Dating Forum: No One Wants Me to Marry a Ger

Question: My parents were always bugging me to get married. It’s not that I didn’t try, but I never felt any connection with the guys I went out with. Then...

Mindbiz: What Happened to My Empty Nest Bliss?

  Dear Esther, Most of my life, I’ve always done what was expected of me — as a child, wife, and mother — and I did it all with a good...

Why Do I Need A Will? I’m Not Rockefeller!

By Daphne Stern, Esq. When the issue of the need for a will or basic estate planning arises, there are various responses. Some people are embarrassed that they have not...

Dating Forum: My Boyfriend Became Too Frum

Question I got tired of dating quack frum guys, so I decided to start going to clubs, and I met a guy who is not frum. My parents knew about...

Abusers And The Obligation To Apologize

This week is parashas Acharei Mos-Kedoshim, wherein the Torah deems it necessary to enumerate the concept of arayos. There have been plenty of headlines and stories about people who have...

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...

Yid Parenting: Thank You!

Q. My son is extremely resistant to writing thank you cards. Now that his bar mitzvah has passed, he says he wants to call the people and thank them...

My Journey: Early Risers

By Michele Herenstein It’s 8 a.m. and my day is done. I woke up before five in the morning, closer to four. I was wide awake and hungry, so I got...

Madraigos Presents: Parenting Then And Now

On Thursday evening, April 19, Madraigos, who tirelessly works to meet the needs of the community, presented ‘Parenting Then and Now: What’s Changed?’ an initiative of its Parenting Matters...

Teaching My Son Resilience With Help From the Mets

By Temima Feldman Asher was happy to be going back to school. He was a good student, had good friends, and enjoyed the academic and social opportunities that school afforded...
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