Haste Makes Waste

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss Once again, as in the previous two columns, I’d like to share with you another piece of sage advice from...

A Trip to the Museum, and a Trip to Faith

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer If you live in New York City and need to keep kids busy on a hot summer day, you go to a...

Willpower

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss The Gemora in Berachos reveals a wonderful promise:  Whoever says Tehilah l’Dovid (Ashrei) three times a day can be...

Who’s the Stranger?

  By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran I´m a stranger in a strange land.. - Carson McCullers, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter In Parshas Ekev, we are confronted with one...

The NY Times Finds a New Pathetic Adjective to Hurl at Netanyahu

By Ira Stoll The New York Times has found a new adjective to hurl at the prime minster of Israel: “brash.” A Times dispatch by Peter...

Can We Learn From Lavan? Our Golus in the Secular World

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran Learn from Laban?  The very thought of it seems absurd!  In our tradition, Laban is the antithesis of all we hold...

He’asfu – Assemble Yourselves

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran Schechina rests only upon one in a state of simcha… 2017 dawns on an age in which anger, negativity and personal animus...

The Matzav Shmoooze: A Frum Media Perspective On the Error in the White House

Dear Editor, I’ve been reading all the reports and comments relating to the Trump-Turx incident today at the White House. All the media outlets have...

A Grave Threat to Jewish Continuity: An Op-Ed

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times Who would have thought that the actions of a Jewish organization could launch a grave...