Av 25, 5779, 08/26/2019

Iowa’s Jews Play Outsize Role in Prized Presidential Caucus

DES MOINES, Iowa — With 165 days until the Iowa Caucus, the scene in the central Midwest has been busy in and outside the...

Police Search for Other Victims of Unlawful Surveillance in Lawrence

An Inwood man was arrested Thursday afternoon in North Lawrence for taking pictures of a woman under her skirt. According to detectives, Jose Santana, 20,...

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Real Estate with Anessa: Moving Tips

By Anessa Cohen Now that you have found that great house, the fun begins. It is time to get down to preparing all that great stuff...

The Way It Is: Thou Shalt Not Hate

    Having been born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island, I attended the Providence Hebrew Day School. It was the first and, at the time,...

Tivuch Shelly Based on Trust, Variety, Flexibility

  When it comes to a major purchase involving a large sum of money, trust is a big factor — trust in the product one...

In The Bagel Store: Impact of Teach NYS

In 2013, the Orthodox Union saw the future and asked the question: are private-school and yeshiva students being treated with parity by education departments...

Malkie Hirsch: Life With Livia

By Malkie Hirsch As I strolled through the aisles of the grocery store, I listened to Livia tell me that she was making her next...

Editor: Just Say No

By Larry Gordon It is untrue that Democratic members of Congress are reconsidering their support for Israel because of the fallout from the planned trip...

Dating Forum: Recovering From a Gaslighting Relationship

  Question I got divorced not too long ago. My ex-wife was what professionals call a “gaslighter.” The goal of a gaslighter is to make the...

Mindbiz: Husband Too Controlling About Wife’s Spending

  Dear Esther, I’ve been married for a little over six months, and I’m learning a great deal about what it means to be married. Despite...

Schmutter: Chain Of Events

Sometimes, as a parent, there comes a time when you have to step up and be the hero, even if you have to make...

Letters to the Editor: Democrats Wrong on Trump, Israel

The Frum Community and President Trump: A Teachable Moment Dear Editor, Thank you for creating a great teachable moment for all Jews regarding U.S. policy vis...

Bagel Store: Bar Mitzvah Trifecta

It was this time of year. It was hot and sunny most days and, best of all, there was no school. Back then, summer...

From the Editor: Who Is Racist Anyway?

By Larry Gordon It just might be that New Jersey senator and Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is a racist. It is also possible that...

Malkie Hirsch: Everything Happens for a Reason

By Malkie Hirsch Xiomara (sha-ma-ra) proper noun Smart, capable, and savvy babysitter/housekeeper who lights a fire under me on a daily basis. Helps me...

Im Yirtzeh Hashem By You

By Yochanan Gordon Anyone who’s had the good fortune, while single, of attending a friend or family member’s engagement party or wedding has been wished...

Dating Forum: We’re Perfect for Each Other But He Smokes

Question I am a single 27-year-old woman. On shidduch résumés and shadchan applications, I always put down that I am modern Orthodox machmir. I think...

Mindbiz: Single and Stereotyped

Dear Esther, I’m 37 years old and single. That was not my plan. Like all of my friends, I assumed I’d get married sometime during...

Hamas Must Return Bodies of 2 Israeli Soldiers

By ARSEN OSTROVSKY TEL AVIV (JTA) — Last week marked five years since Israeli soldier Lt. Hadar Goldin was killed by Hamas in the midst of a humanitarian...

Book Review: Creation: The Story Of Beginnings

By Rochelle Miller "Creation: The Story of Beginnings" by Rabbi Dr. Jonathan Grossman, associate professor in the Department of Bible at Bar-Ilan University, is an...

Right View: Life Of Marton Sternberg, Part 7

Liberation Of Bergen-Belsen In Part 6, Marton was ordered to bury the dead in gigantic pits in Bergen-Belsen. It was obvious that the war was...

From the Editor: Dollars for Trump

With the presidential election campaign beginning to hit its stride come autumn, it might be time for the Orthodox Jewish community to put its...

Bagel Store: Everyone’s a Shadchan

We are all being asked to play a role to assist in any way we can in ameliorating a burgeoning crisis. There are many...

Interview With ‘Social Vision’ Authors Philip Wexler, Michael Wexler, Eli Rubin

By Yochanan Gordon "Social Vision: The Lubavitcher Rebbe's Transformative Paradigm for the World" (Jewish Spiritual Traditions and Contempo), was released early last month. It is...

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Kenneth Bialkin, Longtime Jewish Philanthropist, Dies at 89

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Kenneth Bialkin, a philanthropist and a longtime leader of a plethora of major Jewish organizations, has died at 89. The...

Vision Screenings Boost Back-To-School Success

By Rivka Markowitz, OD Q: My child failed the vision screening, should I really be concerned? A: Vision screenings are, thankfully, commonplace at your child’s pediatric...

Under 510: Transforming Back to School

By Elie Robinson As we approach our one-year anniversary since opening the flagship store of Under 510 in Cedarhurst, we reflect on the year that...

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Editor’s Blog: Our Education Crisis

Rabbis have written opinion pieces warning that children in the yeshiva community are under siege by the New York State Education Department. They were...

POSSIBLE PEACE PROPOSALS

It might be rolled out fairly soon, but, then again, it may take another six months to a year. That is the Trump administration’s...

Editor’s Blog: Larry Gordon Heads to the Polls

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