Alan Dershowitz: Does the Anti-Nepotism Statute Preclude Trump From Appointing Kushner?

By Alan Dershowitz The controversy over President-elect Donald Trump’s expected appointment of his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as a senior adviser raises serious constitutional issues regarding...

Remembering Rav Moshe Shapiro zt”l

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz If someone were to ask: How does a talmid chochom look? How does he walk? How does he talk? How does...

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...

Deciphering Off The Derech: Understanding the “Language” of Footsteps

By Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin MA Director: Jewish Professionals Institute www.jpi.org Email: rudomin@jpi.org Our recent article "Focus on Footsteps" opened up an important discussion about young adults...

Watch: Dr. Meir Wikler On “Three Words We Hate To Hear From Our Children”

Dr. Meir Wikler (#14) Three Words We Hate To Hear From Our Children "It's Not Fair!!", the great "Fairness Doctrine", and how to deal with...

Reader Recommends: Get Snow Cleats

Dear Matzav, Please recommend to your readers that they get snow cleats. They're affordable, and can prevent slips and falls. Cleats grip ice and snow,...

Analysis: Trump’s Plan To Move The U.S. Embassy To Yerushalayim Could Help The Peace...

By Miriam F. Elman President-elect Donald Trump’s pledge to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Yerushalayim and his selection of an ambassador to Israel who...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Revamping Mesivta Secular Studies

Dear Editor, A recent comment on Matzav.com addressed revamping mesivta secular studies. Here’s what I wish to say: While I learned in BMG, I would not be so...

Things Never Said

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran A young boy runs his fingers over the leather spine of the story book he receives as a Hanukkah gift.  He...

Neis Gadol Haya Poh

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz With a prolonged hiss, the last of the Chanukah lights flickered and went out. Pools of darkened oil, smudged glasses and...