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The “Composite Jew”

Spending time in a society as different as the Far East, expands a person's perspective.

Why Soy?

"Whole soybeans," was the answer. "They have all the advantages of soy without being processed with hexane," she added.

When Grandma Dies

"Don't place flowers on a cold gravestone, visit me now..."

What Do We Do Now?

Maybe we don't have to lose that growth and unity that we have achieved, especially with the situation in Eretz Yisrael right now.

Apikores? Who Me?

I have always insisted that everything that happens to anyone or anything is min Shamayim.

New Jersey Connects To Nitzan

He wondered what it was like to live in Israel, to be religious.

The Open Kitchen: Bursting With Flavor

The Open Kitchen is so appealing you practically want to eat the pages as you turn them.

What Are You Thinking? A Column About Nothing

Alternatively, you can try your absolute hardest to listen whenever she says anything.

Sunscreen Savvy

Glob on the sunscreen, break out the darkest chocolate you can find and let the sun shine in!

No Miracle Doesn’t Mean Hashem Is Rejecting You

It is so hurtful to heighten people’s sense of inadequacy and guilt in a matzav that is already horrendous and difficult to bear.

Gershom Mendes Seixas: American Patriot (Part III)

These letters give us the privilege of knowing him in his old age when he is mellow, tempered in his judgments, and sagacious from long experience of dealing with people.

History Hysteria

One thing I did know, judging from the urgency in her voice, was that she wanted an explanation fast.

The Patchke Princess: Sarah Lasry

If you are spending the time in the kitchen, make it worth the effort. Make it taste good. Make it look nice.

How To Keep Cool When The Days Are Hot!

This summer, why don't we try to do better and cool off without blowing our retirement fund?

Tears Begin To Pour

It finally hits me, the world cries to it’s own problems...

Give Me The Words

Help me and the rest of them Know what I really mean.

Gun Control? How About Car Control?

Make no mistake: in the wrong hands cars are weapons of mass destruction.

Caught in the Dark

Father’s Day comes every year. How many drills can you get him?

Holy Man

This man, who is coming to speak to all of you today, is a holy man.

Putting Your Gas Guzzler On A Diet

For those of us who have no choice but to drive, we need to find ways to make that overpriced tank of gas last as long as possible.

Happily Ever After?

Where once divorce in heimische communities was relatively uncommon, nowadays every family has a son, daughter, sibling cousin who is divorced – sometimes twice or even three times!

Gershom Mendes Seixas, American Patriot (Part Two)

The British evacuated New York on November 25, 1783, and Congress demobilized the American army shortly thereafter.

Easy Does It!

For your average Israeli, spicy hot might be fun, but not for me. Allow me to repeat - easy does it!

Dairy Rules In ‘Dairy Made Easy’

No dairy cookbook would be complete without an array of sinfully decadent treats and there are plenty of those here as well, including three cheesecakes, one of which weighs in at a very slimming 180 calories or less.

Parents: Helicopter, Submarine Or Booster Rocket?

As parents, it is a given that we love our children and want what’s best for them. How do we go about making that happen?

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