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...

Readers’ Matzav: It’s Time to Put Kiruv On Ice

Dear Matzav.com Editor, I think that one of the things that has to change in "The New Normal" (and a recent Matzav.com post alluded to...

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 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...

Say It Already: Avi Weiss is Not Orthodox

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz What makes one Jewish person Orthodox, another Conservative, and a third Reform? What is it that has defined Orthodoxy ever since that...

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...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Why Do We Team Up With Mosdos That Don’t Take English...

Dear Editor, I am worried about the proposed NY State regulations that could impact yeshivos, which I have been reading about for the past half...

When Did Elul Become A Time To Party?

Dear Matzav Shmooze, I am writing today to be yotzeh my chiyuv to be mocheh. Last night was the first night of selichos. For hundreds of years...

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,...

Matzav Shmooze: Should Jews Watch The Super Bowl?

Dear Matzav Shmooze, I think I speak for many people when I say that I am upset about the infiltration of a goyishe Yom Tov...