Is It ‘Telling’ Or ‘Tattling’?

By Zahava Goldstein, MS As parents, we encourage our children to problem-solve and try to figure things out on their own. So how can we teach the difference between “telling”...

Advice From YidParenting

Staying Together For The Kids By Rabbi Yitzie Ross Q. After 13 years of marriage, my husband and I are throwing in the towel. We’ve been to therapy session after session,...

Fair-Weather Friends

By Hannah Reich Berman Without having conducted a study on the topic, I am of the belief that, with the exception of skiers, most people do not like the winter...

Advice From YidParenting

Back To School, Part 2 By Rabbi Yitzie Ross Last week, we discussed how to decide which track your kids should be placed into in yeshiva. This week, we’re going to...

What Your Child Wishes You Knew

Advice From YidParenting By Rabbi Yitzie Ross Yes, you are great parents. (Unless I’m mad at you, in which case I’ll say you’re not.) Really, you are. Yeshiva is so important. However,...

Chabad Of The Five Towns January Events

Shabbat youth groups melaveh malkah. January 3, 7:30 p.m.A special night for all the exceptional daveners. For boys and girls in grades 1—6. Good food, fun games, amazing prizes....

How To Talk So That Your Child Can Listen

By Zahava Goldstein From the day you come home with your newborn, you begin speaking to your baby. We hear ourselves saying, “Oh, you sound hungry; let Mama feed you,”...

My Angry Son

Advice From YidParenting By Rabbi Yitzie Ross Q: My 11-year-old son is a normal, fun-loving child–until he gets into a bad mood. He’s not especially physical, but he gets everyone around...

Co-Parenting, Part 2: Damage Control

Dr. Alan Winder Sometimes, positive co-parenting between separating or divorced parents is impossible, and in such situations, it’s time for damage control. In the previous article, I discussed how parents...

Israeli Legislators Approve Bill to Give Fathers ‘Nursing Hour’

The ‘Egalitarian Parenting bill' is meant to encourage fathers to be more active in raising their children. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The Ministerial Committee for Legislation authorized the “Egalitarian Parenting bill”...

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Arizona Amends Anti-BDS law

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill on Tuesday to amend the state’s law prohibiting public contractors from boycotting Israel. The 2016 anti-BDS bill was...

Passover Seder to Be Celebrated in Former Warsaw Ghetto

For the first time since the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, some 100 Diaspora Jewish families will celebrate the Jewish festival of redemption in the heart...

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If you’ve never heard an Arab calling out “alter zachen” (“old things”) in Yiddish, then you’ve never experienced pre-Passover preparations in Jerusalem. It’s part...

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