Facts That Figure: The Shopping Cart - 8 Fun Facts

The versatile shopping cart — also called the trolley or buggy, depending on where you live — has enlivened the shopping experience for moms and.... read more

Torah U’Mesorah and Agudath Israel Share Important Tips For Purim

By Yehudit GarmaiseWhile we are increasing our simcha in preparation for Purim tomorrow night, it's good to keep in mind and speak to our children.... read more

Tuesday Tip: Prep Easy and Nutritious Breakfasts at Night to Grab Them in the Morning

By Yehudit GarmaiseSkipping nighttime snacks, when we should be giving our tired digestive systems a chance to rest, and eating healthy breakfasts.... read more

Today in History: Chile Suffers Devastating Earthquake Followed by Tsunami

by M.C. Millman Thirteen years ago, on February 27, 2010, at 3:34 a.m., Chile experienced an 8.8-magnitude earthquake that shook six Chilean.... read more

Plan Spring and Summer Travel Now, and Stay Flexible to Get the Best Deals

By Yehudit GarmaiseIt’s Rosh Chodesh Adar, and March 1 is just around the corner, so New Yorkers may be thinking about where they want to go this.... read more

Tuesday Tip: Create a Nighttime Routine for the Last Hour Before Bed to Get a Great Night’s Sleep

By Yehudit GarmaiseThose who struggle to fall asleep, struggle to get out of bed in the morning, or regularly get headaches or migraines can create.... read more

Around the House: Keep Your Pillows and Blankets Fresh and Clean

By Yehudit GarmaiseWe still have a month and a half before Pesach, but this Spring season, we can start our cleaning early by sprucing up bedrooms.... read more

Tuesday Tip: Prevent Hackers From Stealing From You

By Yehudit GarmaiseMeilech was sitting at home, working on his laptop, when his computer froze.“All of a sudden, I couldn’t do anything on my.... read more

Around the House: How we can Get our Children to Help Us with Chores

By Yehudit Garmaise After spending three or four hours cleaning up, cooking, and doing other household chores, we sometimes wonder why our.... read more

The Invention of Glasses: It Was Quite a Spectacle

by Meir Sternhill“Here lies Salvino D’Amato degli Armati of Florence, inventor of eyeglasses. May G-d forgive his sin. 1317.”Thus read the.... read more

Tuesday Tip: Smart Time Management Sets Us Up for Success

By Yehudit GarmaiseAmbitious people can accomplish more and reduce stress by adopting 10 time-management techniques.First, people who want to make.... read more

Parsha Pearls: We Are Our Actions

By Yochonon DonnAs president, no one came into office with a nastier reputation than Chester Arthur. The running mate of James Garfield, Arthur was.... read more

Parsha Pearls: The Comfort of Revenge

By Yochonon DonnWhen Adolf Hitler killed himself hours before the Russian Army burst into his Berlin hideout, many Jews felt that he had cheated.... read more

Parsha Pearls: The Responsibility of Galus

By Yochonon DonnEgypt? We’ve been there.Iraq and Iran? Uh huh.Spain, Germany, France and Spain? Ditto, ditto, ditto, ditto.The Jewish people have.... read more

Parsha Pearls: Sweet Holy Sleep

by Yochonon DonnSleep. Children hate it. Teenagers can’t get enough of it. Adults have a love/hate relationship with it. Older people crave.... read more

Avoid Frazzled Fridays: Bring in Shabbos Like a Queen

By Yehudit GarmaiseIf you feel more frazzled than calm come 4:20pm on Fridays, here are some tips so that you can light your candles early on winter.... read more

Motzei Shabbos Chanukah Family Fun: Put a Different Spin on Playing Dreidel - Easy and Fun Game for the Little Ones

By Yehudit GarmaisePop some popcorn and put it in paper bowls. Take out some cold drinks and put out paper cups.Turn on some Chanukah.... read more

Night 5 of Chanukah Family Fun: “Guess Who?” Game on a Chocolate Bar Collage for a Family Member

By Yehudit GarmaiseFamilies can have fun determining how well they know each other with a fun guessing game brought to us by Devoiri Haberfield of.... read more