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By Larry Gordon That is what it was, the election that many hoped would not have to take place. As I’ve written here in the past, the tradition in the...

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Dear Esther, I am generally on the giving end of most of my relationships. I do enjoy giving to others and doing people favors and I feel great happiness when...

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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,...
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Dating Forum Sneak Peak: Dressed To The Eights

Your daughter would meet the perfect man if only she'd dress better... Right? Wrong? Read about it in this week’s 5TJT Dating Forum. Find more expert dating advice from...

Dating Forum: So What If My Guy Is Divorced?

Dating Question I am a 27-year-old woman, and I’ve never been married, though I was engaged once. It feels like I went out with every guy out there, or at least...

Malkie Hirsch: Smiles and Tears

As my eyes frantically scanned the rebbe’s desk for a box of tissues, I couldn’t help but laugh inwardly at myself at the fact that I couldn’t hold it...

Bagel Store: The Wizard Of Jerusalem

It was a momentous occasion. We were not in Kansas anymore, nor were we in the Five Towns, though it was easy to conjure up images of Dorothy and...

The Mask In My Pocket

By Yochanan Gordon Over the last couple of weeks I have written about teshuvah and our overall preparation for the Yomim Nora’im in the context of song. It occurred to...

Which Israeli Community Is Right for Me?

By Ben Levene What a 10 days I had in New York! I met so many new clients and visited several of my existing/past clients. What I am going to discuss today...

A Hair-raising Scheme

By Hannah Berman My television was on. It’s always on when I am alone in the house. And, as always, it was set to a news station with the volume on...
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