Yid Parenting: Spanking As Discipline

Question: My husband and I were wondering if you could shed some light on an issue we’ve been discussing. My husband’s parents believed in slapping their kids when they...

Mindbiz: Grown Son, Family Coming Back to Roost

Dear Esther, My husband and I have been empty-nesters for the past four years. Unlike some couples who find their new lifestyle kind of lonely with their children out of...

Career Corner: Do You Dig The ‘Gig’ Economy?

By Chaim Shapiro Question: I was very interested in your last column about finding a “side hustle". I think the need for a lucrative side hustle is almost universal in today’s...

Real Estate: Flying The Dreamliner

For those of you who have not seen the vast marketing campaign from El Al announcing the arrival of their new Dreamliner 787s, or have not yet flown on...

Dating Forum: Waiting for a Ring

Question: I've dated a man for many years, mostly on and off. In between, we were both married to different people. We each went through hell in those marriages. We’ve...

Bagel Store: The Shul Next Door

Sukkos is here, baruch Hashem, the great holiday of celebrating our personal accomplishments over the prior two weeks — or six weeks, actually — as we refreshed and recalibrated...

Mindbiz: Motivation to Change

Dear Esther, I am 48 years old and I was recently diagnosed with osteoporosis. My doctor told me, under no uncertain terms, that aside from some other interventions, I must...

Yid Parenting: Parenting Solo

Question: I’ve read with interest your parenting column, and I greatly enjoy it. Your advice is spot-on, but there is one point I would like to add. There are many...

Real Estate with Anessa: Another Man’s Treasure

A garage sale can be a great tool for getting rid of all kinds of stuff you have accumulated in your home over the years, whether you are just...

Rabenko: Your Face In The Crowd

A photographer’s job involves paying particular attention to faces. A face can convey every bit of emotion one might experience, or it can be tepid. I love blank faces...
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