Southern Musings

By Larry Gordon Viewing the map of the United States last week, it looked like the state of Florida was shaped very similarly to the state of Israel. That does...

Worthy Of Redemption

By Yochanan Gordon We are set to read the third parashah in the book of Sh’mos. Although the word “Sh’mos” is translated as “names,” the accepted English translation is that...

Frustrated by haredi leaders, Orthodox activists push for stronger response to sexual abuse

(JTA) — On Friday morning, most of the people bustling through Beit Shemesh, a town in central Israel with a large haredi Orthodox population, were getting ready for Shabbat....

DATING FORUM

By Baila Sebrow Question Do you think it is possible for someone to change? I am having this debate with my friend. My friend dated someone for a short time and...

LET MY PEOPLE GO

By Larry Gordon At my grandson Nison’s bar mitzvah celebration, some people wore masks when they entered a room and then either moved the mask under their chin or took...

Bar Mitzvahs And Babies

By Malkie Gordon Hirsch I’ve always had planned births. There was none of that waking up in the middle of the night amid a pool of amniotic fluid and making a...

LET MY PEOPLE GO

By Larry Gordon At my grandson Nison’s bar mitzvah celebration, some people wore masks when they entered a room and then either moved the mask under their chin or took...

Gratitude And Childbirth

By Yochanan Gordon I am filled with tremendous gratitude over the birth of our newest daughter, Sarah Rosa, who was born to my wife and me this past Sunday at...

Musings Of A Shliach From Montana

By R' Chaim Bruk For those of you who follow me or Chavie (@ChavieBruk) on social media, you know that we are on a family adventure in Nevada for winter...

DATING FORUM

By Baila Sebrow  Question I’ve been divorced for a little over three years, and I have four sons, ages 15, 13, 10, and 6. Even though I’m only 37, the only...
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(January 17, 2022 / JNS) The Jewish community “must be ready” and stay “vigilant and strong” to respond to any anti-Semitic incidents, emphasized Michael...

Attempted terrorist attack south of Jerusalem

A terrorist stabbing attack was foiled south of Jerusalem Monday afternoon. The attempted terror attack occurred at the Gush Etzion Junction just south of the...

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(JTA) – The name Aafia Siddiqui became familiar to many on Saturday, when a man took a rabbi and his congregants hostage in a...

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