Bagel Store: A Bissel Shtisel

They are actors playing parts that are distant from their real lives. And for those of you who have become aficionados of the Netflix series "Shtisel," that might be...

From the Editor: Saying What You Mean

There are few things today that are actually what they seemed to be when we first learned about them. For example, let’s take a look at the murders of...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Days of Future Past

The seed of the idea was planted a few weeks ago when we realized that there was a real possibility summer camps might not be opening this season. In...

Bagel Store: Life Inside and Out

Some shuls say that you should not attend services if you are over age 65. Others suggest people age 62 and up not attend shul. These protocols have been...

Letters to the Editor: Spreading Foggy Facts

Dear Editor, I read the front-page opinion article by Dr. Gila Jedwab (“Fighting the Fog,” May 15) with a mixture of disappointment and concern. I was disappointed that your newspaper...

From the Editor: Needless Struggles

  Shlomo HaMelech said in Koheles, “There is nothing new under the sun.” The contemporary context of this oft-quoted adage is essentially, as explained by our commentaries, that what has...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Roll The Credits

By Larry Gordon The wedding is behind us. Shana and Nachi are married and are at the outset of their quest to build a good and strong Jewish home; may...

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...

Wanted: Jobs And Money

It was not the economy nor was it anything you did that warranted these seismic shifts and changes. This is an unprecedented event in the history of the world....

From the Editor: Political Death

On Monday, Nancy Pelosi was smiling at her news conference as she described how she and some of her congressional colleagues knelt for eight minutes and 46 seconds, the...
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