The Matzav Shmoooze: New NYC Buses With Cameras Linked to Parking Violations Bureau

Dear Editor, A gutten moed to all. Yesterday morning, the first day of Chol Hamoed Sukkos, I was on Coney Island Avenue at the corner of ...

The Matzav Shmoooze: A Response from Rabbi Rothstein

To the Editor, A good friend brought to my attention the letter you posted regarding my recent appearance on the Zev Brenner show. It's...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Why I Hate Your Site

Dear Editor, I was shocked and dismayed to open the Matzav website and see the disgusting amount of advertisements on the page. I have decided...

A Reader Writes: Forgive and Forget

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

Readers’ Matzav: A Crying Bas Yisroel in Shidduchim

Dear Matzav.com Editor I write these words with a broken heart. I am sure they are echoed by thousands of girls out there, and each...

Why I Am No Longer Frum

Dear Editor and readers, Several years ago, I moved to Brooklyn from an out of town community for the purpose of shidduchim. As a...

Matzav Shmooze: What Does The System Want From My Son?

I'm writing in response to a letter written here last week about the level of learning in Yeshivos. I read the letter and thought...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Don’t Call It English and Insult Our Intelligence

Dear readers, I am generally not the type to write letters of any sort, not to the editor and not to a "Shmoooze," but I...

A Sign Or A Symptom?

A friend of mine send me a picture this past Purim that really got me thinking. The picture showed a sign hung up on...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Not All Yidden Are Equal

Dear Editor, Driving southbound on the FDR approaching the Brooklyn Bridge. The right lane is backed up. My einikel tells me, "Zaidy let's go in...