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Book Review: Satmar And Lubavitch

By Rochelle Maruch Miller Satmar and Lubavitch (336 pages, Jewish Enrichment Press, 2017) is an impeccably researched, masterfully written work that explores the similarities and...

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The Life Of Olga Elek, Part 9

In last week’s installment, Dombovar’s Jews were still proud of their town and their accomplishments in improving the town’s social, economic, and intellectual reputation....

Book Review: Satmar And Lubavitch

By Rochelle Maruch Miller Satmar and Lubavitch (336 pages, Jewish Enrichment Press, 2017) is an impeccably researched, masterfully written work that explores the similarities and...

Night Flower: Chapter 12, Part I

By Esther Rapaport Chaiky’s father-in-law finished singing Shalom Aleichem, made Kiddush, and poured wine into the small cups. “Nu, uh!” her mother-in-law said as she passed...

Humor: The Kids Need Oral Support

I got the feeling that I don’t take my kids to the dentist often enough when, at the end of their latest appointment, on...

Real Estate with Anessa: Dive Right In!

When showing a home with a swimming pool, I usually see two different reactions from customers. One will say, “Wow! What a gorgeous pool!...

News From the Hills: Waiting to Be Rescued

It was wonderful to hear the news that the soccer team and coach in Thailand have all been rescued. I can only imagine what...

From the Editor: 93 Queen Tells Story of All-Female Ambulance Squad

Paula Eiselt, a former Woodmere resident and an alumna of HAFTR, says she was surfing through websites that feature Jewish-oriented content a few years...

From the Editor: Abortion Fight Is Really About God

It seems that the war for a consensus to frame the philosophy of this country as a whole is about the affirmation or denial...

Thank You, Luther

Last week was his last day on the job. It was only a few weeks ago that he told me he has had enough...

Dating Forum: Difficulties Getting Along With Others

Question: I am dating someone and things are going really well, but there are a few things that bother me about her. I know no...

Weekly Kvetch: Silent Lessons

As a teacher of middle-schoolers, I get my buttons pushed often enough and find myself repeatedly counting to ten so I don’t combust on...

Mindbiz: Stopping an Emotional Stenographer

Dear Esther, I’ve been married for six years, and I have a problematic situation that drives me crazy! My husband, Reuven, is the type of...

Queen of Deals Dishes About New Stores, Local Bargains

Let me introduce myself. My name is Elisheva Baum but my friends call me the “Queen of Deals” because I have always been interested...

Editors Blog: Why Did Netanyahu Support Israel-Poland Agreement?

By Larry Gordon Prime Minister Netanyahu and Polish President Mateusz Morawiecki signed an agreement this week that acknowledges the Polish effort during World War II...

Mindbiz: Friends With Financial Woes

Dear Esther, I recently learned that my good friend Chaya and her husband are having some major financial difficulties. Their home is in foreclosure, and,...

Yidparenting: Spoiler Alert

My children are spoiled. I have no problem admitting it, although my husband disagrees. They think that if we don’t give them something they...

Dating Forum: What Goes Around Comes Around

Question I’m really a good person, but when you hear my story I know you will think that I’m horrible. A few years ago I...

The Way It Is: The Cold Shoulder

At one time, the definition of the word gimmick escaped me. No longer! I learned that a gimmick is something invented especially for the...

War And Peace: A Camp Newsletter

Wow! Yet another exciting week at Camp Agudas Eizov! How surprising! With the Nine Days fast approaching (ouch), we really tried to pack in...

From the Editor: Holocaust Imagery

No one appreciates, advocates, or even minimally supports the idea of separating children from parents at the U.S. southern border — even when their...

Heard in the Bagel Store: He Could Be Something

Every now and then a story comes to your attention—or, in this case, to my attention—that is not relegated to the schedule or “to...

President of Israel Honors PUAH with Prestigious President’s Award

People whose lives are dedicated to helping the public understand that chesed is its own reward. Still, every now and then, it’s nice to...

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Community Mourns the Loss of Dr. Marvin (Mordechai) Pollack z”l

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com The Borough Park and Five Towns/Far Rockaway communities mourn the loss of an extraordinary individual: Dr. Marvin (Mordechai) Pollack,...

The Cheese Guy, Pereg Team Up to Rule the Nine Days

The first nine days of the month of Av on the Jewish calendar are a time of mourning and reflection as we commemorate the...
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Dating Forum Sneak Peak: Tough Love

Is his girlfriend just rough around the edges or does she have larger issues? Learn more from Dating Expert Baila Sebrow in this week's...

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Rabbi Dovid Kaminetsky Is Niftar

We regret to inform you of the sudden passing of Rabbi Dovid Kaminetsky, beloved father of Katz Yeshiva High School Executive Director Shimmie Kaminetsky,...

Project Makes Use Of Crowdfunding To Establish Jerusalem Synagogue

A new social project, Project 542, is making use of Crowdfunding to build a synagogue and community center for the underprivileged in the Jerusalem hills Unlike other...

The Karpoff Difference

By Larry Gordon Sometimes there are things in life that are just too difficult to get done—and that is where Marilyn Karpoff comes into the...

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