Dating Forum: Finding a Match in the 60+ Crowd

Question I read your column, and most of the letters you get are about young people who are in shidduchim. They ask you for advice, which you give them, and...

Book Review: Recipes From Auschwitz

Survival Stories of Hungarian Jews Olga Elek and Marton Sternberg By Michele Justic Besides the total annihilation of the Jews, the Nazis also sought to erase Jewish personalities. Forcing them to shave...

The Way It Is: The Height of Fashion

  Many years ago, when I would buy dress shoes, the only thought I gave to the height of the heel was that nothing shorter than three inches would be...

Yid Parenting: Kids and Current Events

Question: With all the antisemitic incidents occurring all around us, our children (ages 5, 8, and 12) are becoming apprehensive. My husband and I have noticed some odd changes in...

Schmutter: Count to Ten

I recently sent someone a long email expressing my frustration about something, and his entire response was, “Maybe you should write an article about anger management.” And it wasn’t...

News From the Hills: Zos Chanukah!

Another family-packed Chanukah comes to a close. Can we let some of the light, excitement, and joy last the rest of the year? Outside the world is scary. At...

At the Bagel Store: Talking With Dov Hikind

Dov Hikind and I have known each other for decades. We have done interviews for print as well as broadcast. Over the years we have discussed the evolution of...

From the Editor: What’s Wrong With Jewish Genius?

In last weekend’s New York Times, Bret Stephens wrote about a new book that explores how in the 20th Century a disproportionate number of Jewish thinkers — among them Freud, Herzl and...

Malkie Hirsch: Public Pain and Comfort

By Malkie Hirsch Different people approach me in different ways. Sometimes, it’s with initial hesitation and they start by saying that they didn’t want to come over because they felt awkward...

Dating Forum: Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover?

Question People are always ruining shidduchim. Not just for me; it happens to my friends, too. One time I went out with a guy and somebody said that he had...
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