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The Matzav Shmoooze: What Can We Learn?

Dear Editor, It pains me to write the following, but due to the present  situation in Eretz Yisroel, it is incumbent to make this...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Smelly Feet

Dear readers, I have worked in a shoe store for several years. I feel a bit uncomfortable writing this letter, but I have wished to...

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...

Readers’ Matzav: Mishloach Manos Gone Mad

Dear Editor, I am writing in regard to the 'mishloach manos syndrome,' the extravagance and pressure that has gotten out of hand. Priorities are misplaced,...

The Matzav Shmoooze: A Heartbroken Father

Dear Readers, H-E-L-P! I may sound like a broken record to Matzav readers, and yes it is always an issue every year around this time, but...

Lakewood: Rental Market Out of Control – What Does the Future Hold?

A number of years ago, there was a joke going around about a man who built a house on top of Lake Carasaljo in...

Readers’ Matzav: Spain and Lithuania – We’re Not There Yet

Dear Matzav.com Editor, In 2007, Asrah Kadisha, the Conference of Academicians for the Protection of Jewish Cemeteries and UJO of Williamsburg discovered an impending threat to...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Shame On You

Dear Matzav Editor, As of Friday, I counted at least three articles/letters on Matzav.com condemning "chareidi violence , chareidi extremism, etc". I did not find...

The Matzav Shmooooze: Mishloach Manos Gone Mad

Dear Editor, I am writing in regard to the 'mishloach manos syndrome,' the extravagance and pressure that has gotten out of hand. Priorities are misplaced,...

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...