I recently became a bubbe again with the birth of a granddaughter, Kayla Elisheva.
When we are exhausted but must continue doing whatever it is that needs to be done, we can usually rely on a jolt of caffeine to keep us on task.
The three Mikvaos Mei Menachem under construction in Hallandale Beach are being built at a rapid pace, and should be completed, G-d willing, in time for the Jewish New Year 5769.
The other day I met a young Orthodox Jew who approached me in Manhattan to say hello.
On June 27, 2001, a single mother and her son landed at Ben Gurion Airport in Israel for a two-week vacation. The plan was that she would go to a seminary and he would go to day camp. Neither of them knew a soul in Israel, nor did they know any Hebrew and next to nothing about Judaism.
A well spouse must be independent. There is often no partner to call on for help, physical or mental, and so s/he is left to make all the decisions, carry all the heavy things, make all plans and preparations on her own.
Youth is the key to a Jewish community. Sure, there are snowbird synagogues, but bocce ball and bingo aren't going to attract young couples.
When traveling, it is best to do a little homework first - the more you know and prepare for a trip the more you will get out of it.
When most people think of Hollywood, they think "lights, camera, action," along with images of movie stars, celebrities and the Lakers.
Cockroaches are not usually associated with Judaism. They might show up unwanted during Pesach cleaning.
Artists have a way of calling attention to the things we really need to see. Their sensitivity and funny way of thinking shake us up, and demand that we take notice.
Jimmy's 'Final Solution'Your Dec. 5 front page article on Jimmy Carter's speech in Geneva neglected to mention his most chilling sentence.'Had I been elected...
Where's The Outrage?Kudos to Rabbi Yehuda Levin for his on-target op-ed article regarding the silence of Orthodox organizations as the homosexuals prepare to take...
Rav Shlomo Friedlander, z"l, the fourth Lisker Rav, had a vision.
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