Getting Fired

By Larry Gordon Last week, when we were thumbing through boxes of old photos and other memorabilia from days gone by, I happened upon a series of letters from some...

State of Mind

By Elisheva Liss Dear Elisheva, I would imagine my problem is not unique, but I find myself getting stuck and anxious from it. I’m 23 years old, in yeshiva most of...

Musings Of A Shliach From Montana

By R' Chaim Bruk Last Friday, a construction worker who lives ten miles south of Big Sky drove the 65 miles to our shul in Bozeman to chat with me...

All In A Day’s Work

By Yochanan Gordon One of the unique characteristics of the time between Pesach and Shavuos is the fact that we count up rather than counting down. Sefiras Ha’Omer, which began...


By Baila Sebrow Question Am I the only one who read your May Dating Forum column and was left thinking: “Did we just read the same opening letter?” Larry Gordon has previously...

Open Doors

By Malkie Gordon Hirsch We’ve always been that house. You know, the one with the revolving door that’s hardly ever locked. A few would unknowingly knock at first, but then eventually...

Repairing The Damage

By Larry Gordon These are troubling times on a multiplicity of levels. We know what the issues are both here in the U.S. and in Israel. Many of the problems...

Israel On My Mind

By Larry Gordon The plan is to be in Israel in July; hopefully, those plans will go forward. Back in November, just before Chanukah, we had made plans to visit,...

Every Vote Counts For The School Board, May 17

By 5TJT Staff Just as the school year winds down and our students anticipate summer, it is time for the community to come out and show its support for the...

We Need Change

Dear Editor, Hewlett-Woodmere (District 14) school board elections are being held on Tuesday, May 17 and you should be frightened. Legislation is being considered in Albany right now that will...
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By Malkie Gordon Hirsch I’m not John Gray or Steve Harvey or anything—but I think I’m onto something when it comes to men and women...


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