Opinion: Singles Need Our Help Before It Is Too Late

I went to a funeral yesterday. Sarah, age 42.  Sarah* was a social worker, loved and beloved by many in the community. The chessed she performed throughout her lifetime was...

Israeli startup goes ga-ga over baby monitors

Oh, baby! Israeli start-up goes ga-ga with high-tech baby monitor, measuring everything from sleep quality to humidity levels Nanit, an Israeli start-up, has developed a “smart” baby monitor with far-reaching...

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...

What To Do With Chanie

Dear Esther, When I moved to my block a while ago, I knew right away that I would never be good friends with Chanie. She is the type of person...

Keeping Our Couples Connected

The Orthodox Union and Shalom Task Force hosted a conference for community leaders, “Keeping Couples Connected,” at the Young Israel of Lawrence-Cedarhurst at the end of July. More than...
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Dating Forum Sneak Peak

The last single of the class shares her woes and asks for help. Baila Sebrow explores the complex world of dating and tries to help everyone create a happy...

Turn the Shidduch Crisis Into an Es Laasos

By Shira Jacobson Imagine a society in which people’s livelihood is determined by brokers. In this society, if a person is seeking a job, he must do so by means...

How To Avoid COVIDivorce

By Susan Racer Kohn  I've been a divorce lawyer for 18 years. Although this PSA goes against my own financial gains, there are much more important things in life than...

A Friendship In Jeopardy

By Hannah Berman Sometimes two women become close friends, but their husbands don’t hit it off and are simply polite and respectful when in each other’s company. Fortunately, that was not...
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Dating Forum Sneak Peak: Bad Friends

5TJT Columnist Baila Sebrow answers a single woman concerned about her boyfriend's friends. When should someone put their loved one above their friends? Read the full column this week...
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