NY Newspapers Slander Orthodox Jews – And We’re Silent?

Dear Editor, A New York Times op-ed, critical of Jared Kushner, finds it appropriate to make mention that he went to an Orthodox yeshiva. A New...

Reader: DOT’s Yom Kippur 25 MPH Sign Installation – A Joke?

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, Many people know the Arizal that Yom Kippur is Yom K’Purim; it is akin to Purim. Seems like someone at the New York...

A 49-Hour Fast

By Rabbi Yaakov Asher Sinclair Can you imagine what it must be like for Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, to last two days? For...

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...