The Matzav Shmoooze: What Will Be With Us, Bochurim?

Dear Editor, I write this letter as an insider. Not from what I hear from others. But as a bochur experiencing what I write. I am...

The Matzav Shmoooze: A Plea from Yerushalayim – Where Are Our Vaunted Chareidi MKs...

Dear Editor@Matzav.com, There’s total chaos here in the streets of Yerushalayim. The Israeli police continue to lock down and cordon off chareidi areas without reason,...

Dr. Marc J. Sicklick, M.D.: What Has Happened to Covid-19 ? A Reason for...

By Marc J. Sicklick, M.D. It’s been several weeks of changing times and attitudes. What has happened to COVID-19 during that time? What is my...

Our Community Is Powerless: Here’s Why

By Ezra Friedlander We are living in difficult times.  There’s been much consternation within our community, and rightfully so, about the apparent double standard currently...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Dear Mechanchim and Teachers – Corona Showed Us How to Deal...

Dear Editor, As we all know, during these months of ‘lockdown’ when the Chadorim and schools have been closed there have been major changes in...

Nichnas Corona Yotza Sod – Shidduchim in Corona

By Rabbi Yechiel Rhine It is hard to believe that only two short months ago, before corona hit, my dining room was just that, a...

Op-Ed: The Lockdown and “Kiddush Hashem”

By Rabbi Yehoshua Katzman Over the past few weeks, we have heard people saying to avoid doing certain things so as not to make a...

The Matzav Shmooze: Let Children With Special Needs In New York State Return To...

When Staying Home with My Special Needs Child is Almost Worse Than the Virus Itself Dear Governor and Lawmakers, As a parent of a child with...

How Zoom Saved Our Shivah

By an avel I recently got up from Shiva for another of Corona’s victims and immediately sat down to write this short article in the hope that...