Tevet 3, 5779, 12/11/2018

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Night Flower: Chapter 18, Part II

By Esther Rapaport “But why?” Elka refused to understand. “I want to help her.” Noa refused to back down. “And you think she’d want to accept such...

The Way It Is: Holiday Tips

December is a fun month. Chanukah begins on the 25th of Kislev, and while that Hebrew date occasionally arrives in late November, it most...

Right View: The Life Of Olga Elek, Part 21

Please note: Parental discretion is advised, as this series of articles may be too disturbing or graphic for children. In Part 20, Olga learned about...

Letters to the Editor: The Vaccination Debate

  Questions About Vaccines Dear Editor, Larry, your article (“From The Editor: Medical Dilemmas,” November 30) was presented fairly and factually. In 1986, the National Childhood Vaccine...

Bagel Store: Walking That Walk

The weather in Israel this time of year is always unpredictable and changing. For many years, I walked the same route down the steep...

From the Editor: Dr. Richard Friedman, A”H

By Larry Gordon What happened last Saturday night about an hour after Shabbos was life-altering and shattering to Dr. Richie Friedman’s family, as well as...

Larry Gordon: A Chanukah Miracle in Berlin

By Larry Gordon Last year’s Chanukah miracle was the release from prison of Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin on the last day of the chag. It was...

News From the Hills: All About Chanukah

We light the menorah and we “light up the darkness.” It’s nice to say, but if we look around, the world needs a lot...

Dating Forum: How Bad Are a Few Broken Engagements?

Question I have never been married or engaged even though I am in my thirties. I always had this thing about not dating anyone who...

Mindbiz: Why Is My Wife So Bossy?

Dear Esther, I recently got married after being divorced for six years. My divorce took so much out of me that, for a number of...

Getting Back To Basics: Why A Financial Game Plan Is So Important

Many of us are familiar with the expression, “failing to plan is planning to fail.” The agents at New York Life can assure you...

No ‘Medical Dilemma’ on Vaccines, Part 2

By Rabbi Dr. Aaron E. Glatt Continued from December 3, 2018 See the column that started it all. Why would anyone argue against vaccination? Why are people...

A Humorous Chanukah Safety Primer

  The safest place to light your candles, fire-hazard-wise, is outside. Lubavitch holds it should also be atop a huge menorah so the whole neighborhood...

Yid Parenting: Yearbook Humor

My son is currently in eighth grade, and he’s facing an issue that my eleventh-grader dealt with a few years ago. It’s called “yearbook.”...

Career Corner: What’s the Best Career for My Daughter?

By Chaim Shapiro Question: My daughter is in her second year in Israel this year. We are proud of how she has grown and what she...

Letters to the Editor: No ‘Medical Dilemma’ on Vaccines

To the Editor: It was with great regret that I read the lead article written by my friend, editor Larry Gordon, in last week’s 5...

Right View: The Life Of Olga Elek, Part 20

Please note: Parental discretion is advised, as this series of articles may be too disturbing or graphic for children. The days slowly ticked by...

Night Flower: Chapter 18, Part I

By Esther Rapaport Long after Prisoner Struk had left, Josef Podernik, the interrogator, sat and toyed with the ashtray on the table. He didn’t exchange...

Nevut’s Band Of Brothers Empowers Lone Soldier Veterans

By Rochelle Maruch Miller Ask Rabbi Ari Abramowitz to discuss Nevut Lone Soldier Veterans, the organization he founded, and you can feel the passion as...

To the Editor: Morahs Deserve Hakoras Hatov

Dear Editor, Parents of girls so dear Chanukah is quite near Can you lend an ear? Your precious daughter Someone's taught her— Now's the time to laud her! To the mailman,...

Novak: Why Comparing the Migrant Crisis to the Holocaust Is Dangerous for Jews

By Jake Novak Two years after President Donald Trump was elected, you’d think America’s politicians and news media alike would have finally tired of all...

December 1 Yonatan Birthday Fund Event For Bet Elazraki

  By Alex and Ilyse Sternberg Emunah Bet Elazraki is a unique children’s home in Netanya, Israel. We were introduced to it several years ago on...

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Chanukah: Where Perfectionism Meets Flexibility

The following ideas are taken from an article by Daniel L. Hoffman, PhD, ABPP Which is a better way to live our lives — by...

How To Make Chanukah Doughnuts More Healthy

Kettle & Cord, a homeware store in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, has partnered with Norman’s Dairy and health coach Rivkah Krinsky to demonstrate a light,...

Bimbo Bakeries USA to Drop All Kosher Certifications for Bread Products

Bimbo Bakeries USA, a subsidiary of Mexico’s Grupo Bimbo  — one of the world’s largest baked-goods conglomerates with America’s largest private-label bread-baking business —...

Editors Blog

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

  https://youtu.be/qO4zDGR9GhU   https://youtu.be/O-e39axb1a0   https://youtu.be/Dt_sxh0qCO4

Editor’s Blog: Guns and Jews

In the aftermath of the deadly massacre in a shul in Pittsburgh, more people are engaging in conversations about guns. The talk is not...

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