Readers’ Matzav: A Bleeding Heart

Dear Matzav.com Editor, My heart is so broken. I have been carrying a bleeding heart for over a month and cannot withstand it anymore. I...

A Reader Writes: Shidduchim – Complain or Do Something

Dear Editor, As a parent of children who are not yet in the parsha of shidduchim, I would like to make a suggestion as...

The Matzav Shmoooze: You Almost Ran My Family Over Today

Dear frum teenage girl, driving a minivan through the intersection of Bainbridge and Staunton at 1:15pm today,I know that life as a teenager is...

Kidney Needed for Jewish Girl

Dear Friends, The 27 year old niece of my dear friend - her name is Rachael Eisenson - has a terrible disease called Familial Disautonomia,...

Alert: Erev Shabbos Staten Island Traffic

Dear readers, I am a daily commuter between Brooklyn and Lakewood. Due to ongoing construction in Staten Island, the commute this week took an additional...

The Matzav Shmooze: Kiddush Hashem at Newark Airport and My Special Bracha

Dear Matzav, I normally do not contact news sites, but feel I have to share my story with you. I am graduate student and work for...

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...

A Reader Writes: Shidduchim – The Best is Not Always the Best

Dear Editor, This is inresponse to yesterday's letter titled" We Are Ruining Our Children's Shidduch Chances." Several months ago, Rav Yonason Rosenblum wrote an article here...

It’s Tu B’Av – Put the Girls in the Freezer

By Elisha Ferber We've heard it over and over again: there are too many girls in the parsha of shidduchim, and too few boys to...

Readers’ Matzav: Save the Whales, Save the Yeshivos

Dear Matzav Editor, I have been reading your reports about mosdos hachinuch closing down. I am disturbed by the news, to say the least. To avoid losing...