500,000 Jews Uniting For Shidduchim On ‘Tu B’Av Together’

By Mishael Mordechai Tu B’Av has become synonymous with tefillah for shidduchim. Once again, with the blessings and encouragement of gedolei Yisrael, Yad L’Achim presents their annual project, “Tu B’Av...

Learning New Ways to Stop Being Challenged By ADHD

By Debbie Ginsberg Founder, OrganizeU4Life.com Often a neuro-atypical individual deals with racing thoughts, inattentiveness, or day-dreaming, making it a challenge to follow lessons in school or know how to stay on...

Malkie Hirsch: Loving Life, Loving Yourself

By Malkie Hirsch In the past four months I’ve read and reread “The Thing Is” by Ellen Bass several times. When people stop me to explain that the words I write...

Internet Overexposure: Open Letter to My Student’s Parents

By Rabbi Dr. Aryeh Leibowitz I am writing this letter on behalf of your son. As I’m sure you know already, your son is an extremely bright and talented young man....

Canadian Birthright Participants Get Engaged at Kotel

A young man on a Birthright trip chose to propose to his girlfriend at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Mike David proposed to his girlfriend Stephanie Karl at the Wall...

Malkie Hirsch: Shabbos Party

  By Malkie Hirsch Yesterday was a particularly busy Shabbos day. Once upon a time, with Moshe at the helm, this was commonplace. It would be a nonstop parade in the Hirsch...

Children’s Privacy: Fortnite Addiction And Amazon Echo Data Storage

By Jacob Rubinstein While technological advancements continue to enhance efficiency and productivity throughout our daily happenings, it is uncontroverted that the dangers of digital innovation present augmented and wider-ranging risks...

Boundaries For Our Kids: They’re Worth It

By Jacob Rubinstein The Netziv in last week’s parashah (14:41–43) exhorts us to synchronize our prodigious action at the moment Hashem indicates specific action is required. The first mitzvah we...

Is the Divorce Rate Among Young Couples on the Rise?

By Esther Schonfeld “Women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not. So each is inevitably disappointed.” –Albert Einstein When I attend a wedding everyone always...

A Sure Hand During Super Storm Sandy

By Malkie Hirsch When Hurricane Sandy descended upon Long Island, I fell like it had a certain something against Barnard Avenue. At first, I thought that the meteorologists were exaggerating...
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Woodmere Fire Department Hosts Fire Prevention Day

  The Woodmere Volunteer Fire Department opened its doors on October 6 to members of the community at its annual Fire Prevention Day. The event...

Millions in Default Judgments Entered Against 5T Firm Cardis

Default judgments for defrauding investors out of at least $30 million have been entered against several Five Towns residents as well as other individuals...

Halachic Musings: 19 Sukkos Rulings of Rav Elyashiv

Sukkos is upon us, and we are bereft of the gedolim of yesteryear. Not to fret, however, because we still have sefarim that tell...

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