Schmutter: Whose Peers Are These?

If there’s one thing I learned from my recent stint in jury duty, it’s that when they make everyone hold up one hand and they say, “Do you swear...

The Way It Is: Give Me Some Space

  There are times when people don’t think before they speak. When that happens it may cause hurt feelings to the listener. Occasionally, it gets out of hand and leads...

Schmutter: Between Me and Me

  OK, I’ll admit it: I talk to myself. I am literally talking to myself right now, as I plan this article. And why shouldn’t I? I like me! I...

Hannah Berman: Problems and Solutions

  Most problems have a solution, and some solutions serve a dual purpose. A perfect example of this duality regards the loss of socks. My washing machine, or perhaps it...

The Way It Is: Size vs. Speed

In most physical confrontations and competitions, size is a major consideration. The most notable example of this might be in the world of boxing. There were traditionally eight weight...

The Way It Is: Creepy Crawlers

By Hannah Berman This summer has posed an unusual problem for me. On a Sunday in early July, as I sat in my den watching television, I spotted movement on...

Mobile Assistants

For many years, there was a store on Central Avenue that sold and serviced mobile phones. There was a large Verizon sign outside, which led me to believe that...

The Way It Is: Problem With ‘No Worries’

  What happened to the expressions we once used, expressions that made sense? For years, when people wanted to indicate that they were disinterested in something or didn’t care about...

The Height Of Fright

The Wallendas are a multi-generational circus family often referred to as “The Flying Wallendas.” The family’s American circus history began in 1928 when Karl Wallenda and his troupe of...

Can We Have a Straw Poll?

  I can’t believe we’re living in a country where everything’s going to be legal soon except straws. I’m referring, of course, to the ongoing Straw Ban, in which the government,...
- Advertisement -

Stay connected

78,677FansLike
1,530FollowersFollow
1,292FollowersFollow

Latest article

Freshmen Enjoy SKA Experience

SKA’s Freshman Class of 2023 enjoyed an exciting bonding experience in Camp Kaylie on Tuesday, September 12. The ninth graders were joined by associate...

New Year of Learning at Mesivta Yam HaTorah

The start of a new school year brings the start of many different programs. This past week, Mesivta Yam HaTorah kicked off its mishmar...

Yiddish ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Makes a Match

(JTA) — It’s life imitating art over at New York City’s off-Broadway production of “Fiddler on the Roof” in Yiddish. Stephanie Lynne Mason and Drew...

- Advertisement -

- Advertisement -

Weather

New York
squalls
74.9 ° F
78.8 °
71 °
69%
1.9mph
1%
Mon
79 °
Tue
66 °
Wed
66 °
Thu
71 °
Fri
63 °

SIGN UP FOR UPDATES!

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

EMAIL

Choose From the Following Newsletter options: