A recent Shabbos experience in Europe reminded how privileged it is to be a part of the Jewish nation.
It’s hard to imagine that it was once considered undignified to talk about food. Maybe we are missing something.
My husband is very sensitive and gives comfort to others in pain. But he takes things too personally and can fly off the handle.
He is in counseling and working very hard on changing. Am I being a fool to stay and hope that he can change?
Embracing the uncomfortable realization that we are never fully in control.
He is too busy running after his desires to really invest in our marriage.
With all its inherent pain, most couples do not treat divorce cavalierly.
What are we teaching our kids when parents are screaming and cursing during a soccer match?
If we will really invest, we will come to care – about anything.
I want to move but my husband refuses to discuss it. The stress is hurting me.
I don’t long for the days of pogroms and poverty. But I do miss not having all my kids and grandkids living nearby.
My only daughter became religious, met a guy and plans on moving to Israel. I am devastated.
If ever there were a time for zeal and over-preparation, Passover is it.
After 34 years of being happily married, it’s all going to pot. Nothing is making me happy.
There are people in need at every place, at any time, and we can’t ignore them.
Three timely lessons about kindness, taught by Uber drivers (really).
We may not be able to control our instinctive response but we can prevent it from coming to fruition.
Insults, disrespect and bad attitude, these parents are feeling out of their league.
There is a point where we are too busy trying out the Peanut Butter Chocolate Pretzel hamantashen that we forget the purpose of the holiday.
There is always something or someone over my head.
My teenaged daughter is becoming a recluse and I’m spending all my spare time with her.
Jealousy is when we count someone else’s blessings instead of our own.
After moving out and initiating divorce, my husband is vowing to change. Should I give him another chance?
A group of friends went on vacation without me and their numerous Facebook photos are getting to me.
We are becoming a society of disposable marriages and relationships.
My brother-in-law has a serious degenerative disease. After 30 years of marriage my sister wants to divorce him to continue to live her life.
Instead of accusations and anger, my friend performed an astounding act of selflessness and strength.
Why am I the only person in our home who does this?
At the last moment my son backed out of going on a Birthright trip to Israel. I’m furious.
We are admonished to be extra sensitive to and solicitous of widows. But are we?
Help! She’s given up her girlfriends and wants to forgo her rare scholarship and switch schools to be with him.
The focus on sales and consumption is eroding the meaning of Thanksgiving.
Let’s stop putting pressure on ourselves in areas that don’t really matter.
I’m expected to cook and host and no one helps. Gratitude is the last thing I’m feeling on Thanksgiving.