Yad L’Achim to Share Stories of Rescue at Local Events

By Rhonda Goldstein Shira was trapped in an Arab village for over 20 years, starting from the age of 16. Now she is free and telling her story for the...

Weathering the Storm of Parenting

By Mindi Werblowsky Saketkhou, LMSW Clinical Director, Madraigos I once heard a quote, “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree … except when there is a storm outside.” This seems...

YUConnects Hosts Community-Wide Symposium May 19

YUConnects will hold a community symposium titled “When Children Date: The Complex Role of Parents," at Congregation Beth Sholom on sunday, May 19 at 9:30 a.m. Panelists include Rabbi Aryeh...

Say Thanks to Mom and Dad With Special Shabbat Menu

Every year, it’s the same standard setup: brunch for Mother’s Day and a barbecue for Father’s Day. But why fight the Sunday-morning breakfast crowd? And why sweat on a...

State Department Still Opposing Citizenship for Gay Couple’s Child

(JTA) — The U.S. State Department has appealed a federal district court decision that overturned its denial of citizenship to one of the twins born to a Jewish same-sex...

Bagel Store: Ups and Downs of Pesach Away from Home

By Larry Gordon The first time we went away with our family for Pesach was to the Stevensville Hotel in Swan Lake, New York, in 1984 (approximately). The hotel was...

Israeli Rabbinical Court Rejects Jewish Status of American Convert’s Son

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — A rabbinical court in Israel rejected the Jewish status of a man whose mother converted to Judaism in the 1970s and had the conversion...

Findings From Study of Jewish Grandparents Show Depth of Involvement

The first-ever national study of Jewish grandparents — commissioned by the Jewish Grandparents Network (JGN), in partnership with 17 national organizations and Jewish Federations — provides detailed information about...

Halachic Prenup Growing In Popularity According To New Beth Din Of America Study

The Beth Din of America, widely regarded as one of the leading Jewish religious courts in North America, released a new study on the 25th anniversary of the creation...

Singles Invited to Pre-Purim Blast Sunday Night

Baila Sebrow, shadchan and 5TJT columnist, is proud to present a Pre-Purim Blast and Game Night on Sunday, March 10, for frum singles ages 30-45, beginning at 6 p.m. The...
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SKA Students PAUSE for Speech

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

SKA Students Embrace Opportunities for Friendship

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

Three Israelis Aboard Cruise Ship Test Positive for Coronavirus

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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