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MAILBAG: People Should Cancel Their O.U. Membership Over Inclusion Of ‘Open-Orthodoxy’ Synagogues

In Mid-November YWN published a "Mailbag" which caused a stir among Shuls, Rabbonim and members of the O.U. The letter-writer was protesting the inclusion of the...

MAILBAG: These Protests Are Pushing Limits; It Will Chas Vesholom Boil Over

These videos make me sick. I live here, I see it, and it’s sick. Talk to the chassan and kallah who had a half empty...

MAILBAG: Protesting The OU’s Inclusion Of ‘Open-Orthodoxy’ As OU-Member Shul

The following (unedited) letter was posted in the YWN Coffee Room: A friend of mine sent this as an email to the OU, and asked me...

MAILBAG: Why Was A Hatzolah Member Not Wearing A Yarmulka? Another Incredible Kiddush Hashem

Dear YWN, I would like to share with you the attached image that I took off my dashcam a couple of weeks ago. This is the...

SHOCKING LETTER: 5-Year-Old Downs Syndrome Child Nearly Runs Out Of Oxygen Due To Peleg...

The following letter has been independently verified by YWN to be 100% authentic. No parts of the letter have been edited in anyway: Dear YWN, We...

MAILBAG: Peleg Protests Caused My Family To Miss Our Flights To NY

This is an open letter to the Peleg Yerushalmi. I have never before written a letter to any publication in the past. My reason for this...

MAILBAG: Something MUST Be Done About Kapparos And Tashlich – Where Are Our Community...

Dear YWN, I think our Brooklyn community has many serious problems that are on display each and every year at this time. They have been...

MAILBAG: Why Are Frum Websites Now Tabloid Reporting?

Dear Editor, I will keep it short & to the point. Earlier this week, I read a story on a Frum news-focused website that a leading...

MAILBAG: Parent In School Of Viral ‘Hair-Length’ Video Speaks Out

Dear Readers, I am a parent in the school of which a controversial video was blasted out to social media yesterday. My daughter is...

MAILBAG: Hair-Measuring?

Dear YWN Editor and Choshuva Readers, My phone was blowing up on Sunday morning with a video which was apparently taken inside a prominent Lakewood...

MAILBAG: Powerful Story That Happened In Waterbury On Thursday

It's happened to all of us at one point or another. You meet a seemingly ordinary person and walk away inspired! That is precisely what...

MAILBAG: The Alcohol-Drinking At Yeshiva Camps Is Out of Control And Being Ignored

Dear YWN readership. I regret saying this, but my letter was sent to 4 Jewish publications before the summer, and unfortunately, it was ignored. I...

MAILBAG: Dealing With Midlife Crisis

As a bachur in yeshiva, I was looking forward to the years ahead. I was considered a baal kishran, and I envisioned a life...

MAILBAG: Why I Am Thrilled That People Are Stranded In Airports Heading To Pesach...

Dear YWN, I was thrilled to learn that many flights from NY to Florida were cancelled on Erev Shabbos. I was also thrilled to learn...

MAILBAG: Enough With The Frum Harassing Telemarketers

I am addressing a subject that i feel addresses most of us, affects most of us, and annoys most of us. I am referring...

MAILBAG: Letter Sent to Yeshiva Parents Offers Fake Report Card Option for Kids

Dear YWN, A letter has been circulating from a Yeshiva in Long Island. It states the importance of not discouraging a child and thereby offers parents...

MAILBAG: Writer Slams YWN Over Comments Regarding Rabbi Riskin

The following is a letter submitted to YWN on Friday morning. It should be noted that the writer gave YWN permission to publish the...

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