Heard in the Bagel Store

One Year Later Is it possible that a year has already passed? This week we will observe the first yahrzeit for my mother, Sora Roiza bas Aharon (Rosalind Gordon), and a...

Dating Forum

Question: There’s a humongous double-standard in shidduchim when it comes to giving guys a break. My friends all agreed that I should write about what really goes on and why it...


Dear Esther, We have two children. Our daughter is 32 and our son is 29. Both are single. When they were both much younger, I felt like I was just...

Letters to the Editor

There Is More to Say About Rav Shmuel Auerbach, zt’l Dear Editor, I believe the author lost all credibility in his “eulogy” of Rabbi Auerbach (“Rav Shmuel Auerbach, zt’l: An Appreciation,”...

TEACH NYS Students’ Mission To Albany

By Becky Amster For more than 1,000 yeshiva students, Tuesday was a day to learn and to instruct, to see and to be seen. Braving the latest Nor’easter, a predawn...

Lights! Camera! Torah! – Tzivos Hashem Presents Chidon

By Rochel Bernstein The excitement in the air was palpable. The scene breathtaking. The love for Torah and mitzvos priceless. Every detail of the 613 mitzvos is relevant to...

A New Shul: Cong Yismach Moshe

By Larry Gordon Rabbi Heshy Blumstein is a dynamic rabbinical leader and personality who understands the inner workings of a community and what its needs are. Over the last 18...

Rabbi Ralph Pelcovitz z”l: An Appreciation

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times He was the dean of the Orthodox American rabbinate. A graduate of Yeshiva Torah VaDaas, and a talmid of Rav...

“The A Team” Raises Money For Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Avi Nessim, a sophomore at North Shore Hebrew Academy High School who resides in Atlantic Beach, was again nominated by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as a Student of...

The Story Of Yosef Comes To Life For Shulamith Girls

On Sunday, March 11, fourth grade Shulamith School for Girls students attended one of the final performances of Yosef, The Musical, at the Master Theater in Brooklyn accompanied by...
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