Heshvan 23, 5780, 11/21/2019

Malkie Hirsch: Smiles and Tears

As my eyes frantically scanned the rebbe’s desk for a box of tissues, I couldn’t help but laugh inwardly at myself at the fact...

Chernobyler Rebbe to Visit U.S.

  Chassidim and supporters of Bais Chernobyl and Torah communities across the U.S. are looking forward to the upcoming visit of the Chernobyler Rebbe, scheduled...

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Bagel Store: Money in the Bible

  At the very beginning of this week’s Torah portion, it seems that our forefather Avraham gets somewhat ripped off, to borrow from the contemporary...

Halachic Musings: Presidential Prayer

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Every day the headlines are blaring the latest testimony in the House impeachment process. Jews who recognize and are appreciative of...

From the Editor: Judea, Samaria Are in Our Hands

  On Monday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States will no longer consider Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria occupied according to...

Malkie Hirsch: Smiles and Tears

As my eyes frantically scanned the rebbe’s desk for a box of tissues, I couldn’t help but laugh inwardly at myself at the fact...

Dating Forum: My Boyfriend Is a Liar

Question I’m scared and confused about the things that have been happening in my life. I was dying to meet someone with whom I have a...

Making a Simcha: We Still Have Leftovers

  People often ask me, “Mordechai, you clearly don’t make a lot of money. How do you save money on simchas?” And to that I...

Mindbiz: My Husband Has ADD

  Dear Esther, When I was dating my husband, Adam, he mentioned to me casually that he has ADD. Thinking back, I realize that although he...

Halachic Musings: What Does It Take to Be a Parent?

  A woman had gone through a bitter divorce. Her former husband gave neither her nor their daughter any financial support. The woman eventually found...

Yid Parenting: Veshinantam Levanecha

Questions: You mentioned that the responsibility of a mother is to work on davening with their kids at home. What should I be doing with...

In the Bagel Store: Happy Grandparents Day

Our children, and now our grandchildren, have been attending yeshivas for many years. They go to school just as we did. They complain about...

Malkie Hirsch: Sitting Shivah

By Malkie Hirsch The week of shivah is a brutal one. I do understand the meaning behind it, and I’ve come to appreciate that much-needed transitional...

Dating Forum: No More Wining and Dining?

Question I started dating a man who is a little older than I am. In the beginning I was not that happy about our age...

Mindbiz: Not in the Same Frame of Mind

Dear Esther, When I got married about six years ago at the ripe old age of 22, the plan was that I would learn for...

Yid Parenting: Time For Tefillah

  My 11-year-old son is resistant to staying in shul for davening on Shabbos morning. Davening takes almost two and a half hours, and he...

Schmutter: Cheap Imitation

  The Nobel Prizes aren’t for everyone. What do you get if you win a Nobel Prize, other than a medal and a certificate and...

Ashley Blaker Unites Audiences Through Humor

By Rochelle Miller Chances are you attended one of Ashley Blaker’s performances of Strictly Unorthodox during its five-week off-Broadway run. If so, you can attest...

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  When you know you are going on a trip or on vacation, you make a list, shop for whatever essentials you might need to...

My Journey: Resolution Remedying

  We should be hard at work putting our yom tov resolutions into action. Over the month of Tishrei, over the course of the chagim,...

Malkie Hirsch: Raising the Banner

  A few weeks ago we celebrated the bar mitzvah of a relative in our family. Although in the past I’d think of every excuse...

Mindbiz: Why Isn’t My Friend Including Me?

  Dear Esther, Around six months ago, my family moved into the Five Towns. This was something we had looked forward to for a long time....

From the Editor: Divine Distractions

By Larry Gordon Had Democrats and anti-Trumpers not been aiming to take down Donald Trump and to end his presidency at any cost, they may...

Dating Forum: Getting Serious with a Ba’al Teshuva

  I read your column every week and I wanted to write to you for the longest time about my problem, but I thought things...

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Hundreds Attend Annual Brunch to Support Shalom Task Force

  On Sunday, November 17, Shalom Task Force greeted over 300 community members at their annual brunch at the Sephardic Temple in Cedarhurst. This standing-room-only...

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  People often ask me, “Mordechai, you clearly don’t make a lot of money. How do you save money on simchas?” And to that I...

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Editor’s Blog: Our Education Crisis

Rabbis have written opinion pieces warning that children in the yeshiva community are under siege by the New York State Education Department. They were...

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It might be rolled out fairly soon, but, then again, it may take another six months to a year. That is the Trump administration’s...

Editor’s Blog: Larry Gordon Heads to the Polls

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