A Reader Writes: Where Should I Shop?

Dear Editor, I have a problem. I go to Jewish stores to buy clothes and I find that so much of what is being offered...

A Reader Writes: Shidduchim – The Best is Not Always the Best

Dear Editor, This is inresponse to yesterday's letter titled" We Are Ruining Our Children's Shidduch Chances." Several months ago, Rav Yonason Rosenblum wrote an article here...

Cash From Clunkers – Let’s Have a $4,500 Subsidy for Everything

A Wall Street Journal editorial: Americans are streaming back into auto showrooms, and one reason is the "cash for clunkers" subsidy. Democrats are naturally claiming...

A Reader Writes: We Are Ruining Our Children’s Shidduch Chances

Dear Editor, We, as a frum community, are ruining our children's lives and futures when it comes to shidduchim. The main reason that there is...

Are Some Seculars on 9 Av Like Some Chareidim on Yom Hazikaron?

By Rafi G., Life in Israel Dan Meridor, a minister in the Israeli government, was spotted on Thursday, Tisha B'Av, eating in a restaurant in...

The Secret Anorexic War – Part II

By Rabbi Shea Hecht It's extremely painful to see someone we care about struggling with an eating disorder. The illness is all-encompassing, causing...

Opinion: I Am Ashamed of My Own

My name is Yossi Gestetner, I am a Hasidic Jew, living in upstate NY. Journalism and writing in/for the Yiddish-speaking sectors of the Orthodox...

A Reader Writes: The Mitzvah of Donating a Kidney

Dear Editor, I am an Orthodox Jewish woman who donated a kidney altruistically to a stranger. Since my kidney donation I have been wanting to...

Modern Day Eichah

 By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Sometimes all you can do is ask, "Eichah? How could it happen?" Sometimes there are no answers and there is nothing...

History On the Heart

By Rabbi Avi Shafran  How we came to meet is a long story, and of no particular import here. But a guest in my office...