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Dating Forum: He Loves Me But Won’t Marry Me

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Malkie Hirsch: Growing Up Gordon

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Jewish Institutions Must Include Communications in Their Strategy

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Malkie Hirsch: Finding Your ‘Y’

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Yid Parenting: Spanking As Discipline

Question: My husband and I were wondering if you could shed some light on an issue we’ve been discussing. My husband’s parents believed in slapping their kids when they...

My Journey: A Dirty Little Secret

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Dating Forum: Can I Lie to Get Redt Shidduchim I Want?

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Dating Forum: Shortsighted With Shidduchim

  Question: I’m very pretty — not drop-dead gorgeous, but I really am pretty and not just saying so. Everyone agrees. However, I’m about five feet tall. People say that I...
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