A Reader Writes: Putting Lives in Danger

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, I would like to discuss an issue which I feel it is not the right thing. Two days ago, there was a major...

A Reader Writes: Mishloach Manos Peer Pressure

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, Purim is fast approaching and that also means the annual mishloach manos orgy of candy nobody needs is also almost upon us. Everybody...

This Purim, Flip Your Lid

The following opinion piece by Andrew J. Neff appears on the Orthodox Union's website: Purim this year is Tuesday, March 10 (or March 11 in...

A Reader Writes: We Come First

Dear Editor@Matzav.com,        At a time when we acknowledge that there is an ongoing declining financial situation across the entire world and we have surely...

Lieberman’s Rise Might Actually Be Useful Abroad

By Nathan J. Diament 'There's no question,' says former US ambassador to Israel Dan Kurtzer, that Avigdor Lieberman's electoral win will lead to negative consequences...

Heretics and Humility

By Rabbi Avi Shafran A bicentennial as jubilant as this year's hasn't been seen since the commemoration in 1976 of America's birth. The current year-long...

Video: A Reader Writes: The Professor and What is Considered ‘Jewish’ Music

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, Dr. Yitzchok Levine is a professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey, and often...

A Reader Writes: Take a Chill

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, I think we all need to take a chill. We have to take it easy and stop overreacting. Now I am not referring...

WSJ: Obama’s Rhetoric Is the Real ‘Catastrophe’

The following article by Bradley R. Schiller appears in the pages of The Wall Street Journal: President Barack Obama has turned fearmongering into an art...

A Reader Writes: They Ought to Help Others

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, I address this to those parents in our community who have been blessed, while living in the age of the shidduch...