The Matzav Shmoooze: Beware of Bottle Bombs

Dear Editor, Kids and others are putting Drano, tin foil, and a little water in plastic drink bottles and capping it up, leaving it on...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Why Did You Post the Rebbetzin’s Picture?

Dear Editor, First of all, thank you for your spectacular website. On Motzoei Yom Tov, I was distressed to see the news about Rebbetzin Batsheva...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Thank You, Matzav, for Doing the Right Thing

Dear Matzav.com Editor, When I sent a private email to your website last night inquiring as to why you didn't report on the protest in...

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: Sky-High Pesach Food Prices

Dear Editor, Maybe some of your readers can help me, because I am lost. I am having trouble understand why Pesach food is so, so,...

Initial Public Offering: May We Restart Korban Pesach?

Klal Yisroel hasn’t brought a korban Pesach in many centuries. Why not? Renewal of the korban Pesach is a proposition that dates back at least...

Readers’ Matzav: Help Me Switch Judah Out of Public School

Dear Matzav.com Editor, I am a yeshiva bochur learning in a yeshiva in Lakewood. I recently got to know a wonderful family that is distanced...

Readers’ Matzav: Nightmare in Newark for Yeshiva Bochur

Dear Matzav, I'd like to share with you a letter I just wrote to the Department of Homeland Security after an outrageous experience we just had...

The Matzav Shmoooze: “Feel Good Judaism”

Dear Editor, I have some questions for the readers of Matzav. How have we allowed much of Yiddishkeit to be hijacked by those who have decided...

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...