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Did Someone Say Free?

Don’t forget to take advantage of stores and websites that send you fun stuff just for being born.

Tzimmes As A Main Dish

I decided to twist things up a bit and turn tzimmes into a satisfying main dish.

Summer Safety

While for many of us summer is synonymous with vacation, relaxation and a time for a well deserved break from the rigors of the daily grind, the dog days of summer bring with them the need for an extra dose of vigilance as we head for the pool, fire up the barbeque or just spend our days enjoying the great outdoors.

Family-Friendly Games

Here are examples of games that need to be played by more than one person and an added bonus: they’re all Shabbos-friendly.

Snazzy Selections

Today I’ll be sharing some fun options in all price ranges in case you’re looking to refresh your spring wardrobe (or maybe you just want some eye candy for a few minutes).

Downtown Brooklyn

Question: Is there any way to achieve peace between Israelis and Palestinians?

Your Staycation: A Top Ten List

Ahh, Winter Break. Those glorious ten days each year when the kids have vacation and hopefully, you do too. Heading off to Florida sounds pretty amazing right about now, huh? What? You're not going anywhere? Staying home? Yeah, that was us – every single year.* Affording a warm-weather vacation with a bunch of kids is pretty much out of the question for many families and this year is no exception. So instead of taking a vacation, plan a staycation.

Is It Really 50 Years?

Who are all these ladies with the gray hair and/or sheitels? We are all looking into each other's faces for a glimmer of recognition. Thank goodness everyone has a nametag; it makes it so much easier to identify each person.

The Ultimate Title Match

Pesach is the time of redemption and salvation, which can often come from the most unexpected sources. Such is the story of a boxing title fight in Yankee Stadium that launched a young boy from Russia on a journey to discover his Jewish heritage in Israel.

Maple Bacon Cornbread Muffins

I usually find cornbread to be dry, but this one was very moist and served with a delicious maple flavored whipped cream.

Face-Less

My first cell phone was given to me by a son who doesn’t live near us. He was tired of trying to reach me on our landline. He felt it was wrong for me not to be able to be accessible to my family, and I must admit that he was right.

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.

Sisters Of The Phoenix

Less than two weeks before Pesach and days after the Toulouse tragedy, where a woman lost her husband and two sons in a terrorist attack, my son and I were discussing another horrible tragedy that had befallen a family in Rehovot, a young woman who had lost her husband and five young children in a fire.

Getting Help From Mental Health Guidance Counselors

What began 10 years ago as a small group of volunteers providing mental health referrals within the Jewish community has evolved into a full-fledged mental health referral, education and support organization that takes on 6,000 new patients annually in four major cities across the globe.

13th Ave., Brooklyn

Question: How do you rate Michael Bloomberg's performance as mayor of New York?

A Purim-Themed Fairytale

The children miraculously and unanimously agreed to wear pajamas as their costumes this Purim!

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