Beth Harpaz

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Forward She's married to the king of futzing. Now that he's retired, should he do more housework? 19 Jul
A woman writes to a column seeking advice about her retired husband not sharing household chores adequately, describing him as the "king of futzing." While h...
19 Jul
Forward This horror movie stars a Jewish grandma from Brooklyn. A sweet little old lady she’s not 18 Jul
Rebecca Cielinski, after being sidelined by a foot injury, decided to create a horror movie featuring her grandmother, Iris Wachs, portraying her in a dark a...
18 Jul
Forward Hostage families to Netanyahu: Don’t come to Washington without a hostage deal 16 Jul
Hostage families of Americans held by Hamas are adamantly against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's upcoming speech to Congress in Washington, dema...
16 Jul
Forward She was a nice Jewish mother — and an organized-crime boss 5 Jul
Fredericka Mandelbaum, a German Jewish immigrant, transformed herself from a lace peddler to America's first major organized crime boss, overseeing a lucrati...
5 Jul
Forward UK’s new prime minister, Keir Starmer, observes Shabbat, supports Israel and vows to fight antisemitism 5 Jul
Keir Starmer, the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, who is not Jewish but has a Jewish wife and practices certain Jewish traditions, including observ...
5 Jul
Forward Is your July 4th hot dog tradition kosher? Joey Chestnut, Nathan's and Impossible choices 2 Jul
The article discusses the hot dog traditions surrounding the July 4th Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest, particularly focusing on Joey Chestnut's endors...
2 Jul
Forward Her son was fatally shot on the Brooklyn Bridge. But Devorah Halberstam says the full story remains untold 2 Jul
Devorah Halberstam, whose son Ari was tragically murdered in 1994 on the Brooklyn Bridge, continues to seek justice and closure for her son's case, believing...
2 Jul
Forward This Mexican diplomat helped Jews flee Hitler. Does that make him Mexico’s Schindler? 21 Jun
During World War II, Gilberto Bosques, as head of the Mexican Consulate in France, played a crucial role in helping leftists and Jews escape persecution by i...
21 Jun
Forward Should masks at demonstrations be banned? The issue is bigger than you think 17 Jun
The article discusses the debate surrounding the banning of masks at demonstrations, particularly in the context of recent protests, like those related to th...
17 Jun
Forward Mexican Jews love their country. But do they love the next president? It’s complicated 14 Jun
Claudia Sheinbaum, a Jewish woman, recently won the Mexican presidential election based on her left-wing politics rather than her religious identity. Mexican...
14 Jun