Timing It Right: The Teens Win

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman There are two types of mindsets. There is the “teenage” mindset and there is the “adult” mindset. And this time, the teens got it right. The adult...

Weighty Concerns 

By Rachel Tuchman Dear Rachel, I have an 8-year-old daughter who is adorable, fun, bright—a great kid and really a pleasure. There’s just this one small issue: Lately, she’s been putting...


Question I am dating a woman who is divorced. She is a very nice young lady, and her divorce was amicable. In terms of finances, her parents help her out...

Chareidi Zionism

By Larry Gordon Zionism is probably both the most maligned and misunderstood national movement in the history of credos of the world. Back in 1975, the United Nations General Assembly adapted...

A Good Lemonade

By Malkie Gordon Hirsch The Facebook message popped up in a most understated way, as if I often gave the go-ahead to speak at other events. Which I didn’t. But scrolling...

Dinner Is Served

By Larry Gordon On Tuesday of this week, we had the opportunity to attend what we can now refer to as a good old-fashioned organizational dinner for the benefit of...

Lights, Camera, Action

By Yochanan Gordon To state that I am camera shy would be an understatement. I have no qualms about expressing my viewpoints on a plethora of topics in this or...

Senator Schumer And The Parashah

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman This week, there was a meeting between the Satmar Rebbe and Senator Schumer. The meeting caused a number of people to speak somewhat negatively about the...


By Baila Sebrow Question When did it start becoming so hard for girls to find a shidduch? My friends and I talk about this all the time. Not all of us...

The Writing Gene

By Larry Gordon It all starts with the ability and confidence to write a first sentence like this one. Once you have that first sentence on your screen, the rest...
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The Strength Of Gavriel

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