Readers’ Matzav: Form 990s for Tzedakah Organizations

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, I would like to let the oilam know of a critical, time-sensitive issue that may impact many of our mosdos and tzedaka organizations. The IRS...

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 Kosel Compromise and the Conversion Bill – Some Final Thoughts

Avrohom Gordimer Although my thoughts on the apparent collapse of the Western Wall Compromise Plan are all pretty much contained here (along with a link...

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...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Not a Chossid of The Donald

Dear Editor, Why is the olam so into Donald Trump? Is he a role model? Would you want him to be a role model for your...

Letter: Are Our Shuls Not Important?

Dear Editor, On October 13, 2016, Brooklyn Borough President Adams announced a “Faith-Based Initiative” that would provide $2,250,000 to churches across the borough of Brooklyn. ...

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...

The Matzav Shmoooze: The Scourge of Machlokes

Dear Editor, Machlokes. A terrible word that reviles all who hear it. Machlokes is something we are taught from the youngest age to avoid. Yet,...

The Danger of ‘Purim’ Fireworks and Explosives

Matzav.com would like to remind all readers of the dangers of dangerous fireworks and explosives often purchased by...