Medication – Is This The Real Cure? Part 2

By Rabbi Dovid Abenson There has been a lot of response to my article Part 1, “Medication - is it the real cure?” regarding medicating...

R’ Avrohom Zweiback: Make Shalom in My Zechus

The following is a letter submitted to Matzav.com by R' Avrohom Zweiback. May R' Avrohom have a refuah sheleimah: Hi, it's Avrohom Yisroel Yehoshua Zweiback. I would...

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...

Have Pen Names Reduced The Overall Quality Of Comments?

The following, by Yaakov Menken, appears at the Cross Currents site: We've just been through an extensive discussion about a single offhand remark, made privately...

Solomon’s Last Matzav Article

By Avi Solomon I am thankful to Matzav.com for granting me the opportunity to campaign my message as I run for NJ State Assembly. I...

Tisha B’Av: Does Loneliness Really Bother Us?

By Rabbi Elchanan Poupko This Motzie Shabbos we will be reading the book of Eicha, Lamentations. The book begins with the words:Eicha Yashva Badad—how did she...

The Book with the Answers

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz People have many questions and don’t know where to go for answers. In truth, the answers are ever-present in the words...

Justice For The Agunah: The Bais Din, Shabbos, And He Who Would Withhold A...

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran Not every marriage is successful.  Despite our desire for each to be perfect, we know the truth is that there...

A Reader Writes: A New Angle On the Shidduch Crisis

Dear Editor, The "age gap theory"* has been receiving attention recently. What is being done to address this problem is providing incentives to make closer-in-age...

Those Among Us Who Stab Us In The Back

By Rafael Gebrili Recently, a booklet on tznius was mailed out in one of our frum communities. I personally thought that the booklet was a...