The Way It Is: Silver Sneakers

  For more years than I’d like to admit, my daughters have been encouraging me to join a gym. On a regular basis they have been pointing out to me...

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...

Schmutter: The Curious Thing About Art

By Mordechai Schmutter There’s a lot of depressing news these days, so maybe we should focus on something lighter, like art news. That should cheer us up, right? Our first story today...

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...

The Way It Is: Fishy Business

  For as long as most people of my generation can remember, certain foods were always considered non-kosher. I never consumed swordfish or sturgeon. They weren’t kosher and that was...

Shalom Zachor: The Ideal Starter Simcha

By Mordechai Schmutter If you just had a baby boy, and you’re thinking, “Hey, I’m going to have a lot of simchas coming up over the next few years: bris,...

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: Adjustable Loans

“Neither a borrower nor a lender be / For loan oft loses both itself and friend” is a famous passage from William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, and indeed those words ring...

Schmutter: A Stiff-Necked People

This week’s column is about stiff necks. Nothing to do with the fact that many of us slept in the sukkah last week. Stiff necks are a real pain in...

Minhagim You Will Want to Take On!

The period of Aseres Yimei Teshuvah is a serious time, and we do a lot of things in all seriousness. But in all seriousness, it’s sometimes difficult for our kids...

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Arizona Amends Anti-BDS law

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill on Tuesday to amend the state’s law prohibiting public contractors from boycotting Israel. The 2016 anti-BDS bill was...

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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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