Heard in the Bagel Store: Making A Shidduch

The lament is a recurring one: If only everyday people like you and me would take it upon themselves to attempt to make a shidduch, the current crisis that...

From the Editor: Why the Deal of the Century Won’t Work

By Larry Gordon There are, unfortunately, several reasons why the Deal of the Century, as it is being touted by Jared Kushner and the Trump administration, is not going to...

Bagel Store: Heartbroken

By Larry Gordon “Your father is here; he sees you and will guide you, but you just cannot see him.” Those words were spoken to two of my grandchildren on Friday...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Harvey Kaylie, Quiet Philanthropist

The passing of Harvey Kaylie two weeks ago was a difficult loss for his wife, Gloria, his family, and of course for the overall Jewish community, on so many...

From the Editor: The Yeshiva Breakthrough

    For months now, many have assumed that the year in Israel so many young men and women look forward to might be scuttled. With the coronavirus spiking on an off-and-on...

From the Editor: Good and Bad

Regardless of which candidate you chose on November 3, it is OK to disagree with some of their positions. That means you can vote for President Trump because you...

From the Editor: Medical Dilemmas

The practice of medicine is best left to doctors and medical researchers. But be that as it may, it seems these days that everyone has strong opinions about medical...

Bagel Store: Outdoor Minyanim Are Here to Stay

It was a throwback to events of a half-century ago. It was a snowy day in Brooklyn, freezing cold, as we waited at our street corner for the bus...

Bagel Store: Where’s My Kaddish?

  This is something about which I might have sought my mother’s advice. But then I realized that would not work, not under these circumstances. This past Tuesday we marked my...

From the Editor: Thanking Benny Gantz

By Larry Gordon The global virus notwithstanding, and after almost a year of campaigning and voting in elections, Israel now has a government, and — for now anyway — Benjamin...
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A Personal Rant About The “Shidduch Crisis”

By Malkie Gordon Hirsch I’m not John Gray or Steve Harvey or anything—but I think I’m onto something when it comes to men and women...

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