Opinion: Giving Our Rabbonim the Power and the Wherewithal

By S. Friedman, Matzav.com Warning: This is not another article about, "There aren't gedolim nowadays."  You'll have to look elsewhere for that.  To the contrary,...

Lapid: Secular Israelis Increasingly Fed Up With Charedi Recklessness

The following one-sided editorial by Yair Lapid appears in the Yediot Achronot and on its websites. Lapid details the left's deep dislike for chareidim...

A Reader Writes: How Skinny Do They Need?

Dear Editor, I am a girl in shidduchim...what else is new? I am not a size 2, but if i may say so myself, I carry...

Opinion: Glorifying the Guilty in Our Communities

By S. Friedman, Matzav.com Newscenter Outrageous. Disgusting. Appalling. These are the words used by the media to express feelings over the recent release of the...

Double Standard Watch: Can a State Be Built on a Pack of Lies?

By Alan M. Dershowitz The so-called "spiritual" leader of Hamas has ordered that Palestinian children are not to be taught about the Holocaust. Younis al-Astal...

Opinion: Scanners and Running to Accident Scenes

By Rabbi Yosef Shubert, Matzav.com We all strive to be mechanech our kids with good middos and sensitivity to others. Yet, there is one activity...

Emunah and Bitachon

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Parshas Ki Savo begins with the mitzvah of bikkurim. Through this mitzvah and the rich symbolism of the mitzvos surrounding it,...

The Wrong Move

By Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky A while back I signed up for the Yeshiva World e-mail list. It is a popular list that sends a variety of...

Kids Going Off the Derech: Don’t Blame it On Being Yeshivish

By Elisha Ferber, Matzav.com I address this to Matzav.com readers for their thoughts on the ever disturbing trend of kids in our communities going off...

Opinion: Coming Soon…Tanks in Meah Shearim

By David Katz, Etrog News Yerushalayim policemen crossed a red line Monday night when they used stun grenades, tear gas and pepper gas against chareidi...