How to Prepare for Pesach During Quarantine

  By Itta Surie Wirtzberger Lubicom Marketing Staff on Let’s evaluate the facts: The kids are home for the next little while. Pesach is rapidly approaching. While we can’t change the facts,...

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By Marjorie Glatt and Mindy Eisenman Our entire world has just been upended. It has become a complex and complicated place. The Covid-19 crisis has understandably impacted our health system,...

Halacha and Secular Wills

By Daphne Stern, Esq. In my previous articles, I have discussed various topics relating to estate planning, such as wills, trusts, estate taxes, and the use of gifting and life...

NCSY Launches Virtual Programming

As hundreds of thousands of Jewish children are out of school due to COVID-19, NCSY, the flagship youth movement of the Orthodox Union, is increasing their activity with creativity...

Rabbis Urge Women to Use Tahor App

  Frightened about coronavirus? You’re not alone — this pandemic has put everyone on edge. For Jewish women who use the mikvah, quarantine and social distancing present new challenges to...

What You Might Want to Know About Homeschooling

  By Channa Leah Siegel Many friends are asking me about homeschooling or educational ideas while their kids are home. First and foremost, kids are always learning and you don’t always...

Halachic Musings: How NOT to Speak to Older Singles

  They live, work and daven among us. They are our brothers, our sisters, our cousins. Perhaps they did not marry yet, or perhaps they married but it did not...

Planning With Life Insurance Trusts

By Daphne Stern, Esq. Life insurance is an asset that can provide protection and benefit to one’s family. The policy proceeds can replace income for one’s family if the primary...

Pre-Purim Game Night for Singles Ages 23-35 on February 23

  Mrs. Baila Sebrow, shadchan and 5TJT columnist, is proud to present the huge annual Pre-Purim “Blast” Fun Game Night this coming Sunday, February 23, for frum singles ages 23-35,...

Princess Diana’s Niece Converting to Judaism to Marry

(JTA) — The niece of the late Princess Diana is converting to Judaism to marry a Jewish fashion tycoon. Kitty Spencer,  a 29-year-old model, is engaged to Michael Lewis, 61,...
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Chaim Bruk: A Letter to My Youngest

Dear Chana Laya, Although you’re only two years old, I am taking a few minutes during this most hectic Erev Pesach to put pen to...

Shtisels Send Pesach Messages From Their Family to Yours

(JTA) — The cast of the hit Israeli drama “Shtisel,” which has become a worldwide sensation, released a video of Passover greetings from the cast. The video...

Veteran Confidante of Lubavitcher Rebbe Dies of Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic claimed one more Jewish religious leader on Tuesday, with the announcement that a veteran aide to the late Lubavitcher Rebbe had...

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