A Humorous Chanukah Safety Primer

  The safest place to light your candles, fire-hazard-wise, is outside. Lubavitch holds it should also be atop a huge menorah so the whole neighborhood can keep an eye on...

Pre-Pesach Catch Up

By Anessa Cohen For some reason, catching up with maintenance tasks inside the home seems to become a part of Pesach cleaning every year. Why this happens when most of...

The Emperor’s New Throne

“Throne Together, how can I help you?” “Yeah, hi. I ordered a chair a while back, and it hasn’t come yet … This is the king.” “Please hold.” “Hold? I’m the king!” “Sir?...

The Way It Is: Putting A Lid On Gifts

  As December nears its midpoint, we are heavy into the season of miracles. In my world, it is the miracle of Chanukah and the oil that lasted longer than...

Schmutter: Father of the United States

  This week is Presidents Day, when we celebrate our great country in which we have all the freedoms we can want — most importantly, the freedom to practice our...
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Chanale Presents The Joys Of Boys

5TJT.com is pleased to feature the hilarious and inspiring videos of Chanale Fellig-Harrel, a recent olah from Miami Beach. In addition to providing a humorous look at the aliyah...

Schmutter: Gender-Political Minefield

By Mordechai Schmutter As an observer of human behavior — but not in a creepy way — I firmly believe that the best way to solve a lot of shalom...

Schmutter: Yeshiva Shel Ma’alos

  I don’t know if it’s just me, but I feel like every year we have to get a kid into a high school. First my daughter, then my son,...

Minhagim You Will Want to Take On!

The period of Aseres Yimei Teshuvah is a serious time, and we do a lot of things in all seriousness. But in all seriousness, it’s sometimes difficult for our kids...

Humor: The Shavuos Seder

The Shavuos night seder is very special — almost as special as the Seder that we have on the night of Pesach. We all know the famous story of...
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