Struggle for Prayer

By Aliza Feder I can't daven. I've tried. I mean really tried. Not just the shutting my eyes tightly and swayed type of tried. I've...

The Economy Is Even Worse Than You Think

By Mortimer Zuckerman The recent unemployment numbers have undermined confidence that we might be nearing the bottom of the recession. What we can see on...

Opinion: Mistaken Analysis

He's a student of the publishing industry with hands-on experience running his own book company. He's a knowledgeable businessman with years of experience in...

Opinion: How Will Netanyahu Change Israel Forever?

By Moshe Phillips, Matzav.com Newscenter While keen observers of Israel's political scene clearly understand that Benjamin Netanyahu is Israel's most Americanized prime minister in its...

The Novardhok Paradox

By Rabbi Avi Shafran Despite the economic downturn, I recently made a financial investment that resulted in a fantastic return. It was a CD. No,...

Op-Ed: Losing the Online Battle for Torah Hashkafa

By Rabbi Yosef Shubert, Matzav.com We, the frum community at large, have allowed issues of hashkafa discussed in cyberspace to be determined by whoever has...

Op-Ed: Russia Should Return the Schneersohn Collection from the Rebbe Rayatz

 By Gregg J. Rickman, JTA During the 1990s, the world was seized with stories of Nazi plunder and heirless property from the Holocaust era. Stolen...

The Essence of a Gadol

By Rabbi Avi Shafran The unaffiliated Jewish woman attended three of the rabbi's shiurim in the 1950s, visibly intrigued by the ideas he put forth,...

Bolton: Israeli Attack the Only Option to Stop Iranian Nukes

By John R. Bolton Whatever the outcome of Iran's presidential election tomorrow, negotiations will not soon -- if ever -- put an end to its...

For the Love of Money

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz  Every year, as the months of Tammuz and Av approach, we are reminded of how far we are from where we...