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...

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: Election Endorsements

By Larry Gordon We have met with many of the candidates and now the day of decision is just about here. One thing is clear: the philosophical divide in our...

From the Editor: Israeli, U.S. Jews Divided on Trump

By Larry Gordon The Jewish community should be grateful to President Trump for many reasons. But when we look at the numbers from a recent American Jewish Committee poll, the...

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...

From the Editor: Earthshaking Events in Israel

A few weeks ago, there was a series of minor earthquakes in Israel. The Richter scale measured the tremors in the 3-4-point level, which constitutes relatively minor rumbling but...

From the Editor: Electoral Aftermath

Thankfully, Election Day and the long electoral process are now over. Actually, on second thought, that is not the case. As the polls closed on Tuesday night it signaled...

Heard at the Bagel Store: Jews and Guns

In the aftermath of the deadly massacre in a shul in Pittsburgh, more people are engaging in conversations about guns. The talk is not just about the danger of...

Pursuing Justice

Brett Kavanaugh will in all likelihood be the next appointee to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, and that will be a watershed moment for this country. As Senator...

Bagel Store: Please Be Seated

The lines — or maybe they are four-sided equidistant boxes — are being drawn. In another ten days or so the charts will be tacked up on the walls...
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