Mindbiz: Yom Tov Stress Turns My Wife Into a Different Person

Dear Esther, Every year around this time, my wife becomes a different person — someone who is hard to be around and brings enormous stress into our home, along with...

Investments: What COVID-19 Has Taught Us

    Provided By Moshe Alpert Northwestern Mutual As the COVID-19 pandemic still weighs heavily on us, it’s important to revisit what the last six months have taught us and how we can...

Dating Forum: Zooming Into a Relationship

  Question I used to be the well-liked girl on every shadchan’s list. At 25 years old, that is now over for me because I have a record of a broken...

Malkie Hirsch: Mind Shifts

Do you ever wonder what your reaction would be to hearing something earth shattering in your life? Well, that’s what happened to me as we waited to hear the...

Mindbiz: Our Married Daughter Has Abandoned Us

  Dear Esther, My husband and I are absolutely heartbroken. When our daughter Tami started dating Heshi, we weren’t crazy about him from the start; but Tami was! From their first...

Yid Parenting: Schooling Your Thoughts

Question: Our son started yeshiva one day ago and is already miserable. You wouldn’t believe the restrictions being placed on the children. They wear masks all day. They have...

How Does Every Woman Have It Together While I’m Falling Apart?

  By Dina Schwartz, LCSW Imagine this scene: A beautiful woman, perfectly dressed and thin, strolls to the door to greet her husband. She flashes him a beautiful white smile and...

Malkie Hirsch: Delivery Delight

  In the interest of full disclosure (how I like to go about communicating with you and the others in my life), I’m going to drop a guilty mom truth...

Dating Forum: Not Looking for Marriage

  Question I’m a middle-aged man, and after two divorces I don’t want to get married again, but I don’t want to be alone for the rest of my life either....

Mindbiz: Father-Son Tensions Upsetting to Family

  Dear Esther, I’ve always thought that my husband, Yitz, and our son Tani had a lot in common. Besides looking similar, they are similar in nature. From the time Tani...
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Judgment Day: Yom Kippur Arrives With COVID-19 Cases on the Rise

BY SHIRA HANAU AND PHILISSA CRAMER (JTA) – In synagogues and in their parking lots, in backyard tent services and on Zoom, Jews around the world will spend...

Cuomo: 10 ZIP Codes Account for 25% of New COVID Infections

Gov. Andrew Cuomo raised alarm Monday about the emergence of a handful of coronavirus hot spots in New York, saying just 10 ZIP codes represented...

Simcha Is Essential. Drink Wine.

By Gabriel Geller Royal Wine/Kedem For many, if not most of us (all of us quite frankly), Shabbos and yom tov are not only great mitzvos;...

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