Mindbiz: Is This How Marriage Should Be?

  Dear Esther, I have a family issue that has been bothering me for a long time. I married my husband about five years ago, and we have a three-year-old daughter....

News From the Hills: Speeding Bullet

  Time moves like a speeding bullet. In early March we still did not take COVID-19 seriously—until after Purim, when along with the usual pre-Pesach stress we started stressing about...

Dating Forum: Feeling Uncomfortable About Economic Disparity

Question I am in a long-term relationship with a guy, but I have doubts about him because even though he is a professional, I earn more money than he does....

Malkie Hirsch: Wanderers

It happens before every yontif, and in the beginning, when I couldn’t identify the extreme emotion that would overtake me, I would panic that this was a new phase...

My Journey: A Dirty Little Secret

We are three months into severe quarantining. Personally, this has had no effect on my life. I am still wearing my mask constantly and my gloves occasionally, still social...

Yochanan Gordon: Acquaintances in Quarantine

  This is not an admission. I haven’t made the acquaintance of any new people in quarantine these past three months. If I did, I wouldn’t be believed on the...

Mindbiz: ‘New Normal’ Shakes Up Couple’s Roles

Dear Esther, Joe and I have been married for over 40 years. We both grew up in European homes, and it felt natural for us to emulate the roles of...

New Law Impacts Retirement Plans

By Daphne Stern, Esq. The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act went into effect as of January 1, 2020, making significant changes to the laws governing retirement...

Malkie Hirsch: Righting By Writing

I get most of my writing ideas and inspiration on Shabbos. It’s the only time I’m without the distraction of mindless entertainment, my phone to stave off loneliness, or...

Dating Forum: Seeking Young and Gorgeous

  Question I am a gentleman nearing retirement, and I’ve been looking to remarry for a few years now. I am not ashamed to say that I am looking for a...
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