Marriage proposal greets Miami marathon runner at finish

(JTA) – A marriage proposal awaited a runner at the finish line of the Miami Marathon. New Yorker Rachel Avisrur, who was running in Sunday’s marathon to raise money and...

A Time To Grow Up

By Rina Haller There are natural markers in life as to when one should advance to the next stage. It has come time for myself and my peers to bid...

Anxiety And Our Relationships With Others

No-Pills Anxiety Buster, Part 23 By Dr. David H. Rosmarin Associations between interpersonal relationships and anxiety have yet to be fully explored by psychological science. Perhaps the individualistic ethos of Western...

New “Ohel Access” Centralizes Inquiry To All Ohel Services

To better serve the community, Ohel Children’s Home and Family Services has launched Ohel Access, which provides improved accessibility, relevant information, and immediate help to Ohel’s breadth of services. This...

The Supreme Court’s Redefinition Of Marriage

Comment And Analysis By 5TJT Staff We are deeply saddened by the trajectory of last week’s Supreme Court ruling concerning the Defense of Marriage Act (a.k.a. “DOMA”). The ruling struck...

Think Small For A Happy Marriage

By Five Towns Marriage Initiative The parashah begins with a discussion of the heroic deed of Pinchas and describes how he acted with zealousness to protect the Jewish people. As...

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...

Ten Tenets Of Social Media

A Torah Guide For The Digital Age By Rabbi Gil Student Technology is changing faster today than at any other time in history. These developments affect our lives in many wonderful,...

Some Kind Of Mouse

By Mordechai Schmutter My son Daniel came home with a gerbil the other day. These kids pick up the weirdest things in school. (Yes, his morah sent it home.) It...

A Touching Email From Cell #217

On the eve of his daughter's wedding, COLlive has received an emotional email directly from Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin titled "All yidden Invited to Rubashkin wedding." R' Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin, the...
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More Title I Assistance Available to Jewish Students in NYC

Hundreds of more students at Jewish day schools and yeshivahs in New York City may be eligible for Title I educational assistance after a...

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BY DAVID LAZARUS MONTREAL (JTA) — A Canadian editor was handed a one-year prison sentence for promoting hatred against Jews and women in his publication. James...

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