Bagel Store: Only for the Children

It’s been a dream a long time in the making. It started as a shadow of a wish and a hope. The question was not just when we would...

Malkie Hirsch: Friends

By Malkie Hirsch You know those people you can go months without speaking to but when you do, it’s like no time has passed? There are never hard feelings on...

Yid Parenting: Beating Bullying

Question: Our son is in third grade and is getting bullied. He’s being mercilessly picked on during the bus ride to and from yeshiva, and possibly in yeshiva also. We...

From the Editor: Jerusalem Diary

They say it rained like wild here last week. The downpours were torrential and there was flooding in parts of the country. Here in Jerusalem some say there was...

Dating Forum: Can I Lie to Get Redt Shidduchim I Want?

Question I am a bachur in my early twenties. I have never been married; yet, for reasons I don’t know, shadchanim have been asking me to go out with divorced...

Mindbiz: Is Therapy Just for Crazy People?

  Dear Esther, I am a 44-year-old male. I would say I grew up in a functional home with normal, average parents who did their best to raise their three children....

My Journey: Set Up the Singles

  In the world of shidduchim, I think that singles are looking out for themselves. They don’t tend to think of their friends and who they can set them up...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Taking the Lead

It is a confluence of prominent women in the Five Towns and surrounding communities who have been meeting for most of the last year regarding an idea. The project...

Letters to the Editor: What to Do About Antisemitism

Repeal “No Bail” Law Dear Editor, My mother often recounted how her brother, at the young age of 14, arrived home one day, suitcase in hand. He reported that the “shkotzim,”...
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From the Editor: The Official Response

  Just about no one wants a war or even a street fight, not in the Golan Heights and not in Crown Heights. Almost suddenly these have become particularly trying and...
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