Changing Seasons

By Larry Gordon In yeshiva, being a sports fan, and especially a baseball fan, was an acceptable pastime. For some reason, though, the line was drawn at collecting baseball cards,...

Dating Forum

By Baila Sebrow  Question I am the mother of a son who is in shidduchim. I don’t want to make him sound like a “Mama’s boy,” but he is indeed a...

A Fishy Story

By Malkie Gordon Hirsch Death has this funny way of sneaking up on people at the most unexpected of times. Not to say that any time of the year is an...

From the Editor: Closed and Open

The worst thing you can say about Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio is that despite having aides who are members of the Jewish community, at the...

State of Mind

Dear Rachel, My neighbor frequently texts me to ask for a play date for her son and mine. My son does not like to play with this boy and it...

The Rabbis Speak

By Larry Gordon After a year like this, with so many twists and turns and so much up in the air, when a rav stands up before his congregation on...


By Baila Sebrow Question I have been dating a woman for the past eight months. We have spoken about getting married from our very first date, as we were friends and...

Living And Learning

By Malkie Gordon Hirsch I have more than my share of side gigs. So many, in fact, that I think most people might think me the type who has a...

Unsent Letter To My Client Before Rosh Hashanah

Dearest Client, Well, it’s been quite a year. At this time, we have a custom to take interpersonal stock and make amends. Thank you for entrusting me with your thoughts, feelings, and...

Bagel Store: Fraud Investigation

You have seen the full-page ad in this newspaper for over a year now. Around a year ago, an attorney bought space in the paper, looking for people who,...
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