Readers’ Matzav: It’s Snowing….Help Your Neighbor

Dear Editor@Matzav, .com The following just came to my mind and I thought I'll share it with you. Maybe its worthwhile sharing with your readers. Since the...

Readers’ Matzav: Why I Go to a Hotel for Pesach

Dear Matzav.com Editor, I have been finding the Jewish holidays more painful each year. I am a female, 59-year-old, attractive single, with no children and...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Mishloach Manos Gone Mad

Dear Editor, I am writing in regard to the 'mishloach manos syndrome,' the extravagance and pressure that has gotten out of hand. Priorities are misplaced,...

How Many Football Fields In Length?

Dear Editor, It always seemed interesting to me that whenever one would read a statistic on the measurement of a large  structure, such as a...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Fed Up

Dear Editor, I fully understand the need to try to get people to enter a site to raise funds, get new customers, etc. I...

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...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Name Help – Faye Gittel

Dear Editor, Our baby girl was born on Sunday, the day of the levaya of Rebbetzin Faye Gittel Shisgal a"h. In Yiddish, GITTEL means TOVA. We...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Havaros and Buying Ice Cream

Dear readers, I am always bothered that some people give the impression that to them, "havarah" during davening or otherwise, is something they can pick...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Baseball On Shabbos

Dear readers, I would like to inform you of a potential michshal that many Yidden may commit this coming MotzoeiShabbos. This Motzoei Shabbos, the New York Yankees...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Building Yeshivos For All The Wrong Reasons

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, Sometimes the best intentions are the most damaging. Recently, there has been publicity about creating a yeshiva in the USA catering to Eretz...