Ability Grouping in Yeshivos: Do Away With the “Gimmel Class”?

There has been great debate in the secular world about Ability Grouping, also called "tracking." The issues involve whether it is preferable to break up...

Inspiring a Generation

The following article appears in a special 24-page pullout supplement released yesterday by the American Yated Neeman in tribute to Rav Nosson Tzvi Finkel...

A Humble Hero: Zev Wolfson’s Powerful Lessons in Jewish Leadership

By Mordechai Tokarsky Do you believe in the Kabalistic Jewish tradition of the 36 hidden Tzadikim - saintly Jews who sustain the ...

Dov, We Love You, But We Dont Like You Very Much Right Now

A Torah Based Exchange - An Open Response to an Open Letter Note: Matzav.com obtained various email exchanges between Yisroel Besser, Contributing Editor for Mishpacha Magazine, and...

The Politically Incorrect Version Of Nelson Mandela From A Respected Journalist

By Michael Freund Imagine a person who planned acts of sabotage and incited violence, resulting in the deaths of innocent civilians and damage to public...

Carefully Sowing Generations

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz This Shabbos, hundreds of accomplished educators will join for an intense, exhilarating weekend tied to the future of...

The Symbolism of the Sukkah

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss For every Yom Tov, it is very meaningful to know the specific reasons for each holiday. But when it comes...

Palestinian Authority Rewards Terrorists for Number of Jews They Kill

By Edwin Black Last year, Congressional legislators were astonished to learn that the Palestinian Authority was issuing monthly payouts totaling between $3 and 7 million...

Burying Our Heads in the Sandbox: Ignoring Security at Jewish Summer Camps

By Joshua Gleis With signs of spring just barely starting to show, it might be hard to imagine that camp directors from coast to coast...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Don’t Say Cheese and Violate Halacha

Dear Matzav, I am writing this letter to Matzav.com about a matter that I have yet to see addressed: the prevalence of pictures of chassanim...