Jewish Institutions Must Include Communications in Their Strategy

By Stan Steinreich COVID-19 has greatly impacted every facet of our community and life — whether it’s a loved one who is or was ill with the disease or the...

Mindbiz: Missing a Sibling Connection

Dear Esther, I grew up feeling like an only child. I have a brother who is nine years younger than me, but because we have such different personalities and there...

Malkie Hirsch: His Father in Heaven

I’ve been taking a mild sleep aid every Friday night for years. For me, it was an insurance policy for well-needed sleep, because although I was tired, sometimes a...

Dating Forum: Can I Stop My Girlfriend From Being Jealous?

  Question I am dating this gal who always thinks that I am cheating on her. I am getting sick and tired of having to defend myself by telling her where...

Mindbiz: Mom Too Worried About My Safety

  Dear Esther, My mother’s super-paranoid; she has always been overprotective and anxious ever since my father passed away. When I was younger I wasn’t even allowed to go biking with...

My Journey: Quarantine Questions

  I’ve had a lot of time to think over the last eight weeks of quarantining. I’ve had many philosophical discussions in my head, and some I’ve brought alive with...

Malkie Hirsch: About (Face)Book

  As I finally sat down to read Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg, the book handed to me many times throughout the year,...

Mindbiz: Quarantine Has Changed My Wife’s Personality

  Dear Esther, I’m worried about my wife, Mindy. Mindy has always been one of those women who take excellent care of themselves. Sometimes I used to think she did this...

The Way It Is: Personal Shopper

In order to remain in business and service customers, many stores are taking online orders. Supermarkets, Costco, and most pharmacies do not take phone or email orders; the shopper...

Dating Forum: Is This Guy Smart Enough for Our Daughter?

  Question My wife and I are concerned about the guy our 24-year-old daughter is dating. While he is sincere in his middot and consistent with being kovei’a itim l’Torah every...
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