Scream!

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld I normally do not write political columns. In light of current events; both in the parsha and in our community, we will discuss...

Rav Moshe Meir Weiss: With Thanks to Hashem – Mazel Tov – I’m a...

By Rav Moshe Meir Weiss Good news travels fast!  This was true even before the era of internet and social media.  Nowadays, good news is...

FEAR IN THE SKIES: Can Hamas Really Disrupt Commercial Flights to Israel?

Dr. Raphael G. Bouchnik-Chen During the last short round of hostilities between Hamas and Israel (November 12-13), the Islamist organization’s spokesperson threatened to launch...

Let’s Be Like Efraim & Menashe

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Parshas Vayechi marks the end of Sefer Bereishis and the profound lessons of maaseh avos siman lebonim that fill its narratives....

Baby Amiad Yisrael and The New York Times

By Jerold Auerbach On the last night of Chanukah seven Israelis were wounded in a drive-by shooting at a bus stop on the main road...

FORBES OP-ED: Yeshiva Battle Raises Fundamental Question, “What Do We Owe The Children?”

By Neal McCluskey, FORBES Understanding what should be the default level of government intervention in a free society isn’t hard. Individuals able to make informed,...

The Uneducated Teaching the Unvaccinated

By Sarah Levine, BSN RN & Dr. Blima Marcus, DNP ANP-BC RN OCN The regional measles outbreak has sparked major controversy within the Jewish community....

Protest!

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz In Parshas Vayigash, we read of the emotional climax of Yosef’s revelation to his brothers. Yehudah’s desperate plea prompted Yosef to...

Using Our Eyes and Our Ears

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss As hard as it is to believe, Chanukah is already over and the long cold winter of a leap year...

The Matzav Shmoooze: An Abuse Victim Yearning for a Chanukah Miracle, by A Struggling...

Dear Matzav.com, I'm sitting here on Chanukah night watching the small flames flickering on my menorah. The room is dark. The lights are off and...