Broccoli and Jalapeño Soup with Pesto-Almond Crunch

Serves 8 Soup: 1 tablespoon avocado oil (or any neutral oil) 2 leeks, sliced 2 onions, sliced 2 teaspoons crushed garlic 2 lbs. frozen broccoli  1 teaspoon smoked garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion...

Finding Forgiveness // An estranged daughter re-establishes her relationship with her...

I had been trying to reach my married son for several days, but he hadn’t been taking my calls, nor answering my increasingly worried...

Helping Older Singles Find Their Bashert // A visit with Rav Chaim...

There is no day in the year that is more mesugal for shidduchim than Yom Kippur.  The Mishnah in Taanis (26b) states: “Rabban Shimon ben...

Living with Awe // A visit with Rav Yudel Bauer, one of...

My earliest memory of Rav Yehuda Bauer, or Rav Yudel, as he is more commonly known, is of him arriving at my brother’s bar...

The Shofar Shoes // Jewish eyes see special things

When, a number of years ago, my dear father, z”l, showed me his new “shofar shoes,” I was reminded of how uniquely Jews steeped...

This Yom Kippur, It’s Your Business

Yom Kippur isn’t considered a time of business, but in reality, there are many tefillos we recite that are about our parnasah and well-being....

This Yom Kippur, It’s Your Business

Yom Kippur isn’t considered a time of business, but in reality, there are many tefillos we recite that are about our parnasah and well-being....

The Jury Challenge // I was finally ready to serve. But...

In October 2021, with COVID still raging around the world, I receive a pale blue letter from the New Jersey courts requesting my participation...

Guiding the Future // Rav Dovid Cohen, Rosh Yeshivas ...

Rechov Habukharim right off Rechov Yechezkel is a long way from Givat Mordechai, where Yeshivas Knesses Yisrael, more commonly known as Yeshivas Chevron, is...

My Mother the Spy // The housewife who spied for Israel...

It was a steamy summer evening in 1961. A light breeze wafted in from the seashore towards the magnificent mansion on Wadi Abu Jamal...

From Gateshead to Texas // Rabbi Moshe Trepp is making...

The small blue house is located on a relatively quiet street in Austin, Texas. It’s quite late on a Friday afternoon, and I’ve just...

The Jews’ Jews // No, world, chareidim are not freaks

We’re so used to the phrase, we don’t think about what it means. I speak of “Ultra Orthodox,” the common description of Jews for whom,...

When You Choose an Office Location, Follow Your People

Growth requires people. No matter the type of business, I’m convinced people are the greatest resource any business has—more important than technology, big ideas,...

Yom Tov Cookbook // Breaded Beef Ravioli with Marinara

Serves 7-8 2 tablespoons oil, plus more for frying 1 onion, finely diced 1 lb. ground meat 2 teaspoons salt Pinch of black pepper 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tablespoons jarred...

Yom Tov Cookbook // Seared Tuna with Purple Noodle Slaw

Serves 8 Noodle Slaw: 8 oz. Gefen frozen lo mein noodles 4 tablespoons + 2 tablespoons sesame oil, divided 10 oz. shredded red cabbage 4 cups julienned beets 2 cups...

Nothing Received // How do i deal with my resentment towards...

Dear Editor, I have a dilemma, and I would really appreciate some advice. Baruch Hashem, I am happily married to a wonderful husband, and we have five...

Autism on Steroids // After being treated for asthma, my child...

As a seven-month-old, Yossi was the happiest kid in the house. Baruch Hashem, I had my hands full with four children under the age...

“All the News That’s Unfit to Print” // The New York...

If anything positive can be said about the New York Times, it is that its reporters sent out an email last week to various...

The UK Plunged into Mourning // After a seven decade reign,...

The entirety of the UK was in suspense as the news trickled in that the queen’s health was deteriorating. Liz Truss, the new prime...

Dr. Noam Wasserman // Dean of Sy Syms School of Business,...

Dr. Noam Wasserman, who heads the Sy Syms School of Business for Yeshiva University, has studied the successes and failures of thousands of startups....