Matzav Shmooze: I’m An “Anti Vaxxer” – Here’s My Question To YOU

Dear Matzav Shmooze, I am what people have been calling an "anti vaxxer." Ever since the outbreak of measles my family has been subjected to...

Matzav Shmooze: Is Lev Tahor A Cult And Why That Question Matters

Lev Tahor made the news yesterday after nearly one hundred Guatemalan police officers raided the compound, searching on behalf of a woman who has...

The Matzav Shmooze: How Do I Convince My Sister To Vaccinate Her Children?

Dear Matzav Shmooze, I'm at my wit's end. Ever since the measles outbreak, I've read through hundreds of comments on this site and many others,...

Traffic in Lakewood Causing People to Lose Parnassah

Dear Editor, Overall, the traffic in Lakewood, NJ, and surrounding areas is terrible. Thinking of moving from New York? Don't. You're joining a parking lot. Stay...

Matzav Shmooze: Is Weed Addiction Going To Be The New Crisis?

Dear Matzav Shmooze, This conversation has been a long time coming. It started with little whispers here and there, a joke made by the shul...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Porch Safety in the Frum Community

Dear Editor, This past Succos, a porch collapsed with people in the succa. Bechasdei Hashem, no one got hurt, but it brings to mind an...

When Did Elul Become A Time To Party?

Dear Matzav Shmooze, I am writing today to be yotzeh my chiyuv to be mocheh. Last night was the first night of selichos. For hundreds of years...

Matzav Shmooze: My Unconventional Leil Selichos

Dear Matzav Shmooze, For many Jews, last night was the first night of Selichos, a night where the first stirs of the Yomim Noraim begin...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Let’s Save Ateres Tzipora Together

Dear Matzav, Ateres Tizpora is an absolutely wonderful girls school in Lakewood, NJ, that really tries to take in as many girls as possible. They...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Where Are the Askanim?

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, As the summer comes to a close, the talk shifts to the upcoming school year and tuition. I will not regurgitate all that's...