A Jewish organization creates unforgettable summer experiences for special needs kids and their parents.
Posted on: July 21st, 2004InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
The third yahrzeit of HaRav Avigdor Miller, zt"l, occurred a few weeks ago. I had the privilege of knowing him as a talmid and on a personal level for more than 30 years, from about 1970 until his passing in 2001.
Posted on: July 21st, 2004Sections → Magazine → Archives
This world is full of goodness. People are generous and caring and willing to help.
Posted on: May 19th, 2004Sections → Magazine
Several weeks ago, there was back and forth "dialogue" in the editorial pages of the Jewish Press concerning the very subjective view as to who is the more "authentic" Jew amongst the various segments of the Orthodox community.
Posted on: April 28th, 2004Sections → Magazine
With Pesach upon us, Jews must refrain from indulging in some of their favorite foods, drinks and even cosmetics for over a week.
Posted on: April 21st, 2004Sections → Magazine
In this week's Dating Primer column, Rosie Einhorn and Sherry Zimmerman write about the destructive nature of frequent, often unjustified criticism directed towards children and some of the repercussions of what they feel is unintentional but nonetheless genuine verbal abuse.
Posted on: April 7th, 2004Sections → Magazine
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of being a guest at a Shabbaton hosted by Machane Chodosh in Forest Hills, N.Y.
Posted on: March 24th, 2004Sections → Magazine
One of the most distressing issues that pre-occupies the minds of young and old alike is the growing "Shidduch Crisis."
Posted on: March 10th, 2004Sections → Magazine
For many people, one of the most difficult blessings to say with the proper kavana - sincerity - is the one uttered upon hearing of a person's passing - Baruch Dayan HaEmet - Blessed is the True Judge.
Posted on: February 18th, 2004Sections → Magazine
Last month, when I was in Jerusalem, I naturally went to the Kotel, a place I always felt was home, since my paternal ancestors were Kohanim.
Posted on: February 4th, 2004Sections → Magazine
Perhaps the one characteristic that unites people of all nationalities, cultures and creeds is a fascination with weather, especially bad weather.
Posted on: January 14th, 2004Sections → Magazine
At this moment, in cities, towns and neighborhoods across the country, someone's mother, child, friend, or spouse glances impatiently at the clock, only to have flashes of mild annoyance chill into icy pricks of worry and fear.
Posted on: January 1st, 2004Sections → Magazine
I recently attended an all-day shidduch program sponsored by the National Council of Young Israel in Manhattan.
Posted on: January 1st, 2004Sections → Magazine → News
Former president Jimmy Carter spoke sharply against the Bush administration and the Israeli government in his speech at the Geneva Accord ceremony on Monday.
Posted on: December 10th, 2003Sections → Magazine
In this week's column by Dr. Yael Respler, she addresses a letter sent to her by a reader who had "bones to pick" with some of the points I made regarding shidduchim in the various Orthodox communities.
Posted on: December 3rd, 2003Sections → Magazine → News
JERUSALEM - Nearly 60 percent of Europeans say that Israel represents the greatest threat to world peace, according to a survey of more than 7,500 residents of European Union countries.
Posted on: December 3rd, 2003Sections → Magazine
During Yom Tov, a group of my friends - all middle-aged ( but youthful of course) babyboomers were chatting about the usual things women smooze about when one of them shared with us the call she had recently gotten from her son-in-law's mother.
Posted on: November 5th, 2003Sections → Magazine
There is a wise Yiddish saying that translates into this observation: "Yichus (illustrious ancestors) is like a potato - they are both under the ground."
Posted on: October 17th, 2003Sections → Magazine → News
Country-Western singing legend Johnny Cash, who died last week in Nashville at age 71, was remembered fondly by Israeli officials as a staunch supporter of the Jewish state.
Posted on: September 3rd, 2003Sections → Magazine
Young adults in the thousands have recently returned from a year (or two or three) in Israeli yeshivas and seminaries, full of youthful exuberance and idealism.
Posted on: August 30th, 2003Sections → Magazine → News
President Bush wrapped up his White House meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on Tuesday by declaring at a Rose Garden news conference, "America is firmly committed to the security of Israel as a Jewish state and we are firmly committed to the safety of the Israeli people.
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