Becoming Better People

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz With Pesach behind us and Shavuos in the future, we are presently in the Sefirah period. Every evening we count how...

Time to Inspire

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Count yourself among the majority if you had never heard of Poway, California, before Yom Tov. That spot of a town...

Babies, the Silent Victims of Antivaxxers

By Rabbi Elchanan Poupko Just recently, two pregnant women in Brooklyn were found to have the measles with the disease hitting a shocking 390 victims...

Generational

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz The essence of the Haggadah and the entirety of Pesach is the relationship between father and son and the obligation for...

A Most Inspiring Letter to Your Child for Pesach

Written by Horav Aaron Lopiansky, Rosh Yeshiva, Yeshiva of Greater Washington (Adapted from his book Time Pieces) My dear child, it is now a quiet moment...

A Private Spring

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz  Nissan is here. The cold is gone, snow is history, and the harsh weather is a thing of the past. The...

WEIGHING IN: Rebbi: Why Bochurim Were Suspended for Attending a Levayah

Dear Editor, As a member of the hanhalah of a yeshiva that penalized bochurim for going to a levayah this week, I wish to share...

Finding The Right ‘Pitch’: Yanny and Laurel Give Perspective On A Yeshiva’s Decision

Many of you will remember the great Yanny/Laurel debate that took place last May. To those of you that don't recall, the debate was...

The Matzav Shmoooze: What Kind of Yiddishkeit Does This Ad Express?

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, It seems we have lost all sense of sensitivity and gedarim. Someone recently showed me as ad for children’s clothing featuring the picture you...

Du Bist Ein Yuda

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz The Chazon Ish was walking with a yeshiva bochur in Lita and a few teenagers were mocking them. The bochur responded,...