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By Yair Hoffman Noted psychiatrist Dr. Robert Waldinger once asked a large conference at a TED Talk the following question: “What if we could watch entire lives as they unfold through time?...

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By R' Chaim Bruk We are Jews, “believers, the children of believers,” so the idea that anything happens without Hashem’s direct instruction is heresy. One of my favorite, yet gut-wrenching, prayers...


By Baila Sebrow Question I’d like some advice on getting a relationship to get off the ground. I reside in Boro Park. I am in my mid-forties and have been divorced for...

State of Mind

By Rachel Tuchman Dear Rachel, I am sending my children to camp this summer, and I am a lot more nervous than I thought I would be. I have the greatest...

Crest Currency

By Malkie Gordon Hirsch This morning, I squeezed whatever remained from the Crest tube of toothpaste on my bathroom vanity. Over the last couple of weeks, I had noticed how the...

Building With Words

By Yochanan Gordon With hearts overflowing with joy and gladness, this week we celebrated the hanachas tefillin of our second son, Yehuda. Oftentimes, when the Torah enumerates the children of...

NY Needs Lee Zeldin

By Larry Gordon There is a gubernatorial primary here in New York on June 28. Even if you do only a fleeting analysis of New York’s current state on a...

A Driving Force

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman You are in a rush, and there is no parking on the street. You will just be a few minutes, so you wonder: Is it permitted...


By Baila Sebrow I read your column all the time; I should have written to you before things got out of hand. I was dating a guy with a past...

Hotel Hopping

By Larry Gordon My parents liked the idea of going to one of the kosher hotels in the Catskills, particularly for Shavuos. We did that for a few years when...
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