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...

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....

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 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...

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...

“Look at Me! Look at My Money!”

By S. Friedman, Matzav.com If you've read articles decrying the unrestrained spending of money in increasingly flamboyant fashion, here is another one; and unapologetically so.  I...

We Don’t Need a “New Contemporary Theology”: A Response to Rabbi Hefter

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer The article was so shocking. Not only shocking in terms of its content, but shocking that its author, an apparently very...

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...

Who’s to Judge?

"What's he worth?" How many times has this question passed your mind when speaking to someone? Have you ever asked this question to someone...

Defending the Traditional Beis Medrash Curriculum – at YU and Everywhere Else

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer Why can’t a yeshiva education be more utilitarian? After years of learning, with intense focus on abstract conceptualization and only minor...