My Journey: Reaching Adulthood

I’ve changed as an adult. I’ve become wiser. More sensitive. Compassionate and empathetic. And people react differently to me as I change. I try to stay away from conflict...

Dating Forum: Grass Isn’t Greener on the Divorced Side

Question This is a sensitive issue, and my husband and I can’t talk about it to anyone who knows us, but we both feel the same way about it. We...

Mindbiz: Friend Needs Back-on-the-Market Makeover

Dear Esther, My friend Susie was unhappily married for many years. Her husband was controlling and even abusive. She often talked to me about how hard it was for her...

News From the Hills: Take Care

  Some interesting local news: Aron’s Kissena Farms is opening a 15,000- foot Pesach Supermarket/Mega Center in the vacant National Wholesale Liquidators property. Instead of the crowded tent of the...

Dating Forum: Don’t Bet on a Long Shot

  Question I’ve always liked dating guys who are older than me. At times, I would agree to go out with a guy my age if he was mature. But that...

Mindbiz: Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover

  Dear Esther, I am 87 years old. I have gray hair and many wrinkles, and I use a walker. My bones ache, my skin is blotchy, and I’m honest enough...

Dating Forum: Am I Dati Enough?

Question I very much want to meet a man and get married, but I am having problems with that, and I think the reason is because I am no longer...

G-dly Binge Watching

I never watched TV growing up, except for motzaei Shabbat, when I loved Love Boat and Fantasy Island. Yes, I’m aging myself, but I loved those two shows. I...

YidParenting: In Their Words

In honor of Purim, I’ve compiled an updated list of ten things your child would want you to know … in his or her own words. Yes, you are...

Dating Forum: How Can We Find Our Daughter a Shidduch?

Question My wife and I are trying to help our daughter with finding a shidduch, but we feel that our hands are tied. She won’t go to a shadchan. We...
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Five Towns Community Raises $400,000 for Friends of IDF

  Some 550 community leaders raised $400,000 to support well-being and educational programs for the brave men and women of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)...

YUConnects Kicks Off Long Island Event at Beth Sholom

  On Sunday, May 19, 200 people gathered for a community symposium at Congregation Beth Sholom. “When Our Children Date: The Complex Role of Parents”...

Author Judith Kerr Dies Weeks Before Her 96th Birthday

Kerr wrote about the Holocaust in a way children could understand Jewish and German-born British writer and illustrator Judith Kerr died on May 22, 2019...

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