July 19, 2017 RSS feed / Columns

Federation and its agencies help to honor our fathers and mothers

FEDERATION 411

We often think of life as a progression from one stage to the next, but the reality is that it goes full circle for many of us. More...

The family food snob and the lowbrows find a little common ground

SALLY’S WORLD

I’m bracing for it. Next weekend, our daughter and son-in-law’s family will be arriving for a summer weekend. More...

Friends and family are great ways to spread your philanthropy

MONEY MATTERS

Anybody who has been to a restaurant with me in recent months knows that I tell the server NOT to include a straw in my drink. Why? More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Vegetarian & dairy recipes for the ‘Three Weeks’

COOKING

“The Three Weeks,” otherwise called by the Prophets, “The Bein Hametzarim— Between the Boundaries,” began with the fast day of the 17th day of Tammuz, Tuesday, July 11. More...

JFCS and its partners help build a better community for everyone

Non-profit social services agencies are tasked with tackling massive issues facing the community, with far reaching impact on the individuals immersed in them. More...

Zoom Video Conferencing brings the world closer

COMPUSCHMOOZE

For years, the dominant choice in the online market for video conversations has been either Skype, the Internet “telephony” application now owned by Microsoft, or for mobile phone users, Apple’s FaceTime app on the iPhone. More...