Rabbi Mordechai Finkelman, Mashgiach in Yeshiva Ohr HaChaim in Queens, NY, and a personal rebbe, related that at a Torah Umesorah Convention he attended some years ago, he was privileged to hear a lecture from Rav Shimon Schwab, zt”l on the topic of educating children. Rav Schwab mentioned that he felt that a parent should give an
This is a story about one boy’s struggle to survive as the “establishment” deprives him of a simple, essential human need. He didn’t expect to be put to the test, but when it became clear that he couldn’t escape from the dire situation, he rose to the challenge.
In the July 2 issue of the Jewish Link, I described that our psyches shift from being boundary-less (like Play-Doh), to hard headed (like a baseball), to being as flexible and resilient as a squish ball. In addition, equally opposing needs govern much of our intimate behavior: the need to belong and be loved versus the need to remain
We were determined at the beginning of our marriage that we would never have the need for a television set. A household imbued with Yiddishkeit and Torah learning, we were convinced, had no room in it for a TV. As is the case with so many things in life, we quickly changed our views when our daughter Naama required entertainment on
On Thursday night, July 30 th, the Talmidei Chachamim of Kollel Chatzos Meron will gather in Amukah to daven on behalf of Jewish singles around the world to find their bashert. At a time when the shidduch crisis has been called the bane of our generation, Kollel Chatzos is offering singles the world over the zechus of partnering with Torah learning and the
Studies show that taking the occasional vacation helps you live a better life. Experiencing new sites, taking in the local fare, learning new things; it all contributes to helping you be a better, more refreshed you. What happens when your traveling companion is not a big fan of spending money? You look up the hotel you are staying
I will always cherish the memory of my Grandfather Pinchas and what he did to keep our family hidden and safe during Cossack pogroms in Skvira, the city in the Kiev oblast (province) in Ukraine where they lived.
This story depicts how the life of one man, Pinchas, impacted so many. I’m glad that I remembered it as my father told
There are many people who believe that in order to have a proper estate plan they need only draft a will or a trust. Many put this on their “to-do lists” but somehow never manage to get these done.
However, there is much more needed in order to properly plan ahead so as to make certain that all of
Visiting Day. Rollercoasters. Three-Day Hiking Trip. Baseball. Awesome Counselors. Neighborhood Day. Bowling. Cheering. Chef Yo’s Pizza. Canoeing. Cantata. Roller Skating Trip. Team Spirit. Basketball. Night Activity. Fun. Yaalozu. Singing. Fasting. Magic. Simon Sez. Competitions.
“Kaylie Kids” got off to an exciting start on Monday, enjoying a day filled with enthralling activities at a camp bursting at the seams with excitement and fun.
Campers arriving from Teaneck, The Five Towns and beyond, were warmly welcomed by their counselors, head staff and an ice cream