Levenbrown: Weeding Out Newcomers in Local Elections

As a resident of Lawrence since 1976, and a former 20-year elected official of the village, I am absolutely appalled and disgusted by the actions of the losing slate...

Goldstein Resigns From Lawrence Village Board

After an election campaign that left mayoral challenger Daniel Goldstein overwhelmingly defeated, Goldstein submitted his resignation from the Lawrence village board on Monday, effective immediately. “To tell you the truth,...

Trump Campaign Launches Outreach Initiative to Jewish Voters

JNS.org – The re-election campaign of President Donald Trump launched a new initiative on Wednesday to target Jewish voters ahead of the Nov. 3 elections. The board of the “Jewish...

Trump, Biden Wish Jews ‘Shanah Tovah’ Ahead of Rosh Hashanah

President Donald Trump and his wife Melania on Friday sent the Jewish people their wishes for a “blessed start” to the High Holy Days, with Rosh Hashanah set to...

Biden in Rosh Hashanah Call: ‘Together We Can Stamp Out Antisemitism’

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday that the violent demonstrations involving white supremacists and neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017 were a decisive factor in his...

Edelman Comes Out on Top in Lawrence Mayor Race

Ending what many called a dirty election season, incumbent Lawrence Mayor Alex Edelman, in a 1,127 to 178 vote, was overwhelmingly returned to office for another two-year term in...

Backman: Lawrence Election Has Turned Dirty

Dear Fellow Citizens of Lawrence: Entering this race for trustee on The People's Party ticket along with fellow trustee candidate Dr. Joel Preminger and led by mayoral candidate Danny Goldstein,...

Where the Voting Jews Are

(JTA) — About one-third of American Jews live in just 20 of the country’s congressional districts. Nearly half of those districts are in New York, and all but one...

Uri Kaufman Urges Lawrence Voters To Take Advantage Of Once-In-A-Lifetime Decision

By Uri Kaufman It doesn’t happen often, but every once in a while a community is asked to make a decision that will affect the quality of life for generations...

Reb Yedidel Aryeh Brings ‘Introductory Program’ to Five Towns

  It may take a village to raise a child, but it takes an exceptional rosh chaburah like Rabbi Yedidel Aryeh, devoted rebbeim, and the exemplary “Introductory Program” to transform...
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Judgment Day: Yom Kippur Arrives With COVID-19 Cases on the Rise

BY SHIRA HANAU AND PHILISSA CRAMER (JTA) – In synagogues and in their parking lots, in backyard tent services and on Zoom, Jews around the world will spend...

Cuomo: 10 ZIP Codes Account for 25% of New COVID Infections

Gov. Andrew Cuomo raised alarm Monday about the emergence of a handful of coronavirus hot spots in New York, saying just 10 ZIP codes represented...

Simcha Is Essential. Drink Wine.

By Gabriel Geller Royal Wine/Kedem For many, if not most of us (all of us quite frankly), Shabbos and yom tov are not only great mitzvos;...

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