Backstreet Boys scrap Israel shows due to Gaza crisis

JERUSALEM (JTA) – The Backstreet Boys canceled three sold-out concerts in Israel due to the Gaza conflict. The American pop band posted a message Sunday on its official website announcing...

This Week in Jewish Farming: The cardinal truth of tomatoes

Sungold tomatoes have become a popular CSA staple. But can one have too much of a good thing? (Ben Harris) I will now share a cardinal truth of the life...

Home Safety For The Elderly, Part III

By Anessa V. Cohen This is the final part of an article that I read written by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors, which gives an in-depth home safety...

Ditch The Measurements

By Elke Probkevitz One of the reasons I think home cooks don’t love to try new recipes is because of the time-consuming task of looking at a recipe for...


Slice Of Life By Eileen Goltz When I was in cooking school many years ago, I learned to value the power of the “sauce.” I was taught that there are five...

Parenting, Experimentation, And Values: Can You Find Balance?

Part I By Dr. Alan Winder I read an interesting article about a father whose two-year-old son likes to wear dresses and the father’s reaction to it. (He allows and supports...

Camp Munk pays tribute to Rabbi Eli Munk

  With the camp season in full swing, parents are gearing up for visiting day. Nostalgia sets in; “Wasn’t it just yesterday that we were campers and staff members?” For...

Home Safety For The Elderly, Part 2

By Anessa V. Cohen This week, we continue with an in-depth home safety guide–specifically for the elderly but also useful for other age groups. The text was written by the...

Liquid Refreshments

By Elke Probkevitz Summer days beg for something cool and refreshing, and while a cold glass of water will quench your thirst, there are more delicious options for an invigorating...

Israeli hospitals continue to treat sick Gazans despite missile attacks

An injured person taken to Rambam Hospital. Photo: RAMBAM HOSPITAL SPOKESMANn the one hand, they are in Israel and see what Gaza terrorists have done, and at the same...
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Halachic Musings: Can a School Confiscate Students’ Belongings?

The story seems a little far-fetched. A group of eighth-graders, it is said, collected money for a graduation trip. The amount was about $5,000. The...

Nassau County Holds Session on Woodmere Club Development on June 26

  The 5 Towns Civic Association and the Lawrence Association urge the community to attend the Nassau County scoping session regarding the proposed Woodmere Club...

Emergency Citizen Preparedness Training at Hempstead Town Hall June 30

  Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen will be joined by officials from the New York State Department of Homeland Security and emergency service personnel...

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