Schmutter: Cheap Imitation

  The Nobel Prizes aren’t for everyone. What do you get if you win a Nobel Prize, other than a medal and a certificate and fame and a million dollars? Nothing. And...

The Way It Is: Following Suit

By Hannah Berman Despite the fact that I am by no means what could be called a “fashionista,” my clothes are always neat and clean and I believe that I...

Schmutter: A Shabbos Walk in the Dark

  There comes a time in every marriage when your wife is going to want to go walking, and you’re going to want to go to sleep. That time is...

Making a Simcha: We Still Have Leftovers

  People often ask me, “Mordechai, you clearly don’t make a lot of money. How do you save money on simchas?” And to that I answer, “By being anti-social,” and...

Chanukah Minhagim No One Talks About

  Chanukah is a festive, joyous time with lots of interesting minhagim. Especially since some of them are probably not technically minhagim. But our kids wouldn’t know it. There are some...

Schmutter: Count to Ten

I recently sent someone a long email expressing my frustration about something, and his entire response was, “Maybe you should write an article about anger management.” And it wasn’t...

Schmutter: Before the Dust Settles

  I always thought it was a great idea for me to work in my house. The commute is pleasant, and I’m in a central location — in the living...

Ashley Blaker Unites Audiences Through Humor

By Rochelle Miller Chances are you attended one of Ashley Blaker’s performances of Strictly Unorthodox during its five-week off-Broadway run. If so, you can attest to why his shows sell...

The Way It Is: Time to Fall Behind

  As an avowed insomniac, I do not look forward to the day we turn the clocks back. While most people are happy about getting an extra hour of sleep,...

The Way It Is: The Height of Fashion

  Many years ago, when I would buy dress shoes, the only thought I gave to the height of the heel was that nothing shorter than three inches would be...
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SKA Students PAUSE for Speech

  The week of February 4 was designated as PAUSE — Pausing and Understanding Speech’s Effect — Week at the Stella K. Abraham High School...

SKA Students Embrace Opportunities for Friendship

Ninth graders at  the Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls had a great time “painting the night” on motzaei Shabbat, February 8. Led...

Three Israelis Aboard Cruise Ship Test Positive for Coronavirus

THE JERUSALEM POST -- An Israeli couple who had been traveling aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship were diagnosed with coronavirus on Sunday morning and are...

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