A Guide To Traditional Jewish Weddings

Halachic Musings By Rabbi Yair Hoffman In Jewish tradition, the wedding is one of the holiest days in one’s life. It is equated with Yom Kippur in terms of its ability...


Home Alone Dear Esther, I am 51 years old and have been an active mother with children at home longer than most. I have five children and there is a huge...

Advice From YidParenting

Driving Lessons By Rabbi Yitzie Ross Q. I have a question that many parents probably have. My irresponsible 16-year-old wants to take driver’s ed. I don’t think she should have driving...

First-Name Basis

Advice From YidParenting By Rabbi Yitzie Ross Q: Over the past few years, I’ve noticed something that drives me crazy. My neighbors are a wonderful frum family, but they let their...

Join The Annual Emunah Dinner, December 2

By Sarah Abenaim One of the most anticipated charitable and social events each winter is the annual Emunah Dinner. This year, it will take place on Saturday night, December 2,...

Achiezer Sets Another Trailblazing Standard

On Tuesday, May 31, Achiezer introduced SpecialCare+, a first-ever forum for parents and caregivers of the special-needs community, providing them access to information, support, and resources that are available...

Positive Parenting Strategies At The LY Library, January 7

The Levi Yitzchak Library will present “Positive Parenting Strategies: Three principles parents of teenagers need to know” with Rabbi Daniel Schonbuch, M.A., on Monday, January 7, 8:00 p.m. Suggested...

A Portrait Of Three Generations

Photo by The Jerry Meyer Studio On Monday, November 12, at the Eden Palace, the Jerry Meyer Studio reached the milestone of having photographed the weddings of three generations–grandmother, mother,...

Calling Uncle

Advice From YidParenting By Rabbi Yitzie Ross Q: My wife’s younger brother is what we’ll call an oddball. He says and does weird things, but our three kids think he’s hysterical....

1,000-Year-Old Jewish Marriage Contract Goes on Display in Jerusalem

The 1,000-year-old ketubah on display at the National Library of Israel. Photo: Courtesy of the National Library of Israel. JNS.org — In honor of the wedding season that began after...

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The Way It Is: Onward and Upward to Sukkot!

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur have ended, and now we look forward to Sukkot. While we were all grateful for the opportunity to daven...

Russia: Israel Indirectly to Blame for Downing of Plane Over Syria

Russia on Tuesday accused Israel of indirectly causing a Russian military plane to be shot down near Syria’s Mediterranean coast, and threatened to retaliate against Israel for what...

UK PM Vows to Defend Jews and Israel, in Dig at Labour’s Corbyn

Prime Minister Theresa May pledged on Monday to protect British Jewish identity and Israel’s right to defend itself, in an attack on opposition leader...

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