The Hockey Fan Who Saved The NHL Staffer

By Yair Hoffman During a hockey game on October 23, a fan of the opposing team spotted an NHL staffer with a strange-looking mole on the back of his neck....

War On Poverty

By R’ Nison Gordon, z’l America, the world’s magnate, the wealthiest country in the world, has declared war on poverty. If the talk is about fighting poverty, it means that there...

Yosef’s Bones

By Yochanan Gordon This week we observed the tenth of Shevat, which is the day the Frierdiker Rebbe, Rav Yosef Yitzchak, passed away and the same day, one year later, when...


By Baila Sebrow Question Let me tell you about myself. I am a 52-year-old divorced female (but I am told that I look like I am in my late thirties/early forties)....

State of Mind

By Elisheva Liss Dear Elisheva, We think we may have an issue with our son and his rebbe, and we’re not sure what to do about it. According to our son,...

Inflation Or Just Greed?

By Shmuel Katz If you are someone who has made regular visits to Israel over the years, your next visit will definitely come with some sticker shock. Over the last...

Express Moral Outrage But Avoid Simplistic Thinking

By Rabbi Moshe Taragin Thoughts about the terrible crimes committed by a trusted leader. In 1993, when the Lubavitcher Rebbe passed away, I was a young rabbi listening to troubling statements...

Bruce’s Mezuzah

By Larry Gordon This was the second time I had been invited to visit the seat of power of Nassau County. The first was about 15 years ago, shortly after...

The Novelty Of Privacy

By Malkie Gordon Hirsch Long before the age of the internet, the age when everything was shared and when nothing was taboo, there was a group of Israelites traveling through...

What Happens When Mr. ADHD Marries Miss Anxiety?

By Rabbi Ben Tzion Shafier This is the tale of Shayna and Bentzi Cohen. Shayna and Bentzi are your all-American couple, bright, talented, and successful. Both were brought up in...
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