The Matzav Shmoooze: Camps, Rabbeim, Tuition – The Truth

Dear Editor, With summer camp registration approaching and all the talk about rabbeim not being paid enough, I feel like I must pen this letter to...

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,...

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...

Response to Mishpacha Magazine’s Goldmines Story

By Kollel Guy Mishpacha magazine recently ran a story called Goldmines which  got many people all fired up. The story is almost predictable. A mother...

A Message from the Kalever Rebbe for Chanukah 5775

Chanukah - the Light of Faith Banishes Depression In the modern era, incidences of depression have reached epidemic proportions as many suffer from this and...

Rabbi Genack: VOTE FOR HILLARY – “She Understands Our Values”

By Rabbi Menachem Genack When my daughter Ora and son-in-law Avi recently gave birth to a son, they were contacted by Hillary Clinton’s staff to...

A Reader Writes: ‘The Learning Gap’ and Shidduchim

Dear Editor, There is an issue that is the root of many problems society is facing today. I call it the 'learning gap'. The average...

Defending the Traditional Beis Medrash Curriculum – at YU and Everywhere Else

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer Why can’t a yeshiva education be more utilitarian? After years of learning, with intense focus on abstract conceptualization and only minor...

A First-Person Account Of The Tragic Earthquake In Nepal

By Chezky Lifshitz It was Saturday morning, usually a quieter day at the Chabad-Lubavitch Jewish center in Kathmandu, Nepal, when the ground began trembling beneath...

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...