Redemptive Eyesight

By Yochanan Gordon Somebody once distinguished between a Jew and an anti-Semite as follows: The anti-Semite is open and unambiguous about his venomous hate towards the Jewish people and the...

State of Mind

Dear Elisheva, I have a teenage daughter who is unhappy in school and has been for some time. She’s a good student, well-behaved, and has nice friends, but she says...

About Parental Alienation

By Larry Gordon At least five years ago, the son of a friend of mine was redd a shidduch by a semiprofessional shadchan. My friend related to me that the...

Taking the Shul on the Road

My shul is moving. To be fair, it’s been “moving” for about two years now. But it’s actually moving as I’m writing this. I’m supposed to be helping. We’ve been...

Malkie Hirsch: Bar Mitzvah Season

Bar mitzvah season has officially begun at the Hirsch house. This means a few things: I’ll be living in my car, in addition to walking Dovid from party to Shabbos...

Paying For College 101: Here Are 5 Ways To Reduce The Cost

According to a 2015 Gallup survey, 73 percent of parents with children under the age of 18 worry about paying for college more than any other financial issue (“U.S....

Real Estate with Anessa: Surviving The Cooperative

The New York Times real-estate section regularly discusses the problems with co-op boards in various parts of the city. The most recent one that made me laugh was a letter...

The Sun Is Shining At The Kotel

By Nison Gordon, z’l Translated by P. Samuels The following article was originally written in Yiddish by Nison Gordon, z’l, the editor of the Algemeiner Journal, after a visit to Israel...

Dating Forum: Brother Headed for Another Abusive Relationship

Question: My brother is dating a woman who is mean and horrible. I know they are planning to get engaged, and my entire family wants to find a way to...

Bagel Store: The Shul Next Door

Sukkos is here, baruch Hashem, the great holiday of celebrating our personal accomplishments over the prior two weeks — or six weeks, actually — as we refreshed and recalibrated...
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For Caregivers And Family Members: Helping Mom Or Dad With Hearing Loss

By Dr. Esther Fogel Hearing is one of the most important senses, so it’s no wonder that listening difficulties can affect quality of life. In...

Dr. Steven Krauss, z’l

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for Dr. Steven Krauss,63, of blessed memory, was one of the genuine Tzaddikim of the Five Towns and a personal...

Dating Forum: Borderline Personality

I am dating a guy and things are going really well between the two of us. There are a few things that bother me...


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