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...

We Raised $54 for Sholom Mordechai

Dear Editor@Matzav, We are Rochele Lew (10), Dovid Lew (9) and Sholom Posner (11) - cousins/siblings. We have earned $54 for the Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Double Standard

Dear Editor, A friend of mind came over to me, clearly upset. When I asked him what had provoked his ire, he said that in...

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...

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,...

A Reader Writes: Shidduchim – The Best is Not Always the Best

Dear Editor, This is inresponse to yesterday's letter titled" We Are Ruining Our Children's Shidduch Chances." Several months ago, Rav Yonason Rosenblum wrote an article here...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Don’t Say Cheese and Violate Halacha

Dear Matzav, I am writing this letter to Matzav.com about a matter that I have yet to see addressed: the prevalence of pictures of chassanim...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Sanitary Conditions at the Kosel

Dear readers, I feel hesitant to address this, but I must. The Kosel is the holiest place on earth, so why are the restrooms there...

Matzav Shmooze: Are We Creating Two Different Products?

Dear Matzav Shmooze, As someone who has been a shadchan for many years I think there is a big issue that is not even being...

The Matzav Shmoooze: How Dare They Endorse De Blasio Over Lhota?

Dear Editor, I usually don't write letters to editors, but there has been something bothering me that I can't understand. Maybe your readers...