Alert: Early Shabbos and Parking Meters

Dear Matzav.com, I'v seen this happen many times and I was thinking that maybe it would be a good for Matzav.com to share the following...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Sky-High Pesach Food Prices

Dear Editor, Maybe some of your readers can help me, because I am lost. I am having trouble understand why Pesach food is so, so,...

In Attack on Jewish Neighborhood Watch Group, the New York Times Can’t Bother to...

By Ira Stoll Of all the stories in New York City, the one the New York Times chooses to tackle with a 2,800-word, in-depth investigation this...

The Enduring Words of Maran Rav Shach and the Conversion Situation

By A.Y.M. Recently, shocking reports were published, saying the Chief Rabbinate had capitulated to High Court pressure, bypassed all of the local rabbis and appointed...

Opinion: Is the F.B.I. Fomenting Terror Plots?

By David K. Shipler The United States has been narrowly saved from lethal terrorist plots in recent years - or so it has seemed. ...

The Matzav Shmoooze: You Almost Ran My Family Over Today

Dear frum teenage girl, driving a minivan through the intersection of Bainbridge and Staunton at 1:15pm today,I know that life as a teenager is...

Chanukah Miracles: The Little Dreidel

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran    Be realistic; plan for a miracle. - Osho            The Beis Yosef asked, “Why do we celebrate Chanukah for...

A Reader Writes: They Ought to Help Others

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, I address this to those parents in our community who have been blessed, while living in the age of the shidduch...

Analysis: ‘Anchor Baby’ and ‘Illegal’ Are Not Insults

By Jonathan Tobin The Boston Globe reports that two brothers from South Boston who beat up a Hispanic man who was homeless claimed that they were...

Opinion: Mistaken Analysis

He's a student of the publishing industry with hands-on experience running his own book company. He's a knowledgeable businessman with years of experience in...