Purim Then And Now

By Larry Gordon People used to bring mishloach manos to my parents, and then, later in the day, my mom and dad would rearrange the plates, platters, or boxes and...

Heard at the Bagel Store: Jerusalem Diary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PufX6C2mS7g It’s summer here in Israel’s capital city. The streets are teeming with people, and it is truly an exciting time in the age of Donald Trump. My focus this...

Bagel Store: Why is Everyone Talking About Shtisel?

The reader might be asking, “What is ‘Shtisel?’” Is Shtisel the latest craze or talk of the town? Well, yes and no. “Shtisel” is the last name of a fictional...

From the Editor: Bring Them Home

It’s the fourth anniversary of Operation Protective Edge, where the objective was to eliminate or at least deal a crushing blow to the terrorist scourge in Gaza. It is...

Bagel Store: Midterm Madness

We are at the cusp of one of the most important elections in generations. There isn’t one race in the whole bundle of political competitions we can say is...

The View from Jerusalem

JERUSALEM DIARY For just a moment, let’s forget about “Next year in Jerusalem,” and let’s dwell on the experience of “This week in Jerusalem.” It is a new experience for us...

Bagel Store: Donors Are Heroes

It was an up-close opportunity not to be passed up. The highlight of the evening was going to be the first meeting between a woman from Long Island and...

From the Editor: Beseeching God for Change

By Larry Gordon Orly wants to find a husband and to be married. The Biblical Chana wanted to have a baby. What do these two women have in common? Perhaps...

From the Editor: 93 Queen Tells Story of All-Female Ambulance Squad

Paula Eiselt, a former Woodmere resident and an alumna of HAFTR, says she was surfing through websites that feature Jewish-oriented content a few years ago, when she came across...

From The Editor: Undivided and United

We are good, Israel is strong, but the Jewish state and Jews around the world are still vulnerable. In this post-Holocaust era, as the world tries to come to grips...
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