Shevat 16, 5779, 01/22/2019

Yisro: Keep Your Balance

By Rabbi Yossy Goldman What is the definition of a well-balanced individual? One who has a chip on both shoulders! This week we read the Ten...

Aliyah Chronicle: Time With Family

By Shmuel Katz It’s our bar mitzvah year in Israel, and the changes, which once popped up with shocking regularity, are much fewer. And they...

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Aliyah Chronicle: Time With Family

By Shmuel Katz It’s our bar mitzvah year in Israel, and the changes, which once popped up with shocking regularity, are much fewer. And they...

The Way It Is: Baking Memories

Recently, my oldest grandson asked if I would teach him how to make my onion cookies. “Cookies? They are not cookies! We call them...

Computers 102: It’s A Software Problem

  We now begin Part II of our tutorial on how to set up your new computer, mostly based on secondhand knowledge. We started this...

The Right View: The Life Of Olga Elek, Part 27

By Dr. Alex Sternberg Ravensbrück had over 50 sub-camps. One of these sub-camps, Sachsenhausen, had 32 sub-camps of its own. These sub-camps were different in...

Real Estate with Anessa: Merrily We Move Along

  There are some people who take moving in stride, and then there are those who can go into shell-shock just thinking about how they...

News From the Hills

A few disturbing things happened last week in Kew Gardens Hills. On Monday night, January 7, someone in a car shot at another car...

Investing In Israel, Part 2

  By Ben Levene Sales Director Licensed Real Estate Agent in Israel CapitIL Real Estate Agency Property hunting can be a frustrating process, even when the system is familiar....

Bagel Store: Contrasts And Contradictions

By Larry Gordon There seems to be a cross between the natural, inevitable, unavoidable lifecycle occurrences and the fast and sometimes even shocking fashion in...

From the Editor: Standing With Trump

  We are guilty of not saying enough — or at least not enough good things — about President Donald Trump. I have met too...

Letters to the Editor: Yeshiva Oversight a Real Threat

Dear Editor, Regarding the education issue (“From the Editor: On Our Education Crisis,” January 4), I think you are missing one valid point: Choice. The...

Dating Forum: What’s So Bad About Singles Events?

Question: I am a 30-year-old girl who has never been married. Shadchanim consider me “over the hill,” and they even call me that. They redd...

Mindbiz: Feeling Snubbed by Daughter in Law

  Dear Esther, How do you deal with a daughter-in-law who refuses to come visit and won’t explain why? My son has been married to Mindy...

Five Financial Steps To Take When A Loved One Passes Away

When a loved one passes, it is often an emotional and chaotic time. Unfortunately, it’s also a time when you may be called upon...

Yid Parenting: Midwinter Woes

Question: As midwinter vacation approaches, my husband and I are once again preparing for the onslaught of complaints from our children. We don’t go to...

Tiny Houses: A Creative Low-Income Housing Idea

By Anessa Cohen Low-income housing has always followed three molds provided by government agencies. The first mold is building apartment buildings with units rented to...

The Right View: The Life Of Olga Elek, Part 25

Leaving Auschwitz Please note: Parental discretion is advised, as this series of articles may be too disturbing or graphic for children. Late August in Auschwitz, rumors...

Investing In Israeli Real Estate

  By Ben Levene Sales Director Licensed Real Estate Agent in Israel CapitIL Real Estate Agency Whether it’s the language, culture, or even the amount of chutzpah, it’s not...

News From the Hills: Searching for a House

On Sunday morning, January 6, I attended a seminar for first-time buyers presented by Jordan Kadry, senior loan originator at FM Home Loans, and...

From the Editor: Issues of the Day

There are always a great deal of issues of particular interest to the worldwide Orthodox Jewish communities that can be explored, discussed and debated...

Bagel Store: Bris In Bal Harbour

Perhaps we are following in our parents’ footsteps, or maybe it’s just the cold and rainy days at this time of year in New...

Dating Forum: Repeat Offenders

Question: My husband and I have four children in shidduchim! Everyone else seems to be able to marry off at least one of their children,...

Letter to the Editor: School Crisis

By Richard Altabe The editor of this paper is entitled to express his opinions, no matter how misguided, on the issue of New York State oversight...

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Weddings And Other Simchas: The More The Merrier

  By Y. Samuels One night last week, I went to three close family members’ weddings. They all took place in the same Brooklyn neighborhood, so...

Sarah Dukes Premiers ‘Yesterday Again’ a Song of Love and Loss

By Michele Justic Acclaimed composer Sarah Dukes released her new single, “Yesterday Again” on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This marks the first time Dukes...

Pesach With FFH on Verge of 4th Straight Sellout Year

  The fourth annual FFH Events Pesach Program is on mark to be even better than last year. Rooms in the main building are almost...

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Editor’s Blog: Our Education Crisis

Rabbis have written opinion pieces warning that children in the yeshiva community are under siege by the New York State Education Department. They were...

POSSIBLE PEACE PROPOSALS

It might be rolled out fairly soon, but, then again, it may take another six months to a year. That is the Trump administration’s...

Editor’s Blog: Larry Gordon Heads to the Polls

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