A Jewish Guide To Dating

Last week, my kids were off from school for two days due to parent–teacher conferences. Chavie did the home front with the girls, and I took my son, Menny,...

Dating Forum: A Ring Of Truth

Question I recently met a woman at a singles event who has been divorced twice. That doesn’t bother me. She seemed very nice when we spoke, and I asked her...

Dear ORA: Halachic Prenup

Dear ORA, How do you bring up a halachic prenup when you’re dating? At what point in the process should you mention it? Sincerely, Doubting Dater Dear Doubting Dater, What a great question! At...

Vacation From Vacation

The conclusion of summer camps and the return of our children signals the end of summer. Yes, technically, the summer season extends until September 21 and the fall solstice...

DATING FORUM

By Baila Sebrow Question I’m new to dating even though it’s second time around for me. I read your column and I save your articles in case I (or one of...

Join A Special $500 Songwriting Contest

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The Midrash tells us that Hashem spends His time being mezaveg zivugim, matching people up—in short, being a shadchan. Rabbi Michoel Blaustein of Sinai Academy in...

Why Boys Only Date Girls From Prospect:  A Special Tu B’Shvat Treat

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Do you know “why boys only date girls from Prospect?” Bnos Leah of Prospect Park Yeshiva (also known as BLOPPY) is an all-girls school that...

Malkie Hirsch: Rosie-Colored Glasses

As the proud owner of four full bathrooms, I often insist to my children that there’s no reason to wait for their brother to come out of the shower,...

Bagel Store: Missing Israel

  We miss Chanukah in Israel. For so many years, because of my father’s yahrzeit, it was Israel for part or all of Chanukah, no questions asked. That’s the way...

OU’s Yachad Launches Support Group for Siblings

  The Orthodox Union’s (OU) Yachad, the leading organization for individuals with disabilities in the Orthodox community, has launched a support network for siblings of individuals with special needs. The group...
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