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,...

Real Estate with Anessa: Fly Away!

There are times when you experience unusual situations that leave you in wonder about just how different people’s lifestyles can be. Sometimes an event is so unique that it...
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Enjoying Israeli Spring With Chanale – In Honor Of Yom HaAtzmaut

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...
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The Ba’al Teshuva, Part II

If you loved Zehavit Rosenbloom's take on being BT, you'll love this followup.

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...

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...

Schmutter: Sleeping Under The Stars

Dear Mordechai, Due to some unforeseen enthusiasm from my kids, I’m sleeping in the sukkah this year, apparently. Any advice? Also, there are no alarm clocks out here, and I’m...

Weekly Kvetch

By Klara Register Your Complaints My hand was shaking when I wrote the check for my daughter’s high school registration this week. $2,000! I have to say it again — $2,000!...

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...

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...

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The Way It Is: Onward and Upward to Sukkot!

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur have ended, and now we look forward to Sukkot. While we were all grateful for the opportunity to daven...

Russia: Israel Indirectly to Blame for Downing of Plane Over Syria

Russia on Tuesday accused Israel of indirectly causing a Russian military plane to be shot down near Syria’s Mediterranean coast, and threatened to retaliate against Israel for what...

UK PM Vows to Defend Jews and Israel, in Dig at Labour’s Corbyn

Prime Minister Theresa May pledged on Monday to protect British Jewish identity and Israel’s right to defend itself, in an attack on opposition leader...

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