Dating Forum: Too Much Drinking?

  Question I’m dating this really frum gal. When we first started dating, I learned that she likes to have wine with dinner, and sometimes we would also video chat while...

Malkie Hirsch: Dialectical Thinking

I love Elisheva because besides for the obvious fact that she does her job as my therapist so supremely well, she also teaches me cool things I’d never heard...

Mindbiz: Would Living Apart Be Best for My Children?

Dear Esther, I got divorced close to two years ago, and my ex has moved on with his life. He almost never sees the kids, and in fact has remarried...

Yid Parenting: Save Your Shul

  It’s been four months since I’ve replied publicly to any of the hundreds of e-mails I receive weekly. This pandemic has really changed things around, to say the least,...

Malkie Hirsch: When You Know, You Know

  “When you know, you know.” This statement can be applied to so many things in life: Love. The feeling of being enamored in the presence of that one person every...

Dating Forum: Be Careful With Distance Dating

  Question I was going stir-crazy from staying home and social distancing, especially because I’m an outgoing person. My friend convinced me to join a dating site. I signed up, and...

Mindbiz: Getting My Wife to Stop Doing So Much for Others

  Dear Esther, My wife, Chaya, has always been a very giving person. She comes from a family of givers. All of her siblings are quick to help, though none of...

Botwinick: Civility Is Not Science

  By Dr. Chaim Y. Botwinick Over the past several weeks, we have witnessed a daunting increase in COVID-19 cases throughout the United States. Many of these infection rates, especially in...

Malkie Hirsch: Ohel From the Other Side

  I’m past the point in my life when I thought that events were coincidental or happenstance. There’s no such thing. Everything is choreographed down to the minutest detail of...

Dating Forum: Feeling Nothing

  Question I am turning 30 soon and have been dating for 12 years. Everywhere I look girls are getting engaged and married; girls I used to babysit have children of...
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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...

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