Perceptions

The challenge of coming home to a house full of little kids and being barely able to function threatened to overwhelm me.

An Amazing Weekend Of Chazzanut

Recollections on a perfectly harmonious Shabbos.

Sukkos Delight

I am obsessed with Trader Joe’s chili lime seasoning. Most, if not all, of the Trader Joe’s spices are under the OU, and are just amazing.

‘Not The Horse I Wanted’

In the most nightmarish days, my mother would tell us stories of Yerushalayim. “One day,” she kept telling us, “we will all be in Yerushalayim. There the trees grow candies. The sun always shines and Dovid HaMelech’s harp whispers in the wind.”

Camp Mommy – Week 1

Sure, you could purchase a package of clean, saliva-free popsicle sticks, but where’s the fun in that?

Exploring Orthodox Jewish Midwood

In preparation for my new book, The Brooklyn Nobody Knows, I walked most of Brooklyn, 816 miles.

The Bernice Chronicles: The Schwartzes Of Teaneck

Living more than two miles from the only Orthodox shul in Teaneck, the family joined the Conservative Teaneck Jewish Center a few blocks away.

Who Cares For Whom?

Rebbetzin Jungreis, a”h, sharing her eternal wisdom with a woman facing multi-generational challenges.

See Nothing, Say Nothing (Witnesses In Monetary Cases)

By stifling your testimony, you deny the litigant this evidentiary benefit.

Emunah Matters!

There are many potential spiritual hazards. How can we survive?

Improbable Endings And The Defeat Of Despair

Parshat Vayeshev has the form of a Greek tragedy. Judaism is the opposite of tragedy. It tells us that every bad fate can be averted and that despair is never justified; today’s curse may be the beginning of tomorrow’s blessing.

The Law Of The Land

Why does the halacha not recognize the validity of wills made in accordance with the law of the land?

1951: A Great Year In Baseball

I was one of 2,400 people at the recent Yeshiva Beth Yehudah dinner held in downtown Detroit.

Anxiety Q & A: The Unusual Places Anxiety Rears Its Head

Therefore, large servings of both compassion and patience are also necessary remedies for the problem.

Bullying Q & A

When children feel that their own emotional needs are met, they are better able to recognize the emotional needs of others.

The Greatest Treasure Of All

In the middle of the voyage, a terrible storm arose and the ship began to sink. They all barely managed to scramble aboard a lifeboat.

Will Defeat In The Jerusalem Passport Case Turn Into Victory?

The Passport Office should immediately withdraw and repeal the special regulations in the Foreign Affairs Manual that instruct how to designate “country of birth” for citizens born in Jerusalem. A renewed passport for any U.S. citizen whose current passport specifies “Jerusalem” should automatically say “Israel.”

The CUNY-Linda Sarsour Mess

We are certainly not indifferent to the right of free speech. But we are also mindful of the plague of anti-Semitism and disruptions of speeches by Jewish personalities on several CUNY campuses.

Is Our Redemption Near?

According to the opening line of the famous song Shoshanas Yaakov, Klal Yisrael was extremely happy when they saw “techeiles Mordechai.” What is “techeiles Mordechai”?

Taking The Law Into Your Own Hands (Siman 75:7)

The fact that two witnesses testify that the defendant borrowed the amount in dispute from the plaintiff does not discredit the defendant or disqualify him from taking the Shevuat Heiset oath of denial.

Rachail Morowitz: Building Bridges

The evening in Rachail Morowitz’s home was deeply moving and left a lasting impression of hope.

Gen. Patton’s Appalling Anti-Semitism

Patton not only showed utter contempt, even hatred, for Jewish survivors, he also expressed a kind of admiration for the Nazi prisoners of war under his watch and bitterly criticized attempts to bring Nazi leaders to justice for war crimes.

A Nudge From Hashem

There are 613 commandments in the Torah. Why does Mishpatim, the first law code, begin where it does, concerned with slavery and freedom?

Smores Pie

I tried to think of a way I could serve them on Shabbos afternoon, without the mess and the heat.

How Does A Teacher Communicate With Parents?

With the advent of the Internet, however, our generation has entered into a period of time of instant communication.

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