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...

The Greatness of Klal Yisroel and the Blizzard of 2010

By Rabbi Meir Goldberg Most of us know about the tremendous chesed which abounds in the frum community. We are oftentimes reminded of the greatness...

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...

Heroes of Summer

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz We have all heard of Oorah and are most familiar with its jingles and mascot. We see their ads, but we...

How The West Was Lost By The Selfie President

By Michael Goodwin My bookshelves sag with encyclopedic volumes arguing that America and the West are in decline. But proving that a picture is worth...

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...

Secretary Kerry’s Repeated Hostility to Israel

By Morton Klein Secretary of State John Kerry clearly believes -- or wishes to be heard saying -- that Israel is responsible for increased terrorism...

A Letter to My Abusive Parents

By Hadassa Luk My letter is written to you, but it's intended for me. To clear things up inside. To try to understand myself better....

Obama’s Biggest Accomplishment

It will not be Obamacare or the Wall Street reform, for these measures are reversible, albeit with difficulty; rather, the most important consequence of Obama's Presidency,...