From the Front Lines: Dating Disasters

By: Sandy Eller Ah, shidduchim.  For some people, dating is the stuff that fairy tales are made of.  Boy meets girl.   They click instantly, and...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Forgive and Forget

Dear readers, As we approach Yom Kippur tonight, we know that we're supposed to forgive others for anythingwrong they may have done. Yet, for many,...

The Matzav Shmoooze: L’toeles Harabim – Shnayim Mikra

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, As we start a a new cycle in the Torah, it is a good time to strengthen ourselves in the halacha of Shnayim...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Thank You, Dr. Roberts, for Protecting Our Health

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, I wish to use this opportunity on Matzav.com to thank Dr. Kasriel Roberts for the wonderful Chol Hamoed carnival that he sponsored yesterday...

Readers’ Matzav: Storm the Heavens…With Silence

Dear Brother, Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Yankel and I've been sitting in the row right behind you in shul for close...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Visiting Day Blues

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, On the issue of visiting day in summer camps, for the most part, the men have been in favor of abolishing visiting day,...

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...

Initial Public Offering: May We Restart Korban Pesach?

Klal Yisroel hasn’t brought a korban Pesach in many centuries. Why not? Renewal of the korban Pesach is a proposition that dates back at least...

Matzav Shmooze: Is Weed Addiction Going To Be The New Crisis?

Dear Matzav Shmooze, This conversation has been a long time coming. It started with little whispers here and there, a joke made by the shul...

It’s Tu B’Av – Put the Girls in the Freezer

By Elisha Ferber We've heard it over and over again: there are too many girls in the parsha of shidduchim, and too few boys to...