Malkie Hirsch: Realizing Over and Over Again

By Malkie Hirsch Sometimes, the realization that my 40-year-old husband died at work will hit me really hard in middle of the day. Sounds funny, because of course I know that...

Malkie Hirsch: Making Plans

By Malkie Hirsch We had plans. Things to look forward to in the future, while raising the beautiful family we created together. The Sunday lunches we’d embark upon once the boys would...

Mistress Of Ceremonies

By Malkie Gordon Hirsch You know what it’s like when an idea pops into your head and you foolishly mention it in the company of others, without thinking things through,...

Dear Dini,

By Malkie Hirsch She got married before me and had her first child before me; basically, she didn’t fight the adulting portion of life like I did. In fact, the...

‘The Empty Wagon’: A Review Of R’ Yaakov Shapiro’s Attack on Zionism

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro’s "The Empty Wagon" is one of the most controversial books to hit the Orthodox world in decades. Its 1,373 pages deal with the...

The Karpoff Difference

By Larry Gordon Sometimes there are things in life that are just too difficult to get done—and that is where Marilyn Karpoff comes into the picture. Marilyn has a fascinating story...

From Good To Great: YU Online Course Teaches Rabbis The Art Of Public...

By Rochelle Maruch Miller Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future and affiliate Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) recently launched “Drashas and Shiurim: From Good to Great,” a continuing rabbinic...

Broken But Fixable

By Malkie Hirsch A couple of months after Moshe died, things in our house started breaking. And I don’t mean the color printer (which hasn’t worked in months). I mean the...

Bar Mitzvahs And Babies

By Malkie Gordon Hirsch I’ve always had planned births. There was none of that waking up in the middle of the night amid a pool of amniotic fluid and making a...

Loneliness vs. Solitude

By Malkie Hirsch “Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone.” —Paul Tillich It’s funny how last week I wrote all about meeting the coolest...
- Advertisement -

Stay connected

77,778FansLike
1,530FollowersFollow
1,292FollowersFollow

Latest article

Ukraine’s Jews prepare to commemorate the Holocaust as Russia’s war drums thunder

(JTA) — The military standoff between Russia and Ukraine is escalating as Jews in both countries prepare to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day on...

Sheldon Silver, powerful Jewish NYC politician brought down in corruption scandal, dies at 77

(New York Jewish Week via JTA) — Sheldon Silver, who for two decades wielded enormous power as the speaker of the New York State...

Passover Listings Reviews Prove Invaluable for Planning Pesach Getaways

Passover will be here in a few months, and people deciding where to go for the Spring holiday are increasingly turning to Passover Listings,...

Weather

New York
smoke
39.4 ° F
42.1 °
37 °
66%
1.9mph
100%
Wed
26 °
Thu
29 °
Fri
34 °
Sat
22 °
Sun
24 °

SIGN UP FOR UPDATES!

Get news from the Five Towns Jewish Times in your inbox.

EMAIL

Choose From the Following Newsletter options: