It’s Tu B’Av – Put the Girls in the Freezer

By Elisha Ferber, Matzav.com We've heard it over and over again: there are too many girls in the parsha of shidduchim, and too few boys...

Realizing Our Potential

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Many months ago, we began the study of the Torah anew and learned the first Rashi on the Chumash. Rashi famously...

1950 vs. Today: Have Our Spending Habits Improved Our Lives?

By Kevin Craig, Matzav.com Typically, when some think about the 1950's and compares it to today they think about how happy and care free people were....

Tefillingate Unraveled: In Orthodoxy, Women Just Don’t Wear Tefillin

By Rabbi Avi Shafran Unlike some in the traditional Orthodox community, I empathize with the young women in two modern Orthodox high schools in...

Light in the Darkness

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz This week's parsha of Masei, which begins with the words "Eileh masei Bnei Yisroel," listing the many stops the Jews made as they...

The Saddest Day in Early American History, 24 Teves (January 6th), 1785

By Rabbi Gershon Tannenbaum Haym Salomon z"l (1740-1785), was a true legend in his own time. In 1975, the United States Postal Service...

You Can Make A Difference!

By Rabbi Pesach Lerner It is common knowledge that in Israel today, there is an ongoing battle for the definition and future of Judaism in...

The Matzav Shmoooze: The New Shidduch Crisis – Divorce

Dear Editor@Matzav, All I hear about wherever I go is the shidduch crisis. Anyone remotely connected with the frum community – like all Matzav readers...

UK Paper Says Netanyahu Opposed All Negotiation With Iran, Offers No Evidence to Support...

By Adam Levick In a July 28 article (Huckabee likens Iran deal to Holocaust), Times of London Middle East reporter Hugh Tomlinson claimed that Israel’s prime minister...

My Yom Kippur Resolution

By Slovie Jungreis-Wolff My daughter’s wedding pictures have been piled neatly in their original boxes gathering dust. This may sound quite unremarkable to you except...