Dating Forum: Oldest First Has Disastrous Consequences

Question: We are in a terrible bind. My daughter is dating a boy who is not for her, and we feel responsible. She is the oldest child in our family...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Shidduch Fraud

Why is it that in these somewhat advanced and contemporary times we  allow the idea of seeking matrimonial matches for our children — shidduchim — to be equated with...

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, people would make suggestions of...

Dating Forum: What Goes Around Comes Around

Question I’m really a good person, but when you hear my story I know you will think that I’m horrible. A few years ago I dated a man for a...

Dating Forum: Dating Someone With a ‘Past’

By Baila Sebrow Question This is a personal topic, but I imagine other guys might be going through it, too. For many years, I have struggled to keep the Torah’s laws...

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By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro’s "The Empty Wagon" is one of the most controversial books to hit the Orthodox world in decades. Its 1,373 pages deal with the...

In Memory Of Miriam Holman, a’h

It has only been three short weeks since our community was dealt the crushing blow of the petirah of Miriam Holman, a’h, and the reality still seems impossible to...

Promoting Your Summer Program With Photography

Text and Photography by Judah S. Harris With the arrival of summer comes the speedy decline of the large-size advertisements for camp programs in our immediate area and those a...

DATING FORUM

By Baila Sebrow Question I’ve been in the dating scene for close to five years. The guys I go out with all sound great and sometimes even seem great, too—until I get...

Dating Forum: Will She Let It All Go After Marriage?

Question: I just hit the 40-year-old mark, and I am now considered an alter bachur. I’ve had opportunities to get married, so I can’t blame anyone but myself for my...

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