A Reader Writes: These People Don’t Really Want to Get Married

Dear Editor, I've been involved in shidduchim for longer than I want to admit - as a shadchan. I observe some boys and girls committing...

What Obama Taught Me

By Ralph Peters Salaam aleikum, dudes! I thought I knew a little bit about the Middle East. Boy, was I wrong. Last week, President Obama set...

The News and Us

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz  A parade of frightening news has been emanating from Washington and state capitals over the past months, yet we sit by...

One Good Deed

By Rabbi Avi Shafran It looked like a bumblebee but something was odd. It seemed too shiny and too black, too large-limbed and lumbering. Maybe,...

Change Oneself; Change the World

By Yonason Rosenblum Sometimes one hears a story that does not, at first, seem so remarkable, but the more one reflects upon it, the more...

An Orderly Count

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz  This week's parsha of Bamidbar begins a new sefer in the Torah. The parsha discusses the commandment to count the Bnei...

How I Spent My Shavuos

By Rabbi Avi Shafran Odd as it might seem, the recent report that a library at Yemen Children's Hospital was named after Palestinian suicide bomber...

A Reader Writes: Looking for Ancestry Info

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, I am trying to help my Partners in Torah chavrusah confirm his Jewish ancestry. All we have to go with is his mother's...

Keeping Hope Alive

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz People expect to find quick and easy solutions to problems. They think that success can be won by sitting back and...

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...