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...

Purim Then And Now

By Larry Gordon People used to bring mishloach manos to my parents, and then, later in the day, my mom and dad would rearrange the plates, platters, or boxes and...

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: Living in Fear of Democrats

Walking around central Jerusalem or dining in one of the city’s delightful and cutting-edge culinary establishments, it is near impossible to discern the trouble lurking out there. If you are...

Bagel Store: Running With Courage

It is a rare opportunity to be down here in Miami Beach, Florida, with something vital and important on the agenda other than the matter of where to make...

From The Editor Part II: The Three Boys

In a few days, it will be five years since the trio known as the Three Boys was kidnapped while hitchhiking home from school near Alon Shvut in Gush...

Bagel Store: Lyft, Uber and Enterprise

It’s arguable whether Miami Beach is the second- or third-holiest city in Judaism after Jerusalem and parts of the New York and New Jersey area. Back down south for...

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...

Bagel Store: Let Us In

  All these months into the global struggle with the coronavirus, the debate rages regarding the best approach to deal with it as a society that needs to live and...

From the Editor: Who Is Racist Anyway?

By Larry Gordon It just might be that New Jersey senator and Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is a racist. It is also possible that Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is...
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