Marriage Isn’t What It Used To Be

By Rabbi Avi Shafran A number of years ago I shared the essential thought in the essay below, but I believe it’s a thought worth repeating, for the benefit of...

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...

Shulamith News

Yom Yerushalayim. Shulamith had a busy week of celebratory events in honor of the 50th year since the reunification of Yerushalayim. Rabbi Aryeh Lightstone, chief of staff for David...

Advice From YidParenting

Electronics, Part 1 By Rabbi Yitzie Ross Q. My kids love to play on their iPads and iPods. It could be 85 degrees and sunny outside, and they want to sit...

Ode To The Good Guys

By Larry Gordon We just spent a week or so in Israel on an unusual mission of sorts. No, we didn’t save anyone’s life or fight in any wars or...

Michelle Rubinstein At One Year: Her Light Still Flickers

By Jacob Rubinstein One of the eminent traditions of a yahrzeit tribute is the yahrzeit candle. The Yaavetz in Kesubos 103a points to a pasuk in Mishlei (20:27) as the...
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Dating Forum Preview: The Measure of Beauty

Is it fair that girls dress their best while guys go casual? Does "Don't judge a book by its cover" apply anymore? Read more on this and Baila Sebrow's...

Imma Dearest

An exclusive parenting blog for the 5TJT On my way to shul yesterday, I decided, “Wouldn’t the world be so interested to know all these thoughts rumbling through my head?”...

Revisiting Visiting Day

By Larry Gordon In many summer sleepaway camps, this Sunday is visiting day, a day that conjures a broad variety of reflections that I have pontificated upon here in the...

On Target Parenting By Imma Dearest

So, on my way to shul yesterday, I decided, “Wouldn’t the world be so interested to know all these thoughts rumbling through my head?” Well, we’ll test that theory...
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BY BEN SALES (JTA) — U.S. Jews know more about religion in general than their non-Jewish neighbors, a new survey shows. Americans who are not Jewish,...

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American tea drinkers haven’t had news this revolutionary since the Boston Tea Party: Nana Mint is here. This slightly and naturally sweet cultivar of...

Pinchas: What’s the Line You Won’t Cross?

By Rabbi Yossy Goldman This is the parashah of Pinchas the Zealous. The courageous young priest stood up against idolatry and immorality and, in the...

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