Holding On to Happiness

By Malkie Hirsch Dovid is just like his father. He’s got the good qualities and also some of the things I didn’t understand. Ever since he was little when he’d come...

Dating Forum: My Parents Don’t Want Me to Move to Be With My Beshert

  Question I always got along best with guys who live out of town. I tried to be introduced to them, but nothing ever materialized. My parents suggested that I should...

Mindbiz: Helping a Friend Through Tough Times

  Dear Esther, My friend Paula has always been an upbeat, optimistic, fun person to be around. I’ve known her for over 50 years and we’ve always been like sisters to...

Yid Parenting: Online Safety

By Rabbi Yitzie Ross Over the past few weeks, we’ve been focusing on issues regarding the safety of our children and family. We began by discussing safety in the house...

Living Through Grief

By Malkie Hirsch Grief is the space in your heart that you reside in once something profoundly sad or life-changing happens. Some people lock themselves in their grief and refuse to...

Dating Forum: How Much Should I Tell a Date?

Question I am new to the singles scene. I was married for 12 years and had three children with my ex. Before that, I had a short marriage, and I...

Yid Parenting: Purim Pointers

Purim is around the corner, and once again I’m being inundated with the same questions I receive every year. Here are some of the more frequent questions and my...

Mindbiz: Model Proper Behavior for Your Grandchildren

Dear Esther, I’m a grandmother in my sixties, and I have several concerns about the child-rearing practices I see my children engage in. They are all loving and devoted parents,...

Kaddish Yasom: Dovid’s Last Kaddish

By Malkie Hirsch Tonight was Dovid’s last Kaddish. “Kaddish Yasom.” How many hundreds of times have my eyes glossed over those previously irrelevant words in the siddur? The stuff we don’t...

Dating Forum: Have I Changed Too Much for My High School Girlfriend?

Question I live in a Modern Orthodox neighborhood and I went to a coed high school. Like all the other guys, I had a girlfriend. We always hung out together,...
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