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...

Rabbi Genack: VOTE FOR HILLARY – “She Understands Our Values”

By Rabbi Menachem Genack When my daughter Ora and son-in-law Avi recently gave birth to a son, they were contacted by Hillary Clinton’s staff to...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Why Solving the Shidduch Crisis With the Age Gap Misses the...

Dear Editor, With all due respect, the recent discussion here about shidduchim is sorely lacking, because there is a serious flaw in the scaling calculation...

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...

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...

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:...

Amazing Shidduch Idea

By Moshe Pogrow, NASI Project  for Matzav.com Over the last few weeks I have been contacted by no fewer than six shadchanim who have expressed their plans to either quit...

Why Is An Open Orthodox Rabbi Seeking More Punishment For Rubashkin?

By Rabbi Avraham Gordimer We have all read about Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz, who calls himself the "Social Justice Rav". Yanklowitz, who was recently referred to by the...

SHOCK: Baby Nurse Feeds Jewish Child Treif

Dear Editor, Just days after reading the Matzav report about the “nanny” who allegedly suffocated a Jewish infant she was to be taking care of,...