The Matzav Shmoooze: Davening is Not a Drive-Thru

Dear Readers, Often, when I daven in shul that has multiple minyanim, I see people join a minyan that already started, even though a new...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Obama Bashing

Dear Editor, You have a nice website and I visit every day to read about what's going on in the frum world and the outside...

A Reader Writes: Up in Smoke

Dear Editor, I am not the first to write about the following issue, but I am writing from a different perspective. This issue bothers me,...

The Matzav Shmooooze: Mishloach Manos Gone Mad

Dear Editor, I am writing in regard to the 'mishloach manos syndrome,' the extravagance and pressure that has gotten out of hand. Priorities are misplaced,...

Readers’ Matzav: Don’t Fall for the Leasing Trap

Dear Matzav Readers, After reading some of the letters that some people have sent in to Matzav regarding business practices, I decided to send this...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Waiting for My Bus

Dear Editor, With provisions for the way, I rush to the bus stop certain my bus will arrive any moment. When I get to the...

Dear President…

Dear President Obama, We are writing today to ask that you return America to its August 20th, 1959, borders so that Hawaii is no longer...

Solutions for Davening Problems

By Rabbi Menachem Yoel Yormark I have noticed many problems students have while davening.  Besides the problem of not pronouncing every word out loud and davening...

A Reader Writes: Ticketing By Police – It’s Out of Control

Dear Editor, Question: Are police paid with our tax dollars to protect us or to hound us with unending traffic tickets? Do we need...

Readers’ Matzav: Segulos for Shidduchim

Dear Matzav.com Editor, Thank you so much for your stimulating and insightful website. As an older single, I am writing this letter to share with...