The Mitzvah Of Ba’al Tashchit: Then and Now

By Gidi Kroch Ehud is a farmer in the southern region of Israel. He grows peppers and, baruch Hashem, his livelihood is successful and he has no complaints. His produce...

Philanthropist Eugen Gluck Dies at Age 92

Philanthropist and businessman Eugen Gluck passed away last night in New York. He was 92 years old. Born in Romania, Gluck came to the United States after having survived the Holocaust,...

Kenneth Bialkin, Longtime Jewish Philanthropist, Dies at 89

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Kenneth Bialkin, a philanthropist and a longtime leader of a plethora of major Jewish organizations, has died at 89. The Anti-Defamation League’s CEO, Jonathan Greenblatt, announced the...

Vision Screenings Boost Back-To-School Success

By Rivka Markowitz, OD Q: My child failed the vision screening, should I really be concerned? A: Vision screenings are, thankfully, commonplace at your child’s pediatric office and/or school. The purpose...

Under 510: Transforming Back to School

By Elie Robinson As we approach our one-year anniversary since opening the flagship store of Under 510 in Cedarhurst, we reflect on the year that was and the year to...

Fashion Detour: David’s Den

By Michal Goldfein As I continue on my journey, meeting and talking with women in the fashion industry, I have come to realize the power of conversation and communication. Time...

Bonei Olam Brings Five Towns Back to the Shtetl

By Yochanan Gordon Alexander Olshanetsky composed the famous Klezmer tune Mayn Shtetele Belz sometime during the 1850s, a song that possesses strong yearnings for an era that, despite the affluence of...

Frum Foodie: Semi-Homemade Desserts

Here are three semi-homemade desserts that are so easy to put together yet so impressive! No need to go out and a buy dessert or slave away in the...

Cleveland Indians Star Yasiel Puig Visits Camp Simcha

(JTA) — Major League baseball star Yasiel Puig visited a Jewish camp for kids with cancer and called it “one of the best days” of his life. Puig, an outfielder...

Maimonides Physician Brings Cutting-Edge Eye Care to Jamaica

  Dr. Norman Saffra, director of ophthalmology at Maimonides Medical Center, was volunteering at a soup kitchen last Christmas Eve when he learned about a unique opportunity to transform eye...
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