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MAILBAG: Highway Robbery in Camps is the New Normal. It Shouldn’t Be.

Last year, as my son prepared to board the coach bus taking him to summer camp, I kissed him goodbye and asked if there...

MAILBAG: Another Idea To Stop The Shidduch Crisis

As someone observing the shidduchim "market" that seemingly becomes increasingly  challenging as boys and girls become older, I would like to offer a straightforward...

MAILBAG: Appalled That Satmar Endorsed NY Governor Hochul Who Endorses Immorality

I am extremely troubled and disappointed by Satmar's endorsement of incumbent NY Governor Kathy Hochul, particularly at this time, when we are struggling to...

MAILBAG: Ignore the Haters. El Al is Fantastic

I write this as I sit on El Al Flight LY1 from TLV to JFK. I am traveling with my family and my youngest...

MAILBAG: Disaster For Many El Al Passengers Returning From Israel To NY

Dear Editor, I am writing this email out of sheer frustration about how I was treated today by El Al. My family and I were...

MAILBAG: The El Al Insanity Is Out Of Control

Dear YWN, I am writing this letter on behalf of the thousands of you who have not yet done this. Recently, El Al was purchased by...

MAILBAG: Baruch Hashem for Biden!

As Vladimir Putin straight-up steals land from Ukraine and threatens to completely overtake the country and become a neighboring nuclear threat to other U.S....

MAILBAG: Why Must We Make A Chillul Hashem With Our Kosher Trash?

To all of you who enjoy public places such as malls, amusement parks and other attractions: As so many of you have done over the...

MAILBAG: I Speak Because I Must

After hearing about the tragic events last week, I read an article about how to talk to children about what had happened. One of...

MAILBAG: Is There a New Virus Out There?

If you are following at all what is going on in our communities and across the countries, you are, like myself, probably utterly perplexed. Hundreds...

MAILBAG: Don’t Embarrass Me: The CW Saga

For days I have been waiting to see a mention about the Walder saga on YWN. The silence was deafening. When Tzvi Gluck's article was...

MAILBAG: Glad We’re Paying Attention Now

There has been a lot of discussion in recent days over the severity and comparison of two aveiros  - bah al eishes ish and malbin p'nei chaveiro.  Many people,...

MAILBAG: Should a Yeshiva or Bais Yaakov Be a Private Business?

With the subject of teacher salaries at the forefront of the communal conversation, I am wondering if there is a basic flaw in our...

MAILBAG: I Voted for Trump. But Let’s Face It: He’s an Antisemite

I am so sick and tired of the double standard we apply to our politicians, where if an elected official with an 'R' at...

MAILBAG: The Demented Deluxe Donut Craze [$111.00 For A Dozen Donuts?!]

Yesterday, I went shopping for donuts. Today, I'm wondering how I'm going to pay my credit card bill next month. You see, I wanted to...

MAILBAG: Everything We Think about the Shidduch Crisis is Wrong

For years, our community has been debating on the best way to solve the shidduch crisis. At the heart of the issue is the...

MAILBAG: How Dare You Claim To Be The Victim?

I was shocked and appalled at the recently conducted interview with the "chosson" of a frum Jewish girl who was exposed as non-Jewish and...

MAILBAG: The Churban We’re Creating

Dear Editor, I write this appalled, ashamed, and frankly infuriated at what has become commonplace in frum communities in recent months. Ever since Covid-19 vaccines first became widely...

PUBLIC OUTCRY: Dov Hikind’s Public Disgrace Of Rabbonim — WHY ARE WE SILENT?! [MAILBAG]

By now voters in Flatbush are aware that there is a city council race for the 48th District between Steven Saperstein and Inna Vernikov....

MAILBAG: Orthodox Jews Won’t Be Sorry To See Cuomo Go

Andrew Cuomo was once an ally of the Orthodox Jewish community or so we thought. Yes community leaders had access and a perceived relationship...

MAILBAG: The Importance of Supporting Jewish Businesses

With all the talk of Ben & Jerry’s turning their back on the larger Jewish community, and the memes flying everywhere, it seems appropriate...

MAILBAG: Every Click Matters

Today is a weird day, I can’t really focus but I am just feeling like I need to make this point. Never underestimate the power...

MAILBAG: Haven’t We Had Enough!

Haven't we had ENOUGH? The Flatbush community has an opportunity to send a new councilmember to City Hall today. The 48th Council District is poised...

MAILBAG: The Thunderous Silence of Secular Jews Is Deafening

In the tragic crush in Meron last week, which claimed the lives of 45 people in Israel’s largest civilian disaster in history, the Jewish...

MAILBAG: What Happened On Spirit Air Is Unacceptable

As one of the thousands of Passover travelers preparing to make my way back home from Florida to the tri-state area, I started my...

MAILBAG: To Our Dear Parents In America, From Your Couple In Eretz Yisroel

We can’t thank you enough for all that you always do for us. Living here in Eretz Yisroel has given us the most amazing...

MAILBAG: WE’VE HAD ENOUGH! Let Our People Leave Israel – Stop Keeping Americans Hostage!

Dear Yeshiva World News, I didn't think that I would be writing this, but the meshigas has been going on now for almost two weeks...

MAILBAG: Thoughts By a Hatzolah Member Following Passing Of Two Paramedics

So here we go again. Another week, another לוָי'ָ, another one of our brethren is gone. I know it sounds cliché but it’s really the truth. And...

MAILBAG: Yasher Koach To Lakewood Rabbonim – Will Other Neighborhoods Do The Same This...

I have nothing but praise for the Roshei Yeshiva and Rabbonim of Lakewood. They took a bold move and put out strict guidelines for...

MAILBAG: Thousand Of Bochrim & Seminary Girls In Israel Have No Clue If They...

Dear YWN, I have two children currently in Eretz Yisroel. My son is in a prominent yeshiva, and daughter in a well-known seminary. It is becoming...

MAILBAG: Jewish Man Viciously Assaulted In Target In Flatbush – Read The Shocking Details

Diversity and Inclusion and Getting Assaulted in Target: Has the Pendulum Swung Too Far the Other Way? I was shopping with my wife at a...

MAILBAG: Never Say Never! Why a “Never Trumper” Voted For Trump

(By: B.A. Mentch) Four years ago, in early November 2016, I wrote a scathing article about President Trump titled: The “A to Z Bumps. Why...

MAILBAG: Send In The Clowns

I once criticized a Jewish friend of mine for verbally attacking other Jews with the offhand comment that he was an anti-Semite. “If so,...

MAILBAG: Unmasking Why I Wear A Mask

I’m a simple person. I ain’t no doctor. I ain’t no Rov. I can’t tell you if masks will stop/slow the virus or if masks...

MAILBAG: Anti-Semitic Cashier In NJ “Dollar Tree” Store

Dear YWN, I wanted to let your readers know of the following disturbing incident. I was shopping in Dollar Tree located at 67 St Georges Ave,...

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