Letter: Are Our Shuls Not Important?

Dear Editor, On October 13, 2016, Brooklyn Borough President Adams announced a “Faith-Based Initiative” that would provide $2,250,000 to churches across the borough of Brooklyn. ...

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...

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...

A Reader Writes: Be Mentchlich When Calling for Shidduch Info

Dear Editor, I frequently get "information" calls from mothers who have kids in the "parsha." Generally I really enjoy these phone calls, because I...

The Matzav Shmoooze: 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,...

The Matzav Shmoooze: The Shidduch Crisis and 29 Divorces

Dear readers, I recently heard a radio program that interviewed the noted therapist, Mrs. Yael Respler. She was asked if the shidduch crisis is as...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Is Oscar de la Renta’s Death Jewish News?

Dear Editor, For all its upsides and downsides, my family chooses Matzav for news because it's the most filtered, with no open forums or say-what-you-want...

Readers’ Matzav: Sefardi Girls and the Shidduch Crisis

Dear Editor, I have read countless letters and articles here, on Matzav.com, regarding the shidduch crisis. But let me tell you something. You think that...

A Reader Writes: A Look at Pressure in Girls Schools

Dear Matzav.com Editor, Thank you for making Matzav.com a place that helps us grow as Yidden by highlighting what is important and explaining why it...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Kedushas Hasukkah – Have People Forgotten?

Dear Editor, Ah gutten moed to all of Klal Yisroel. Thank you Matzav for understanding the kedushah of a sukkah. Perhaps people may not realize that...