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...

Keeping the Pesach Tradition By Traveling

It seems that the fashion in which we have come to celebrate Pesach is represented these days by extremes. The other day there was an appeal in a Five...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Shidduch Fraud

Why is it that in these somewhat advanced and contemporary times we  allow the idea of seeking matrimonial matches for our children — shidduchim — to be equated with...

Heard at the Bagel Store: Wedding Prep

You know how it is. If you’re fortunate, you find the right wife, a good person, and you slowly begin to build a life together pretty much on your...

From the Editor: Earthshaking Events in Israel

A few weeks ago, there was a series of minor earthquakes in Israel. The Richter scale measured the tremors in the 3-4-point level, which constitutes relatively minor rumbling but...

The Nixon Contradiction

By Larry Gordon Democratic Gubernatorial hopeful, Cynthia Nixon, wants it both ways. She apparently wants New Yorkers to believe that she is both an advocate of the boycott of the...

From the Editor: Jews in the News

Two of the most extensively reported stories recently are the government shutdown and the so-called confrontation near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., between protesters from a Kentucky high...

Heard at the Bagel Store: Jews and Guns

In the aftermath of the deadly massacre in a shul in Pittsburgh, more people are engaging in conversations about guns. The talk is not just about the danger of...

From the Editor: Our Education Crisis

  There has been a shift in New York State. The Democratic Party won control of the State Senate. Up until a few days ago, the Senate was just about...

From the Editor: Frager Leading the Way to Peace

  Dr. Joe Frager, a great friend of Israel and the Jewish people, really does not need to be defended, not by us here nor by anyone else for that...

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Thousands of Protesters March Against Antisemitism in France

Following the vandalism of 80 gravestones in a Jewish cemetery in the Alsace region of France, thousands of people joined rallies in Paris and...

Palestinian Authority President Rejects Tax Money From Israel

The Palestinian Authority (PA) will no longer accept tax revenues collected on its behalf by Israel following its decision to trim the sum over the PA’s...

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  As winter bills arrive and the cold weather continues, PSEG Long Island reminds customers heating assistance is available. The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is...

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