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Get A Grip, Mr. Mayor

“[h]e would benefit...from a dash of humility by remembering that, given the abysmal turnout on Election Day, he won support from only about 16 percent of the city’ registered voters.”

‘Hashem Gives Us The Power To Become Great’: An Interview with Motivational Speaker and...

You have to be willing to start over when things aren’t working out. Sometimes it’s physically starting over and sometimes it’s a mental thing.

Blossoming From The Ashes

“How? How do you go on? You have to,” she says with a simplicity that hides more than it reveals.

Alice Cohn: Jewish Heroine Of The Holocaust

Many of these rescuers, rather than fleeing to ensure their own safety, chose to help their brethren escape.

Bully Roundtable: Ask The Experts

As the director of SOS (Strategies of Optimal Success), I see children, teenagers, and adults struggling with bully issues.

Party, Party, Party!

Of course, before you even start the party, you will probably want to make sure that your house is guest-ready, which means tackling those unpleasant cleaning jobs that we all try our best to ignore.

Conversations

Some conversations are just plain silly.

Do Not Trespass

As a round-faced child with big cheeks, I was often pinched by visitors to our home, or in shul by acquaintances of my father.

The Exile Of Rabi Shimon Bar Yochai

Rabi Yosi heard all this in silence but Rabi Shimon was constrained to answer.

Tasty Cakes

It is known that the chassidishe boys marry young, while the Livishe boys marry a little older.

Daf Yomi

A Talmidah Chachamah ‘If He Is A Scholar, He Is Not Sworn’ (Shevuos 41a)

Can One Vow Not To Wear Tefillin? (Shevuot 25a)

As a result of a shevuah or a neder, things the person had no obligation to perform must now be performed and things that would otherwise have been permitted now become prohibited.

Shevi’s Journey – Chapter X!V

Indeed, the number on the scale was lower than it had been the week before. A flush crept up onto my face as a happy feeling wormed down my body and I sat back down.

Unity

Surely there is always a reason to hate someone, but unless it is a reason warranted by the Torah, it is deemed baseless, and further worsens our chance of redemption.

Touro College Graduate School of Social Work Where Academic Excellence And Social Justice Reign

Touro has created a school with strong roots that will allow professionals and individuals to survive the storms of life, said Dr. Alan Kadish, president of the Touro College and University System,

Saying ‘Ga’al Yisrael’ Out Loud (Part II)

Question: In the course of my travels, I have discovered that some chazzanim say “ga’al Yisrael” right before Shemoneh Esreh aloud while others say it with their voices fading. Is one practice correct and the other incorrect? M. Goldman

Your Middos Are Killing You

A therapist will show the child a picture of a person’s face and then help her identify the emotion that person was most likely feeling.

Reparative Therapy Redux

Dr. Salomon discussing conversion therapy, a widely discredited practice touted as therapy allegedly designed to change a person’s orientation from homosexual to heterosexual, recently banned by the New York City Council

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