The Matzav Shmoooze: Learning, Working

Dear Editor, I want a boy who is learning… Learning from his mistakes… Learning from the mistakes of others… Learning how to give without expecting anything in return… Learning...

The Matzav Shmooze: Give Due Respect Even if (Shidduch) Crisis is the Topic

Dear Editor, Reb Yaakov Goldberg of Lakewood, NJ recently wrote a letter to Matzav about the shidduch crisis entitled "Telling the Rough Truth About the Shidduch...

Chizuk from Rav Scheiner About Rav Bender

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter to recount a moving incident that I personally witnessed. I am confident that despite the many anecdotes...

The Matzav Shmoooze: No Diploma for You

Dear Matzav Editor, I am in tears for a friend of mine. Her daughter is a twelfth grader at Girls School located in . They...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Don’t Say Cheese and Violate Halacha

Dear Matzav, I am writing this letter to Matzav.com about a matter that I have yet to see addressed: the prevalence of pictures of chassanim...

You Can Help: Tefillin Lost in Uman

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, I am reaching out to Matzav readers for help. I lost my tefillin in Uman on Wednesday. The name on the bag is Yisroel Beer. Please...

The Inevitable Moment of Truth for Modern Orthodoxy

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer The big split in Modern Orthodoxy is coming more quickly than realized. In fact, it has already arrived, and its impact...

The Matzav Shmoooze: What’s With the Tight Pants?

Dear Editor, When bell bottom pants were popular in the '70's, and despite the current popularity of jeans, bnei yeshiva would never wear these pants....

The Matzav Shmoooze: Sick and Tired

Dear Editor, I'd like to follow up on an excellent letter written by one of your readers regarding a lack of oversight in some of...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Parking Problems

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, The photo above was taken this week when I went shopping. Why in the world would someone park in a way that so clearly...