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...

Bagel Store: Kaddish With The Kids

  Sometimes I recite Kaddish with the kids — Dovid and Nison, 12 and 10 years old, respectively — and sometimes I let them go and do it together, on...

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: Jerusalem Diary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PufX6C2mS7g It’s summer here in Israel’s capital city. The streets are teeming with people, and it is truly an exciting time in the age of Donald Trump. My focus this...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Summer Camp Memories

By Larry Gordon My last year in summer camp was in the great year of 1969. Just for the purposes of historical context, that was the summer the Mets made a...

Traveling With Joe

There is no better way to experience Israel than with Dr. Joe Frager, a well-connected activist both in the U.S. and in Israel and also a very good friend. Next...

From the Editor: Climbing Mountains

By Larry Gordon Earlier this week we observed Memorial Day, remembering those who lost their lives in the sad and tragic affairs that are simply referred to as “war.” War is...

From the Editor: The Real Enemy Of The People

Recently, I have concluded the following: Donald Trump loves and is committed to protecting Israel. So is New York Times columnist Bret Stephens committed to protecting and defending Israel...

Swords Into Plowshares

On some days, and after an array of international events, if we view occurrences from a different angle or perspective than usual, it can appear as if the things...

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...
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