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Feb 7, 2017, 10:04 PM
What Does the Torah Say About People Who Litter?
Last Sukkos my family was on our way to visit relatives when we heard an ominous thudding from underneath the car. After we pulled over on the side of the highway, our fears were confirmed: the back tire was flattened into...
Sep 9, 2015, 4:21 PM
Book Review: A Different Read on Orthodox Divorce
I once asked a psychologist in my community why it is that I've never heard anyone say: "I regret getting divorced." He answered that in the Orthodox Jewish world there is so much stigma attached to divorce that people usually only...
Jul 21, 2014, 1:18 PM
Rockets Torpedo Small Businesses
Who in Israel is enjoying this war? What Israeli man or woman, organization or business welcomes the missiles, mayhem and military call-ups? No one. Or so you’d think. But a few months ago, I came to understand that this assumption is incorrect. I...
Jun 16, 2013, 4:44 PM
Why I Can’t Wait For the President’s Conference
“Are you going to the President’s Conference?” she asked me. She was, of course, referring to the Israeli President’s Conference which kicks off this Tuesday night in Jerusalem. The way she asked me it was a foregone conclusion. Can anyone say “No”...
Jul 4, 2012, 6:29 AM
The 7 habits of highly effective schnorrers
In Jerusalem, beginner beggars could use some marketing tip to get ahead of the competition and maximize their profit
Naomi is a big part of Leshomra. the nonprofit spearheading a positive shift in the Charedi community's relationship with nature and the environment. In her spare time, she raises her family, takes long hikes, and runs a website company.