The Matzav Shmoooze: Sheva Brachos Speeches…Over the Line

Dear readers, It has become customary to have a friend of the chosson speak at his aufruf or sheva brachos. Although I am not familiar...

Rain in the Forecast for Tomorrow

Dear Editor, The weather reports indicate a 50% chance of rain for tomorrow's Siyum Hashas at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. All are...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Shatnez Awareness

Dear Matzav, Please be aware that in this week's parsha, Parshas Kedoshim, the prohibition of shatnez is mentioned. It is mentioned in just one other...

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...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Sky-High Pesach Food Prices

Dear Editor, Maybe some of your readers can help me, because I am lost. I am having trouble understand why Pesach food is so, so,...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Writing from Yerushalayim

Dear Editor, I type this letter from the holy city of Yerushalayim. Friday night, about 15 minutes after lighting candles, my husband and I were...

The Matzav Shmooze: Dybbuks

Dear Editor, I really don't know if I believe in dybbuks or not. Where is "dybbuk" mentioned in the Torah? It is hard...

The Matzav Shmoooze: How Much More?

Dear Editor, How much longer will it take to learn? When will we wake up and do teshuvah? We are losing people right and left....

The Matzav Shmoooze: Dear Tof Shin Ayin Alef

A letter to you, Dear Tof Shin Ayin Alef, Just yesterday we stood at your entrance without any ideas as to what your days would...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Alert: Early Shabbos and Parking Meters

Dear readers, I'v seen this happen many times and I was thinking that maybe it would be a good for Matzav.com to share the following...