Mordechai Schmutter Answers Your Questions!

Dear Mordechai, How come the first dance at a chasunah has so much pushing involved? Why is it so crowded? RS Dear R, I don’t know. But then, I’ve never really liked the...

The Way It Is

Blame the Name Names are important. First names can be particularly important, but surnames can also become problematic for some people. We usually feel that a name should match the personality...

Humor: We Like The Same Foods!

Dear Mordechai, I’m engaged, and I just found out that my kallah likes some of the same foods that I do! How exciting is that? So exciting! It’s like found money!...

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...
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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: A Camp Newsletter

  Whew! Another exciting week has come and gone at Camp Zareinu V’Chaspeinu! We, the head staff, are literally falling off our feet, and we’re not sure if our hearing...

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...

That’s the Way It Is: Barring Ambien

Roseanne Barr is not my favorite human being. Years back, she was denounced for exhibiting crass behavior at a ballgame and she has made more than one disgusting comment...

From The Purim Press Service

Omar Sheitel Missing Since she assumed her Congressional seat in January, Representative Ilhan Omar has been seen wearing very colorful but also modest head coverings when she is in public. The...

Humor: Why? Why Not?

I want to take a moment to address one of the most pertinent problems of today, as measured in the amount of mail I got this month. Actually, I got...
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