Opinion: Yes! I Got a Shteller for Next Year

Much if not all of success stories are attributable to a lucky break. This is true in business, but if you are in chinuch,...

Rav Brazil: Getting to the Heart of the Question – Why We Criticize So...

By Rav Shmuel Brazil Just this week, a yungerman approached me and asked why we find it so difficult to judge people favorably. Is it...

Bring Back the Pride

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz I recently had the distinct pleasure of spending some time with the noted and famed baal teshuvah, Rav Uri Zohar. He...

Bugaboo and 21st Century Mesiras Nefesh

By S. Friedman, Matzav.com Historically speaking, we are living in a time where there is an abundance of yeshivos and Torah learning at levels that...

Opinion: It’s Tu B’Av – Put the Girls in the Freezer

By Elisha Ferber, Matzav.com We've heard it over and over again: there are too many girls in the parsha of shidduchim, and too few boys...

Cash From Clunkers – Let’s Have a $4,500 Subsidy for Everything

A Wall Street Journal editorial: Americans are streaming back into auto showrooms, and one reason is the "cash for clunkers" subsidy. Democrats are naturally claiming...

Are Some Seculars on 9 Av Like Some Chareidim on Yom Hazikaron?

By Rafi G., Life in Israel Dan Meridor, a minister in the Israeli government, was spotted on Thursday, Tisha B'Av, eating in a restaurant in...

The Secret Anorexic War – Part II

By Rabbi Shea Hecht It's extremely painful to see someone we care about struggling with an eating disorder. The illness is all-encompassing, causing...

Opinion: I Am Ashamed of My Own

My name is Yossi Gestetner, I am a Hasidic Jew, living in upstate NY. Journalism and writing in/for the Yiddish-speaking sectors of the Orthodox...

Modern Day Eichah

 By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Sometimes all you can do is ask, "Eichah? How could it happen?" Sometimes there are no answers and there is nothing...