Jedwab: My Day in Scranton

  Monday morning, November 2, feels like two lifetimes ago. Our epic day started like this. It was just barely 9 a.m. when I reached out to my friend Michalli;...

Novak: Crime Causes Poverty, Not The Other Way Around

One of the great misconceptions of modern times, one that afflicts conservatives and liberals alike, is the widely accepted notion that poverty serves as a pipeline for crime, violence...

The Real Reasons We Are Heroes

By Naomi Kramer All those in the medical field put themselves at risk every single day. Even before the Novel Corona Virus, in any given day we never know what we...

EDITOR’S NOTE

Last week’s front page of the 5 Towns Jewish Times featured a photograph that communicated a terrible damaging message and for that I categorically and unequivocally apologize to our...

Six Coronavirus Positives Confirmed in Five Towns

By Marcy Farrell More than 90 coronavirus cases have been reported in Nassau County and there are at least six confirmed cases in the Five Towns, according to an email...

Coronavirus Update: Two Deaths in Nassau County

Two men from Suffolk County became on Monday the first Long Island patients reported to die of coronavirus, according to Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone. One was a man in his...

Orthodox Faithful Write Off Seriousness of Capitol Attack

By Shira Hanau On Wednesday, some Orthodox Jews took their support for Trump to the next level, traveling to Washington to participate in the Trump rally that turned into a...

A Modest Proposal: Take The Men Out Too

By Ann D. Koffsky and Sarah D. Rudolph We all know the new look: A couple is honored; their names are both printed, but only the man is shown. An ad...

Novak: 3 Things Your Anti-Trump Friends Don’t Understand

By Jake Novak It’s one thing to lose an election; it happens to everyone in politics. It’s one thing to lose a sports match; it happens in every sport. But something even...

Jedwab: Our Chance to Be Different

By Gila Jedwab, DMD I am not a rabbi or a doctor. I have a dental degree and some thoughts. My goal in writing is to help find a way...
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