From the Editor: Retail Power to the People

One owns a jewelry store in Boro Park and the other owns a clothing store in Cedarhurst. They are closed, but they have more in common than just their...

Letters to the Editor: Spreading Foggy Facts

Dear Editor, I read the front-page opinion article by Dr. Gila Jedwab (“Fighting the Fog,” May 15) with a mixture of disappointment and concern. I was disappointed that your newspaper...

Wanted: Jobs And Money

It was not the economy nor was it anything you did that warranted these seismic shifts and changes. This is an unprecedented event in the history of the world....

In the Bagel Store: By the Numbers

    As you well know, numerology plays an important role in our lives. Whether it is the day or time of the day you were born, the bris eight days...

From the Editor: Changing the Subject

By Larry Gordon We have to thank Mike Flynn and Tara Reade for forcing the news stations to discuss something other than the global pandemic. At the same time, the...

Bagel Store: All Dressed Up With No Place to Go

During those first few weeks of this new lifestyle of semi-isolation, some folks were getting dressed for Shabbos just as if they were going to shul. I’m sure many...

From the Editor: Good News and Bad News

My objective over the past few days was to find good and encouraging news, or at least less bad news. These are difficult days and there is no question...

Bagel Store: The World According to Mayor Edelman

By Larry Gordon It is not an easy time to be the mayor of the Village of Lawrence, or any municipality. But Alex Edelman, the mayor of Lawrence, is up...

Editor: The Great Minyan Debate

  Our shuls are closed due to the virus, but there seems to be a terrible misunderstanding about the connection between the two. Our shuls locked up and dark on Friday...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Dry Bones

The place where I davened over yom tov had no talking during the services — not a whisper or even a peep. There were no distractions, and even if...
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NEW YORK – Following the tragic death of George Floyd and protests taking place around the country, Foundation for Ethnic Understanding (FFEU) President Rabbi...

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