The Matzav Shmoooze: Let’s Save Ateres Tzipora Together

Dear Matzav, Ateres Tizpora is an absolutely wonderful girls school in Lakewood, NJ, that really tries to take in as many girls as possible. They...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Why Do You Think I’m a Goy?

Dear Editor, I thought a lot about writing this letter, but I decided that I must. People are getting hurt every day and nothing is...

The Matzav Shmoooze: “Feel Good Judaism”

Dear Editor, I have some questions for the readers of Matzav. How have we allowed much of Yiddishkeit to be hijacked by those who have decided...

Readers’ Matzav: Don’t Fall for the Leasing Trap

Dear Matzav Readers, After reading some of the letters that some people have sent in to Matzav regarding business practices, I decided to send this...

Brooklyn College Presidents Responds to Outcry Over Palestine Event

Dear students, faculty, and staff, Each semester, student clubs, academic departments, and other groups on our campus host events and invite speakers on a...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Teaching About JFK

Dear Editor, As a rebbi, I took the opportunity to discuss with my class the Kennedy assassination. I was amazed by how much I was...

Missionaries in Flatbush Approaching and Preaching to Children

Dear Editor, On Friday, Erev Yom Tov, two individuals were found preaching Jews for J----- and giving out pamphlets with the same to children in Flatbush....

The Matzav Shmooze: Shalit, Israel and the GOP Candidates

Dear Editor, Only one presidential candidate yesterday praised Gilad Shalit's release and return to Israel. That candidate was Jon Huntsman as the article from...

Report from Yerushalayim

Dear Friends, My wife and I are fortunate to be in Eretz Yisrael for a few days. There have been moments when the Matzav, as...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Stop Kvetching About Pesach Food

Dear readers, When Erev Pesach comes, we see the beauty of Klal Yisroel shine as everyone is busy cleaning out thechometz with such yiras Shomayim,...