From the Editor: Climbing Mountains

By Larry Gordon Earlier this week we observed Memorial Day, remembering those who lost their lives in the sad and tragic affairs that are simply referred to as “war.” War is...

Bagel Store: Transgenerational Trauma

From the 1980s until about 1995, I was the host or moderator of a series of radio programs in the New York area. Some of the shows revolved around...

Bagel Store: 33 Days

It has become a day for weddings and haircuts, but Lag B’Omer is really so much more. At this point in the year, we are all counting Sefirah, hopefully...

Heard at the Bagel Store: The AC Crisis

  We arrived home from Israel last week to the place in absolute but pre-planned shambles. That is our home that I am talking about. It was a virtual —...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Holy Places

  Sometimes it hits you with a jolt. The mundane and material world that we live in juxtaposed with our ability to instantaneously leave that all behind and enter places...

Swords Into Plowshares

On some days, and after an array of international events, if we view occurrences from a different angle or perspective than usual, it can appear as if the things...

Bagel Store: The Bitter and the Sweet

  The day after a young child was hit by a car and lost his life in Far Rockaway, we were talking about the seemingly constant flow of events not...

From the Editor: Obstructing Leadership

There are less than five weeks to go until Israelis cast votes in an election that could either reinvigorate the coalition government of Prime Minister Netanyahu or turn the...

From the Editor: Prosperity and Peace in the Middle East

  For some technical reason, I could not access Fox News online on Monday morning. I attempted to sign on a few times but to no avail. So I tried...

Editor: Israel at a Crossroad

  This week’s election in Israel achieved nearly the same result as the election in April. It appears at this point that neither of the major parties will be able...
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