Orthodox Communities Must Take COVID-19 More Seriously

(JTA) — This morning I am sitting at work in numb silence. What is happening in my Brooklyn neighborhood of Borough Park is painful, unacceptable and 100% preventable. As a healthcare professional who...

Jedwab: Trusting God to Run His World

By Dr. Gila Jedwab, DMD When the meraglim (spies) returned, they reported death and doomsday back to Moshe and Aaron. Ten of the most respected men, princes of each tribe,...

Gila Jedwab: Use Your Imagination

By Gila Jedwab, DMD Some things just go together. Meatballs and spaghetti. Peanut butter and Jelly. Laverne and Shirley. Truth and kindness. In Tehillim, these two are bosom buddies. I...

Dr. Gila Jedwab: Fighting the Fog

    Last night I finally understood why I’ve been feeling so confused, dizzy, and disoriented. The word came to me, a psychological term that captures this ambiguous, knot-in-the-gut feeling perfectly. It’s...

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...

Re-elect David Stern In Woodmere Fire District

  On Tuesday, December 11, the Woodmere Fire District will conduct their annual commissioner election. This year, David Stern, a current active member of the Woodmere Fire Department, is up...

New York Must Clarify COVID Metrics to Avoid Antisemitism Charge

By MICHAEL A. HELFAND (JTA) — For so many American Jews, the recent clashes between Governor Cuomo and the New York ultra-Orthodox Jewish community over new COVID-19 restrictions (and protests of...

Bagel Store: We’ve Got a New Podcast

So far, over the last two weeks, over 25,000 people have downloaded a new podcast that we introduced by the moniker “Father Daughter.” If you haven’t seen it yet, it...

F-35s To UAE? It’s An Amazingly Bad Idea

By Moshe Phillips Is it safe to put sophisticated American weapons—such as F-35 fighter-bombers—in the hands of an Arab dictatorship—such as the United Arab Emirates? The historical record points to...

Gila Jedwab: A New Song

  The world seems to be losing a precious commodity, unabashed truth-telling. A new CATO national survey finds that self-censorship is on the rise. Nearly 62% of Americans are afraid...
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