Rabbi Hutner And The Rebbe

Reviewed by Yochanan Gordon There’s a story of the Kotzker Rebbe who was asked by a group of chassidim how well he knew his followers. They began singling out individuals,...

Real Estate With Anessa

As Purim approaches, writing a serious article seemed out of place for this column, so here are a couple of mini-spiels (sources unknown) I have saved over the years. Editorial...

Holocaust Historian Leaves Young Israel Over Support for Netanyahu, Extreme Right Party

(JTA) — Deborah Lipstadt, the prominent Holocaust historian, is resigning her membership in her local synagogue because it belongs to a movement that defended an Israeli political deal with...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Continuing the Kaylie Legacy

When you speak about Gloria Kaylie and her late husband, Harvey, a’h, and their involvement in so many aspects of Jewish life, you are talking about philanthropy with important...

Why I Started a Fashion Brand for Men Under 5’10”

By Elie Robinson As a frustrated 5’7” male shopper for too many years, I had the idea to make high-quality, properly fitting, and competitively priced clothing for men who are...

German Author’s Book About Holocaust Guilt Wins Critics Award

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) – A German author’s graphic memoir about what she calls the inherited sin of the Holocaust won the prestigious National Book Critics Circle award. Nora Krug’s “Belonging”...

Dating Forum: Raped on a Date

Question Something terrible happened to me, and I’ve told no one about it, because they will blame me and say it was my fault. It happened one night on a...
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Girl Scouts Of Nassau County Earn The PSEG Long Island ‘Energy Patch’

PSEG Long Island and the Girl Scouts of Nassau County (GSNC) have partnered to offer the Energy Patch to encourage girls to learn about electricity and the importance of...

Halachic Musings: Kallah Drums Up Controversy In Bnei Brak

Videos and news items have been circulating of a kallah playing the drums at her wedding reception in Bnei Brak. First the chassan joined the band as a vocalist;...

Singles Invited to Pre-Purim Blast Sunday Night

Baila Sebrow, shadchan and 5TJT columnist, is proud to present a Pre-Purim Blast and Game Night on Sunday, March 10, for frum singles ages 30-45, beginning at 6 p.m. The...

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The Way It Is: Programmed For Pesach

  It’s that time of year again. The season is here when we see the advertisements for Pesach programs. Most of us are still sweeping...

Trump Signs Proclamation Recognizing Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looking on, President Donald Trump signed a proclamation recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the...

Humor: Folding Money

  What would you do if you had $18,000 to burn? We should all have such problems. In case you were wondering, yes, that was me in...

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