A Reader Writes: A Friend of the Kallah

Dear Editor, I am a twenty-one-year-old single girl. I am writing to Matzav.com about the topic of - surprise, surprise - engagements. There is an issue...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Name Help – Faye Gittel

Dear Editor, Our baby girl was born on Sunday, the day of the levaya of Rebbetzin Faye Gittel Shisgal a"h. In Yiddish, GITTEL means TOVA. We...

Perth Amboy Shul Update

Dear readers, We wanted to thank everyone for their outpouring support and chizuk which gives us the strength to go forward and stop this...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Matzav Exposing Real Estate Scams

Dear Editor, The Israeli online media reported that yesterday, a man walked into the real estate office of Landau Nadlan with a gun and a...

An Open Letter to Michael Bloomberg

Honorable Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, City Hall, New York, N.Y. 253 Broadway, 10th floor, New York, N.Y., 10007 Honorable Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, You claim you care about...

The Matzav Shmooze: Adding Stress to Shidduchim

Dear readers, The suffering of thousands - yes thousands - of single girls waiting for a shidduch is unbearable. And yet, we as a society...

Readers’ Matzav: You Have Tremendous Power

Dear Mesivta and Yeshiva Bochurim, You are about to begin a new zeman. Your hopes are high for a year of hatzlocha in your learning....

The Matzav Shmoooze: Would a Pollard Release Make Obama a Hero?

Dear Editor, I have been pondering the following thought for a while. Most of us are aware that President Barack Obama is an utter failure. His...

A Reader Writes: We Come First

Dear Editor@Matzav.com,        At a time when we acknowledge that there is an ongoing declining financial situation across the entire world and we have surely...

The Matzav Shmooze: Why I Go to a Hotel for Pesach

Dear readers, I have been finding the Jewish holidays more painful each year. I am a female, 59-year-old, attractive single, with no children and...