MAILBAG ROUNDUP: Seminary Feelings – Batch 2

EDITOR’S NOTE: Following the publishing of a letter from a father of a girl rejected from every seminary she applied to, YWN has received well over one...

MAILBAG: Plea From Jackson Resident to Those Considering Moving to Towns Surrounding Lakewood

I'm hoping this letter will serve as an eye opener to all of our frum brothers and sisters out there looking to relocate to...

MAILBAG ROUNDUP: Seminary Feelings – Batch 1

EDITOR'S NOTE: Following the publishing of a letter from a father of a girl rejected from every seminary she applied to, YWN has received...

MAILBAG: Reader Demands YWN Apologize Over Lev Tahor Cult “Motzei Shem Ra”

The following unedited letter was submitted to YWN: Sir, Yesterday was the first time I heard about Helbrans. I was curious and Googled. I found your...

MAILBAG: Open Letter to Temple University About Anti-Semitic Professor Marc Lamont Hill

Richard M. Englert President of Temple University Second Floor, Sullivan Hall 1330 Polett Walk Philadelphia, PA 19122 Dear Mr. President, Alas, I almost forgot about the speech delivered by the...

MAILBAG: Reader Demands YWN Apologize For Publishing Video Of Reckless Williamsburg Cheder Bus

In response to an article and video that YWN published on Friday, a reader submitted the following unedited Dear Yeshiva World News, Good Morning and shavuha...

ASHREICHEM! Agudah Apologizes For Newspaper Attacking Gadol Hador Distributed at Convention

On Erev Shabbos, YWN published a letter written by a participant at the Agudah Convention. The letter was a public Ma'cha against a newspaper...

MAILBAG: Will Summer Camps Ban Anti-Vaxxer Children?

Dear YWN, I like many of your readership have been following the stories of the Measles outbreak in FRum communities around the world. It is truly...

MAILBAG: El Al Should “Man Up”, Stop LYING, And Take Responsibility – Here Is...

This letter may seem negative but if we don't discuss this now then when? First a fact about the El Al drama this past Friday:...

MAILBAG: An Open Letter To El Al About An Incredible “Shabbos Of Unity” In...

The following was written by an El Al passenger stranded in Athens, Greece after their flight was too late to continue on to Israel...

MAILBAG: Sorry I Can’t Attend The Family Chanukah Party, Thanks To My Anti-Vaxxer Cousin

Dear Cousin Sara, Chanukah is coming up soon and I have always looked forward to our family getting together to celebrate with yours. Growing up,...

MAILBAG: Standing Up to the Anti-Vaxxers II

It’s no secret that the frum world is in the midst of an outbreak of measles. The cause of this outbreak is also no...

MAILBAG: Time to Stand Up to the Anti-Vaxxers

As has been covered extensively here on YWN, a dangerous new cult threatens the health of our children, our elderly, and our infirm. These people,...

MAILBAG: Attn Mayor DeBlasio: Enough Of The Policial Games. Our Lives Are On The...

Dear Mayor Bill DeBlasio, I will try and be a civil as possible. I am a proud Jew. I have a wife and children. All proud...

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...

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...

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