Yid Parenting: Fit For Royalty

Question: I’m a ten-year-old girl writing this letter (with help from my mother). My parents want me to dress in a way that they say is tznius, and I’m unhappy...

Real Estate with Anessa: Redirected

  My husband went to a shiur the other night and came back with a story that I thought I would share. The rabbi giving the shiur wanted people to...

Mindbiz: Dealing With the Difficulties of Yom Tov

  Dear Esther, With the yomim tovim over, I’m having a very hard time shaking this feeling that I’ve felt from Rosh Hashanah and on. There have been many years when...

Parenting: Working Your Way Out of a Job

By Dvorah Levy, LCSW I had been lamenting to friends about my empty nest until, over the summer, two birds, weeks apart, found their way into my home. I then...

News From the Hills: Living the Best We Can

Although I started writing this while we were still in Israel, we returned on Sunday morning and I finished it up in the States. It’s hard to believe that...

Dating Forum: Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places?

Question: I’m a mature man who has been dating for many years. Every woman I ask out will say that I treat her like gold. I take them to museums,...

Real Estate with Anessa: Israel’s One-Stop Shop

There are plenty of quirky places to explore in Israel if you are looking for options beyond the regular touristy places most people gravitate to. Before I share with you...

Dating Forum: Feeling Pressured Into a Shidduch

Question: I don’t know what’s left for me to do for my daughter. I won’t praise her in this forum, because I don’t want you to think that it’s because...

Yid Parenting: Spanking As Discipline

Question: My husband and I were wondering if you could shed some light on an issue we’ve been discussing. My husband’s parents believed in slapping their kids when they...

Mindbiz: Grown Son, Family Coming Back to Roost

Dear Esther, My husband and I have been empty-nesters for the past four years. Unlike some couples who find their new lifestyle kind of lonely with their children out of...

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