Open Orthodoxy’s New and Dangerous Halachic Quest

By I. Schwartz The Yated has for years documented and exposed the invalid claims of the Open Orthodox movement to be Orthodox. Open Orthodoxy’s innovations...

A First-Person Account Of The Tragic Earthquake In Nepal

By Chezky Lifshitz It was Saturday morning, usually a quieter day at the Chabad-Lubavitch Jewish center in Kathmandu, Nepal, when the ground began trembling beneath...

A Levayah is Not a Joke

By The Misaskim Board אל תחטאו בילד There is a story going around about using a levayah for a color war break out in Camp ________ this...

Secretary Kerry’s Repeated Hostility to Israel

By Morton Klein Secretary of State John Kerry clearly believes -- or wishes to be heard saying -- that Israel is responsible for increased terrorism...

The Day After: Was it the Smartest Question to Ask the President?

By Kol Haolam Donald Trump misunderstood Trux's question yesterday, but it’s easy to see why he did. The accusation has been around since his election...

A Letter to My Abusive Parents

By Hadassa Luk My letter is written to you, but it's intended for me. To clear things up inside. To try to understand myself better....

The Greatness of Klal Yisroel and the Blizzard of 2010

By Rabbi Meir Goldberg Most of us know about the tremendous chesed which abounds in the frum community. We are oftentimes reminded of the greatness...

Obama’s Biggest Accomplishment

It will not be Obamacare or the Wall Street reform, for these measures are reversible, albeit with difficulty; rather, the most important consequence of Obama's Presidency,...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Camps, Rabbeim, Tuition – The Truth

Dear Editor, With summer camp registration approaching and all the talk about rabbeim not being paid enough, I feel like I must pen this letter to...

Rabbi Genack: VOTE FOR HILLARY – “She Understands Our Values”

By Rabbi Menachem Genack When my daughter Ora and son-in-law Avi recently gave birth to a son, they were contacted by Hillary Clinton’s staff to...