Dear Bubby, I don’t want to kvetch … but here goes. Boruch Hashem, I have three beautiful children, all under the age of 4. They are wonderful – but two handfuls! I seem to constantly forget ...

מוֹדֶה אֲנִי לְפָנֶֽיךָ, מֶֽלֶךְ חַי וְקַיָּם, שֶׁהֶחֱזַֽרְתָּ בִּי נִשְׁמָתִי בְּחֶמְלָה, רַבָּה ...

Grief is an ocean. You ’re pulled underwater by a force so strong you actually drown.  You can’t breathe.  And there’s nothing to do about it. So you sink and stay there because every time ...

All new beginnings are hard. Ironically, I remember writing these very same lines when we launched our newspaper back in March of 2017. You know what’s even harder? Multiple new beginnings. Ups and ...

On Sunday September 30th, Hoshana Rabbah 2018, I set out with my 9 and 7 year old at 11am for a short hike in Kakiat Park. Two and a half hours in, I realized something was wrong. The description ...

The winter zman has begun once again, and both the Kollel Boker and the Night Kollel are back in business. The Kollel Boker takes place every morning, from 7:00-8:00 and is starting to learn ...

Dear Editor, After giving a speech in a shul, I was approached by a fellow who thanked me for my remarks. I asked him what specific thought he appreciated, and he replied that I called out the age ...

Bethlehem - Kever Rachel (Rachel's Tomb) is located in the city of Bethlehem, just south of Jerusalem. For centuries, it lay on a deserted roadside, and Rachel’s descendents would come here to ...

The more one knows about their vehicles the more they will be able to head off repair problems. There are many vehicle problems that we can detect by using our senses. We can listen for strange ...

In your last issue, Rabbi YY Jacobson brilliantly explained what he called “the paradigm shift from GOOD to TRUE.” In discussing the sin of Adam and Eve, he writes something so poignant, that I ...

A renowned personage of the old Jewish settlement in Jerusalem during the First World War, was the holy R’ Dovid Zvi Shlomo Biderman zt”l, the Lelover Rebbe. He was known as a tzaddik among ...

Abby seemed agitated during her entire riding lesson. After she put her pony away, Abby walked over to look at Otis, who is a sensitive and intelligent appaloosa gelding. Otis was relaxing while ...

Dear Bubby, I don’t want to kvetch … but here goes. Boruch Hashem, I have three beautiful children, all under the age of 4. They are wonderful – but two handfuls! I seem to constantly forget ...

מוֹדֶה אֲנִי לְפָנֶֽיךָ, מֶֽלֶךְ חַי וְקַיָּם, שֶׁהֶחֱזַֽרְתָּ בִּי נִשְׁמָתִי בְּחֶמְלָה, רַבָּה ...

Grief is an ocean. You ’re pulled underwater by a force so strong you actually drown.  You can’t breathe.  And there’s nothing to do about it. So you sink and stay there because every time ...
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