Embracing Comfort

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz When you walk into a room where people are sitting close to the floor with ripped, dirty clothing, the atmosphere is...

Maybe Classical Music Made Them Kill

By Jonathan Tobin Yesterday I wrote about the need for Americans who wanted to think clearly about the Boston Marathon bombing to make a clear...

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L’Chaim-To Chaim

A Few Short Notes to Chaim, Someone We Love By Rabbi Yisroel Shlomo Rabinowitz These letters are intended to address the widespread overuse and exaggerated admiration...

Summer Is Making U.S. Kids Dumber and Fatter

By Peter Orszag It's July, and for many of us, that brings back fond childhood memories of family vacations, summer camp or long, happy...

Higher Standards

By S. Friedman Our culture and values puts a very strong emphasis on mesorah and those whom represent it.  We are all familiar with...

Are You an Eved Hashem?

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman Are you an eved Hashem? It’s a question that commands our concern throughout the year, and, perhaps, with much greater urgency...

Amazing Shidduch Idea

By Moshe Pogrow, NASI Project  for Matzav.com Over the last few weeks I have been contacted by no fewer than six shadchanim who have expressed their plans to either quit...

Much Ado About Little: the E-1 Controversy

By Elliot Abrams Dozens of governments, starting with our own, have denounced the Israeli announcement-made soon after the UN General Assembly vote last week-about...

The Bad Apples

By S. Friedman Perhaps you've heard of Shauly Grossman, the wayward former chossid who curiously keeps his name. Or his partner and friend,...