The Matzav Shmoooze: Internet Yes or No?

Dear Fellow Parents, Yes, raising teenagers or for that matter any age kids these days is a lot tougher due to the lure of technology....

The Matzav Shmoooze: When Will Parents Wake Up?

Dear readers, This afternoon, a young boy, I would speculate under the age of 8, stopped by my home. He knocked so lightly that you...

A Reader Writes: Where Should I Shop?

Dear Editor, I have a problem. I go to Jewish stores to buy clothes and I find that so much of what is being offered...

Rain in the Forecast for Tomorrow

Dear Editor, The weather reports indicate a 50% chance of rain for tomorrow's Siyum Hashas at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. All are...

A Reader Writes: Forgive and Forget

Dear Editor, As we approach Yom Kippur, we know that we're supposed to forgive others for anything wrong they may have done. Yet, for many,...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Shabbos Nachamu Hype

Dear readers, I am amazed and perplexed by the common perception that there is some kind of "chiyuv" to go away forShabbos Nachamu. It has...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Why Do You Think I’m a Goy?

Dear Editor, I thought a lot about writing this letter, but I decided that I must. People are getting hurt every day and nothing is...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Sanitary Conditions at the Kosel

Dear readers, I feel hesitant to address this, but I must. The Kosel is the holiest place on earth, so why are the restrooms there...

Readers’ Matzav: A Different Take On Airport Pat-Downs

Dear Editor, I would like to comment on the recent tumult over the screening tactics used by the TSA at this country'sĀ airports. I want to...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Seeking a Bracha Due to Bad Mazel

Dear friends, I have been having very bad mazel for at least five years now and cannot find parnasah, a shidduch, had my car...