The Matzav Shmoooze: Is ‘Adamah V’Shamayim’ an Avodah Zarah Song?

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, I'm sure you've heard of the song Adamah V'shamayim, an often-requested song. Some people know and understand the lyrics, most don't. But 99.9%...

Fake News: Netanyahu Sets Trump’s White House Guest List, a New York Times Op-Ed...

By Ira Stoll A New York Times op-ed by Ivan Krastev asks “Why Do Central European Nationalists Love Israel So Much?” It reports, “For Central European...

Eternal Enemy

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Ever since I was a child, I heard about Amaleik. As I grew older, I understood it on deeper levels. But...

Who’s in Charge Here?

By Rabbi Avi Neuberger Humor me (after all, this is a Purim column). All male readers please sing the following words with their “trup.” “Lehiyos kol...

Purim: Looking Beyond the Ribbons and the Candy

By Mr. Zvi Gluck Open up just about any Jewish magazine or newspaper, or walk into any kosher supermarket, and you are going to be...

Rise Up Shushan

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Last week in Congress, the seat of the world’s oldest and most powerful democracy, outright Jew-hatred led to a joke of...

Good Enough is Not Good Enough

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran When is “good enough” good enough? There are a series of commercials that have been getting a great deal of play recently. ...

Adar Joy

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Mishenichnas Adar marbim besimcha. The month of Adar is the happiest on the Jewish calendar. We commonly understand that the joy...

Creating a Proper Purim For Our Family

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss We all know the saying, “Every generation has its challenges.”  This is also true when it comes to the holiday...

BLOOMBERG: I’m Not Running For President, But I Am Launching A New Campaign: Beyond...

By Michael Bloomberg Bloomberg Opinion I’ve never made any secret of my belief that Donald Trump is a threat to our country. At the 2016 Democratic...