From the Editor: Electoral Aftermath

Thankfully, Election Day and the long electoral process are now over. Actually, on second thought, that is not the case. As the polls closed on Tuesday night it signaled...

From the Editor: Stay With Tradition, Vote Edelman

  Next week, the quaint, upscale, and internationally renowned Village of Lawrence will for the first time feature a competitive election for mayor between two like-minded Orthodox Jewish residents of...

From the Editor: The Palestine Myth

It was a hit piece on Jews and Israel. In a most contorted and disconcerting way, the observance of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday Monday was used by the...

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...

Editor: Israel at a Crossroad

  This week’s election in Israel achieved nearly the same result as the election in April. It appears at this point that neither of the major parties will be able...

From the Editor: Trump and Cortez

By Larry Gordon President Trump is being picked apart more for his inability to express himself than on matters of policy. At the same time, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the Democratic candidate...

From the Editor: Dr. Richard Friedman, A”H

By Larry Gordon What happened last Saturday night about an hour after Shabbos was life-altering and shattering to Dr. Richie Friedman’s family, as well as a shock and astounding loss...

Bagel Store: Vaccinations And Women’s Photos

OK, now that I grabbed your attention with that headline, let me say that this essay is about two topics that have little or possibly no connection to each...

From the Editor: Two-State Dream

By Larry Gordon Regardless of who in Israel can patch together a governing coalition in the aftermath of the Tuesday election — and it looks like Likud will once again...

The View from Jerusalem

JERUSALEM DIARY For just a moment, let’s forget about “Next year in Jerusalem,” and let’s dwell on the experience of “This week in Jerusalem.” It is a new experience for us...
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