Send in the Clowns

By Yehudah Meth I once criticized a Jewish friend of mine for verbally attacking other Jews with the offhand comment that he was an...

Growth Opportunities

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Parshas Lech Lecha opens with one of the ten nisyonos Avrohom Avinu confronted. Nisyonos are commonly translated as tests or challenges....

Decision Time: Yated Endorses Trump For President

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz The national election is upon us and the future of this great republic will be decided next week. Ever since Barack...

The Noose is Tightening

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz We learn this week about the Mabul that destroyed the entire world, except for Noach, his family and representative animals, who...

Atop the Mountain

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz A secular man walked into a small makolet grocery store somewhere in Israel and searched for the owner to help him...

He is With Us

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz The Ramchal (Derech Hashem, Avodas Hazeman, Sukkah) discusses the ananei hakavod that protected the Jewish people in the midbar. He says...

This is the Year

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz After a month of preparation, we are now at Rosh Hashanah, when Hashem judges all people. We have been given Elul...

Anyone Can Be Chareidi

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Fear is a uniquely Jewish attribute. We used to be referred to as “Ultra-Orthodox,” but now we are called “Chareidim,” loosely translated...

The Case Against COVID Testing

By S. Ginsburg, Matzav.com We all agree that the goal of our community is to keep schools and shuls open and to enable families to...

Remembering Rav Yaakov Halevi Lipschutz zt”l, Ish Yerushalayim

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz  I had always heard about him. He was my father’s cousin. They had learned together in Torah Vodaas and Beis Medrash...