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MAILBAG: Should Yeshivas Allow Bochrim To Attend Siyum HaShas?

Dear YWN, I am unsure what to think about it, but there are some Yeshivos that have told their students that they may not go...

MAILBAG: What Are We Doing About Children Still Not Accepted To Schools?

YWN NOTE: There are still approximately 20 girls without a high school to go to in Lakewood, and an unknown number of children still...

MAILBAG: “Yeshiva Dollars” Are Burden On Families

Many Yeshivos have a policy that you need to purchase Yeshiva Dollars to spend which helps the Yeshiva pull in income. Some Yeshivos have...

MAILBAG: The Problem With Cholov Yisroel

Dear Readers, I wish to share with you my personal thoughts on an issue that I have seen and likely many of you have experienced...

MAILBAG: Why Do Camp Rabbeyim Get Paid So Little?

Dear fellow brother, I was shocked and horrified when I found out that my sons camp is paying their Rebbeim the same salary as they...

MAILBAG: We Will Not Stand By As Children’s Lives Are Carelessly Put At Stake...

'Lo Sa'amod al Dam Rei'echa!' Our dear Jewish Brothers and Sisters, We are writing to you out of deep frustration and genuine fear for innocent Jewish...

MAILBAG: Outrage Over Ami Magazine Cover Story

Dear Rabbi Frankfurter (Editor of Ami Magazine), I am reaching out to you as an avid Ami fan and subscriber. But I am also reaching...

MAILBAG: Chesed Campaigns Are OUT OF CONTROL!

Has there been a recent financial crisis that the media isn’t reporting? Why is it that every day there is another fundraiser being passed...

MAILBAG: Are Yeshivas Closing Too Early For Summer Vacation?

Dear YWN. I am a proud parent at Yeshiva Torah Vodaath in Flatbush. They sent out this incredible letter which I feel should be...

MAILBAG: The Flip Side

I write the following letter not as if I know anything more than anyone. Many points in this letter are stated as facts that...

MAILBAG: Flatbush Community – WHERE ARE YOU?

Dear Flatbush Neighbors, NO - this is not a fundraiser. I am not asking for money. I am writing this letter out of true sadness...

MAILBAG: A Family’s Nightmare of a Young Child With Measles

The last day of Yom Tov should have been a wonderful ending to a beautiful Pesach in Israel. Instead, it turned into a nightmare...

MAILBAG: An Open Letter To My Fellow Mothers in Flatbush

‎I never wrote like this before but as a mother of daughters, I feel compelled to speak out. I got a call last week from...

MAILBAG: Orlando Pesach Program Guest Responds to the Reported Fiasco

The following is an unedited response to a YWN article published on Chol Hamoed, detailing a fiasco at the "A Different Pesach Program" in...

MAILBAG: Kiddush Hashem In Jackson

Over the past five years, the town of Jackson, NJ, has experienced a massive influx of frum Jews seeking housing in the vicinity of...

MAILBAG: Posting Pictures Of Swastikas Exacerbates The Situation

Spray-painted Swastikas and vulgar phrases threatening to destroy the Jews define the sad reality we live in. Open any news outlet and you will...

MAILBAG: Moster Uses Rockland Measles Outbreak to Smear Yeshivas

As reported on YWN, Rockland County has declared a measles state of emergency, the very first of its kind. There is no question that there is...

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