The Matzav Shmoooze: Double Standard

Dear Editor, A friend of mind came over to me, clearly upset. When I asked him what had provoked his ire, he said that in...

The Matzav Shmoooze: TRUMp and TRUMan

Dear Editor, I don't know what it means, but it is very interesting that the last president that took a drastic step in recognizing Israel...

Does Judaism = Elitism? Are Some Yidden Holier Than Others?

By: Rav Yitzchok Fingerer It is not a pleasant or easy subject to broach. However, no matter the controversy, I feel that it must be...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Writing Rubbish

Dear Editor, Someone sent me this sentence from an article he said he read: "This business of Rabbi’s in Israel saying that John Kerry is...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Two Possible Solutions to the Shidduch Crisis – The Theoretical One...

Dear Editor, This is a follow-up to the Matzav.com well-commented-on article earlier this week regarding the shidduch crisis. At the beginning of last year, there was...

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...

A Reader Writes: Putting Lives in Danger

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, I would like to discuss an issue which I feel it is not the right thing. Two days ago, there was a major...

Readers’ Matzav: A Bleeding Heart

Dear Matzav.com Editor, My heart is so broken. I have been carrying a bleeding heart for over a month and cannot withstand it anymore. I...

A Day of Merit

Dear Tayereh Sisters and Brothers, The government gives tax extensions to individuals who need extra time to take care of their financial ...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Throw Out Phone-Picture-Takers from Simchos

Dear Editor, As a recent baal simcha, I have a simple request: People should not be taking pictures with the Smartphones at simchos. Firstly, it...