What Kanoim and Extremists Have Wrought: Normal Children and Dangerous Kanoim

By Rabbi Yaakov Horowitz Read this report on Arutz Sheva titled Dangerous Youth in Bnei Brak and weep. Weep for these kids who have been mislead...

Avoiding the Issues: Defending Open Orthodoxy

By I. Schwartz In response to countless departures from normative Orthodoxy on the part of the new "Open Orthodox" movement, rabbis from across the ...

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...

Who’s to Judge?

"What's he worth?" How many times has this question passed your mind when speaking to someone? Have you ever asked this question to someone...

Reader’s Matzav: The Child You Almost Killed Today Could Have Been Yours

Dear Matzav.com Editor, I was driving westbound on 17th Avenue in Boro Park on Erev Shabbos, through the usual morning traffic, mainly caused by the...

Readers’ Matzav: The Bussing Saga

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, I was at the recent Lakewood, NJ, School Board meeting at which various concerns regarding school bussing were addressed. Clearly, there are improvements...

“Look at Me! Look at My Money!”

By S. Friedman, Matzav.com If you've read articles decrying the unrestrained spending of money in increasingly flamboyant fashion, here is another one; and unapologetically so.  I...

Open Orthodoxy’s New and Dangerous Halachic Quest

By I. Schwartz The Yated has for years documented and exposed the invalid claims of the Open Orthodox movement to be Orthodox. Open Orthodoxy’s innovations...

A Levayah is Not a Joke

By The Misaskim Board אל תחטאו בילד There is a story going around about using a levayah for a color war break out in Camp ________ this...

We Don’t Need a “New Contemporary Theology”: A Response to Rabbi Hefter

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer The article was so shocking. Not only shocking in terms of its content, but shocking that its author, an apparently very...