Free Spirit

By Rabbi Avi Shafran The sight was not only amusing, it was timely. Leaving my house for shul early the third morning of Pesach, Shabbos...

Hindsight

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz I recently had the occasion to be in a small, idyllic, picturesque mountain town often compared for its beauty to Switzerland....

Political Change in Lakewood?

By Avi Solomon Yoni Silver, one of the victor's in Lakewood, NJ's Board of Education election yesterday should have run on the theme of change....

Hashovas Aveidah: I Found an Earring

Dear Editor, On Monday of Chol Hamoed Pesach, I found a woman's earring in the children's playground in Prospect Park, Brooklyn. I would like to...

What Kanoim and Extremists Have Wrought: Normal Children and Dangerous Kanoim

By Rabbi Yaakov Horowitz Read this report on Arutz Sheva titled Dangerous Youth in Bnei Brak and weep. Weep for these kids who have been mislead...

A Reader Writes: The Chometz-Being-Sold-On-Pesach Crisis

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, I am writing in response to your post yesterday (here) about a woman in Israel who mistakenly bought a chometzdike item that she...

Many Types of Heroes

By Yonason Rosenblum What a difference a year makes. Last year, I wrote just before Pesach about Pesach hotels. The impact of my words was...

Living in Learning – Lernen Un Noch Lernen

By Yonason Rosenblum Whenever I ask myself precisely what makes me chareidi, I come back to a story I read recently about Maran Rav Aharon...

Michael Schick, Hotels, the Economy and Pesach

Michael Schick is having about 1,500 people over for the Seder this year. Is he worried or concerned? Not in the least. Like every...

Never Give Up

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz, Yated Ne'eman At the beginning of Maggid, we hold up the matzoh and say in Aramaic, "Ha lachmoh anya d'achalu avasana...