The Jewish Community & Drug Addiction: Al Cheit for Not Listening, Not Learning and...

by Rabbi Efrem Goldberg This week, our community joined too many others who have confronted the impossible task of saying goodbye to a young person...

A New Start

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Chassidim recount that the Komarna Rebbe related that he heard from Rav Mordechai of Chernobyl that it is known that the...

This Rosh Hashanah, I am Offering YouTube as my Sacrifice to Hashem

  By S.N. You know the drill. You get to Rosh Hashana. There HAVE been warning signs it was coming – daily shofar blowings throughout Elul,...

PSA: LTSA Head Tackles The Lakewood Busing Problems

I wanted to inform all of the schools that I spent the last two days trailing two primary routes (2:45 pm & 3:00 pm)...

Exploring Roots in a Bygone World

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Here I am, last Wednesday afternoon, at Newark Airport, waiting at the gate for a plane. What, you ask, is the...

Homework All Night Long

By Sarah Wikler   The following issue has been bothering me for a long time and I think that many parents feel the same way I...

Whose Homework Is It, Anyway?

by Meir Wikler, D.S.W. Most parents only come to school twice a year: once at the end of fall for P.T.A. and once at the...

The Matzav Shmoooze: I Am Addicted to Your Site…But

Dear Editor, I am addicted to your site. So it bothers me that I need to write this, but it is long overdue. I turned to your...

Op-Ed By President Trump: We Need To Fix ‘Self-Destructive Tax Code’

As we celebrate Labor Day, we are reminded of the inherent dignity of work and the American worker. In America, we honor grit. We honor determination. We...

Rav Yaakov Bender: Stop the Homework Madness

By Rav Yaakov Bender First published in Mishpacha Magazine The letter I received from out of town contained a plea for help and guidance from a...