Computers 101: It’s A Hardware Problem

In this day and age of computers doing everything for us, one of the few things that we still have to do manually is set up a new computer. This...

The Way It Is: Cable Call

  Because my savvy friend Nechama always knows how to get a bargain or to strike a good deal, I complained to her about the exorbitant cost of my cable....

Schmutter: Gender-Political Minefield

By Mordechai Schmutter As an observer of human behavior — but not in a creepy way — I firmly believe that the best way to solve a lot of shalom...

The Way It Is: Going Rogue

By Hannah Berman When my car lease expired three months ago, I opted to get a vehicle that was different from the one I had leased and driven for the...

The Way It Is: Tipping Point

  Recently, I wrote in my column, right here in this paper, that I no longer give tips to my three sanitation men. They are not actually my men; I...

Schmutter: Taking Us To The Cleaners

  I will freely admit that I don’t understand how dry-cleaners work. How do they get that stuff clean? And without water! Everyone says, “They use chemicals.” They say it like...

Schmutter: Driving Makes You Dumber

A new study in Britain says that driving makes people less intelligent. And I say, “Baruch Hashem.” I thought it was just me. But that does explain a lot. For...

The Way It Is: Putting A Lid On Gifts

  As December nears its midpoint, we are heavy into the season of miracles. In my world, it is the miracle of Chanukah and the oil that lasted longer than...

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...

The Way It Is: Holiday Tips

December is a fun month. Chanukah begins on the 25th of Kislev, and while that Hebrew date occasionally arrives in late November, it most often appears in December, just...
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BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A British businessman must continue to pay his wife maintenance payments until he gives her a religious divorce, or get,...

MTA Welcomes New Faculty Members

  MTA is thrilled to welcome new faculty members for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year, including: Rabbi Danny Konigsberg (‘05) as director of Student Activities and...

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