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I blinked groggily as I headed towards the kitchen sink. Avi bounced over, a huge smile lighting up his mouth, eyes, and face. He was happy, delighted, through and through.

Coney Island Ave., Brooklyn

Question: Whom would you like to see as the next prime minister of Israel?

Invitation Presentation

With the Omer completed and the three weeks still a short time away, there seems to be an abundance of simchas being celebrated. Here are two easy, yet professional looking ideas to enhance any simcha. You may color coordinate these ideas for your sweet tables and the cookies make great party favors as well.

Jewish Treevia

The Jewish people's relationship to trees goes way back as far as the Garden of Eden where man's first mitzvah involved a tree. Maybe that's why Jews are so enthusiastic about tree planting.

Confused About What To Use?

I often get asked about the difference between spelt and whole wheat and the benefits of quinoa and what it counts as in a...

A Lifestyle Brand To Empower Women

I wanted to speak to the everyday woman and provide her with casual contemporary clothing and basics. I

Fun-Sized Answers

Sometimes people ask me questions that have been circulating for a while. That doesn’t mean I don’t have answers, though.

‘With Tears Running Down My Cheeks’

An Interview With Holocaust Chronicler Stuart Mirsky

Internet Challenges: Blessings In Disguise?

I understand the feelings of the men who gathered at Citi Field to proclaim their united position against the Internet. The problem, as we know, is the proximity to filth that we can introduce into our lives whenever we open a browser window. Those who gathered at Citi Field want us to junk our computers because we tend to gravitate toward what is forbidden—and in huge, heartbreaking numbers.

Busy in Brooklyn: Chani Apfelbaum

“I work around the Jewish calendar, always trying to think of creative spins,” noted Chani.

Willowbrook, Staten Island

Question: Any practical suggestions on how to deal with the agunah situation?

The Last Lunchbox

“After we kissed her goodbye, we watched her cross the length of 34th street. In my mind’s eye she was a five-year-old again. How was I letting [her] cross this gigantic street without holding my hand?”

From Runway To Every Day: How To Incorporate Winter’s Biggest Trends Into Your Wardrobe

Pair a floral dress with black opaque tights and suede or velvet shoes.

The Positive Side of Autism: An Interview with Dr. Temple Grandin

For many years, autism was considered to be a rare, mysterious and severely disabling condition. But in recent years, due at least in part to a broadening of its medical definition, the incidence of the diagnosis of autism and related disorders has risen to about 1 in every 150 babies born in this country.

You Are Your Child’s Best Advocate

When you have a child with special needs, whether it be medical or developmental, you are very familiar with signing those lengthy privacy practice information sheets. At some point we don't even bother reading them because we know that once you have a child with special needs, nothing is ever private. Every professional has an opinion. Still, the ultimate decision is up to you.

Revisiting The Fashionable Past: An Overview Of Brooklyn’s Jewish-Owned Vintage Hotspots

As of late, vintage has definitely been in vogue in the Orthodox community.

Part III: First Day Of College

Within the span of just a few weeks, everything I knew about myself and all of my plans were destroyed. I was out of yeshiva, living at home and enrolled in classes at Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU).

Recipes Of Yesterday And Today

Whether it’s hearty soups oozing with seasonal flavors or the scent of chocolate chip cookies wafting through your home, December was made for the kitchen – and thus the perfect season to check out some intriguing new cookbooks.

Our First Shabbat Home

Will I ever be able to be the mother this little girl desperately needs?

The Three Best Reasons To Be A Teacher

"What are the 3 best reasons to be a teacher? June, July and August!"

Gush Etzion

Honestly, it would be hard to choose the one area that could win the title “the most dramatic site” in Eretz Yisrael. However, one strong candidate has to be Gush Etzion.

Rav Avigdor Miller: The Later Years

From 1946 to 1975 Rav Miller was the rav of the Young Israel of Rugby in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn. In 1975 the shul relocated to Ocean Parkway near Avenue R and was subsequently called Bais Yisroel Torah Center. Rav Miller served as the rav there until his passing in 2001.

We Stopped Traffic On Ocean Parkway

Picture it, a busy Sunday afternoon with traffic moving briskly along Ocean Parkway, a major Brooklyn thoroughfare linking the brownstones of Park Slope in the north with the beaches and amusement parks of Coney Island in the south. Suddenly everything comes to a halt.

Lightening Up Your Chanukah Table

I found these sleek looking shot glasses in a number of stores. Lined up neatly, they can create simple, yet striking (and certainly sweet) centerpieces for your Chanukah parties. Here is one colorful suggestion. (Tip: When purchasing the shot glasses, stick with something simple. The simpler the glass, the more dramatic the projects will look)

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