13th Ave., Brooklyn

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

Back To Basics: What The Well-Dressed Kitchen Is Wearing

Allow me to introduce some of my new faves, tried-and-true items that may be helpful additions to your Pesach arsenal or kitchen stars that you may enjoy using all year round.

Get A Jump On Planning For Chanukah

Spice up the traditional latke with these easy, no fuss recipes.

Layered Looks, Mixed Metals, And More: Diana Peters Designs

Our initial jewelry is personal and fun to wear. Customers can represent their loved ones through initial and name jewelry.

What Do You Call Your In-Laws?

How could I use the word Dad again on anybody?

Inside Out

When I'm not blogging, I'm an eating disorder therapist, so the topics of body positivity and health at every size are ones I'm very passionate about.

Can A Headscarf Make You Happy?

I’ll be very honest and vulnerable: When we started, we were young and we felt very threatened when there was a trend in accessories and everyone and their mothers were involved in a headband company.

A World Of Flowers

This faux-soil playdough is easy, cheap and lasts much longer than its store-bought counterpart.

The Biggest Treasure Hunt Of All

Of course, there was plenty to see that had nothing to do with organic, gluten free, non-GMO and vegan fare.

Touro College, 13th Ave., Brooklyn

Question: Have you encountered any hostility from family or friends for attending college?

Kiddush Hashem 1966

Agnon's words at the Nobel ceremony resonated for a proud observant Jew embracing a momentous occasion.

Sukkos Shopping

Inform the merchant of your preferences: Do you want a yellow esrog or a green one? Pittum still on or pre-broken off for your convenience? Fat or skinny? The kind that fits in an esrog box or the kind you have to lift with both hands?

Grow Your Own Veggies

With spring in full swing and the hazy days of summer beckoning on the horizon, our thoughts turn towards lighter meals that rely more heavily on fresh fruits and vegetables - particularly for those of us who find that despite our best efforts, we really managed to pack on the pounds over Pesach. While your local supermarket may boast an amazing array of produce, and the nearest gourmet store may feature dazzling displays of fresh fruits and vegetables, there is simply nothing that can compare to the taste of home grown. The fact that growing your own produce can save a bundle of money, makes the taste of your home grown bounty that much more delicious.

The Hat

I do not dress like the average Orthodox man in my Brooklyn neighborhood. It’s not that I’m trying to make a statement by often going hatless and wearing blue and brown suits, it’s just that in becoming religious I have changed so much - there are certain things I don’t want to give up, especially since my religion doesn’t truly ask me to do so.

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).

Dreamers That We Are

“Whether there was ever any doubt about the accuracy, the wisdom, the propriety of U.S. President Trump recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, I certainly think this lays all doubts to rest,” American Ambassador David Friedman proclaimed at the event.

At First There Was Chaos

Chaos - that is how the world is described at its inception in the book of Beraishis (Genesis). Confusion. A lack of clarity and boundaries. Or, as I teach my kindergartners, "a mishmash".

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