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Dear Esther, I married Nathan six months ago. We are not spring chickens—I’m 31 years old and he’s 29. I guess when you marry a little “later,” it’s different from…

Beruchim HaBa’im Olim

Beruchim HaBa’im Olim

By Shmuel Katz Last week, in the middle of all the ceasing to fire, the Katzes got up before the crack of dawn and headed to the airport to meet…

Satmar Bikur Cholim: One Mother’s Story

By Tania Hammer I was invited to an Australian wedding in Pittsburgh. I felt compelled to go for my friend and fellow Aussie, even though I didn’t know anyone in…

Answering The Call: Dirshu’s Bein HaZemanim Program

Answering The Call: Dirshu’s Bein HaZemanim Program

By Chaim Gold “Once again Dirshu is stepping into the breach at a time of great difficulty for Klal Yisrael.” That is the way Rabbi Shlomo Rozenstein, Dirshu’s director of…

News From Touro College

Dr. Henry Abramson Appointed Dean Of LAS Henry (Hillel) Abramson, Ph.D., has been appointed academic dean of the Lander College of Arts & Sciences in Flatbush (LAS). Dr. Abramson has…

Zecher L’Churban

By Mordechai Schmutter I think it’s about time we started telling people what we found in our wall. Perhaps I should explain: My wife has this nerve-wracking tendency of opening…

Moonshine

By Hannah Reich Berman Moonshine, for anyone unfamiliar with the term, is an illegally distilled, homemade whiskey that usually has a very high alcohol content. It got its name because…

Re’eh: Take Things Personally

By Five Towns Marriage Initiative The parashah opens with Moshe addressing the entire Jewish nation. He begins with the words: “See I present before you today . . .” (11:26). The commentators question…

Re’eh: Blessings And Curses

From Where I Stand By Rabbi Yossy Goldman Does it always go right for you if you are religious? Does frum equal good fortune? “See, I give you this day…

Confusing Complacency With Resiliency

Tidbits From Israel By Ron Jager Even great leaders can fall prey to the seductive effect of public indifference and perceive the suffering of their own countrymen as being acceptable.…