The Way It Is: The Cold Shoulder

At one time, the definition of the word gimmick escaped me. No longer! I learned that a gimmick is something invented especially for the purpose of attracting attention and...

Aliyah Chronicle: Simchas Yom Tov As a Business Owner

Several years ago, I wrote an article about two-day yomim tovim and how, in my opinion, one of the great benefits of living here is not only that we...

Humor: I Sawed The Instructions

By Mordechai Schmutter So I recently learned how to use a chainsaw. Who says you can’t learn new things as an adult? I had to do it as an adult. This...

The Way It Is: Silver Sneakers

  For more years than I’d like to admit, my daughters have been encouraging me to join a gym. On a regular basis they have been pointing out to me...

The Way It Is: Keeping My Cool

Not everything that spoils in the heat is food-related. Sometimes, people get spoiled in the heat. Every morning, I listen to the weather forecast for the day. I’m not sure...

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By Mordechai Schmutter You can always tell what time of year it is by reading the news. For example, I just read an Associated Press article titled “Austrian Thieves Make...

Schmutter: Jealous Much?

Yom Kippur is a great time to work on our middos, and one middah that we all have to work on is the middah of jealousy. Sure, there are...

Questions Out Of The Blue

By Mordechai Schmutter I can’t believe I still don’t really understand why the sky is blue. When I was a kid, this is something I really wanted to know. But then...

The Way It Is: Binging With Your Eyes

By Hannah Berman Until recently, the term “binge” was almost always associated with food. “Binging” was used to describe the act of mindless overeating. This is no longer the case....

Humor: What Are You Wearing?

The following is not a paid advertisement. Do you ever feel like your hearing’s going, but it doesn’t really matter because the only thing people seem to be saying is:...
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