The Matzav Shmoooze: Not All Yidden Are Equal

Dear Editor, Driving southbound on the FDR approaching the Brooklyn Bridge. The right lane is backed up. My einikel tells me, "Zaidy let's go in...

How Do We Get Super Powers?

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss The Alshich HaKodesh, the Holy Alshich, Zt”l, Zy”a, asks a penetrating and fascinating question.  When Moshe Rabbeinu was born, Yocheved...

What Trump Would Gain From Moving The U.S. Embassy To Yerushalayim

By Robert Satloff If President Trump is thinking about fulfilling his campaign promise to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, it is reasonable...

Denial… …Doesn’t Mean There Are No Consequences

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran    Denial is not a river in Egypt A small child believes that by closing his eyes, the “monsters” he fears cease to...

The Sun Rises Over Yerushalayim

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz In his introduction to sefer Shemos, the Ramban refers to it as the Sefer Hageulah. The parshiyos of Shemos recount our...

May A Shul Hire A Rabbi Who Is Ineligible For A Minyan?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman While this question may seem a bit bizarre at first glance, it is a disturbingly germane question.  More and more, we...

Follow-Up: Open Orthodox “Rabbi” Falsifying the Torah of Rav Ovadia Yosef zt”l

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman, The Five Towns Jewish Times In a recent FaceBook post that was re-tweeted on Matzav.com earlier this week, O’O-Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz...

Daf Yomi Power

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss Last week, I invited you to join the global Daf Yomi club.  I attempted to seduce you with the promise...

Obama and the Jews: A Perspective From A Former Law Student Whom He Taught

By David Page for Matzav.com I first met Barack Hussein Obama almost twenty years ago. But in a very different context than most people know...

Moshe Rabbeinu: To Grow, To Become Great

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran    New parents are always filled with excitement and apprehension.  This new child, their responsibility, is an amazing disruption.  Yes, disruption.  Nothing...