Yid Parenting: Success for All Children

Question: I’ve been grappling with the decision of letting you respond publicly to this question for many months. On the one hand, I’m scared my son will read this question...

My Journey: Set Up the Singles

  In the world of shidduchim, I think that singles are looking out for themselves. They don’t tend to think of their friends and who they can set them up...

Mindbiz: Is Therapy Just for Crazy People?

  Dear Esther, I am a 44-year-old male. I would say I grew up in a functional home with normal, average parents who did their best to raise their three children....

Dating Forum: Finding a Match in the 60+ Crowd

Question I read your column, and most of the letters you get are about young people who are in shidduchim. They ask you for advice, which you give them, and...

Mindbiz: How Can I Be More Real?

Dear Esther, I am a fake! I don’t think anyone, including my husband, truly knows the real me. And I’m not sure why, but lately I’m finding it harder and...

Malkie Hirsch: Friends

By Malkie Hirsch You know those people you can go months without speaking to but when you do, it’s like no time has passed? There are never hard feelings on...

Yid Parenting: Beating Bullying

Question: Our son is in third grade and is getting bullied. He’s being mercilessly picked on during the bus ride to and from yeshiva, and possibly in yeshiva also. We...

Malkie Hirsch: Birthday Memories

By Malkie Hirsch Moshe’s birthday was January 23, 1979. I used to joke, once I got to know him better, that his birthday was so fitting for a man who was...

Mindbiz: Is My Daughter Turning Into My Sister?

  Dear Esther, My older sister Anita is in her forties and never got married. Honestly, I’m not so sure she ever will or if she even wants to marry. Regardless,...


By Malkie Hirsch Lately I’ve been noticing how many of our interactions involve posing and answering questions. Some are conversational, like “How’s your day?” Others are more practical: “Do the kids have...
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