Bagel Store: Having More Babies

By Larry Gordon It is a weekly ritual, and I sit there watching quietly as it happens. Perhaps it is a matter that should be confidential, but I sit next...

From the Editor: Three Personalities

In our continuing effort to produce The Five Towns Jewish Times in a variety of formats, we have launched a podcast that explores the inside scoop and backstory about...

Dating Forum: How Can I Focus on What Is Important in a Relationship?

  Question I have been reading your column in the 5TJT but I haven’t come across my particular question. Although I have guidance from my rabbi and seminary mentor, they’re quite...

Sy Syms School of Business Offers Master’s Degree in Real Estate

  Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business has added a new master’s of science in real estate to its graduate programs in accounting, taxation, and business administration. The 36-credit program...

Mindbiz: Learning Lessons from Thanksgiving

Dear Esther, My life often feels like déjà vu. Each year we go through the same routine on Thanksgiving, as we do on many other holidays, though the details vary....

The Mother-Daughter Food Relationship

  By Dalia Abott, LMSW RD Whether they know it or not, mothers are powerful nutrition role models for their daughters. As mothers, we pass down specific genetic traits such as...

Yid Parenting: Reaching the Benchmark

  Question: My 8-and-a-half-year-old son has recently become disinterested in davening and bentching. When I try to let him know (without pressuring) that “It’s time to bentch now,” or “Let’s...

Bagel Store: Judging Impeachment Hearings By the Gemara

  The positions, arguments, and suppositions are tenuous. Essentially, did President Trump expect Ukrainian President Zelensky to launch an investigation of former vice president Biden and his son, Hunter, for...

From the Editor: Identical Political Twins

By Larry Gordon These might be the most interesting as well as challenging times from a political perspective. Who would have thought that one day — and that is today...

Malkie Hirsch: The Change

By Malkie Hirsch “You’re more assertive and, I don’t know … just different. You were more timid, shy even. You don’t recognize that change in you? To me, it’s so...
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