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I am a mechanech at a boys elementary school. Our school and several others in our locale chose to make a rule that the boys should not bring (more…)
Some people in the frum community were absolutely giddy over supposedly pro-frum editorials in the New (more…)
I am writing to inform Matzav.com readers of a recent development in Apple’s iPhone/iPad/iPod touch operating system. (more…)
Dear Tayereh Sisters and Brothers,
The government gives tax extensions to individuals who need extra time to take care of their financial (more…)
We are Rochele Lew (10), Dovid Lew (9) and Sholom Posner (11) - cousins/siblings. We have earned $54 for the Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin (more…)
Ah gutten moed to all of Klal Yisroel.
Thank you Matzav for understanding the kedushah of a sukkah. Perhaps people may not realize that hilchos sukkah is not just how to (more…)
As we approach Yom Kippur tonight, we know that we’re supposed to forgive others for anything (more…)
Honorable Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg,
City Hall, New York, N.Y.
253 Broadway, 10th floor,
New York, N.Y., 10007 (more…)
They say “awareness” is the cure, but is it always? Are there not people out there who ignore these (more…)
If you were to wake up one morning to discover that the tax deductions you normally get for your children (more…)
I may sound like a broken record to Matzav readers, and yes it is always an issue every year around this time, but so many of us are suffering (more…)
The media is so one-sided and so biased, I am amazed they get away with what they do. If they like you, they’ll give you a pass for the worst (more…)
The letter by Usher Piller published on Matzav.com concerning unholy alliances between many chevra (more…)
One of the most difficult and trying periods in one’s life occurs when experiencing the death of an immediate family member R”l. Compounding (more…)
I’m very impressed by your site. It shows a lot of moderation and class, with no vituperation or sordid goals. (more…)
If you had a meeting with the President would you text on your phone while talking to him? Definitely not when talking to the Kings of kings, (more…)
As a young man who will be getting married in a month, I was wondering about the proper conduct of a groom under his chupah. Should he smile (more…)
To My Fellow Neighbors,
My story is not tear-jerking or extra-sad; it’s “typical” in almost every sense of the word. I am a typical yeshiva yungerman learning in Beth (more…)
I’m in the market for a car and I am faced with the question of whether to buy or lease. I have always bought but I am wondering about which way (more…)
I am amazed and perplexed by the common perception that there is some kind of “chiyuv” to go away for (more…)
On the issue of visiting day in summer camps, for the most part, the men have been in favor of abolishing visiting day, while mothers and (more…)
My name is Etay Shlomo and I am the eldest son of Rina Shlomo. I just wanted to let you know how much my family and I appreciate the (more…)
I was shocked and dismayed to open the Matzav website and see the disgusting amount of advertisements on the page. I have decided to (more…)
My grandparents A”H made it out of Europe before the inferno that claimed the lives of their families. My grandmother lost those near and dear (more…)
I really don’t know if I believe in dybbuks or not. Where is “dybbuk” mentioned in the Torah? It is hard to differentiate between what is a “dybbuk,” (more…)
The Israeli online media reported that yesterday, a man walked into the real estate office of Landau Nadlan with a gun and a hand grenade (more…)
We must show derech erech for every person, rov or layman, but I find it interesting that some people and some in the (more…)
As school ends in many areas and kids start going to camp, I am curious how this summer’s schedule is going to play out in various (more…)
Dear Fellow Parents,
Yes, raising teenagers or for that matter any age kids these days is a lot tougher due to the lure of technology. I won’t bore you with pointing (more…)
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