Rabbi Dolinger Responds

Editor's comment: Please note that we vehemently disagree with Rabbi Dolinger's response, as it is contrary to the stance taken by leading rabbonim. However, out of...

The Matzav Shmoooze: $21,000 for Misery?

Dear readers, I just got off the phone from a two-hour conversation with my daughter who is in seminary in Eretz Yisroel. Yes, you guessed...

A Reader Writes: Dealing With the Shidduch Crisis – A New Idea

Dear Editor, In recent years, there has been a concerted effort to solve the shidduch crisis. Some of the recent developments in the world of...

The Matzav Shmooze: Encyclopedia Talmudis Covers

Dear Editor, I am writing to you in the hope that perhaps your readers can provide me some direction to solve a problem I am...

Switch Confusion

Dear Matzav, Due to the recent tumult regarding the use of electricity on Shabbos, it seems that many people are confusing "Zman Switch" created by...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Forgive and Forget

Dear readers, As we approach Yom Kippur tonight, we know that we're supposed to forgive others for anything wrong they may have done. Yet,...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Yomim Ruining Weddings

Dear Editor, Thank you for providing this useful and interesting forum for the frum community. Some may scoff at the issue I would like to raise,...

Chizuk from Rav Scheiner About Rav Bender

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter to recount a moving incident that I personally witnessed. I am confident that despite the many anecdotes...

Readers’ Matzav: Mishloach Manos Letters

Dear Sir Mishloach Manos Rant, Regarding the "rant" regarding "Mishloach Manos Cards," I would like to begin by quoting something that was written in the...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Revamping Mesivta Secular Studies

Dear Editor, A recent comment on Matzav.com addressed revamping mesivta secular studies. Here’s what I wish to say: While I learned in BMG, I would not be so...