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Getting To Know You

Divorce from a vindictive, cruel spouse can be a lifelong nightmare when there are offspring.

To Touch the Sky: Jewish Survival Through A Child’s Eyes

"Grandpa," I wondered, as the swing began to slow down, "why are there numbers on your arm?"

Bed and Breakfast

So the real question is, “How can we, as hosts, make sure our guest beds are comfortable?” Because your guests will never say anything.

A Wife’s Introduction To Fantasy Football

Rule #1: A wife should never accompany her husband to hang out with his buddies at a fantasy football draft. Unless beer and cigars are her thing, that is.

America: A Force To Be Reckoned With

This devastating loss For weeks is the top news, But the assassination of politicians Is squeezed onto page two.

Hate

I am mad. I am mad at America.

The Return Of Consumer Pet Peeves

Just a single word can sum up one of the most disturbing trends that continues to sweep our supermarkets: downsizing.

Life Support

I believe that each person is half a soul and marriage reunites the two.

Hazzan Abraham Lopes Cardozo

“Throughout his life, he observed Tisha B’Ab as the Nahalah (anniversary) for all of his relatives who were murdered, as this is the national Jewish day of mourning.

Busy in Brooklyn: Chani Apfelbaum

“I work around the Jewish calendar, always trying to think of creative spins,” noted Chani.

90 Seconds – A Summer Never to Forget

This past summer was a powerful one for the Jewish people. I will always remember where I was on June 12th when I found...

Politically Correct Krimkeit

The Presbyterian Church USA voted to divest from three companies that do business with Israel.

Beware Of The Krimme: Conclusion

Sadly, there are mothers who, due to severe depression are unable or unwilling to prepare nourishing food for their children.

Sitting In A Puddle

Though if you do have a schach mat, you’ll realize that it cannot actually support the weight of the water.

Having Chol HaMoed Fun – Together.

So just in case you're stuck in the house this Chol HaMoed – because there's a new baby or because someone has a cold – not because of anything worse, here are six ideas for family fun at home.

Sukkah Chandelier – Three Ways!

Give your sukkah an aura of polished grace with one of these breathtaking chandeliers!

Don’t Toss It, Upcycle It!

The idea of breathing new life into something you already own, using leftover bits and pieces as springboards for future projects, is probably a tendency to which I am genetically inclined

Israel Rokeach (1841 – 1933): Founder of I. Rokeach & Sons

Practically to his last days the patriarchal founder was at his office almost daily and took an active interest in all matters connected with the business.

On Achdus

If we truly honor the other participants in a conversation, we can support, empathize with, and even celebrate their feelings.

From Monsey To Sderot

I witnessed the true strength of Am Yisrael during those few days.

Beware The Krimme: Part III – In Memory Of Molly, a”h

Not knowing any better, I assumed that Molly and her mother must be voracious readers.

Yom Tov Recipes and Fitness Tips

Three sets of three-day Yomim Tovim can seem overwhelming - especially when we are trying to stay healthy.

Turning Toward Teshuva

Is a missed opportunity to do a mitzvah considered a sin?

In Your Hands

The sounds and scents of the kitchen are cozy, familiar, but loud in the silence.

Battling The Diet Demons

Everyone has a weakness. For some people it is the inability to walk past a sales rack without dropping a few hundred dollars. For others, it’s the inability to keep their house organized.

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