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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Rav Chaim: Moshiach Will Arrive Before The Israeli Elections

Breaking Israel News reported on a story making its rounds in Israel this week. A young talmid chocham from Chutz L'Aretz visited Rav Chaim...

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,...

Off the Deep End: Boteach’s Latest Book is Apikorsus

By Rabbi Yitzchok Wolf With utter contempt, I have read the title of Shmuel Boteach's new book. His prior books certainly hadn't made me...

הלם בבאר שבע • Breaking News: Rav Elazar Abuchatzeirah Stabbed to Death

1:01 a.m. IL/6:01 p.m. EST: Updates below. Developing.... The shocking news has emerged that Rav Elazar Abuchatzeirah of Beer Sheva has been stabbed to...

The Matzav Shmoooze: A Heartbroken Father

Dear Readers, H-E-L-P! I may sound like a broken record to Matzav readers, and yes it is always an issue every year around this time, but...