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...

Explaining Miscalculations

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman There is not a person on this earth who sometimes does not err or miscalculate. Rashi tells us that Sher Nasi...

When Retractions Are in Order

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman I would like to respectfully take issue with Rabbi Avi Shafran's recent article (here) where he harbors admiration for Bernard Madoff,...

Overreaching

By Yonason Rosenblum An old saw on Wall Street goes: Bulls make money; bears make money; but hogs get slaughered." Even before the current economic crash,...

Bernie, Sully and Me

By Rabbi Avi Shafran Something tells me I won't make any new friends (and might even lose some old ones) if I confess to harboring...

Our Own Private Pesach

By Rabbi Avi Shafran One day during my teenage years I began to think about what my father, may he be gezunt, had been doing...

A Lesson in Chutzpa, Courtesy of AIG

By Rabbi Naphtali Hoff The most recent scandal involving American Insurance Group (AIG), which erupted after the embattled bailout funds recipient distributed $170 million in...

Hillary Clinton’s Rabbi

By Moshe Phillips, Matzav.com Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's first Middle East trip included criticism of Israel on an unprecedented scale. Not since James Baker's...

Not Quite Ten Minutes to Doomsday

By Yonason Rosenblum My son recently asked me an interesting question: If global warming is preeminently an empirical issue, why do positions on the magnitude...

Choices on Taxes in NJ

By Avi Solomon, Matzav.com Newscenter In life we have to make choices whether we want to or not. Of course, the choices we make always...