The Seculars Get a Taste of Their Own Medicine

Dear Editor, I share with you an important piece of analysis by Rafi G. of the Life in Israel blog, who examined the treatment of...

A Reader Writes: Changes at the Lakewood Board of Ed

Dear Editor, We would like to inform the public about a recent occurrence on the Lakewood, NJ, Board of Ed. Mr. Chet Galdo, the longtime president...

Opinion: Obama Should Have Kept His Mouth Shut

Dear Editor, President Barack Obama admitted he didn't know the facts surrounding the arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. A wiser person would have left it...

A Reader Writes: Is Everything About Money?

Dear Editor, A prominent girls school in Brooklyn is instituting some major changes this coming school year. The primary reason for this change is to...

A Reader Writes: A Shidduch Dilemma – Should I Continue?

Dear Editor, I have a serious shidduch quandary and since it appears that Matzav.com is the central place for shidduch-related discussions, I will present my...

A Reader Writes: To Tip Or Not To Tip – Has It Gone Too...

Dear Editor, My fellow Matzav.com readers, no matter what kind of camp your child is attending this summer, there will be a handful of individuals...

A Reader Writes: Shidduchim – Complain or Do Something

Dear Editor, As a parent of children who are not yet in the parsha of shidduchim, I would like to make a suggestion as...

A Reader Writes: Yanky Should Not Have Died In Vain

Dear Editor, The press reported the tragic death of 12 year old Yaakov (Yanky) Shlomo Yudelevitz from Beitar Illit, who drowned on a class trip...

A Reader Writes: The Dangers of Leaving a Child in a Hot Car

Dear Editor, Anyone reading this letter who has children would wholeheartedly agree that there is nothing that we wouldn't do for the health and safety...

A Reader Writes: ‘The Learning Gap’ and Shidduchim

Dear Editor, There is an issue that is the root of many problems society is facing today. I call it the 'learning gap'. The average...