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...

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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...

Amudim Video ‘This Is Not Us’ Tackles Pushback When Reporting Sexual Abuse

Amudim's newest video, This Is Not Us, tackles the difficulties victims and their families encounter when reporting sexual abuse in the Jewish community. https://vimeo.com/337408766 The video shows a frum mother, father...

YUConnects Kicks Off Long Island Event at Beth Sholom

  On Sunday, May 19, 200 people gathered for a community symposium at Congregation Beth Sholom. “When Our Children Date: The Complex Role of Parents” covered a wide array of...

Malkie Hirsch: Messages Of Hope

After my husband Moshe died, I found myself receiving messages from people I didn’t know who had been through a similar trauma. Different people with various stories — having a...

Yad L’Achim to Share Stories of Rescue at Local Events

By Rhonda Goldstein Shira was trapped in an Arab village for over 20 years, starting from the age of 16. Now she is free and telling her story for the...

Weathering the Storm of Parenting

By Mindi Werblowsky Saketkhou, LMSW Clinical Director, Madraigos I once heard a quote, “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree … except when there is a storm outside.” This seems...

YUConnects Hosts Community-Wide Symposium May 19

YUConnects will hold a community symposium titled “When Children Date: The Complex Role of Parents," at Congregation Beth Sholom on sunday, May 19 at 9:30 a.m. Panelists include Rabbi Aryeh...
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