Heard in the Bagel Store: Not A Smart Move

Few will dispute the fact that it was not a pretty or helpful sight—the 15,000 people, mostly chassidim, gathered last Sunday at the Nassau Coliseum on Long Island, specifically...

From the Editor: On the Ground in Pittsburgh

By Larry Gordon It was an attack on Jews, but it was also an attack on everyone who cherishes the lives we are able to lead openly and proudly here...

Bagel Store: Happy and Sad

By Larry Gordon There was not that much time to think about it, and that is part of the gift from Above, I suppose. There were a few times over the...

Bagel Store: Post-Kaddish Analysis

Last Shabbos in Brooklyn, at his aufruf, my nephew Nissan Gordon spent a few moments speaking about my mom — his grandmother—and how he is still adjusting to the...

Bagel Store: The Wizard Of Jerusalem

It was a momentous occasion. We were not in Kansas anymore, nor were we in the Five Towns, though it was easy to conjure up images of Dorothy and...

Heard in the Bagel Store: All In A Name

On Monday, I had the privilege in shul to name a second grandchild for my mom, Sora Rosa. This is the second grandchild born since her passing 15 months...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Power Of Speech

  The Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation and the 5 Towns Jewish Times have at least one fundamental thing in common — our business is words. We spent last Shabbos in...

Larry Gordon: A Chanukah Miracle in Berlin

By Larry Gordon Last year’s Chanukah miracle was the release from prison of Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin on the last day of the chag. It was an event that electrified the...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Shidduch Fraud Follow-Up

In response to last week’s article (“Heard In The Bagel Store: Shidduch Fraud”), a reader wrote, “Thanks so much for admitting that you, too, are capable of falling for...

From the Editor: Finally Deported

By Larry Gordon He is finally gone, deported from the United States to Germany for serving as a Nazi camp guard who oversaw the murder of 6,000 Jews in one...

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CNN, NBC to Air Ad for Oscar-Nominated Documentary About NY Nazi Rally

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — CNN and MSNBC have each agreed to broadcast an ad that Fox News rejected for a documentary about a Nazi...

Happening Around Midreshet Shalhevet

MSH Students Slide Into Spring Semester The MSH girls enjoyed a unique day to kick off their spring semester — snow tubing in 60-degree weather!...

Happening at YU High School for Girls

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