Twenty-Eight Years

By Yochanan Gordon Last week, while reviewing the theme for my article with my father and publisher, he stopped me, saying, “Aren’t you going to write about the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s...

Roe v. Wade: Some Moral Questions

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman About a century and a half ago, the world of literature produced a children’s book written by Lewis Carroll, where a young girl named Alice falls...

Musings Of A Shliach From Montana

By R' Chaim Bruk This Shabbos, the 3rd of Tammuz, is a hard one for me and for so many around the world as we commemorate the Rebbe’s yahrzeit. Though...

CONSTRUCTION CONUNDRUM

By Larry Gordon There are two sides to every story and an equal number if not more to every construction project. There is always construction going on somewhere; some projects...

Father’s Day

By Malkie Gordon Hirsch As I got Rosie ready for bed one night last week, she asked me about Jeremy’s arrival back home; on the first Father’s Day in a...

The Passing Of A Great Jew: Eli Schwartz (1950–2022)

By Dr. Alex Sternberg We buried my friend Eli Schwartz on Tuesday. Eli was the kind of friend with whom I was still close, even if we didn’t see each...

From the Editor: Closed and Open

The worst thing you can say about Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio is that despite having aides who are members of the Jewish community, at the...

The Biggest Loser

By Yochanan Gordon The Biggest Loser is a reality TV weight-loss competition that first aired back in 2004 and ran for 18 seasons. I have never watched the show, but...

Left-Handed Endorsements

By Larry Gordon New York State’s current governor, Kathy Hochul, was endorsed last week by both Satmar Rebbes and in the past by a combination of rabbis and influential community...

Graduation Day

By Larry Gordon School is over for the season, and camp is soon to begin for many. This transitional time of year has always been a defining time. Very often it...
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Orthodox Union’s Impact Accelerator Awards Five Jewish Communal Organizations Innovation Grants

New York, June 27, 2022 – Medical school, law school and other professional programs offer paths to lucrative careers. But due to their time-consuming...

Motherhood Methodology And Minefields

By Malkie Gordon Hirsch Motherhood is an emotional minefield sometimes. I can be doing the most ordinary task and suddenly, I find myself in a puddle...

CONSTRUCTION CONUNDRUM

By Larry Gordon There are two sides to every story and an equal number if not more to every construction project. There is always construction...

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