Not Liking His Lawyer: Murder Suspect Throws Water on his Attorney in Court

A murder suspect threw water on his own defense -- literally. Jerome Power, 50, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa grabbed a paper cup of water and  doused his attorney with it...

Putting It All Together

By Esther Mann, LCSW The dust is beginning to settle, at least for many of us. If you’re among the unfortunate people who have to first tackle the prospect of...

The Sandy Diaries, Part 2: The Aftermath

By Anessa V. Cohen What’s there to say about the aftermath of this storm? So many things come to mind–shock at the sheer size of the destruction wreaked by this...

After The Storm

By Phyllis J. Lubin This past Shabbos, we celebrated the coming of Kislev, the month of lights. How fortuitous, since on this special Shabbos we truly were celebrating lights–not the...

Bombshell: CIA Director Petraeus Resigns over Extramarital Affair with Biographer

Cia Director David Petraeus’ career came crashing down like a cheap spy novel yesterday when he resigned over an extramarital, wartime affair with a woman who wrote a flattering...

Long Beach: After The Storm

By Dr. Ari Sher The human response to the overabundance of water that has recently poured into our region, care of Superstorm Sandy, has been an overwhelming flood of kindness,...

Darkness And Light

By Larry Gordon What an ordeal. And that’s not because we are spoiled (as many of us have been). It is for many reasons that this can only be described...

Helping Our Community In Long Island

Dear Friends, We are reaching out to all our readers at this time of need. Our brothers and sisters in the Queens - Long Island area have been hit very hard and they're...

Maintaining Calm After The Storm

By Simcha Feuerman, LCSW-R OHEL Director of Operations “One who has developed his intellect at the expense of his character can be compared to a tree whose branches are greater than...

Heroism In Far Rockaway

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman There are real heroes among us. There is the story of the elderly Far Rockaway gentleman who did not wish to burden Hatzolah and felt that he...
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JERUSALEM (JTA) — Amazon announced the launch of operations in Israel. The company set up a website in Hebrew, which talks about its local delivery services, in...

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By Malkie Hirsch As I strolled through the aisles of the grocery store, I listened to Livia tell me that she was making her next...

Editor: Just Say No

By Larry Gordon It is untrue that Democratic members of Congress are reconsidering their support for Israel because of the fallout from the planned trip...

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