Attitude Adjustment

By Michele Herenstein It’s been two months now and I’m slowly (or speedily) going insane. Oh, you’re asking “two months since what?” Excuse my manners; I feel as if everyone is living...

Projects Large And Small

By Anessa V. Cohen  It is funny how when it comes to home upgrades, there are some projects that homeowners jump into with zeal, and some that make homeowners sigh...

Staging Your House To Sell

By Anessa V. Cohen In today’s real-estate market, sellers need every edge they can get to put their house “out there” ahead of the competition. Preparing your home for sale...

Sloppy Joes

Slice Of Life By Eileen Goltz So tell me, who is this Joe, and why is he so sloppy? The best answer I could find was that the concept of a...

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...

Hanging Out With The Cousins

Advice From YidParenting By Rabbi Yitzie Ross This question was distributed to the YidParenting e‑mail base as part of a contest to discern the best response. This answer was chosen by...

Speak Of Nothing

By Mordechai Schmutter It’s almost January 16, and do you know what day that is? That’s right–it’s National Nothing Day. Don’t pretend. You did not know that. You’re probably saying, “I...

Fingers In The Cookie Jar

By Anessa V. Cohen It’s not easy showing homes after Chanukah. You somehow get into a mode of semi-vacationing, taking some hours off here and there, and then it is...

Guacamole Gourmet

By Elke Probkevitz One of the most popular condiments consumed around the globe, guacamole is a creamy, rich dip made primarily of avocados with spices and other additions such as...

Advice From YidParenting

Listening To Music, Part 2 By Rabbi Yitzie Ross Last time, we discussed the issue of children listening to non-Jewish music. I received a lot of e‑mails, many expressing a strong opinion...
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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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