Readers’ Matzav: The Real Dangers of Cell Phones vs. What They Tell You

Dear Matzav.com Editor, I read your article yesterday about a gathering for high school parents in Lakewood and what I found interesting was not so...

The Matzav Shmoooze: From a Proud Non-Watcher

Dear Friends, Last night, I am proud to say, I didn't watch a second of the Superbowl. I am really proud of it. I love...

The Matzav Shmoooze: The Jewish Black Friday

By Ben Schwartz, Matzav.com Black Friday, in American culture, is the great shopping holiday, the morning after the Thanksgiving holiday. Black Friday starts...

Readers’ Matzav: Snowed-in in Lakewood

Dear Editor, I write this to Matzav.com from my home as I peer out on to the street here in Lakewood, NJ. We have just...

Readers’ Matzav: Moments Like This

Dear Matzav.com  Editor, On a recent  Motzoei Shabbos, after turning off the ignition in my car, it refused to start up again. It was snowing...

The Matzav Shmooze: Give Due Respect Even if (Shidduch) Crisis is the Topic

Dear Editor, Reb Yaakov Goldberg of Lakewood, NJ recently wrote a letter to Matzav about the shidduch crisis entitled "Telling the Rough Truth About the Shidduch...

Readers’ Matzav: Kiddush Hashem in Coney Island

Dear Editor, I am writing to you on Isru Chag to share how proud I was on Chol Hamoed to be standing with hundreds of...

The Matzav Shmoooze: How Much More?

Dear Editor, How much longer will it take to learn? When will we wake up and do teshuvah? We are losing people right and left....

A Message from Wendy

By Wendy Runge My dearest friends and family, as the bracha from Reb Michel Twerski directed: We have emerged VICTORIOUS!! Wait, what??? Looking back on a...