The Gaza Mistake

By Benyamin Korn The tenth anniversary of Israel's retreat from Gaza has occasioned a number of interesting commentaries. Perhaps the most innovative comes from Shmuel...

On Sparks and Stones

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz We are enthralled each year anew as we learn the parsha describing Yaakov Avinu’s dream, his years in Lavan’s house, his...

Religious Freedom? A Judge Bans Kapparos in California

This article by Howard Slugh first appeared at National Review: For too long, believers have ignored warnings signs that their rights were under siege. ‘That...

Why Google is More Jewish Than Facebook

By Dovid Efune After filing to go public on the 1st of this month, Facebook's highly anticipated offering is expected to be the largest in...

Making it Possible

By Chaya Gitty Smith There have always been things I thought I could never do. Not in a physical sense , more in an emotional...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Super Bowl Hock – What Has Happened to Us?

Dear Editor, I am greatly shterred by all the attention paid to the Suber Bowl. It is not a Yiddishe event. If some people can't...

The Independent Absurdly Claims That Israeli Self-Defense is Violating Jewish Values

By Adam Levick What would the appropriate U.K. response be to thousands of rockets raining down on London, fired by an extremist movement dedicated to...

Is Obama A Pathological Liar?

By Joseph Curl In the weird world that is Washington, men and women say things daily, hourly, even minutely, that they know deep down...

Tav Ha’Yosher? Restaurateurs Beware!

By Avi Cohn Tav Ha'Yosher or "The Ethical Seal" is a so-called "Hechsher" founded and led by Ari Weiss, Shmully Yanklowitz and Ari Hart...

Stop Mocking Obama

Dear Matzav, Thank you for your service. I have come to rely on the reporting and accuracy of Matzav.com and sincerely appreciate your service. Of...