Bagel Store: Only for the Children

It’s been a dream a long time in the making. It started as a shadow of a wish and a hope. The question was not just when we would...

From the Editor: Jerusalem Diary

They say it rained like wild here last week. The downpours were torrential and there was flooding in parts of the country. Here in Jerusalem some say there was...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Taking the Lead

It is a confluence of prominent women in the Five Towns and surrounding communities who have been meeting for most of the last year regarding an idea. The project...
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From the Editor: The Official Response

  Just about no one wants a war or even a street fight, not in the Golan Heights and not in Crown Heights. Almost suddenly these have become particularly trying and...

At the Bagel Store: Talking With Dov Hikind

Dov Hikind and I have known each other for decades. We have done interviews for print as well as broadcast. Over the years we have discussed the evolution of...

From the Editor: What’s Wrong With Jewish Genius?

In last weekend’s New York Times, Bret Stephens wrote about a new book that explores how in the 20th Century a disproportionate number of Jewish thinkers — among them Freud, Herzl and...

From the Editor: Introducing Donald J. Maccabee

By Larry Gordon 5TJT Publisher It is a difficult-to-dispute fact that President Trump is the most supportive-of-Israel president in modern American history. There is no one like Mr. Trump, and, interestingly, his...

Bagel Store: $easons Giving

Collecting in person for tzedakah is a beautiful thing. That is, except for the quirkiness and even shadowy ways some pursue such an enterprise. As I tell the people who...

Bagel Store: Parking Problems

Traffic in the New York area is bad, and as we approach the holiday season it seems to be getting worse. There’s not too much that we can do...

From the Editor: The Nation of Israel

President Trump’s executive order last week concerning Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act seeks to tie federal funding to colleges, universities, and other institutions to tolerance from...
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