The Matzav Shmooze: Are OTD “One of Us?”

Dear Matzav Shmooze, With all the recent attention given to the tragic stories of the many who, after leaving our way of life, find themselves...

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....

Letter to Orthodox Jewish Communities in Boro Park, Flatbush and Lakewood

By R’ Nachman Caller, the Republican District Leader of Boro Park and Midwood I wish to express צט heartfelt appreciation and thanks to our Jewish...

Readers’ Matzav: Form 990s for Tzedakah Organizations

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, I would like to let the oilam know of a critical, time-sensitive issue that may impact many of our mosdos and tzedaka organizations. The IRS...

Avraham Fried, Your Music Touches My Soul

Dear Avraham Fried, I grew up listening annd singing your music in our Shabbos table and in all of our happy occasions. And as a...

The Matzav Shmoooze: 25 Days to Yom Kippur

Dear Editor, There are about 25 days left to Yom Kippur. You know why Rosh Hashana comes before Yom Kippur. You've heard it a million times....

The Matzav Shmoooze: Kiddush Hashem at a Monticello Pizza Shop

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, A frum boys camp finished the first trip on Tuesday. The boys who came for the second trip arrived yesterday. Since yesterday was...

Matzav Schmooze: Are We All Hypocrites?

Dear Matzav Shmooze, After every tragedy that is either gun or terror related, we can turn off our news apps for a few days, knowing...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Depictions of Obama

Dear Editor, amu"sh Like another recent ruach se'arah, the election has come and gone. Most of our kehillos were pro-Romney, and his loss is...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Leto’eles Harabim: Dropping Off Passenger at MTA Bus Stop

Dear Editor, The Bus Lane Camera Program in New York City films vehicles that drive, park, or stand in bus lanes. Signs are posted where...