Heard At The Bagel Store: Political Intrigue

There was a glimpse of summer last Shabbos that quickly disappeared back into the seasonal storage vaults or wherever it is that our four annual climatic changes are stored....

Heard in the Bagel Store: Growing the Five Towns

Those in other parts of the Jewish world — that means anywhere outside of the Five Towns — may not be aware that the various enclaves and neighborhoods here...

From the Editor: Beseeching God for Change

By Larry Gordon Orly wants to find a husband and to be married. The Biblical Chana wanted to have a baby. What do these two women have in common? Perhaps...

From the Editor: Meeting Ambassador Danon

By Larry Gordon Years ago, an appointment with then Likud Knesset member Danny Danon was always on the schedule when we visited Jerusalem. MK Danon was always friendly and congenial...

Bagel Store: 33 Days

It has become a day for weddings and haircuts, but Lag B’Omer is really so much more. At this point in the year, we are all counting Sefirah, hopefully...

Heard at the Bagel Store: Eating During the Nine Days

Usually we dine on good food as a matter of routine. But this week, as we head into the last third of the Nine Days, we are thinking about...

From the Editor: Build Up That Wall!

By Larry Gordon Many years ago, when Ariel Sharon was prime minister of Israel and terror attacks were on the rise, I took a tour of the periphery of Jerusalem with...

From The Editor Part I: Alone, Not Lonely

He used to wonder how it is that 150 countries that make up the majority of the modern world and vote against Israel consistently in the UN General Assembly...

Left, Right, Wrong

By Larry Gordon Why is it that the media and other aggressive critics are so determined to work to undermine those who, on the surface anyway, seem to have their...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Between Two Yahrzeits

My mother’s second yahrzeit took place last week and will reoccur in another two or so weeks from now. I’m grappling with the idea, and that is probably why...
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