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Zaidy didn’t talk much of the war but we knew that what he went through was horrid. As a child, he would look at me and cry. He cried easily. When he prayed for the sick, when he said the blessing of Shecheyianu, and when he would bless us on […]
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Dear Rebbetzin Chaya- Mazal Tov! I’m engaged. My parents are totally freaking out that this wedding will not be what they are used to. How can I get them into the idea of a traditional Jewish wedding? What parts are most important and what parts are either skippable or can […]
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When my father was in the final weeks of his life, this past May, languishing in Cornell hospital, I was overextended by being the only relative nearby that could come to the hospital on a regular basis. I called well-known Bikur Cholim and Chesed organizations and they too were overwhelmed […]
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Dear Jew in the City, I did not grow up Orthodox, but became religious because of Jew in the City seeing how special the frum community and Torah observance is. My parents weren’t too happy, but I knew I was doing the right thing. Then I started going to a […]
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