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...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Why Do We Team Up With Mosdos That Don’t Take English...

Dear Editor, I am worried about the proposed NY State regulations that could impact yeshivos, which I have been reading about for the past half...

Rabbonim Issue Letter: It Is Forbidden to Fund, Support or Vote for Weprin

A group of Flatbush rabbonim have signed a letter stating that it is forbidden to vote or campaign for Democrat David Weprin in...

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...

When Did Elul Become A Time To Party?

Dear Matzav Shmooze, I am writing today to be yotzeh my chiyuv to be mocheh. Last night was the first night of selichos. For hundreds of years...

Photos: Gilad Shalit Spends First Free Shabbos at the Beach

Gilad Shalit made his first visit to the beach on Shabbos, following a prisoner swap deal last week that ended his five-year captivity...

SHOCK: Baby Nurse Feeds Jewish Child Treif

Dear Editor, Just days after reading the Matzav report about the “nanny” who allegedly suffocated a Jewish infant she was to be taking care of,...

Assault On Authentic Orthodoxy Continues As Orthodox Woman Gets Title of ‘Rabbah’ Rather Than...

To understand the background of this story, we highly recommend that two prior reports about Chovevei Torah, here and here, be read. The following...

Hesder Rabbi: Men May Shake Women’s Hand

Rabbi Yuval Sherlo, head of the Petachh Tikvah hesder yeshiva and the Tzohar organization, has released a "p'sak" stating that men and women may...