My Daughter’s Principal Doesn’t Understand My Daughter’s Anxiety

Dear Matzav.com,   My fourth grader, Leah, in addition to being a precious little delicious kid, suffers from severe anxiety and heightened sensitivity, conditions of which...

Reader: DOT’s Yom Kippur 25 MPH Sign Installation – A Joke?

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, Many people know the Arizal that Yom Kippur is Yom K’Purim; it is akin to Purim. Seems like someone at the New York...

Homework All Night Long

By Sarah Wikler   The following issue has been bothering me for a long time and I think that many parents feel the same way I...

The Matzav Shmoooze: I Am Addicted to Your Site…But

Dear Editor, I am addicted to your site. So it bothers me that I need to write this, but it is long overdue. I turned to your...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Jackson Bans Basketball Hoops

Dear Matzav, Jackson N.J. is acting un- American. Recently there has been a couple of Eruvs placed in the ROW in Jackson, which some of...

Judging the Standard of Judging Standards

  Every year, as the summer sun reveals herself and beats down upon us, the essential matter of tznius - the unequivocal hallmark of a...

The Kosel Compromise and the Conversion Bill – Some Final Thoughts

Avrohom Gordimer Although my thoughts on the apparent collapse of the Western Wall Compromise Plan are all pretty much contained here (along with a link...

The Matzav Shmoooze: How to Get Cheaper Flights to Israel

Dear Editor, Maybe you could tell your readers that they could save hundreds of dollars by booking travel to Israel from Boston or Washington instead...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Why Do You Think I’m a Goy?

Dear Editor, I thought a lot about writing this letter, but I decided that I must. People are getting hurt every day and nothing is...

Initial Public Offering: May We Restart Korban Pesach?

Klal Yisroel hasn’t brought a korban Pesach in many centuries. Why not? Renewal of the korban Pesach is a proposition that dates back at least...