The Way It Is: A Purim Proposal

It’s a longstanding tradition to eat hamantaschen on Purim. As with so many of our traditions, there are multiple explanations for the custom, and in the case of hamantaschen,...

How To Spot Another Frum Family On Vacation

One of the most fun activities for a frum person on vacation is to look around for other frum families on vacation. And of course to introduce yourself, even...

Schmutter: Dust To Dust

I know that the past few weeks, my articles have been about family simchas, but not this week. This week, I regret to inform you of the petirah of...

Schmutter: Part of This Complete Breakfast

  One of the most difficult decisions every parent has to make, on a regular basis, is what kind of cereal to buy. It seems pretty trivial, but it’s a...

Got A Match?

If I would have known what a pain it would be to find clothes to wear to my wife’s brother’s wedding, I probably never would have sent in the...

The Way It Is: AOL? LOL!

  For years, my son, Robby, has been making me, and anyone else who is fortunate enough to hear his performances, laugh. It isn’t always a performance. Just listening to...

Aliyah Chronicle: Simchas Yom Tov As a Business Owner

Several years ago, I wrote an article about two-day yomim tovim and how, in my opinion, one of the great benefits of living here is not only that we...

Schmutter: How Should I Know?

Welcome to “How Should I Know?”: the occasional column in which we attempt to answer any and all questions that people send in, depending on how you define the...

That’s the Way It Is: Barring Ambien

Roseanne Barr is not my favorite human being. Years back, she was denounced for exhibiting crass behavior at a ballgame and she has made more than one disgusting comment...

The Way It Is: Binging With Your Eyes

By Hannah Berman Until recently, the term “binge” was almost always associated with food. “Binging” was used to describe the act of mindless overeating. This is no longer the case....

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Billions Of Butterflies Visit Israel On Their Way To Cyprus

By HAGAY HACOHEN - Jerusalem Post - 03/21/2019 Billions of painted lady butterflies visit Israel this Purim on their migration to Cyprus. Billions of painted lady butterflies...

Mueller Report: No Trump – Russia collusion

By David Rosenberg - Israel National News -  24/03/19 22:18 The much-anticipated report by special counsel Robert Mueller on the 2016 presidential race has found...

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