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MAILBAG: My Cleaning Lady Just Sued Me – YOU’VE BEEN WARNED!

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN Many in the community currently use the services of Spanish-speaking cleaning-ladies who hail from South or Central America, most of...

MAILBAG: Open Letter To The Older Singles Of Klal Yisroel And Their Families

I'd like to express some thoughts about your plight – or better – our plight. I'm not writing on behalf of many people, but...

MAILBAG: Pediatrician Against Fathers Leaving Families to Travel to Uman For Rosh Hashana

The following letter was posted to Facebook (see below) by a pediatrician, Dr. Staurt Ditchek, and submitted to YWN: "Hey Dad, Please Stay Home With...

MAILBAG: In Defense Of “Carlebach” Style Selichos Events Accompanied By Music [VIDEOS]

(VIDEOS & PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) 100 years ago, amongst the stifling tenements on the Lower East Side lived a Jew by the name of...

MAILBAG: Schools Starting So Late After Summer Vacation – INSANITY!

I know I'm probably reiterating what has been stated many times, but why is school starting SO LATE? Why are the girls still sitting home...

A Powerful Letter To All Mechanchim & Educators

Hi. My name is Shmuel, and I am 28 years old. Most of the people who know me simply call me “Shmuly.” I am...

MAILBAG: Call To Stop a Making Chillul Hashem In The Catskills

The Catskills, Upstate New York, or “the country” as it is called, is a wonderful place for families to spend the summer, and get...

MAILBAG: Where Are The Askanim? Tuition Is About To Rise In MANY NYC Yeshivos

As the summer turns to a close, the talk shifts to the upcoming school year and tuition. I will not regurgitate all that's been...

MAILBAG: Update From Yosef Shidler About Lakewood Yeshivas Not Accepting Children

EDITORS NOTE: This article was submitted by the author on Tuesday afternoon, and since that time, a Lakewood school has reached out to him...

MAILBAG: WARNING: A Woman Is Going To Get KILLED While Walking On Country Roads!

I have no other way of getting this message out, so I've decided to use this forum in the hopes of reaching as many...

MAILBAG FROM LAKEWOOD RESIDENT: Here Is What I Am Thinking About This Tisha Bav

It was two and a half years ago when Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz addressed a dinner in Lakewood and gave a speech that no one...

SCAM ALERT: Scammers Use Lakewood Yeshiva Student Voice To Fool Grandmother

I would like to alert the public about a horrible scam that unfortunately I fell prey to and lost $2700.00. I am aware of...

MAILBAG: Florida Vacation Turns Into JetBlue Nightmare

It has been a full week since this situation happened. When I think about it now I realize how crazy, unreal and traumatic it...

MAILBAG: Unprecedented Chillul Hashem

Dear YWN, I'm employed at a very large Israeli corporation, and the vast majority of the employees are completely not frum. Today, my boss introduced me...

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...

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