To My Friend, Yisroel Levin z”l

Dearest Yisroel, My heart has broken into an unimaginable amount of pieces… and the infinite amount of tears I shed are not for no reason....

The Matzav Shmoooze: Thank You, Dr. Roberts, for Protecting Our Health

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, I wish to use this opportunity on Matzav.com to thank Dr. Kasriel Roberts for the wonderful Chol Hamoed carnival that he sponsored yesterday...

Does Judaism = Elitism? Are Some Yidden Holier Than Others?

By: Rav Yitzchok Fingerer It is not a pleasant or easy subject to broach. However, no matter the controversy, I feel that it must be...

Open Letter of Appreciation To The Lakewood Volunteer Fire Dept

Dear Editor, I’m taking this opportunity to pen a few lines of appreciation to all the members of the Lakewood Volunteer Fire Department for their...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Enough With the Made-Up Tznius Obsession

 Dear Editor,             There is a phenomenon of publicizing made-up letters to the editor addressing so-called "tznius" concerns in certain media outlets. Editors love these...

Letter Regarding The Rechnitz Challenge From A Darchei Alumnus

Dear Matzav, On Sunday night, I was among those who were amazed at the generosity of R' Rechnitz, when he pledged to donate $1 million...

Matzav Shmooze: Are We Creating Two Different Products?

Dear Matzav Shmooze, As someone who has been a shadchan for many years I think there is a big issue that is not even being...

The Matzav Shmoooze: TRUMp and TRUMan

Dear Editor, I don't know what it means, but it is very interesting that the last president that took a drastic step in recognizing Israel...

An Open Letter to the OU – The Shattering Silence of The OU

Mr. Fagen, Jewish unity is precious and many don't appreciate it enough.  The OU has always made tangible contributions to Jewish unity.  Both the community...

Matzav Schmooze: Are We All Hypocrites?

Dear Matzav Shmooze, After every tragedy that is either gun or terror related, we can turn off our news apps for a few days, knowing...