The Day After: Was it the Smartest Question to Ask the President?

By Kol Haolam Donald Trump misunderstood Trux's question yesterday, but it’s easy to see why he did. The accusation has been around since his election...

To Him Who is Prepared…

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran Before anything else, preparation is the key to success - Alexander Graham Bell Dayeinu! Had He brought us to Mount Sinai, And not given us the...

The Matzav Shmoooze: A Frum Media Perspective On the Error in the White House

Dear Editor, I’ve been reading all the reports and comments relating to the Trump-Turx incident today at the White House. All the media outlets have...

THE FALLOUT: Lessons for the Frum Community from Today’s White House Debacle

People who are easily identified as religious Jews have added responsibilities. They represent us. They represent Yiddishkeit. They represent Torah. They represent Hashem. When they...

Remembering My Grandfather, Rav Eliezer Levin zt”l

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz The Imrei Emes of Ger and the Chofetz Chaim were traveling on the same train. At one of the stops, a...

The Matzav Shmooze: Give Due Respect Even if (Shidduch) Crisis is the Topic

Dear Editor, Reb Yaakov Goldberg of Lakewood, NJ recently wrote a letter to Matzav about the shidduch crisis entitled "Telling the Rough Truth About the Shidduch...

Telling the Rough Truth About the Shidduch Crisis

Dear Editor, In response to the recent article on Matzav by Rabbi Rudomin, I would like to point out two things about the crisis: #1 I...

How Obama Is Scheming To Sabotage Trump’s Presidency

This article by Paul Sperry appears in the New York Post: When former President Barack Obama said he was “heartened” by anti-Trump protests, he was sending a...

Alan Dershowitz: Israel Must Not Criminalize Political Differences

By Alan Dershowitz I recently returned from a visit to Israel, where the headlines focused on two investigations involving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The first...

Paskening Like the Blogs        

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer A few people commented to me that it seems like the ruling by the OU Rabbinic Panel that women can’t be ordained or...