The Forward: “This Sukkot, Ditch Your Etrog and Lulav in Favor of Apples and...

By CB Frommer, reposted from last year The anti-religious, left-leaning Forward has done it again, throwing tradition to the wind for “progressiveness” and “open-mindedness.” The latest...

Perplexing Parenting: Spending Chol Hamoed with Friends

By Mrs. Sarah Wikler Question: We have ka”h a large family with children of all ages. My oldest is 17 and my youngest is...

Let’s All Be Happy

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Sukkos is upon us. The Yom Tov of joy has returned. We study its halachos and concepts so that with the...

NY Newspapers Slander Orthodox Jews – And We’re Silent?

Dear Editor, A New York Times op-ed, critical of Jared Kushner, finds it appropriate to make mention that he went to an Orthodox yeshiva. A New...

Reader: DOT’s Yom Kippur 25 MPH Sign Installation – A Joke?

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, Many people know the Arizal that Yom Kippur is Yom K’Purim; it is akin to Purim. Seems like someone at the New York...

A 49-Hour Fast

By Rabbi Yaakov Asher Sinclair Can you imagine what it must be like for Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, to last two days? For...

A New Start

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Chassidim recount that the Komarna Rebbe related that he heard from Rav Mordechai of Chernobyl that it is known that the...

PSA: LTSA Head Tackles The Lakewood Busing Problems

I wanted to inform all of the schools that I spent the last two days trailing two primary routes (2:45 pm & 3:00 pm)...

Exploring Roots in a Bygone World

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Here I am, last Wednesday afternoon, at Newark Airport, waiting at the gate for a plane. What, you ask, is the...

Whose Homework Is It, Anyway?

by Meir Wikler, D.S.W. Most parents only come to school twice a year: once at the end of fall for P.T.A. and once at the...