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...

Inaugural Disillusion

I can only imagine their disappointment. Inauguration Day 2009, the day on which America's first African-American president was to be sworn into office, was perhaps...

A Reader Writes: Teachers’ Room Lashon Hara

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, From various sources, I have heard personal and private stories of students being repeated in teachers' rooms during breaks with the "intention" of...

Still Nervous About Obama

By Yonason Rosenblum President Obama is now safely sworn in. Even the few curmudgeons left who have not been completely won over by the new...

Unbearable

By Rabbi Avi Shafran A winter flurry of “Dear President Obama” letters – in the forms of op-eds and paid advertisements – have swirled...

Lefichoch, The Rambam’s Wake-Up Call

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz There are various reactions to the sound of the shofar's cry. The sensitive soul hears several messages as the plaintive sound...