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Crash Course in Shidduchim

Rosie Einhorn and Sherry Zimmerman

For those who didn’t grow up in the frum world (and even for those who did), the shidduch system can be a daunting maze, filled with obstacles and mirages. Here’s what you need to know before your children start dating.

 

Going against the Grain

Riva Pomerantz

Not so long ago, few people had even heard of celiac. But since 1974, the rate of the disease has doubled every 15 years. What’s behind the staggering rise, where gluten hides out, plus ways to treat the condition.

 

Turning Tides: Fingerprints

As told to Leah Gebber

I found G-d on a beach in Hawaii. A strange statement from a woman whose great-grandparents were holy Jews, Kohanim from Aleppo, Syria. And yet, this is my story.



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We Want to Stay Jews
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “It’s your fault my son is marrying a goyah!”
Scandal on Z Street
Yonoson Rosenblum Is the IRS becoming an instrument of partisan warfare?
Saved by the Buzzer
Eytan Kobre It wasn’t adopted frumkeit, it was actualized truth
The Switchblade and the Chazon Ish
Rabbi Meir Wikler The long-term effectiveness of our current actions
Financial Austerity
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The temptations of bribery are overwhelming
The Best Policy
Jacob L. Freedman “Start by being honest and asking for help”
Cause Then Effect
Faigy Peritzman Not what we say, but why we say it
Parental Burnout
Sarah Chana Radcliffe A burned-out parent can’t take care of anyone
On the Derech
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Our own wavering in emunah opens the door to Amalek