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What Twenty-Plus Years of Parenting Can Do To You

I remember it like yesterday. It was more than twenty years ago. It was so cute and so much fun. It was the hascholas...

Walk. Don’t Run.

Slowly, but surely, life is returning back to normal, and for most of us, it is not happening quickly enough. Many have quarantined throughout...

How You Look At It

Do you want to hear a kasha that anyone can ask on any topic in any place in the Torah? Take out a sefer...

Swallowed Alive: An Exit Strategy from the Past Two Weeks

Last week, the editor of this paper deftly and courageously walked a tightrope. He pointed out what government and police need to change so...

Developing Healthy Eating Skills

Have you ever wondered why eating a balanced diet comes naturally and consistently to some while it...

Parenting “Do’s” and “Don’ts” in Feeding

Many parents are eager to acquire and use nutritional knowledge to enhance their child’s diet and weight....

Food, Weight and Your Child

Addressing common concerns about children’s eating habits and weight Many parents are eager to...

Feeding is Parenting

The feeding approach which can have a major impact on your child’s nutrition Many...

Going Forward the Torah Way

Sometimes it’s all in the pronunciation. I once heard my rebbe, Rav Shlomo Zalman Friedman zt”l , the Tenka Rov, asking someone where he...

An Original…A Personal Gift

“Once, I visited the home of the Chazon Ish,” related Rav Yaakov Galinsky, the renowned maggid from Bnei Brak. “The year was 1950, when...

Mattan Torah 5780: A Beautiful New World Ahead

I cannot remember a Shavuos when we all needed chizuk as much as this year. Of course, I don’t know what Shavuos was like...

The Connection Between the Older Bochurim and Us

Thoughts on Emerging from the Covid-19 Lockdown In some Chassidishe circles, there is an inverse shidduch crisis. We are all familiar with the imbalance between...

Lessons of the Lockdown

The current, seemingly unending coronavirus lockdown continues to bring out the best and the worst in people. Intense manifestations of selflessness and...

The Great Balancing Act: Complacency Versus Proper Fear

Thousands of words have been written and spoken. We have learned by phone and by Zoom. Chavrusos have developed strategies for sharing words of...

Opportunities for Greatness

I believe I have some credibility for a bit of lightness. I have written and cried over those who have passed away. I have...

The Coronavirus as a Metaphor for the Giants We Have Lost

Our publisher, Rabbi Lipschutz, wrote eloquently last week about the tremendous losses we have all experienced these past few weeks. When the Chazon Ish passed...

Reacting to the Coronavirus Mageifoh

The coronavirus pandemic has tested us in ways we never could have imagined. We search for explanations, for what COVID-19’s divine message might be,...

Making Sefirah Count, Especially This Year

Sefirah is a delicate time. On the one hand, it can be the single longest period of joy on the calendar. The Ramban (Parshas...

Pesach: The Yom Tov of Eternal Light

We are accustomed to think of Chanukah as the Yom Tov of light. But that shimmering menorah was actually preceded by the light of...