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Aliyah Journal: From Dreaming to Doing

By Jessica Cutter It’s hard to say when or what exactly drove me to want to make aliyah. There were many little things, many bigger...

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From the Editor: The Real Enemy Of The People

Recently, I have concluded the following: Donald Trump loves and is committed to protecting Israel. So is New York Times columnist Bret Stephens committed...

Bagel Store: Israel Footnotes

Over the last few weeks, I covered some of the high points of our recent jaunt to Israel, but, needless to say, not everything...

Book Review: ‘Quest for Justice in the Middle East’

By Eric Rozenman for CAMERA Student, busy lay person, concerned news junkie -- anyone who would benefit from learning about the Arab conflict with Israel, and...

Mindbiz: Hurt and Left Out

Dear Esther, I just found out that three couples, who I thought were really good friends of ours, are going away together with their families...

Schmutter: The Curious Thing About Art

By Mordechai Schmutter There’s a lot of depressing news these days, so maybe we should focus on something lighter, like art news. That should cheer us...

Yid Parenting: What’s Wrong With Screen Time?

Question: Why do my parents — and other parents also, I’m guessing — care so much when we waste time? If I chill out on...

Dating Forum Preview: You Decide!

Question: Why is there so much prejudice against Sephardi men? Isn’t a Jew a Jew? Does it matter what color our skin is, where we...

Night Flower: Chapter 13, Part II

By Esther Rapaport They had given Dovi a painkiller, but the trauma, confusion, and fear, along with the strange place, didn’t let him fall asleep....

Letters to the Editor: Cuomo is Ducking

To The Editor: Andrew Cuomo is following the infamous Rose Garden Strategy of ignoring underdog Democratic Party challenger Cynthia Nixon by refusing to participate in a...

Dating Forum: Once a Player, Always a Player?

Question: I got out of a very bad marriage, and I was forced to enter the singles scene. I was hoping that after my divorce,...

From the Editor: Living in Fear of Democrats

Walking around central Jerusalem or dining in one of the city’s delightful and cutting-edge culinary establishments, it is near impossible to discern the trouble...

Bagel Store: The Wizard Of Jerusalem

It was a momentous occasion. We were not in Kansas anymore, nor were we in the Five Towns, though it was easy to conjure...

Mindbiz: Bossy Bride or Meddling Mom?

Dear Esther, My 23-year-old son, Moshe, got married less than a year ago, and I don’t recognize him anymore. He is tall, handsome, and smart,...

Dating Forum Preview: How to Deal With a ‘Player’

https://youtu.be/gQfRciR7-lw This week's question: I got out of a very bad marriage, and I was forced to enter the singles scene. The men out there are...

Humor: I Sawed The Instructions

By Mordechai Schmutter So I recently learned how to use a chainsaw. Who says you can’t learn new things as an adult? I had to do...

Yid Parenting: Put This Issue To Bed

Question: My parents agreed that I can email you regarding a fight we’re having. My friends have bedtimes of 10 and later, and my parents...

The Way It Is: Adjustable Loans

“Neither a borrower nor a lender be / For loan oft loses both itself and friend” is a famous passage from William Shakespeare’s Hamlet,...

Night Flower: Chapter 13, Part I

By Esther Rapaport “You didn’t finish your compote, Rachel,” Elsie said. Rachel wrinkled her nose. “Compote is such a hospital word,” she said. “In the dorm...

Real Estate with Anessa: Surviving The Cooperative

The New York Times real-estate section regularly discusses the problems with co-op boards in various parts of the city. The most recent one that made...

Editor’s Blog: Jerusalem Diary in Video

5TJT Publisher Larry Gordon is in Israel this week. Follow his journey on our 5TJT YouTube Channel https://youtu.be/Otj1sjd8xP0

Dating Forum: Can Introvert and Extrovert Work?

Question I’m an introvert, and I am going out with an extrovert, a girl who talks nonstop. She doesn’t just talk about life; she always...

Heard at the Bagel Store: Jerusalem Diary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PufX6C2mS7g It’s summer here in Israel’s capital city. The streets are teeming with people, and it is truly an exciting time in the age of...

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Lake County: The New Napa

By Ari Lockspeiser How do you choose a wine? You might walk in to the store looking for a red or a white, perhaps for...

Four Reasons Why You Need Zahtar In Your Life

  There are hundreds of ways to make it and hundreds of ways to use it. There are even lots of different ways to spell...

PSEG Long Island Activates Voluntary Air-Conditioning Cycling Program

PSEG Long Island continues to have enough electric capacity to meet customer demand for high temperatures and high humidity. While there are no capacity...

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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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