Sending Girls to Seminaries and the Shidduch Crisis

7th in a Matzav.com series, By Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin MA All actions have reactions and nothing happens in a vacuum. When a girl and her parents in...

WEIGHING IN: Rebbi: Why Bochurim Were Suspended for Attending a Levayah

Dear Editor, As a member of the hanhalah of a yeshiva that penalized bochurim for going to a levayah this week, I wish to share...

Heshy Goldstein: Here’s the Story of My Shavuos Nightmare

Dear Matzav Readers, It's with great pain and sorrow that I'm forced to share with you a tragedy that took place this past Shavuos. Please note:...

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...

Why I Am No Longer Frum

Dear Editor and readers, Several years ago, I moved to Brooklyn from an out of town community for the purpose of shidduchim. As a...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Let Them Smoke

Dear Editor, Assur assur assur. That's what we tell our youth. You can't do this and you can't do that. Not all people say that,...

The Matzav Rant: What’s the Deal With Chanukah Vacation?

By Shmuel Miskin Why am I writing this article now, in the middle of the day, to be published on Matzav.com? Usually, I do my writings for...

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...

A COLLAPSING SYSTEM: A Conversation with Shadchan Mimi Levitin About the Absurd Shidduch Demands...

A COLLAPSING SYSTEM: A Conversation with Shadchan Mimi Levitin About the Absurd Shidduch Demands of Parents of Boys in Eretz Yisroel Interview by David Lichtenstein LISTEN...

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...