The Matzav Shmooze

The Matzav Shmooze

A Reader Writes: The Shidduch Crisis – How Marrying Off Your Son Can Help...

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, Please ask yourself the following questions: - Do I know one girl who is 24 years-old or older in shidduchim? - Do I know five...

Avraham Fried, Your Music Touches My Soul

Dear Avraham Fried, I grew up listening annd singing your music in our Shabbos table and in all of our happy occasions. And as a...

The Matzav Shmoooze: The Torah View of Global Warming

Dear Editor, I think a Torah perspective is needed re the alleged (it is actually heatedly debated, no pun intended, if the claims ...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Kiddush Hashem at a Monticello Pizza Shop

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, A frum boys camp finished the first trip on Tuesday. The boys who came for the second trip arrived yesterday. Since yesterday was...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Why Did I Go Off the Derech – And Why Do...

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, As a so-called former “teen at-risk,” I’ve wanted to write this letter for a long time, so here it is. I am hoping...

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...

Readers’ Matzav: The Girls Are Waiting – The Eretz Yisroel Freezer

Dear Matzav Editor, Many people have suggested that the cause of the shidduch crisis is the "age gap" - the fact that boys are marrying...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Can We Even Go to Levayos Anymore?

Dear Photographers, At the rate we’re going, people will soon hesitate to go to levayos for fear of having close-ups of them grieving, in full...

The Matzav Shmoooze: 25 Days to Yom Kippur

Dear Editor, There are about 25 days left to Yom Kippur. You know why Rosh Hashana comes before Yom Kippur. You've heard it a million times....

It’s Tu B’Av – Put the Girls in the Freezer

By Elisha Ferber We've heard it over and over again: there are too many girls in the parsha of shidduchim, and too few boys to...