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Getting the Best out of Our Kids: An ADHD Expert Weighs In

May 14, 2015, by

Dr. Yitzchak Goldberg doesn’t want you to make an error when it comes to dealing with children with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), or with any children for that matter. “If we think that our children aren’t good listeners, then there’s nothing we can do about it,” he told a crowd that gathered to listen

New Jersey Jewish Family’s Struggle For Mobility Goes Viral

May 12, 2015, by

The Herzfeld family hasn’t gone anywhere together for a year and a half. These days, it’s just too much of a challenge to get all of their children in and out of the car and around in public. Over the past 10 years, all four of Esther and Arthur Herzfeld’s children have been diagnosed with

‘Do You Want to Come for Shabbat?’

May 5, 2015, by

Rachel Nadel, motivated by the NCSY Shabbaton she experienced as a child, spent her post-high-school year in Israel studying. That year was critical in her spiritual development, but also critical in helping her future vision emerge: she spent most of her time in the dorms of her women’s yeshiva, and didn’t get to meet families living in Israel.

The Baltimore Riots: A Perspective from Ground Zero

April 30, 2015, by

Rabbi Daniel Lerner, Rabbi of the Pikesville Jewish Congregation in Baltimore shared his thoughts on the mayhem that overtook the streets of his city this week. I am sharing this message at the behest of several members of our community. Nevertheless, I do so with a great sense of trepidation. When addressing current events or

Getting a Job So You Can Move

April 22, 2015, by

Some have the option of moving to a new community before securing a job. The majority of us—despite our deep wish for change—aren’t going anywhere unless that job is in place. Understanding the employment needs and concerns of families looking for affordable living, the 47 communities represented at this Sunday’s OU Jewish Communities Home and

Listen: Do Jews Have a Future in Europe?

February 26, 2015, by

In conjunction with the cover story of the Spring 2015 edition, Steve Savistky talks about the future of Jews in Europe with Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations.

Do You Believe in Common Decency?

January 8, 2015, by

In response to the frequent headlines which depict Orthodox Jews in a negative light—e.g. flight delays for refusal to sit next to a woman—Jew in the City’s Allison Josephs is asking you to respond. Read her latest post and indicate that you’re an Orthodox Jew who strives to live by these aforementioned Torah principles and

Sheldon Rudoff A”H Memorial Lecture – Wed. Jan 7 at 8pm

January 1, 2015, by

The Beth Din of America and the Orthodox Union invite you to the annual Sheldon Rudoff A”H Memorial Lecture: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 • 8:00 pm The Jewish Center • 131 West 86th Street, New York City Rabbi Shaul Robinson (Rabbi, Lincoln Square Synagogue) will speak about: Coveting, Consumerism and Consumption: Does the 10th Commandment