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,...

A Reader Writes: 82% of Salary for Tuition

Dear Editor,  I would like to address recent discussion regarding high tuition costs. I believe I have bitachon especially in parnassa issues because of events that...

A Reader Writes: Jewish CDs Sell Well for Those Who Have Their Own Bands...

Dear Editor, I've been a fan of Jewish music for a long time and I have noticed which factors determine how well an album is...

A Reader Writes: If Askanim Would Put Time Into Redding Shidduchim…

Dear Editor, Some parents in our community have been blessed, while living in the age of the shidduch crisis, to have merited to marry off...

A Reader Writes: A Man’s View of Seminary

Dear Editor, I can hear you already: "What does it matter what a man thinks of seminary?" The answer is harsh but true. It matters...

A Reader Writes: A New Angle On the Shidduch Crisis

Dear Editor, The "age gap theory"* has been receiving attention recently. What is being done to address this problem is providing incentives to make closer-in-age...

A Reader Writes: These People Don’t Really Want to Get Married

Dear Editor, I've been involved in shidduchim for longer than I want to admit - as a shadchan. I observe some boys and girls committing...

A Reader Writes: Looking for Ancestry Info

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, I am trying to help my Partners in Torah chavrusah confirm his Jewish ancestry. All we have to go with is his mother's...

Solomon’s Voice vs. The Voice

Dear Editor, This past week I have received numerous e-mails and personal words of support after The Voice, a local magazine in Lakewood, granted Assemblymen...

Overwhelmed by Dating

Dear Editor, I returned from Israel last June. The plan was that I would start dating after Pesach. The time has finally come for me...