From the Editor: Congressman Nadler Cancels

By Larry Gordon The idea was to reach out to Congressman Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, and, as you have seen on the news over the...

From the Editor: Mourning Two Great Jews

Larry Gordon We lost two great Jews over the last week whom I was glad to have known and consider my friends. Last week, Fran Laufer passed away at age 96,...

Bagel Store: Der Zaide

  They called him Tatta or Der Tatta, which, loosely translated, means “Father” or “the Father.” That is how my dad and his siblings referred to their father. We referred...

From the Editor: On Being Disloyal

By Larry Gordon President Trump, despite all his good intentions and with his heart and mind in the right place on Israel, did not just come up with the notion...

In The Bagel Store: Impact of Teach NYS

In 2013, the Orthodox Union saw the future and asked the question: are private-school and yeshiva students being treated with parity by education departments in New York and around...

Editor: Just Say No

By Larry Gordon It is untrue that Democratic members of Congress are reconsidering their support for Israel because of the fallout from the planned trip to the Jewish state by...

Bagel Store: Bar Mitzvah Trifecta

It was this time of year. It was hot and sunny most days and, best of all, there was no school. Back then, summer was an eternity; once it...

From the Editor: Who Is Racist Anyway?

By Larry Gordon It just might be that New Jersey senator and Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is a racist. It is also possible that Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is...

From the Editor: Dollars for Trump

With the presidential election campaign beginning to hit its stride come autumn, it might be time for the Orthodox Jewish community to put its money where its mouth is,...

Bagel Store: Everyone’s a Shadchan

We are all being asked to play a role to assist in any way we can in ameliorating a burgeoning crisis. There are many difficult issues and situations in...
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