Av 16, 5779, 08/17/2019

Is Antisemitism Dependent on Intention?

By DAVID SCHRAUB BERKELEY, Calif. (JTA) — Rep. Tom Emmer, chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee, recently sent out a fundraising letter on behalf of the...

Jewish Cemetery in Hamburg, Germany Popular with Drug Dealers

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...

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Letters to the Editor: Democrats Wrong on Trump, Israel

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...

Bagel Store: Bar Mitzvah Trifecta

It was this time of year. It was hot and sunny most days and, best of all, there was no school. Back then, summer...

From the Editor: Who Is Racist Anyway?

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...

Malkie Hirsch: Everything Happens for a Reason

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...

Im Yirtzeh Hashem By You

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...

Dating Forum: We’re Perfect for Each Other But He Smokes

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...

Mindbiz: Single and Stereotyped

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...

Hamas Must Return Bodies of 2 Israeli Soldiers

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...

Book Review: Creation: The Story Of Beginnings

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...

Right View: Life Of Marton Sternberg, Part 7

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...

From the Editor: Dollars for Trump

With the presidential election campaign beginning to hit its stride come autumn, it might be time for the Orthodox Jewish community to put its...

Bagel Store: Everyone’s a Shadchan

We are all being asked to play a role to assist in any way we can in ameliorating a burgeoning crisis. There are many...

Interview With ‘Social Vision’ Authors Philip Wexler, Michael Wexler, Eli Rubin

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...

From the Editor: Why the Deal of the Century Won’t Work

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...

From the Editor: Dollars For 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...

To the Editor: Remember The St. Louis

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...

Malkie Hirsch: Realizing Over and Over Again

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...

Dating Forum: No R-E-S-P-E-C-T

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...

The Way It Is: Problem With ‘No Worries’

  What happened to the expressions we once used, expressions that made sense? For years, when people wanted to indicate that they were disinterested in...

Real Estate with Anessa: Internet Advantage

  A couple of weeks ago, we had a big thunderstorm with lightning that took out some electrical wires and managed to knock out a...

Mindbiz: Our Mother Has Lost Her Zest For Life

  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...

Schmutter: Heads Up!

I write a safety article every year during the Nine Days, and everyone thinks, “OK, so I won’t do anything dangerous.” But things can...

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Evening of Elegance August 25 in Lawrence for Singles Ages 24–38

  As she has done every summer for the last decade, Mrs. Baila Sebrow, shadchan and 5TJT columnist, proudly presents the annual “Evening of Elegance...

PUAH Hosts Rabbinic Training Seminar on Infertility

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...

Klal Yisrael Joins Together in Support of Rabbi Reuven Bauman’s Family

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...

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Editor’s Blog: Our Education Crisis

Rabbis have written opinion pieces warning that children in the yeshiva community are under siege by the New York State Education Department. They were...

POSSIBLE PEACE PROPOSALS

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...

Editor’s Blog: Larry Gordon Heads to the Polls

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