Nisan 15, 5780, 04/09/2020

Our Special Nuclear Pesach Seder

  By Toby Klein Greenwald The Pesach of 1986 was our first year living in Efrat. We had five young children at the time, ranging from...

How To Avoid COVIDivorce

By Susan Racer Kohn  I've been a divorce lawyer for 18 years. Although this PSA goes against my own financial gains, there are much more...

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Unanswered Pesach Questions We All Ask, But Not Out Loud

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Imma Dearest: The Look of Chemo

By Imma Dearest Cancer really brings up all our pride and prejudices about looks. I hope to not be judgmental, but i get a little...

Bagel Store: Never Alone

  More than three decades ago, when we were still residing in Brooklyn, I was sitting in shul shortly after Mussaf on Shabbos. At my...

My Journey: Volunteers Who Shine

  We often see the uniqueness and special qualities of a person in times of distress or chaos. These people stand out because while most...

Malkie Hirsch: Breathe Easy

  I draw the air into my lungs and hold it there for a few counts. Early on in the infancy of this pandemic, I heard...

From the Editor: Thanking Benny Gantz

By Larry Gordon The global virus notwithstanding, and after almost a year of campaigning and voting in elections, Israel now has a government, and —...

E-Dating in the Era of Social Distancing

Question I used to say no to girls who were geographically undesirable. If a girl lived anywhere more than a 15-minute drive away, I would...

Mindbiz: Trauma and Coronavirus

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Ashley Blaker Looking Forward to Empty Seats at JW3!

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Imma Dearest: It’s My Party and I’ll Cry If I Want To

My birthdays have been subdued since I got married. I guess it was another one of those single versus married trade-offs. But this one...

Bagel Store: Where’s My Kaddish?

  This is something about which I might have sought my mother’s advice. But then I realized that would not work, not under these circumstances. This...

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Malkie Hirsch: Stretch Yourself

  I have analogies for everything. I especially love using the power and imagery of metaphors to convey my feelings and perspectives. Once, when I was...

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  Like for many of you, I’m sure, it’s been difficult for me to sit down and focus, particularly on writing my column. Our minds...

From the Editor: Social Distance Diary Part 2

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Dating Forum: I Just Want to Stay Single

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Dating Forum: Why Are People Criticizing My Dream Man?

  Question I’m dating my dream man. He’s gorgeous, generous, and gives so much tzedakah. He is everything I want in my life partner. A lot...

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Veteran Confidante of Lubavitcher Rebbe Dies of Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic claimed one more Jewish religious leader on Tuesday, with the announcement that a veteran aide to the late Lubavitcher Rebbe had...

Novominsker Rebbe Dies of Coronavirus at 89

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN (JTA) — Rabbi Yaakov Perlow, a leading Orthodox rabbi also known as the Novominsker Rebbe, died Tuesday from the coronavirus. Perlow, who hailed from...

How To Avoid COVIDivorce

By Susan Racer Kohn  I've been a divorce lawyer for 18 years. Although this PSA goes against my own financial gains, there are much more...

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