Reader Recommends: Get Snow Cleats

Dear Matzav, Please recommend to your readers that they get snow cleats. They're affordable, and can prevent slips and falls. Cleats grip ice and snow,...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Revamping Mesivta Secular Studies

Dear Editor, A recent comment on Matzav.com addressed revamping mesivta secular studies. Here’s what I wish to say: While I learned in BMG, I would not be so...

Letter: Are Our Shuls Not Important?

Dear Editor, On October 13, 2016, Brooklyn Borough President Adams announced a “Faith-Based Initiative” that would provide $2,250,000 to churches across the borough of Brooklyn. ...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Leto’eles Harabim: Dropping Off Passenger at MTA Bus Stop

Dear Editor, The Bus Lane Camera Program in New York City films vehicles that drive, park, or stand in bus lanes. Signs are posted where...

Letter to Orthodox Jewish Communities in Boro Park, Flatbush and Lakewood

By R’ Nachman Caller, the Republican District Leader of Boro Park and Midwood I wish to express צט heartfelt appreciation and thanks to our Jewish...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Making Light of Mitzvos On Social Media: Are We Different Than...

By The Partial View The meraglim spoke lashon hara about Eretz Yisroel, painting a negative picture with their report from their trip to the Holy...

The Matzav Shmoooze: L’toeles Harabim – Shnayim Mikra

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, As we start a a new cycle in the Torah, it is a good time to strengthen ourselves in the halacha of Shnayim...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Forgive and Forget

Dear readers, As we approach Yom Kippur tonight, we know that we're supposed to forgive others for anything wrong they may have done. Yet, for many,...

You Can Help: Tefillin Lost in Uman

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, I am reaching out to Matzav readers for help. I lost my tefillin in Uman on Wednesday. The name on the bag is Yisroel Beer. Please...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Time to Revisit the Taam-Less Dance Music

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, Modes of dancing inconsistent with tradition have made inroads into chasunah dancing (primarily after the first dance). To be honest, it is not...