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...

Purim Then And Now

By Larry Gordon People used to bring mishloach manos to my parents, and then, later in the day, my mom and dad would rearrange the plates, platters, or boxes and...

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...

Bagel Store: Yeshiva Break

  Last week, a good percentage of people in the Five Towns packed out of town, as most yeshivas gave students and faculty a few days off to refresh for...

From the Editor: Obstructing Leadership

There are less than five weeks to go until Israelis cast votes in an election that could either reinvigorate the coalition government of Prime Minister Netanyahu or turn the...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Roll The Credits

By Larry Gordon The wedding is behind us. Shana and Nachi are married and are at the outset of their quest to build a good and strong Jewish home; may...

Editor’s Blog: Jerusalem Diary in Video

5TJT Publisher Larry Gordon is in Israel this week. Follow his journey on our 5TJT YouTube Channel https://youtu.be/Otj1sjd8xP0

From the Editor: Defending Itself

It becomes increasingly clear what it means when Israeli leaders say, as they have often over the decades, that Israel reserves the right to defend itself, by itself. It’s...

From the Editor: ‘No Israelis Killed’

To most members of the United Nations and the mainstream media that reports on the nonstop attempts at ostracizing and isolating Israel, there was yet another problem with the...

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...
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