The Matzav Shmoooze: Forgive and Forget

Dear readers, As we approach Yom Kippur tonight, we know that we're supposed to forgive others for anythingwrong they may have done. Yet, for many,...

The Matzav Shmoooze: L’toeles Harabim – Shnayim Mikra

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, As we start a a new cycle in the Torah, it is a good time to strengthen ourselves in the halacha of Shnayim...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Speed-Dating

Dear Editor, In last week’s American Yated newspaper, the Shidduch Forum featured a question about the current shidduch system. In a nutshell, the question addressed the...

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...

The Matzav Shmoooze: From a Proud Non-Watcher

Dear Friends, Last night, I am proud to say, I didn't watch a second of the Superbowl. I am really proud of it. I love...

An Open Letter To Ramaz Students

Dear Ramaz Students, Last week, over 830 of you signed a petition to Ramaz dean and spiritual leader Rabbi Haskel Lookstein to protest his decision...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Hishtadlus Hoax And The Shidduch Crisis

Dear Editor, Shidduch crisis “activists” bombard us with propaganda, including here on Matzav, claiming that we cannot just rely on bitachon in shidduchim, but, rather,...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Making Light of Mitzvos On Social Media: Are We Different Than...

By The Partial View The meraglim spoke lashon hara about Eretz Yisroel, painting a negative picture with their report from their trip to the Holy...

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...