Sending Girls to Seminaries and the Shidduch Crisis

7th in a Matzav.com series, By Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin MA All actions have reactions and nothing happens in a vacuum. When a girl and her parents in...

WEIGHING IN: Rebbi: Why Bochurim Were Suspended for Attending a Levayah

Dear Editor, As a member of the hanhalah of a yeshiva that penalized bochurim for going to a levayah this week, I wish to share...

Flatbush Arsonist Matthew (Menachem) Karelefsky is Convert to Christianity

A 41-year-old Pennsylvania Jewish native who later converted to Christianity has been arrested by authorities in connection to the fire that destroyed three homes...

Rabbi Genack: VOTE FOR HILLARY – “She Understands Our Values”

By Rabbi Menachem Genack When my daughter Ora and son-in-law Avi recently gave birth to a son, they were contacted by Hillary Clinton’s staff to...

Thank You, Dr. Clair

Reposted: As we have reported, Dr. Daniel Clair, Chairman of the Department of Vascular Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, traveled to Eretz Yisroel to perform surgery...

EXCLUSIVE: The Inside Story Behind the Request to Remove Israeli Flag from SSSS in...

An Israeli flag outside the South Side Sandwich Shop in Lakewood, NJ, owned by Yosef Mutterperl, is still flying above the store on Cedar...

Heshy Goldstein: Here’s the Story of My Shavuos Nightmare

Dear Matzav Readers, It's with great pain and sorrow that I'm forced to share with you a tragedy that took place this past Shavuos. Please note:...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Why Did You Post the Rebbetzin’s Picture?

Dear Editor, First of all, thank you for your spectacular website. On Motzoei Yom Tov, I was distressed to see the news about Rebbetzin Batsheva...

Segulah Once in 50 Years Today: The Ninth of the Ninth – What Is...

Rav Chaim Vital, in the introduction to his work Eitz Hachaim, writes: The sefer Bris Menuchah was written by an early-generation tzaddik to ...

Why I Am No Longer Frum

Dear Editor and readers, Several years ago, I moved to Brooklyn from an out of town community for the purpose of shidduchim. As a...