Av 16, 5782, 08/13/2022

Ben & Jerry’s fears its new Israeli owner could sell ‘Judea...

(JTA) – Could the new owner of Ben & Jerry’s Israeli business interests rename a flavor “Judea and Samaria”? Avi Zinger, who bought the company’s...

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By Malkie Gordon Hirsch Shabbos is always busy around here and this week was no exception. Today was my mother’s birthday, and since I got remarried...

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Ben & Jerry’s fears its new Israeli owner could sell ‘Judea and Samaria’ ice...

(JTA) – Could the new owner of Ben & Jerry’s Israeli business interests rename a flavor “Judea and Samaria”? Avi Zinger, who bought the company’s...

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By R Chaim Bruk It’s motzaei Shabbos, 11:00 p.m. I just got home from shul, where I read Eichah for the few who joined. I...

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Dear Editor, Your article this past week about the proposed mega developments in our area was very interesting (From The Editor, “Power To The People,”...

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By Larry Gordon Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Arieh King told me the following story a few years ago. A large tour group from India was being shown...

Hosting Guests And Guesting Hosts

By Malkie Gordon Hirsch Shabbos is always busy around here and this week was no exception. Today was my mother’s birthday, and since I got remarried...

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By Larry Gordon Our community here on this sliver of Long Island needs new schools and yeshivas. Thankfully, that is what we are getting. Years ago,...

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By Yair Hoffman This week, prior to Tishah B’Av, a remarkable sanctification of G-d’s Name took place in the city of Harish, by people who...

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By Michele Justic Israeli soldiers—they’re just like us. Buying a soda, walking with friends on the street, visiting their parents. Many media outlets paint a...

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