From the Editor: The Kirsten Crisis

The idea in today’s political process is to project an image that may not reflect reality. Those up for election in two weeks want you to think about their...

Heard at the Bagel Store: Eating During the Nine Days

Usually we dine on good food as a matter of routine. But this week, as we head into the last third of the Nine Days, we are thinking about...

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...

From the Editor: Beauty And Blood

You have to see the city of Prague. It’s spectacular; there is nothing like it amongst the leading cities of the world. We have heard such a review from...

From the Editor: Abortion Fight Is Really About God

It seems that the war for a consensus to frame the philosophy of this country as a whole is about the affirmation or denial of the existence of G-d,...

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 reacting to erroneous information that...

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 difficult issues and situations in...

Larry Gordon Reviews Local Elections

Here Comes the School Board Election On May 21, there will be an election in the Lawrence School District. We urge residents in Lawrence, Inwood, Cedarhurst and parts of Woodmere...

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...

Editor: The Great Minyan Debate

  Our shuls are closed due to the virus, but there seems to be a terrible misunderstanding about the connection between the two. Our shuls locked up and dark on Friday...
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