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...

Size Is Not The Issue

By Yonason Rosenblum Few ideas exercise such superficial appeal as the belief that the major threat to the Jewish people today is our small and...

Solomon’s Voice vs. The Voice

Dear Editor, This past week I have received numerous e-mails and personal words of support after The Voice, a local magazine in Lakewood, granted Assemblymen...

Empires Rise and Fall

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz mpires rise and fall, but no one thought that America would ever fall. This country represents the best that mankind has...