attending a Levayah

Dear Editor, As a member of the hanhalah of a yeshiva that penalized bochurim for going to a levayah this week, I wish to share...

The Matzav Shmoooze: What Kind of Yiddishkeit Does This Ad Express?

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, It seems we have lost all sense of sensitivity and gedarim. Someone recently showed me as ad for children’s clothing featuring the picture you...

Du Bist Ein Yuda

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz The Chazon Ish was walking with a yeshiva bochur in Lita and a few teenagers were mocking them. The bochur responded,...

Dov Hikind Rides Again

By Yehudah Meth To anyone who has followed the agenda of freshman Congresswoman Omar, someone calling her an anti-Semite shouldn’t be news. It’s just stating...

Solid

Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz There are many dozens of explanations of the teaching of Chazal that the Yom Tov of Purim is similar to Yom Kippur,...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Is ‘Adamah V’Shamayim’ an Avodah Zarah Song?

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, I'm sure you've heard of the song Adamah V'shamayim, an often-requested song. Some people know and understand the lyrics, most don't. But 99.9%...

Fake News: Netanyahu Sets Trump’s White House Guest List, a New York Times Op-Ed...

By Ira Stoll A New York Times op-ed by Ivan Krastev asks “Why Do Central European Nationalists Love Israel So Much?” It reports, “For Central European...