A friend from Texas recently called about his 8-year-old son’s bedwetting challenge. This is a very common challenge for children of this age. Children are typically very embarrassed by this condition, and the need to resolve the issue is considerable.
The child’s doctor prescribed a technique
In the concluding parshiot of Sefer Bamidbar, Matot/Masei, and the introductory parsha of Sefer Devarim, our Torah directs our attention to the multitude of “voyages” our nation traversed in the desert. On the surface, the content seems redundant.
The Urim and the Tumim are first mentioned at Ex. 28:30. Unfortunately, there is no description of what they look like or how they were made and operated. The verse reads merely: “You shall put האורים and התמים into the המשפט חשן (=breastplate of judgment); they shall be on Aaron’s heart…”
Michael Neuman, the first Orthodox Jew to defeat a professional athlete to win CBS’ “Million Dollar Mile” parkour competition, is now hosting a livestream titled “Jews in Sports with Michael.” Known for wearing his kippah to the finish line, Neuman has now turned toward bringing strong Jewish personalities into
For most of us, COVID-19 has been the single greatest disruption than we have ever experienced. As traumatic and unsettling as 9/11 and the Great Recession of 2008-9 were, they were limited in their scope and direct impact. By contrast, COVID-19 has impacted the entire globe on many levels, and remains a scourge that we are ill-prepared to
The marriage documents from the Jews on the Greek island of Corfu are distinguished for using double dating, the year since creation (which all ketubot contain) and also the year since the destruction of the Temple (see photo).
The custom of calculating the years since the destruction
Dear Dr. Chani,
Last month I found myself faced with a huge emotional challenge that I still feel bad about. For the first time, my husband and I decided that it was healthy for our family to visit a different town this summer. We selected an “out of town” location that has a significant Jewish
I had a conversation today with a friend in Montreal. As we and so many others are, she is extremely nervous about the COVID-19 situation. No one really knows what lies ahead. Unfortunately, there seems to be a feeling there and here that in some communities that are considered to be more “yeshivish,” many people have adopted a
Teaneck resident Elianna Fried was a winner of “Raising Up NYC,” the Rockefeller Center’s Flag Project. Ellie, 18, is a rising FIT photography student after a gap year in Jerusalem.
As a young girl, Ellie Fried was always drawn to art. Exposed to the soulfulness of artistic
Those who are waiting impatiently for the third season of “Shtisel” can allay their impatience somewhat by watching a recent Israeli TV series titled “Od Nipagesh.” Premiering on YouTube in June, the series, whose title means “We Will Yet Meet Again,” has already gotten coverage in major American Jewish publications as
(Courtesy of Envision Theater) Envision Theater, New Jersey’s premier educational theater company, is thrilled to announce it’s first Shakespeare Live Production—Twelfth Night— featuring the Envision Theater Acting Troupe. The show will be performed on Sunday, Aug. 9, at 11a.m. and at 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. on a
This is part two of a three-part series outlining what four different college campuses and Jewish life organizations are implementing to accommodate students this fall.
Students attending Binghamton University in the fall will continue to experience changes to their traditional academic