Hillary Berkowitz married another Jew. Little did she know that wedding planning with her Modern Orthodox in-laws would be so complex.
Is ‘halachic’ following ‘schlep’ and ‘chutzpah’ on the way to the linguistic mainstream? Our Wonders of America columnist hunts for clues on ‘Mad Men’ and a box of jelly slices.
SOS. Kashrut emergency. You’ve got a dozen people waiting for dinner, you have just used a milky spoon in a pot of chicken soup, and you want to know if the soup is still kosher. Oh, and you’re Haredi, so you can’t draw on the expertise of Rabbi Google (Haredi leaders have banned the Web). What do you do?