The Matzav Shmoooze: Has Jewish Music Hashkafah Been Lost Completely?

Dear Editor, It looks like we’ve lost all sense of appropriateness and hashkafah when it comes to Jewish music and the marketing of it. As...

Finding Light In The Dark: A Response To A Troubling Channuka

The recent spate of attacks on our brothers and sisters in America and throughout the world has affected us all on a very deep...

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...

A Tale of Two Restaurants: What Do WE Think The Role Of A Hechsher...

Dear Matzav, The story of a restaurant in Lakewood that put up an Israeli flag on Yom Ha'atzmaut made headlines last week when rumors began...

Finding The Right ‘Pitch’: Yanny and Laurel Give Perspective On A Yeshiva’s Decision

Many of you will remember the great Yanny/Laurel debate that took place last May. To those of you that don't recall, the debate was...

A Sign Or A Symptom?

A friend of mine send me a picture this past Purim that really got me thinking. The picture showed a sign hung up on...

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...

Matzav Shmooze: Who Will Stand Up For The Kavod Of Bnos Yisroel?

Dear Matzav Shmooze, I have spent the past week crying on and off and I don't know if I will ever get over the embarrassment...

The Matzav Shmoooze: From a Proud Non-Superbowl Watcher

Dear Editor, Tonight, I am proud to say, I won't be watching even a second of the Superbowl. I am really proud of it. I...

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...