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...

Got A Match?

If I would have known what a pain it would be to find clothes to wear to my wife’s brother’s wedding, I probably never would have sent in the...

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: 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...

The Way It Is: A Remote Possibility

The list of errors I make on a regular basis continues to grow. It was not long ago, after leaving the supermarket while talking on the phone with my daughter,...

My Journey: What’s in a Name?

  What is Sara, other than a nice Jewish name? It’s also one of the names on the alphabetical list of 2018 Atlantic hurricanes, which are named in advance by...

The Way It Is: Pushing My Buttons

  There are certain expressions that most of us would probably not use. It is unlikely that many folks would say, “Help, I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.” It...

Grand Gestures

In some instances, firstborn grandchildren get more out of their grandparents than the younger ones do. Clearly, that was the case in my family. All of my grandchildren have...

The Way It Is: Holiday Tips

December is a fun month. Chanukah begins on the 25th of Kislev, and while that Hebrew date occasionally arrives in late November, it most often appears in December, just...

Supplies and Skunks: Getting Ready for School

School is starting soon, and, as a parent, you have a lot to do before it starts, in case you thought you could just spend these two weeks going...

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Arabs Throw Firebombs At Transport Vehicle In Jerusalem

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9th Lawmaker, Prominent Scholar Leave British Labour Over Antisemitism

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A former representative of British Labour in parliament and a prominent author on antisemitism quit the party over hate speech...

Poll: Gantz-Lapid Unity Party Running Six Seats Ahead of Netanyahu’s Likud

A poll taken just after the dramatic announcement that two leading Israeli opposition parties will merge for the country’s upcoming elections shows the new...

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