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Dear Tzviling

Fighting In-Laws Syndrome

Dear Tzviling, I am expecting in December and I have a dilemma. You see, my parents and my husband’s parents are always fighting. Fighting about how we run our home,...

The Chilean miners in our souls

Dear Tzviling, I and a billion others are watching with pride and excitement as the 33 miners in Chile are being rescued. As a regular reader of your column, I have...

Behind the mitzvos

Dear Tzviling, My uncle enjoys your column, and sends them to me after he reads them. I enjoy reading them. You’re so humorous, it’s not even funny. Here’s my...

Fibbing at the border

Dear Tzviling, We are a very religious family from Flatbush, NY, and heard about your column. You must help me. You see, my 11-year-old son never listens to me. Never....

Why no flowers?

Dear Tzviling, I am going to visit my grandmother’s grave and was planning to purchase a bouquet of her favorite flowers. But I have noticed that Jewish graves don’t...

The $20 gift

Dear Tzviling, Last Sunday, I treated my mother to a five-course gastronomania at the local deli. I read that you do not believe in Mother’s Day. Please tell me it’s...

A convert?’s wedding

Dear Tzviling, I recently became engaged to a wonderful young girl from Israel and we’re starting to make plans for our wedding. We met with the rabbi and reviewed the...

Canine kosher

Dear Tzviling, Last year my husband and I decided to keep kosher and our rabbi helped us make the transition to a kosher kitchen. It was a new experience for both of us,...

King David’s feast

Dear Tzviling, I was recently invited to a friend’s house for a Saturday night meal, known as melava malka (literally accompany the queen). During the meal, my friend...

Here’s what to ask (or not!)

Dear Tzviling, I have read many articles — including letters in your column — on the “shidduch crisis” (difficulties in finding our match) and how so many young men...