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The Matzav Shmoooze: Why Did You Post the Rebbetzin’s Picture?

Dear Editor, First of all, thank you for your spectacular website. On Motzoei Yom Tov, I was distressed to see the news about Rebbetzin Batsheva...

A Reader Writes: A Shidduch Dilemma – Should I Continue?

Dear Editor, I have a serious shidduch quandary and since it appears that Matzav.com is the central place for shidduch-related discussions, I will present my...

The Matzav Shmoooze: My Son and the Yankees

Dear readers, It was a dilemma of mine last year and I am faced with it this year again. With baseball season here again, I...

Readers’ Matzav: More On Sefardi Girls and the Shidduch Crisis

Dear Matzav.com Editor, You wanted more details about the Sefardi girls shidduch crisis? You got it! Yesterday, I wrote a letter to Matzav.com about the shidduch...

Why I Am No Longer Frum

Dear Editor and readers, Several years ago, I moved to Brooklyn from an out of town community for the purpose of shidduchim. As a...

The Matzav Shmooze: Why I Go to a Hotel for Pesach

Dear readers, I have been finding the Jewish holidays more painful each year. I am a female, 59-year-old, attractive single, with no children...

A Reader Writes: ‘The Learning Gap’ and Shidduchim

Dear Editor, There is an issue that is the root of many problems society is facing today. I call it the 'learning gap'. The average...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Camps, Rabbeim, Tuition – The Truth

Dear Editor, With summer camp registration approaching and all the talk about rabbeim not being paid enough, I feel like I must pen this letter to...

Reader’s Matzav: The Child You Almost Killed Today Could Have Been Yours

Dear Matzav.com Editor, I was driving westbound on 17th Avenue in Boro Park on Erev Shabbos, through the usual morning traffic, mainly caused by the...

Readers’ Matzav: The Bussing Saga

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, I was at the recent Lakewood, NJ, School Board meeting at which various concerns regarding school bussing were addressed. Clearly, there are improvements...