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...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Time to Revisit the Taam-Less Dance Music

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, Modes of dancing inconsistent with tradition have made inroads into chasunah dancing (primarily after the first dance). To be honest, it is not...

A Good Year Together

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz With Rosh Hashanah in the air and so many speeches heard and articles read, a person says to himself, “I think...

The Matzav Shmoooze: A Stab in the Chest

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, It seems like yesterday that we were in yeshiva together, first in the States and then in Eretz Yisroel. Upon returning to Lakewood,...

The Matzav Shmoooze: My Ainiklach Won’t Listen to Me

Dear Editor, Many of us know the song, composed and made famous by Moshe Aharon Yess of Megama fame. To paraphrase the lyrics, "Zaidy made us...

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...

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...

Crash Victim Thanks Public for Their Tefillos

Dear Matzav Readers, Many of you know me as Yehuda Nesanel ben Basha Baila, as you have been davening for me since the car accident...

An Open Letter To Ramaz Students

Dear Ramaz Students, Last week, over 830 of you signed a petition to Ramaz dean and spiritual leader Rabbi Haskel Lookstein to protest his decision...

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...