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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,...

Op-Ed: Double Standards Against Jews in NYC

For months, protestors were in the streets in NYC, rioters destroyed countless stores and caused millions of dollars in damages while the government largely...

MAILBAG: Father of Journalist Jacob Kornbluh Speaks Out

As the father of Jacob Kornbluh, I wish to express my horror and disgust at the trolls and vile comments and curses directed towards...

MAILBAG: Boro Park Protest: Media and Official’s Hypocrisy and the Urgent Need for Peaceful...

"Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jews burn masks in violent protests." So ran a recent Washington Post headline. This stands in stark contrast to the great lengths...

MAILBAG: Where Are The Rabbonim In Boro Park?

Mr. Tischler is a rabble rouser of the worst type, calling government officials who generally respect, and assist, the Jews of NY, horrific names...

MAILBAG: Disturbed Over Boro Park Protest

Dear YWN, I am very disturbed by what happened last night in Boro park. As much as Cuomo is discriminating against the Jewish community, why are...

MAILBAG: Lakewood Resident Pleads To Community To Take Proper Precautions

Dear members of Lakewood, A few months ago, if anyone would have told me we would be heading toward March again, or even a tiny...

MAILBAG: Selfish People Causing COVID-19 Spike In Our Community

To Our Community, My wife recently tested positive for COVID-19 after spending all summer in the mountains. After testing positive for the virus, we let...

MAILBAG: Upset Over Improper Mask Use

Dear YWN staff, First off I would like to thank the YWN personnel for their extensive coverage over what the Gedolei Yisrael have instructed during...

MAILBAG: School Report Cards For Coronavirus Time?! Seriously?

Dear YWN. Two manila envelopes arrive in the mail yesterday unexpectedly, so I opened them up - and to my surprise and bewilderment, they were...

MAILBAG: “ParkBusting” Is A Disgrace To Our Nation

To the YWN staff, I would like to start off by expressing my appreciation to for your kosher coverage of daily news. It is to...

MAILBAG: Five Towns Beaches Are OK, But Not A Backyard Minyan With Social-Distancing?

Dear YWN, I’ve lived in the Five Towns my entire life and I grew up always in the middle between Yeshivish and Modern, and recently...

MAILBAG: Why Is “Yeshiva” Canceled for Lag BaOmer?

Dear YWN, When I told my husband that my son's Yeshiva is giving off for Lag Baomer he thought it was a Purim shtick (if...

MAILBAG: Mother Of Kallah Wants To Sign “Simcha Initiative” – But WON’T! Read Why

Der YWN, Last week, YWN published a letter from the father of a Kallah regarding the insane spending on Chasunos. Please publish the following from...

MAILBAG: Response To The Haters, And POLITICIANS Who Pander To Anti-Semites In Sullivan County

Dear YWN, This letter is in response to the outrageous letter by NY State Senator Jen Metzger ([email protected]) published by YWN a few days ago. Let...

MAILBAG: To The Public: On Saving Lives

I am not a huge follower of politics and I can’t say I know every detail of what goes into the decision making process...

MAILBAG: Father Of A Kallah Sounds Off About Insane Spending On Simchas

Dear YWN, After seeing the letter from a Chosson last week, here’s a letter from a "Father of a Kallah". Sitting in Quarantine under very trying...

MAILBAG: Feelings From A Chosson Getting Married During COVID-19

I am a choson a few short weeks away from my chasunah. Being engaged brings about many new feelings and emotions in all that...

MAILBAG: Shiva By “Zoom”?

I recently got up from Shiva for another of Corona’s victims and immediately sat down to write this short article in the hope that...

MAILBAG: Pandemic Of Injustice – Human Rights Violations During COVID-19

This is not the America, I once knew. I used to be immensely proud to be an American. This country provided oxygenation to me...

A Response to the Responder of the 5 Towns Rabbis

This is in response to the person who is taking on the chevas daas of the 57 Rabbis in the Five Towns/Far Rockaway community...

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