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Spanking Children By Rabbi Yitzie Ross Q. My husband and I were wondering if you could shed some light on an issue we’ve been discussing. My husband’s parents believed in slapping...

The Waiting Room

By Michele Herenstein I went nonchalantly into the city for my follow-up sinus appointment, hoping to get it over with quickly and move on with my life. I had followed...

Fall Soups

Slice Of Life By Eileen Goltz I am a soup person. I can eat it for lunch, dinner, before dinner, as a snack, or just because I’m cold and not in...

Designing An Exercise Plan For The Elderly And Frail

By Anita Kamiel, RN, MPS As the weather begins to turn cold, we have a natural tendency to hibernate and neglect our need for exercise. Generally, fitness plans focus on...

Is Your Fridge Kosher?

Halachic Musings By Rabbi Yair Hoffman In the past 30 years or so, refrigerators have undergone numerous changes and upgrades in technology. These are wonderful in terms of increasing energy efficiency...

A Fine Vintage In Any Weather

By Gabriel Geller Rosh Hashanah is now behind us, yet the festivities have only began. There are many more holiday meals ahead of us, special moments to enjoy with friends...

Spirits To Be In Good Spirits For Sukkos

By Gabriel Geller The French always have their own way of talking about wines or spirits. Some liquors are called aperitifs, as they open the appetite before a meal....

Vintage Seltzer: The Cooking Superhero

Vintage Seltzer has been New York City’s number-one seltzer brand since 1978. It’s calorie-free, fat-free, and gluten-free, and uses no artificial flavors, sweeteners, sugar, or high fructose corn syrup,...

Improving Nutrition For The Elderly

By Anita Kamiel, RN, MPS Poor nutrition in the elderly is more of a problem than people realize. While important in their own right, factors like finances or poor eating...

Advice From YidParenting

Single Parenting By Rabbi Yitzie Ross Q. I’ve read with interest your parenting column, and I greatly enjoy it. Your advice is spot-on, but there is one point I would like...
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By Malkie Hirsch Moshe’s birthday was January 23, 1979. I used to joke, once I got to know him better, that his birthday was so fitting...

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(JTA) — The latest episode of PBS’ celebrity genealogy show “Finding Your Roots” was a lesson in Jewish history. Titled “Beyond the Pale” — a reference to...

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