Halverson: Langert Is My Running Mate

By Hal Halverson I am honored to be given the opportunity to run for Township Committee alongside Steven Langert. During Steven's tenure on the Township...

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...

Heroes of Summer

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz We have all heard of Oorah and are most familiar with its jingles and mascot. We see their ads, but we...

The Anti-Chareidi Blogger Who Forgot to Find Out the Truth

By G. Kulik Chareidi bashing is nothing new. Lakewood bashing is nothing new. The question is why people aren't embarrassed to shoot from the hip...

Shame On Liberal Jews for Slamming Rabbi Hier’s Trump Inauguration Blessing

By Abraham H. Miller As previously reported on Matzav.com, Rabbi Marvin Hier of the Simon Wiesenthal Center will be giving a benediction at Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration...

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,...

It’s Not a “Shidduch Crisis,” It’s a “Chesed Crisis” – Part VI

By Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin MA (Definitions: Crisis, with the "i"  = singular or one; Crises, with the "e" = plural or many. The English word...

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...

How The West Was Lost By The Selfie President

By Michael Goodwin My bookshelves sag with encyclopedic volumes arguing that America and the West are in decline. But proving that a picture is worth...