Kislev 15, 5781, 12/01/2020

Saudi Arabia Agrees to Allow Israeli Planes to Cross Its Airspace

Saudi Arabia agreed on Monday to let Israeli airliners cross its airspace en route to the United Arab Emirates after talks between Saudi officials and...

Bach Jewish Center Delivers 100 Cards to Local Heroes

  There’s no better way to celebrate Thanksgiving than by saying “Thank you!” This past Sunday, November 22, Rabbi Benny Berlin of the BACH Jewish...

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The Way It Is: Casting About for New Meaning

  My lifelong friend Nancy is a former English teacher. We speak often, and during a recent call, she told me that she was unhappy...

Mindbiz: Emerging From My Bubble

  Dear Esther, When the pandemic started, I was very concerned. I was probably the first person to wear a mask and get with the program....

Helping Children Cope With Pandemic-Related Anxiety

  With children’s emotions and routines becoming a daily victim of the tumult caused by the pandemic, Hidden Sparks, which helps teachers and schools educate...

Bagel Store: The Jewish Week, OB’M

  In days gone by it would have been a natural and even expected consequence of some of our reporting. But that was when The...

From the Editor: Jonathan Pollard Is Free at Last

  Jonathan Pollard is finally free to go to Israel and live in the land for which he literally gave so much of his life. Over...

Malkie Hirsch: Renewal

Last Shabbos, my friend Leah brought a friend of hers (also Leah, “the organized Aussie”) to visit in the afternoon. As her friend walked over...

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Outdoor Minyanim Dear Editor, I am writing in response to the article describing and justifying the continued existence and positive nature of what are called “outdoor...

Kallah From a ‘Broken, Dysfunctional Family’

Question We are caught in the middle of a divorced family’s drama that we didn’t sign up for. My son is getting engaged to a...

A Rabbi’s Advice for Another Holiday During a Pandemic

(JTA) — While my wife and I were sitting outside during Sukkot, the Jewish harvest festival in the fall, we spent some time reflecting on...

Mindbiz: Fallout From Concealing COVID

Dear Esther, A number of weeks ago, my husband, Hesh, went to dinner with a group of friends he’s known since childhood. They get together...

Opinion: Trump’s Lies Will Make Defending Israel Harder Than Ever

By DAVID MEYERS (JTA)  — President-elect Joe Biden won the 2020 election. This fact is indisputable, and has been reported as such by Fox News, The Wall Street...

Yochanan Gordon: Revealing Holiness From Within

Everyone has a roster of events that they look forward to year in and year out. Among that general list of events there is...

Bagel Store: Outdoor Minyanim Are Here to Stay

It was a throwback to events of a half-century ago. It was a snowy day in Brooklyn, freezing cold, as we waited at our...

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  One morning, I happened to read the front page of the Automobile section of the New York Times. At the time, I was desperate,...

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The poet W.H. Auden said, “We are free to choose, but choose we must.” And that seemingly applies to the dilemma in which we...

Malkie Hirsch: Before And After

There’s a house around the block on Church Avenue that was my inspiration for the things I had wanted to do to my own...

Ivanka Trump in the News and Halachah

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Recently, some Jewish websites and print publications published a rewrite of a Vanity Fair piece on Ivanka Trump. The Jewish Telegraphic...

Dating Forum: Taking a Leap of Trust

  Question I know that this is going to sound childish, and I’m embarrassed to tell you the whole story, but I really need advice. After...

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Welcome back to “How Should I Know?” — the column that puts the “um” in “advice column.” Dear Mordechai, I need to sign up for something,...

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Some people love to laugh. One might even say that they live to laugh. These are folks who know that laughter is healthy. I...

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  Provided by Moshe Alpert Northwestern Mutual Throughout my career, I have written extensively on many aspects of financial planning. In this article, I would like to...

The Community Has Power and the Power of Community

By Shoshannah D. Frydman We just completed another October Domestic Violence Awareness Month. As an agency that is dedicated to combating domestic violence in the...

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Eatery Serving World’s 1st Lab-Grown Meat Opens Near Tel Aviv

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — At this Tel Aviv restaurant, even the chickens want you to "eat mor chikin." The eatery, whose name is “The Chicken” —...

Ask Tanya: Baby Weight

Dear Alice, I’ve been married for four years and, baruch Hashem, I have three children. I’ve been finding that my baby weight is not coming...

Bach Jewish Center Delivers 100 Cards to Local Heroes

  There’s no better way to celebrate Thanksgiving than by saying “Thank you!” This past Sunday, November 22, Rabbi Benny Berlin of the BACH Jewish...

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