From the Editor: Remembering Greatness

This article is about people with vision and determination who inspired us and made a difference in the way we live, breathe, and think. Over the next ten days,...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Shidduch Fraud Follow-Up

In response to last week’s article (“Heard In The Bagel Store: Shidduch Fraud”), a reader wrote, “Thanks so much for admitting that you, too, are capable of falling for...

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...

From the Editor: The Evangelical Equation

  Over the past week, the liberal press in the United States has been focused on the relationship between Israel and Prime Minister Netanyahu and the leaders of evangelical churches...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Power Of Speech

  The Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation and the 5 Towns Jewish Times have at least one fundamental thing in common — our business is words. We spent last Shabbos in...

From the Editor: Recognizing Reality

Fifty-one years later, it all makes sense. Monday was a great and emotional day for supporters of the Jewish state in Israel and around the world. As Prime Minister Benjamin...

Bagel Store: Post-Kaddish Analysis

Last Shabbos in Brooklyn, at his aufruf, my nephew Nissan Gordon spent a few moments speaking about my mom — his grandmother—and how he is still adjusting to the...

Editor: Support the Work of the Lawrence School District

If you reside in the Lawrence School District on this sliver of Long Island and you either disregarded or discarded the oversized card you received in the mail, you...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Busy Busy Sunday

Busy, busy, busy. That is what it looked like going in and that is what it was — a hectic day filled with events that are important to attend,...

From the Editor: Halls Of Power

  It was a busy, jam-packed day in the Capitol in Washington, D.C. Trekking through those immense and even awe-inspiring halls of power is an experience that stays with you....
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