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Jewish Memories… or… Remembering

26 Av 5775 – August 10, 2015
If I can't save the world at large, the least I can do is to try to save or improve my own small world.

Survivor: The Kitchen Edition

We survived the week so well that no one in my family ever realized they were living through my planned experiment.

Murder By Words

23 Av 5775 – August 7, 2015
What I call verbal terrorism is tragically not rare at all.

The Malach

The student followers of the Malach stood in direct opposition to his philosophy and to the standards of the yeshiva.

Games Galore: Babies, Toddlers and Pre-School

19 Av 5775 – August 3, 2015
There are so many toys available for newborn to age 5, but how do you choose?

This Is No Laughing Matter (But We Are In Chodesh Av)

I am not sure how many of you readers have had this experience, but I did and it truly tested the limits of my sanity!

Setting Up A Newlywed’s Apartment (Part II)

5 Av 5775 – July 20, 2015
If either of you already has the basic kitchen, bathroom, and dining necessities, resist the urge to dump everything you have and start all over again.

Summer Is Here

We are venturing outdoors and breathing in the fresh air.

Camp Nine Days

27 Tammuz 5775 – July 13, 2015
Thankfully, camp mommy has been going along swimmingly (see what I did there?) until now.

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin – An Appreciation

24 Tammuz 5775 – July 10, 2015
I remember being taken away for surgery on the tenth floor, and not waking up for another two days. Later I was told that Rabbi Riskin sat with my family during the entire surgery.

Conversation Pieces

My parents have a coffee table in their den, and I’ve never seen anyone drink coffee on it.

“Gather” Round: A Pair Of Cookbooks From A Toronto Yeshiva

Both books place an emphasis on creativity, finding new and exciting ways to tempt the palate...

From Galut To Redemption

20 Tammuz 5775 – July 6, 2015
I realized that I am an integral part of that man who wished to win – I am also a part of a nation; I felt like I was standing there and shouting, “I won.”

Auschwitz-Birkenau: A Merger Of Silence And Speech

As I powerfully belted out the song, Ani Maamin B’emunah Sheleima – which means “I believe in God with full faith” – a thought suddenly crossed my mind.

Our Whacky World

I do not suggest abandoning civilization for a pristine desert island or a hilltop in Judea or Samaria.

It’s Q Time!

Search the Internet for innovative barbeque items and you might just be surprised at what you come across.

A Tale Of Two Tickets

16 Tammuz 5775 – July 3, 2015
How efficient to kill two birds with one stone – or booking. Actually three birds, since I invited a man I had commiserated with while waiting my turn to join me.

The Proposed Touro Monument And Rav S. R. Hirsch (Part II)

The debate was picked up by a number of national publications, including Isaac Leeser’s Occident.

Going For The Gold With The Silver Platter

14 Tammuz 5775 – June 30, 2015
The Silver Platter has it all: gorgeous photography, oodles of useful tips and, more importantly, incredible recipes that you will find yourself making again and again.

Newport, Rhode Island

6 Tammuz 5775 – June 22, 2015
With the famous Touro Synagogue, a variety of mansions, each with its own distinct personality, as well as the beautiful coast, Rhode Island makes for an excellent vacation spot.

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