The Matzav Shmoooze: Learning, Working

Dear Editor, I want a boy who is learning… Learning from his mistakes… Learning from the mistakes of others… Learning how to give without expecting anything in return… Learning...

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...

The Matzav Shmoooze: No Diploma for You

Dear Matzav Editor, I am in tears for a friend of mine. Her daughter is a twelfth grader at Girls School located in . They...

My Daughter’s Principal Doesn’t Understand My Daughter’s Anxiety

Dear Matzav.com,   My fourth grader, Leah, in addition to being a precious little delicious kid, suffers from severe anxiety and heightened sensitivity, conditions of which...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Don’t Say Cheese and Violate Halacha

Dear Matzav, I am writing this letter to Matzav.com about a matter that I have yet to see addressed: the prevalence of pictures of chassanim...

You Can Help: Tefillin Lost in Uman

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, I am reaching out to Matzav readers for help. I lost my tefillin in Uman on Wednesday. The name on the bag is Yisroel Beer. Please...

Open Letter of Appreciation To The Lakewood Volunteer Fire Dept

Dear Editor, I’m taking this opportunity to pen a few lines of appreciation to all the members of the Lakewood Volunteer Fire Department for their...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Sick and Tired

Dear Editor, I'd like to follow up on an excellent letter written by one of your readers regarding a lack of oversight in some of...

The Inevitable Moment of Truth for Modern Orthodoxy

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer The big split in Modern Orthodoxy is coming more quickly than realized. In fact, it has already arrived, and its impact...

The Matzav Shmoooze: What’s With the Tight Pants?

Dear Editor, When bell bottom pants were popular in the '70's, and despite the current popularity of jeans, bnei yeshiva would never wear these pants....