Schmutter: Taking Us To The Cleaners

  I will freely admit that I don’t understand how dry-cleaners work. How do they get that stuff clean? And without water! Everyone says, “They use chemicals.” They say it like...

Schmutter: Driving Makes You Dumber

A new study in Britain says that driving makes people less intelligent. And I say, “Baruch Hashem.” I thought it was just me. But that does explain a lot. For...

The Way It Is: Putting A Lid On Gifts

  As December nears its midpoint, we are heavy into the season of miracles. In my world, it is the miracle of Chanukah and the oil that lasted longer than...

Schmutter: How Should I Know?

Welcome to “How Should I Know?”: the occasional column in which we attempt to answer any and all questions that people send in, depending on how you define the...

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...

A Humorous Chanukah Safety Primer

  The safest place to light your candles, fire-hazard-wise, is outside. Lubavitch holds it should also be atop a huge menorah so the whole neighborhood can keep an eye on...

Adults Say The Darndest Things

The late Art Linkletter, a popular radio and TV personality, wrote a series of books titled Kids Say the Darndest Things, based on the TV and radio program of...

Chanukah Gifts Nobody Wants

What do you buy for the person who has everything? Well, first of all, it’s important to note that no one has everything. Even someone who has everything you could...

Competitive Sports

People are competitive. Some folks will compete for everything and anything. This could include whose family had the unhappiest experience, the most frightening one, or even the most dangerous...

Mysterious Waze

Whenever you want to go anywhere, there’s traffic. And people know this. That’s why when you get there, everyone asks, “How was traffic?” “Traffic was the best. I got a...

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Passover Seder to Be Celebrated in Former Warsaw Ghetto

For the first time since the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, some 100 Diaspora Jewish families will celebrate the Jewish festival of redemption in the heart...

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If you’ve never heard an Arab calling out “alter zachen” (“old things”) in Yiddish, then you’ve never experienced pre-Passover preparations in Jerusalem. It’s part...

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NEW YORK (JTA) — A prominent Modern Orthodox school in New York City will no longer accept religious exemptions to vaccination from its students. Salanter...

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