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: How Much Longer Will We Tolerate It?

Dear Editor, Yesterday, a website that has long been rightly criticized for helping those who wish to paint the frumcommunity in a negative light struck...

The Matzav Shmooze: Schwarma and Schnitzel for the Soldiers

Dear Editor, The father of a chayal (soldier) who is now in Gaza told how his son was informed on Friday that his unit will...

The Matzav Shmoooze: The Bar Yochai Cult

Dear Editor, I have a pet peeve about the Lag B'Omer festivities just completed and the misrepresentation of Rav Shimon Bar Yochai by some fringe...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Uninformed Chosson

Dear Editor, As a young man who will be getting married in a month, I was wondering about the proper conduct of a groom under...

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: Camps, Rabbeim, Tuition – The Truth

Dear Editor, With summer camp registration approaching and all the talk about rabbeim not being paid enough, I feel like I must pen this letter to...

Readers’ Matzav: Spending a Lifetime at the Post Office

Dear Matzav.com Editor,  Maybe your readers can help me, because frankly, I am at a loss. Is it normal for one to have to bring...

Readers’ Matzav: Learn for My Brother Kivi

Dear Matzav Editor, My brother Kivi (Akiva Shamai ben Ahava Rivka) has been in a coma (PVS) now for six years. His accident occured during...

Readers’ Matzav: What Are You Bringing Into Your House?

Dear Matzav.com Editor, It is that time of year again when "peace and good will to all men" is upon us. Let me ask you a...