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...

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...
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  The week of February 4 was designated as PAUSE — Pausing and Understanding Speech’s Effect — Week at the Stella K. Abraham High School...

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Ninth graders at  the Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls had a great time “painting the night” on motzaei Shabbat, February 8. Led...

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THE JERUSALEM POST -- An Israeli couple who had been traveling aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship were diagnosed with coronavirus on Sunday morning and are...

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