It’s Pure Sugar!

  A lot of people complain that there’s nothing to eat on Pesach, but the truth is that it’s a great opportunity to eat healthy. You can’t eat most carbs,...

A Host Of Questions

Quick, how do you convince people to move to the town you’re living in? I need to know, because they’re coming for Shabbos. See, I have a friend from yeshiva...

End of School Surprise Supplies!

It’s that time of the year again — time to think about school supplies. I know what you’re thinking, “Mordechai, it’s June!” But in a non-COVID year, your kids...

Chanukah Minhagim No One Talks About

  Chanukah is a festive, joyous time with lots of interesting minhagim. Especially since some of them are probably not technically minhagim. But our kids wouldn’t know it. There are some...

Spring Has Spr—Oh, It’s Gone

Hey, remember the old days, when, between winter and summer, there was a season called spring? I kind of feel like spring used to be this whole major season. When...

The Fake Grass Is Greener

  In general, most people don’t see the draw of artificial grass, other than the obvious appeal of outdoor carpeting. If you’re living somewhere where you can swing a lawn,...

Schmutter: Zooming Around Town

  Welcome back to “How Should I Know?” — the advice column that is perfect for these uncertain times, as it itself is never really certain. Dear Mordechai, Is there a good...

The Way It Is: Moping, Coping, Hoping

Due to the current situation, hoping, moping, and coping are my alternating emotions. For most people, this probably needs little explanation, but for the few who are currently brain-addled...

The Proof Is In The Pictures

  I feel like I need to say that I don’t actually set out to write a wedding column every single year. It just happens to be that I go...

Aliyah Chronicle: Time With Family

By Shmuel Katz It’s our bar mitzvah year in Israel, and the changes, which once popped up with shocking regularity, are much fewer. And they seem to creep up on...
- Advertisement -

Stay connected

77,778FansLike
1,530FollowersFollow
1,292FollowersFollow

Latest article

First Person: What Americans Don’t Understand About Annexation

By RABBI URI PILICHOWSKI MITZPE YERICHO, West Bank (JTA) — It’s been surreal watching from Israel as Americans discuss my future. I’ve gotten used to presidents...

From the Editor: Masked Confusion

If you don’t like wearing a mask or you are uncomfortable wearing one, that’s just too bad. What if you don’t like stopping at...

Oklahoma Man Arrested After Shooting Woman Over Swastika Flag

An Oklahoma man with a penchant for flying swastika flags and wearing Nazi uniforms remained in police custody on Wednesday, following an incident last...

- Advertisement -

- Advertisement -

Weather

New York
clear sky
69.7 ° F
71.6 °
67 °
88%
1.8mph
1%
Fri
92 °
Sat
80 °
Sun
85 °
Mon
88 °
Tue
85 °

SIGN UP FOR UPDATES!

Get news from the Five Towns Jewish Times in your inbox.

EMAIL

Choose From the Following Newsletter options: