Divorced parents comprise a rapidly growing and underserved population in our community.
While it’s difficult to pinpoint the exact number of Orthodox divorcees, one thing is certain: they are far more prevalent in our communities than we realize.
As a community, we need to fight the stigma surrounding divorce and become more accepting and more understanding.
If the topic of divorce makes many people uneasy, one can only imagine the discomfort experienced by those who live it.
The dissolution of a marriage and family naturally has a profound impact on a couple’s children, who often suffer serious collateral challenges.
Sitting in your suburban home or cooperative apartment, surrounded by all that is currently so familiar, you are probably apprehensively wondering, “How do we begin?”
“Mendy was a doer in every respect, and he was eager to help people.”
There have been countless artistic representations of the Beit Hamikdash in the nearly 2,000 years since its destruction.
Community leaders are hopeful the teacher shortage problem can be solved in some way—whether through raising salaries, attracting more young people to the field or preventing burnout through professional training and giving teachers the respect they deserve.
Contributors recall teachers who left a lasting impact on their lives.
“The STEM program has ensured that we can continue to attract top educators without passing along the additional expense to our parents.”
If you have a child with autism / you know what I mean. /So here starts my poem / about a hard routine…
Know which tasty seasonal combos belong together so you can whip up something delicious fast—after all, summer won’t be here forever!
Misconception: King David was not permitted to build the Beit Hamikdash because he had “blood on his hands” from all the wars he fought. Fact: David mentioned this reason to his son Shlomo, who eventually built the Beit Hamikdash, but that was not the reason G-d conveyed to David through Natan the Prophet when David expressed interest in building the Temple.
Most Jews today would have little or no access to the Torah text if it were not available in translation.
For many (even avid) Tanach students, Eichah has remained a rolled-up megillah, to be dusted off and taken out once a year with the fervent hope that this will be the last year it will be read.
No society can function for long without leveraging the lessons of a specific developed tradition.
Emunei Am Segulah; Off the Couch; Bedtime Reading for Briskers
No one has ever actually eaten the fruit cake, he claimed. Rather, he insisted, “there is only one fruitcake in the entire world, and people keep sending it to each other.”
That’s also true about a bottle of kosher wine.
These incredible developments came together because of one key ingredient—trust.
Pandemic or not, the financial stress of living an Orthodox lifestyle has led many to seriously contemplate moving to regions that are more affordable.