Picture Perfect? By: Ami Chai Tzuriel

They bring him to shul daily – I see him all the time. The other day he gave me a robust Brocha; as a...

Pesach Sheni – The Holiday for the OTD By Rabbi Yair Hoffman

For the Five Towns Jewish Times Today is Pesach Sheni. And although many people eat Shmurah Matzah today, unfortunately, few people understand its internal message. It...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Why Do You Think I’m a Goy?

Dear Editor, I thought a lot about writing this letter, but I decided that I must. People are getting hurt every day and nothing is...

A Holy People

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz This week, we read the parshiyos of Acharei Mos and Kedoshim. Rashi quotes the Toras Kohanim, which states that Parshas Kedoshim...

Listen: Perspectives Regarding the Modern State of Israel

Rabbi Y. Dov Krakowski {Matzav}

Haircut During The Omer By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld

The Torah tells us that a “mitztaer” (a person in pain) is exempt from the mitzvah of Sukkah. One may say that this exemption of a mitztaer being pattur from Sukkah is only applicable to the mitzva of Sukkah as...

Political Correctness by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran

If one weighs with weights that are deficient by the standards agreed upon in his locality, or measures with a measuring vessel deficient by...

Opinion: Forget The Critics, Mr. President – Your First 100 Days Have Been Just...

Despite the best efforts of the White House "PR apparatus" to sell the president's first 100 days as a success, the New York Times...

Dershowitz: Democrats’ Overreaction to Spicer’s Holocaust Blunder Dishonors the Six Million

The politicization of the Holocaust dishonors the memory of the six million. Sean Spicer made a serious mistake when he compared Bashar Assad to...

Initial Public Offering: May We Restart Korban Pesach?

Klal Yisroel hasn’t brought a korban Pesach in many centuries. Why not? Renewal of the korban Pesach is a proposition that dates back at least...