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Learning The Basics

Even a kindergarten student can understand how the pennies collectively put in the pushka can add to real money that can help a kallah buy linens or feed a family for a week.

The Kosher Meat Boycott Of 1902

The bolder women joined in the fight and for some time there was a lively hair pulling in the street.

Lake George And Gore Mountain

The Lake George area has a historical depth to it, is filled with natural beauty and has a whole host of fun for those with an adventurous streak.

How To Paint A Room

If done properly, painting a room can be done in just a few hours with minimal cleanup. The key is, of course, preparation.

A World Of Flowers

This faux-soil playdough is easy, cheap and lasts much longer than its store-bought counterpart.

Dairy Keeps Me Up

Maybe the point is that we should concentrate on the basic mitzvos before we move onto the fancy ones, like koshering our kids’ braces.

The Search

Holding my coat up to the light after I dried off, I could see through it, a clear sign that the waterproofing had started to flake off. The writing was on the wall: it was time to go shopping.

Shavuot: A Reminder That We Were All There

Boaz obviously finds it necessary to reassure Rut that no one will hassle or bully her while she is gleaning wheat, and twice he admonishes his field hands not to rebuke or shame her and make her feel threatened in any way.

Jerusalem – Forty-Nine Years Later

Like a radiant bride waiting for the arrival of her groom, she is surrounded by shusvinim in the form of vibrant new neighborhoods.

Brooklyn Yeshivas In The 1930s (Part II)

Despite such opposition, the Yeshivah of Flatbush opened that year with 22 children, four teachers for two classes – a kindergarten and a first grade.

Off-The-Radar Cookbooks

Today, our gorgeous cookbooks have full-color, high-gloss pages, are loaded with gourmet recipes and are heavily marketed in advertising campaigns.

On The Bookshelf

What books would you recommend to someone seeking intellectual ammunition for his belief in 1) the existence of G-d? and 2) the divinity of the Bible?

Fun In The Sun

While officially sunglasses are to offer our eyes important UV protection, in reality our shades are a fun fashion statement.

In Plane View

I can’t say for sure if my idea would work, but to me it makes sense to fill the plane back to front with the window passengers getting to their seats first, followed by the middle-seaters.

Brooklyn Yeshivas In The 1930s (Part I)

Today Brooklyn is fortunate to have a large number of yeshivas and Bais Yaakovs that span the spectrum from Modern Orthodox to haredi and chassidic.

Cooking Like A Pro For Pesach

If you’re anything like me, just thinking about Pesach is enough to send shivers down your spine.

How To Make Chol HaMoed Easier

What to do with all this time?

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