Hikind: Lorde Performances Should be Shunned

New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) says Americans should send a strong anti-racist message to pop singer Lorde by not attending her upcoming performances. Several months ago, the singer,...

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Deterring Terrorism Dear Editor, The article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman (“‘Neutralized’ Stabbers,” October 16), regarding what Israeli citizens or military should do after they have neutralized someone who has stabbed...

Left, Right, Wrong

From The Editor By Larry Gordon Why is it that the media and other aggressive critics are so determined to work to undermine those who, on the surface anyway, seem to...

Ron Jager: Afraid to Defy the Mob

  The atmosphere on the streets of the U.S., on the public airwaves, on social media, and in the papers prohibits any criticism whatsoever or any language that does not...

letters to THE EDITOR

Mangano Clarifies Use Of OU Name Dear Editor, Friends of Ed Mangano wishes to clarify the following facts with regard to paid advertisements placed recently in the Five Towns Jewish Times and...

letters to THE EDITOR

The Other Side Of The Picture Dear Editor, Like Proust’s madeleine, the 5TJT cover portrait of a rebbe examining an esrog with a magnifying glass (meant to convey an image of...

letters to THE EDITOR

Advice But Not Consent Dear Editor, In last week’s flattering article about Maidenbaum Property Tax Reduction Group, LLC, and the upcoming Nassau County filing deadline, it may have been implied that...

letters to THE EDITOR

In A Different Place Dear Editor, In response to the letter to the editor in last week’s paper asking “what are your husbands doing in shul?”–To answer your question, yes my...

Opinion: Anti-Catholic Rhetoric in Supreme Court Lineup Has Broader Implications

By Jake Novak Monday is the day President Donald Trump is promising to announce his choice to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. But we don’t have to wait...

The Shofar

  By Akiva Lane The central symbol of Rosh Hashanah is the shofar. The shofar can’t be straight; it must be bent and curved. Why? This is to emphasize that life...
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