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BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A 17th-century Jewish cemetery in Hamburg, Germany, has become a hub for the sale and use of hard drugs. The Harburg...
The Frum Community and President Trump: A Teachable Moment Dear Editor, Thank you for creating a great teachable moment for all Jews regarding U.S. policy vis...
It was this time of year. It was hot and sunny most days and, best of all, there was no school. Back then, summer...
By Larry Gordon It just might be that New Jersey senator and Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is a racist. It is also possible that...
By Malkie Hirsch Xiomara (sha-ma-ra) proper noun Smart, capable, and savvy babysitter/housekeeper who lights a fire under me on a daily basis. Helps me...
By Yochanan Gordon Anyone who’s had the good fortune, while single, of attending a friend or family member’s engagement party or wedding has been wished...
Question I am a single 27-year-old woman. On shidduch résumés and shadchan applications, I always put down that I am modern Orthodox machmir. I think...
Dear Esther, I’m 37 years old and single. That was not my plan. Like all of my friends, I assumed I’d get married sometime during...
By ARSEN OSTROVSKY TEL AVIV (JTA) — Last week marked five years since Israeli soldier Lt. Hadar Goldin was killed by Hamas in the midst of a humanitarian...
By Rochelle Miller "Creation: The Story of Beginnings" by Rabbi Dr. Jonathan Grossman, associate professor in the Department of Bible at Bar-Ilan University, is an...
Liberation Of Bergen-Belsen In Part 6, Marton was ordered to bury the dead in gigantic pits in Bergen-Belsen. It was obvious that the war was...
With the presidential election campaign beginning to hit its stride come autumn, it might be time for the Orthodox Jewish community to put its...
We are all being asked to play a role to assist in any way we can in ameliorating a burgeoning crisis. There are many...
By Yochanan Gordon "Social Vision: The Lubavitcher Rebbe's Transformative Paradigm for the World" (Jewish Spiritual Traditions and Contempo), was released early last month. It is...
By Larry Gordon There are, unfortunately, several reasons why the Deal of the Century, as it is being touted by Jared Kushner and the Trump...
Trump Doesn’t Need, Or Deserve, Our Money Dear Editor, As a frum Jew myself, I nonetheless have to take issue with Larry Gordon’s front-page editorial, “Dollars...
Dear Editor, Many thanks to Joseph Frager for publishing statistics on immigration last week (“Reflections on Immigration to America,” August 2). If there is one...
By Malkie Hirsch Sometimes, the realization that my 40-year-old husband died at work will hit me really hard in middle of the day. Sounds funny, because...
Question I am a ba’alas teshuvah and my best friend is a modern orthodox frum-from-birth woman, but we have the same problem. Men think we...
What happened to the expressions we once used, expressions that made sense? For years, when people wanted to indicate that they were disinterested in...
A couple of weeks ago, we had a big thunderstorm with lightning that took out some electrical wires and managed to knock out a...
Dear Esther, Our mother is 87 years old. She had been married to our father for 68 years when he passed away less than two...
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As she has done every summer for the last decade, Mrs. Baila Sebrow, shadchan and 5TJT columnist, proudly presents the annual “Evening of Elegance...
Put 18 pulpit rabbis in one room for a week and what do you get? While this sounds like a good opening line for a...
Rabbi Reuven Bauman, z’l, dedicated his life to helping others and tragically gave his life attempting to save the lives of others. The heartbreaking...
Rabbis have written opinion pieces warning that children in the yeshiva community are under siege by the New York State Education Department. They were...
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...
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