Thursday, October 06, 2022


A Different Sort of Summer, Part 2: Pluralism

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.


Mapping and Mastery of the Inner World: An Innovative Guide to Self-Empowerment

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


Gone Are Those Days

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


Looking for a Shidduch? Join the Kollel Chatzos Amukah Campaign on the 15th of Av

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


Let’s Go to the Cape!

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


Assisting Our Middle Eastern Allies

“Give me your tired, your poor,

Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,

The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.

Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me:


Pinchas, My Grandfather; I Will Always Remember His Name

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


Estate Planning Must-Haves

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


Homolka Hesitates (Part I of IV)

(Part I of IV)

Read part II of Homolka Hesitates here. Read part III


Camp Dora Golding Camp Reporter, Week Three

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.


Three Days in the Life of a Kaylie Camper

“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


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