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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Identity Check

A kashrus mashgiach working in China recently had an unexpected, dramatic experience when he was stopped at a roadblock in Xinjiang Province and taken...

The Exodus // Revitalization by the River

Motti Hershkop told me that he never thought part of helping a town grow as a destination for Jewish families would mean flipping pizzas....

Trust, But Verify

I never thought of myself as a kiruv type of guy. To me, kiruv was reserved for rabbis, not a 21-year-old guy like me...

Trumping the Odds

As the Boeing VC-25 lumbered across the runway of Riyadh, President Donald J. Trump completed the first foreign trip of his presidency. And as...

Speaking to the Saudis

President Trump has hosted a variety of world leaders in Washington during these first few months of his administration, but this week he got...

The Kiddush

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Adults with ADHD

One by one the members of the group enter the dimly lit room and slowly find their seats. Trying to keep to themselves, they...

Italian Spaghetti Squash

Another delicious side dish to add to any milchig meal. And this one is so colorful, it really adds pizzazz to a Yom Tov...

A Real Shadchante

It was as if a lightbulb had flashed in my mind. Leah Friedman and Motty Lieberman! I can so see it. This is destined from...

Quinoa Mac-And-Cheese Balls

1 cup quinoa 1¾ cups water 1 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons butter 2 teaspoons garlic powder ½ cup mozzarella ¼ cup Parmesan cheese ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon mustard 3 broccoli florets, finely...

Women To Know // Mrs. Stella Hassan

All of Stella Hassan’s children are happily married and living in Lakewood, so she had no ulterior motives for founding her WhatsApp group other...

Pan-Seared Arctic Char With Strawberry Salsa And Passion Fruit Wine Sauce

6 (8-ounce) Arctic char fillets, skin on sea salt freshly ground black pepper olive oil 2 pints strawberries, cleaned and diced 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and diced   (caution:...

Recipe, Please

“Hi, Chaya. Can I—” I begin. “I can’t talk right now. I’ll call you back. What do you need?” my sister says curtly, clearly exasperated....

The Belzer Rebbe Leads an Awe-Inspiring Shabbos in London

The Belz community of London was privileged to host the Belzer Rebbe, shlita, during a historic visit to the city for Shabbos and Lag...

Did Comey Deserve To Be Fired?

I do not particularly like Donald Trump, as my readers well know, but I am stubbornly honest about praising him when he does the...