P’sak from Rav Yisroel Belsky and Rav Shlomo Miller On Acappella Music During Sefirah

Q: A cappella albums - singing without instrumental accompaniment - are becoming more and more common, especially during Sefirah and The Three Weeks...

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,”...

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...

Matzav Shmooze: Who Will Stand Up For The Kavod Of Bnos Yisroel?

Dear Matzav Shmooze, I have spent the past week crying on and off and I don't know if I will ever get over the embarrassment...

Readers’ Matzav: Contemplating Suicide

Dear Matzav Editor, "Frum Man Jumps to His Death Over Finances." That headline isn't a real one - yet. But it may be soon. I am...

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,...

Readers’ Matzav: A Crying Bas Yisroel in Shidduchim

Dear Matzav.com Editor I write these words with a broken heart. I am sure they are echoed by thousands of girls out there, and each...

Israeli Gov’t Cuts Foreign Yeshiva Student Allocations for Yeshivos

The Israeli government's jihad against the Torah world and specifically yeshivos continued yesterday as a new list of rules and regulations were sent...

Readers’ Matzav: It’s Time to Put Kiruv On Ice

Dear Matzav.com Editor, I think that one of the things that has to change in "The New Normal" (and a recent Matzav.com post alluded to...

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...