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Shavuot: A Reminder That We Were All There

27 Iyyar 5776 – June 3, 2016
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

23 Iyyar 5776 – May 30, 2016
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

20 Iyyar 5776 – May 27, 2016
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?

Games Galore: Building And Robotics

13 Iyyar 5776 – May 20, 2016

Anonymous Engagement

9 Iyyar 5776 – May 16, 2016

Games Galore: Unplugged

2 Iyyar 5776 – May 9, 2016

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

29 Nisan 5776 – May 6, 2016
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.

Games Galore: Afikoman Gifts

15 Nisan 5776 – April 22, 2016

Cooking Like A Pro For Pesach

11 Nisan 5776 – April 18, 2016
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?

Games Galore: PLAYMOBIL

8 Nisan 5776 – April 15, 2016


We run the gamut of far more Israelis in the play, all of them broad tropes.

Pre-Pesach Panic

1 Nisan 5776 – April 8, 2016
Dear Mordechai, What should I do for Chol HaMoed?

Lotsa Matzah

26 Adar II 5776 – April 4, 2016
So what to do with all that crunchy stuff?

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