There are great individuals that often surround us and yet—because of their quiet demeanor—one hardly knows of their greatness. This past Wednesday marked the shloshim of the petirah of a remarkable individual, Gerald Feldhamer, who dedicated his life to chesed and to serving the klal.
By no means does the English language have a monopoly on expressions employing body parts. “She has been walking around with a heavy heart, ever since she heard about her best friend’s lab results,” and “He always seems to have a chip on his shoulder,” serve as two examples. The Yiddish language is much the same. It too employs
Dear Dr. Chani,
My dating life had been pretty uneventful until I met Miriam. Until recently, the girls I dated did not even give me a chance. They said no to me after only one or two dates. It was quite a relief to finally find someone who liked me. Miriam and I have been dating for a month and a half.
This moderate five-mile hike in Jenny Jump State Forest in western New Jersey climbs to several panoramic viewpoints, passes several interesting glacial erratics and descends to the scenic Ghost Lake. The hike should take about three-and-a-half hours. Dogs are permitted on leash.
Gil Travel is creating a Pesach program in Bahrain and leaving nothing to chance. The team is getting ready to visit the country with their mashgiach and chef later this month, to go through every step of what it will take to prepare for a flawless experience. The Philadelphia-based travel agency has 50
The devoted team at the Ramada Hotel in Jerusalem is waiting to welcome new and returning guests for an authentic, pampering Pesach experience. “Our focus is ensuring that each guest enjoys an optimal Pesach family holiday at the hotel,” said Yaakov Kessler, the hotel’s events sales manager. “Our goal is
People across the country speak about the Boca Raton community in glowing terms. Florida is known for its less-cumbersome taxes, its politics, beautiful weather, and even its humidity. What is it about Boca that makes it stand out in the landscape of the Sunshine State?
I opted not to go to the Baha Mar, thinking the weather would be too iffy. I considered the kosher food option on the Oasis of the Seas, considered the kosher options in Cancun … and then there was Panama, everyone’s newest dream. It took me no time to make the decision that my preference is Nouveau Pont, which for those who do not
Founder and CEO of MyHeritage, Gilad Japhet, started his company in 2003 in his home in Moshav Bnei Atarot near Tel Aviv. Japhet is an Israeli entrepreneur and genealogist and his company, MyHeritage, is a high tech company that developed a platform for preserving family history and creating family trees. At the end of
I recently had the immense pleasure to attend the Hebrew Academy for Special Children (HASC) benefit, “A Time for Music,” which took place in downtown Newark at the Robert Treat Hotel and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.
Since 1962, HASC has offered programs that “provide educational and
Having Our Cake and Eating it Too
I think at some point my kids are going to figure out that birthday suppers are a scam. Though I don’t think they’ll care.
Most years, our family does birthday suppers, which is when whichever child is having a birthday gets to