Turning Away or Turning Toward Man’s Desire for Meaning

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran "I just want it to mean something..." Meaning is a central, though often elusive, goal.  Whether the "it" is a particular task,...

So Sorry, Didn’t Notice You

By Rabbi Naphtali Hoff My guess is that you have had this experience before. You’re walking down the street. Your eyes are looking forward and...

Seven Reasons Showing Obama Not Serious About Stopping Iran Nukes

By Morton A. Klein and Dr. Daniel Mandel Before entering the White House, President Barack Obama promised repeatedly to do "everything, everything" to prevent...

Crash Course in Shidduchim

You can't believe that your child is ready for shidduchim. Not so long ago, you were hoping to meet Mr. Right. And you did...

You’re Ending Your E-mails Wrong

By R. Greenfield It’s time to stop using “best.” The most succinct of e-mail signoffs, it seems  harmless enough, appropriate for anyone with whom you...

Opinion: Bnei Torah Should Boycott Coca Cola

By Yisroel Feldman, CA You probably heard that this last Sunday at the Super Bowl game, Coke Cola ran a special advertisement. One of the...

Opinion: How Rubashkin Can Win

By Dovid Efune The Rubashkin fiasco continues to rock the Jewish world; the story is complex and contains many intricate details, but one thing that many...

The Matzav Shmoooze: In Time of Sorrow

Dear Editor, One of the most difficult and trying periods in one's life occurs when experiencing the death of an immediate family member R"l. Compounding...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Lakewood Traffic

Dear readers, I am writing regarding Lakewood nightmare traffic situation. Perhaps there are influential people and politicians who can address these and other problems. At 2...

The Most Terrific Anniversary Gift: An Inspiring Tale

By Rabbi Yerachmiel Milstein The only clue that something extraordinary was happening on my recent flight to Israel was a half hour delay in boarding....