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A Message From Above

Thursday August 21, 2014 2:11 AM

naphtali-hoffBy Rabbi Naphtali Hoff

This week’s parashah opens with an allusion to one of the seminal events in Jewish history: the assembly of our nation that would take place on (more…)

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An Academic Union Mobilizes Against Israel

Thursday August 21, 2014 1:17 AM

boycott-divestment-and-sanctions-israelBy Richard L. Cravatts, PhD

Seeming to give credence to Orwell’s wry observation that some ideas are so stupid that only an intellectual could have thought of them, an open (more…)

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Was Israel Justified in Going After Hamas Terrorist Tunnels? The Key Question for Any Legal Proceeding

Wednesday August 20, 2014 4:10 AM

idf-tunnelsBy Alan Dershowitz

The key question-both legally and morally-in evaluating Israel’s recent military actions is whether the Israeli government was justified in (more…)

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Syria Chemical Weapons Deal A Model For Disarming Hamas

Wednesday August 20, 2014 2:13 AM

organisation-for-the-prohibition-of-chemical-weaponsBy Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn

The Obama Administration announced on August 19 that it has finished destroying all of Syria’s known chemical weapons. Those who are (more…)

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Why Our Community Commends Governor Cuomo

Wednesday August 20, 2014 1:10 AM

andrew-cuomoBy Ezra Friedlander

As the world continues to grapple with the uncertainties surrounding the conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Middle East, it remains a key (more…)

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The Mitzvah of Chesed: An Overview

Monday August 18, 2014 1:01 PM

chesedBy Rabbi Yair Hoffman

The author would like to present the following overview of the Mitzvah of Chessed, l’Zecher Nishmas his mother, Sara Bas Eliyahu Hoffman whose (more…)

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The RCA and the Har Habayis

Sunday August 17, 2014 7:19 AM

har-habayis-yerushalayimBy Rabbi Yair Hoffman

Recently, the RCA issued a call to Israel regarding Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount. While the sentiment that lies behind the statement is (more…)

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Rabbi Shafran: Barack Obama is a Friend of Israel

Friday August 15, 2014 2:10 PM

avi-shafranBy Rabbi Avi Shafran

1) Hamas is evil.

2) Israel has a responsibility to protect its citizens. (more…)

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Hillary Put The Cement Into Hamas’ Hands

Friday August 15, 2014 1:11 PM

hillaryBy Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn
Much has been said and written about the terror tunnels that Hamas built in Gaza. But too little has been said about who it was that put the cement (more…)

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The Box Child 3

Friday August 15, 2014 5:50 AM

rabbi-dovid-abensonBy Rabbi Dovid Abenson

Once again, I have been flooded with emails regarding the controversial topic of The Box Child discussed in two previous articles here on (more…)

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Finding Stability During Times of Unrest

Thursday August 14, 2014 10:21 PM

naphtali-hoffBy Rabbi Naphtali Hoff

Our nation has just witnessed (we hope) the conclusion one of the most troubling periods in recent history. Not only were we forced to endure (more…)

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Half Full

Thursday August 14, 2014 11:24 AM

rabbi-pinchos-lipschutz-By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz

With Parshas Eikev we continue our journey of solace, our ascension up the rungs of the shiva denechemta. In Moshe Rabbeinu’s final lesson to (more…)

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The Matzav Shmoooze: Why Solving the Shidduch Crisis With the Age Gap Misses the Boat

Thursday August 14, 2014 9:11 AM

shidduchimDear Editor,

With all due respect, the recent discussion here about shidduchim is sorely lacking, because there is a serious flaw in the scaling calculation of the (more…)

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What You Need To Know And Aren’t Being Told About Hamas

Wednesday August 13, 2014 11:43 PM

hamas-tunnel-palestinianBy Joseph S. Spoerl

In World War II, the Allies imposed a total naval blockade on Nazi-occupied Europe. They also bombed German population centers, killing (more…)

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TheZone as Jewish Penicillin for the Pew Report Brought to You By Oorah

Wednesday August 13, 2014 10:25 PM

oorah-the-zoneBy Varda Epstein

At the time of its release, a Pew report on the state of American Jewry released last October had the Jewish world in a tizzy. “We’re shrinking!” they (more…)

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10 Palestinian Sites Gov. Cuomo – and the World - Should Visit to See What They Are Truly About

Wednesday August 13, 2014 9:17 PM

palestinian-kidBy Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is refusing to meet with Palestinian leaders during his visit to Israel this week. Maybe that’s a mistake. (more…)

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The Betrayal of the Intellectual

Wednesday August 13, 2014 3:11 AM

yair-lapidBy Yair Lapid

I don’t accuse intellectuals of bias or of anti-Semitism but too many of them are certainly guilty of intellectual laziness. (more…)

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The Box Child - Part 2

Wednesday August 13, 2014 1:11 AM

rabbi-dovid-abensonBy Rabbi Dovid Abenson

I have received many emails, comments and positive feedback, regarding my previous article here on Matzav on “The Box Child.” I am propelled (more…)

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The F.A.A. Did Israel A Favor

Tuesday August 12, 2014 8:48 PM

ben-gurion-airportBy Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn

Israel and its friends were justifiably shocked and angry when the Federal Aviation Agency briefly (more…)

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Post-Article Remarks From Reb Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz

Tuesday August 12, 2014 10:02 AM

shlomo-yehudah-rechnitzFirstly, I’d like to thank those of you who took out the time to read the article. It is my fervent hope, that iy”H this will serve as an impetus to the (more…)

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A Message from the Kalever Rebbe for Tu B’Av 5774: Are We in Danger of a New Holocaust?

Monday August 11, 2014 9:54 PM

kaliver-rebbeThe Sages teach “There were no greater Jewish holidays than the fifteenth of Av and Yom Kippur!” The Sages continue their narrative by telling us (more…)

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There IS No Shidduch Crisis

Monday August 11, 2014 12:03 PM

rechnitzBy Y. Besser, as featured in Mishpacha Magazine

To read in PDF format, click here.

Alley-oop is a basketball term: an offensive play where one player throws the ball in the vicinity of the (more…)

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Hamas Rules: Journalists in Gaza Have to Play by Them

Monday August 11, 2014 2:29 AM

ISRAEL-PALESTINIAN-CONLFICT-GAZABy C.D. May

If you’ve been following the conflict in Gaza you’ve seen dramatic pictures of heavily armed Israeli soldiers, their tanks (more…)

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The Obama Admin. Has Permanently Destroyed its Standing Among Israelis

Sunday August 10, 2014 2:34 AM

obama-kerryBy Dovid Efune

Sitting with Knesset Member Dov Lipman earlier this week, I could not resist asking, tongue-in-cheek, who (more…)

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What Makes Our Laws “Jewish”?

Friday August 8, 2014 3:57 PM

safranBy Rabbi Eliyahu Safran

Everyone has rules.  Every society, culture, family and group.  Having rules and laws hardly makes one distinct.   (more…)

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Where Were You? This Is World War III - And It Started On 9/11

Friday August 8, 2014 7:08 AM

9-11By Jack Engelhard, Arutz Sheva

Despicable! Outrageous! Do I have to dig back into my Thesaurus, Wolf Blitzer, to find more adjectives for your coverage over the past four (more…)

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Recognizing Our Obligation To Help Our Fellow Jews

Friday August 8, 2014 1:04 AM

lieffBy Daniel Keren

Over the course of Tisha B’Av, close to a thousand men and women from around the New York Metropolitan area came to attend some of the (more…)

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Seeing the Bigger Picture

Thursday August 7, 2014 11:41 PM

naphtali-hoffBy Rabbi Naphtali Hoff

Anyone who has experienced Yiddishkeit in its truest form knows that it is the totality of our religion, more so than its individual components, (more…)

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How the International Community Facilitates Hamas’ Use of Human Shields

Thursday August 7, 2014 2:17 AM

alan-dershowitzBy Alan Dershowitz

How many times have you heard on television or read in the media that the Gaza Strip is “the most densely populated area in the world”? (more…)

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Crying Racism Can’t Save Hamas

Wednesday August 6, 2014 4:40 PM

hamas-terroristBy Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn

For the past four weeks, as the war has raged in Gaza, Israel has repeatedly pointed to the Hamas strategy of using civilians as human shields. (more…)

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