Yid Parenting: Kids and Current Events

Question: With all the antisemitic incidents occurring all around us, our children (ages 5, 8, and 12) are becoming apprehensive. My husband and I have noticed some odd changes in...

Malkie Hirsch: Public Pain and Comfort

By Malkie Hirsch Different people approach me in different ways. Sometimes, it’s with initial hesitation and they start by saying that they didn’t want to come over because they felt awkward...

Dating Forum: Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover?

Question People are always ruining shidduchim. Not just for me; it happens to my friends, too. One time I went out with a guy and somebody said that he had...

Mindbiz: Wife Thinks We Need to Make More Money to Feel Better

  Dear Esther, I’m sure I’m not the first person to be writing in about this theme, and no doubt I won’t be the last. But it’s becoming a big issue...

Yid Parenting: Living In The Present

Question:  Now that Chanukah is over, my wife and I want to vent. What is going on with this world? Why do kids need presents and parties all day? Chanukah...

Tragedy Darkens the Light in Monsey: Responding Responsibly to Your Family

By Rabbi Dr. Dovid Fox Director, Project Chai, Chai Lifeline A quiet neighborhood in Monsey has been shaken by an attack that one would never anticipate. A family home, a rabbinic...

In the Candles’ Shadows

By Malkie Hirsch Chanukah was never that joyful time in our house. When I was nine years old, I remember hearing a phone ring in the middle of the night. I...

Dating Forum: Are We Too Different for a Match?

  Question I’m in a relationship with a guy and we really love each other, but I’m worried about how different we are and if it can work out if we...

Mindbiz: My Father Doesn’t Like My Stepson

  Dear Esther, After being a single mother for seven years, I finally remarried a nice man. I’m grateful that I found someone wonderful. For a long while, I thought it...

Yid Parenting: On the Right Track

  My wife and I are a bit confused because our son is being tracked in middle school. The yeshiva puts boys in 6th grade into one of two classes,...
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USHMM Works to Preserve Evidence of the Holocaust

By Rochelle Miller The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. is in a race against time to collect and preserve the evidence of...

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