Unreal

By Rabbi Avi Shafran I was recently privileged to spend the good part of a week on the tree-studded rural campus of my alma mater,...

Tune In & Tune Up

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz As we begin the study of this week’s parsha and encounter the narrative of “aishes yefas toar,” we wonder if there...

Final Blows

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz The tales of our forefathers pave the way for us. We learn the parshah of the week and we see the here...

A Reflection on the Tragedy

By Rabbi Dovid Abenson As we all walk around shocked and numbed by the terrible act of cruelty that has taken place...

Op-Ed: The People Have Spoken

By Avi Yishai Barack Obama was single-handedly going to change Washington. Two years ago, it was all about hope and change. Voters quickly lost...

Redemption, The Ultimate Miracle: A Dreidel Story

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran My dreidels delight me. They delight me because of their colors and shapes; they delight me because of all that they represent and...

Our Mishloach Manos Poem

By S. Friedman, Matzav.com As we've done with Shalach Monos on Purims past We present to you a news round up, real fast Summing up all that's...

A Force As Strong As Stone

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Parshas Vayeitzei, Rav Moshe Shapiro once remarked, is a parsha "filled with stones." It opens with the account of Yaakov Avinu's...

The Yerushalayim Pride Parade” and the Beruriah Doctrine

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer “May sinners (חטאים) be eradicated from the earth…” (Tehillim/Psalms 104:35). Beruriah, the erudite wife of the Talmudic sage Rebbe Meir, exposited...

Frum Jews and Our Life of “Financial Impossibility”

By Rabbi Yosef Shubert, Matzav.com I am fascinated by a poll being conducted by Matzav.com at the left-hand side of this page. According to the...