Shekel Strengthens, Dollar Weakens

By MAX SCHINDLER With the shekel strengthening against the U.S. dollar to a seven-year high, the exchange rate is undermining Israeli exporters, driving up the cost of hi-tech services and...

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By AMY SPIRO, ANNA AHRONHEIM Comedian Jerry Seinfeld has drawn the ire of some fans after news broke that during his trip to Israel he visited a paramilitary training facility...

Have A Safe 2018 With RNSP

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Making The Most Of Midwinter

Advice From YidParenting By Rabbi Yitzie Ross Q: My wife and I have started reading this column weekly, and we enjoy it tremendously. We feel that you have a good grasp...

2018 L’dor V’dor Calendar Spotlights Wisdom Of The Ages From Gurwin Residents

Two U.S. Army veterans–one of whom liberated the first concentration camp discovered at the close of WWII, a Holocaust survivor, a former VP of the New York Mets wearing...

Say It Ain’t So, Sal

By Larry Gordon After 47 years of cutting hair on Central Avenue in Lawrence, Sal Brancaccio is giving it up, retiring, moving to Florida. No, the shop is not closing...

Fingers In The Cookie Jar

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Travel Expenses

By Rabbi Meir Orlian Mr. Muller was being sent by his company on a business trip for the first time. “I’d like to know the company’s policy for travel-expense allowances,...

Some Time Away

By Phyllis J. Lubin Sometimes you just need a break. Sometimes you just want to get away. This time of year, my husband and I try to take a few...

Culture Shock

By Shmuel Katz When we first came here on aliyah, it took some time for our kids to acclimate to living in Israel. From the language to the pace of everyday...

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