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...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Let Them Smoke

Dear Editor, Assur assur assur. That's what we tell our youth. You can't do this and you can't do that. Not all people say that,...

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...

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...

Rav Eytan Feiner Calls on OU to Break from Open Orthodoxy

This past Shabbos, Parshas Vayishlach, Rav Eytan Feiner, rov of Cong. Knesseth Israel, the White Shul, in Far Rockaway, spoke about the Orthodox Union’s...

FAKE HECHSHER AT MONTICELLO RESTAURANT: Phony Certificate At Upstate Eatery Causes Kashrus Crisis

A treif restaurant in upstate New York has been using a fake hechsher and causing dozens of Jews to eat non kosher food this...

Travesty of Justice: 8th Circuit Rejects Rubashkin Appeal, Upholds 27-Year Sentence

Shocking Decision: In a stunning decision that will shock Rubashkin supporters and legal experts following the Rubashkin case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for...

Avi Weiss Set To Ordain Three Women as “Maharats” This Sunday

This Sunday, June 16, three women will be "ordained" as Orthodox rabbis at the inaugural graduation ceremony of Yeshivat Maharat, founded by Rabbi...

Dov Lipman – In His Own Words (“Kind David is My Guy, A Warrior,...

As the Dov Lipman saga continues to rage on and there is greater awareness in the Orthodox world of his true motives and beliefs,...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Why Solving the Shidduch Crisis With the Age Gap Misses the...

Dear Editor, With all due respect, the recent discussion here about shidduchim is sorely lacking, because there is a serious flaw in the scaling calculation...