The Dangerous Coalition of Non-Vaccinating Parents

Recently, it was brought to our attention that a new group, the so-called “Vaccine Coalition, a Coalition of Non-Vaccinating Parents in Lakewood, New Jersey,”...

Gedolim Publicly Denounce Chillul Hashem of Vos Iz Neias and its Advertisers; Issue Issur...

Over thirty rabbonim and roshei yeshiva in the United States have signed a kol korei denouncing the Vos Iz Neias (VIN) news blog...

Yated Blasts Chovevei Torah for Ordination of Female Rabbi, Calls on YU, RCA &...

The American Yated Ne'eman has published its second extensive critique on Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, an institution that calls itself Orthodox but which the newspaper...

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 ...

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,...

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...

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...

BORUCH DAYAN EMES: Body of Rabbi Dovid Traube z”l Found at Greenwood Lake

It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the petirah of Rabbi Dovid Zalman Traube z"l, a 38-year-old father of seven from Monsey, NY,...

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...

THE EMPTY WAGON: A Review of R. Yaakov Shapiro’s [Flawed] Attack on Zionism

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Yaakov Shapiro’s “Empty Wagon” is certainly one of the most controversial books to hit the Orthodox world in decades. Its 1373...