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...

Father’s Day

By Malkie Gordon Hirsch As I got Rosie ready for bed one night last week, she asked me about Jeremy’s arrival back home; on the first Father’s Day in a...

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...

‘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...

Widows In Crawfords Getting Married

By Malkie Gordon Hirsch Readers of this column might remember the time I went to meet a fellow widow named Mimi at Crawford’s dating back to around a year ago....

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,...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Making A Shidduch

The lament is a recurring one: If only everyday people like you and me would take it upon themselves to attempt to make a shidduch, the current crisis that...

Turn, Turn, Turn

By Malkie Gordon Hirsch I’ve never been much of a fan of the simcha circuit. I didn’t like having to wear the clothes one is supposed to wear for certain festivities...

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...

Motivation Vs. Purpose

By Malkie Gordon Hirsch Anyone who owns a Peloton knows who Robin Arzón is. But some might not adequately take in her soulful words of wisdom while breathless, sweating, and...
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