The Perversion of the “Nine Days Menu”

Have you ever gone to be menachem Avel a woman who lost her young husband? Have you ever been in a shiva home where a...

A Siyum in Maseches Bava Basra in a Post-Truth Era

This week thousands of people learning Daf Yomi completed Meseches Bava Basra. The mesechta ends off with the halacha regarding loans.  In order for...

The Rabbinic Blacklist Hoax

BY AVROHOM GORDIMER (This article appeared in Times of Israel.) Two weeks ago, Reform, Conservative and Federation leadership sounded the alarm about the now-delayed Conversion Bill, falsely presenting it as...

A Letter from Tami Moskowitz

Dear Editor@Matzav.com,   Thank you to our entire special community and to the entire world for being there for our family after our dear son and...

Division At The Western Wall Is No Path To Unity

By Rabbis Yaakov Menken and Pesach Lerner The statements from American Jewish movements, the Jewish Agency and numerous op-ed writers could hardly have been more...

Jealousy: The Root of All Evil

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss We know that some women are into jewelry.  The Ben Ish Chai, Zt”l, Zy”a, informs us that Mrs. Korach was...

HATE IN THE MEDIA: The APP’s Bigoted Fake News Campaign Against Orthodox Jews

Good day investors and board members at Gannett (the parent company of Asbury Park Press), advertisers at APP, and community leaders: On Friday afternoon, June...

The Kosel Compromise and the Conversion Bill – Some Final Thoughts

Avrohom Gordimer Although my thoughts on the apparent collapse of the Western Wall Compromise Plan are all pretty much contained here (along with a link...

The New York Times Recklessly Exposes A CIA Operative’s Identity

When President Donald Trump declared the media the "enemy of the American people," I called it an outrage. Well, The New York Times seems...

A Practical Approach to Addressing the Day School Tuition Crunch

By Moshe Bane Unaffordable yeshiva tuition often seems like the weather. Everyone talks about it, but no one does anything about it. Like so many...