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Question: I have a friend who has a problem. She is a black convert. Though she is an incredible, beautiful woman, she had lots of trouble in the shidduch scene....

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Dear Editor, Serious newspapers, such as the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal, do not publish unsigned or anonymous letters to the editor. The 5TJT,...

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Dear Esther, I grew up feeling as though I must have been adopted. I had (and still have) very little in common with my mother, and she had absolutely no...

Bagel Store: At the White House

It was a day in Washington, D.C., with the high point being remarks by President Trump to a gathering of several hundred Jewish leaders to mark the observance and...

J.B. Handley: Vexed Over Vaccines

By J.B. Handley I am the author of the bestselling book, How to End the Autism Epidemic, which was released by Chelsea Green Publishing in September. I read publisher/editor Larry...

From the Editor: Encouraging Terror

On Sunday evening, just outside the community of Ofra in the Shomron, a car drove by a bus stop where people were waiting for rides. One of the occupants...

Yid Parenting: How Should We Handle an Accusation?

Q. My son’s rebbe called me up regarding an issue with my fifth-grade son. Apparently, the rebbe believes that my son has been taking some prizes from his desk...

Real Estate with Anessa: Assessing The Tax Assessment

By now, every Nassau County homeowner must have received at least one copy of the “Dear Property Owner” rip-off letters Laura Curran has sent out in her “quest” for...

Aliyah Chronicle: Still Americans

  I am sure that those of you whose kids are teenagers or older have learned the lesson that is hitting home at the Katzes. We’re bored! Sure, we hosted...

The Way It Is: Putting A Lid On Gifts

  As December nears its midpoint, we are heavy into the season of miracles. In my world, it is the miracle of Chanukah and the oil that lasted longer than...

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