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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.

Kitchen Tips For The Harried Houswife: Preparing For a Three-Day Yom Tov

There will always be items that don’t freeze well – salads and some rice- or potato-based dishes – so you need to leave time to prepare or cook them closer to Yom Tov and ensure there is enough room in the refrigerator to store them.

Dress Codes From The Past

In Uzbekistan, in the early twentieth century, it was the women who wore the pants.

Rosh Hashanah

This Holy Day comes once a year With prayers and begging and pleading and tears,

Multitasking: Ability or Inability?

While multitasking is not ideal, it is often necessary and unavoidable.

Stuck In Place

Maybe now that your kids are back in school, you should start cleaning for Pesach.

Beware Of The Krimme (Part II)

Neglect, indifference or criticism can break a person's neshama.

Supermarket Hacks To Trim Your Grocery Budget

Scan those sale circulars either online or when they show up at your doorstep, check out the sale items and plan your menus accordingly.

You’re Hired! Now What?

Make sure that you know what the policies are and that you adhere to them scrupulously.

Jonas Phillips: Patriotic Colonial Jewish Businessman

In 1787 Jonas wrote a letter to Congress asking that the federal Constitution guarantee religious liberty in the state of Pennsylvania.

Feelings At War

So many families are mourning, and all along we mourned with them.

Beware Of The Krimme

She told me that she was busy and that he could sit in his wet clothes for the rest of the day. It would teach him to be more careful.

Layer It On!

You’re probably wondering why the greatest advocate of fast and easy preps in the kitchen is talking about layer cakes, right?

Revisiting The Fashionable Past: An Overview Of Brooklyn’s Jewish-Owned Vintage Hotspots

As of late, vintage has definitely been in vogue in the Orthodox community.

The Wall

As they fall upon us we go To the WALL.

Bliss, Loss, Under Fire, Peace? My Summer in Israel

One minute you're shaving shwarma off a pit, then the shwarma guy tells you he read a (fake) WhatsApp that the boys are dead.

What Can We Do To Help Israel Right Now

The world sees the hand of God through us, and does not like it.

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