From the Editor: Stay With Tradition, Vote Edelman

  Next week, the quaint, upscale, and internationally renowned Village of Lawrence will for the first time feature a competitive election for mayor between two like-minded Orthodox Jewish residents of...

From the Editor: Together in a Better Place

It is not yet three months, though it seems like the tragedy that abbreviated the lives of Elisheva Kaplan and Yisroel Levin, a’h, is something that we have been...

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,...

From the Editor: Dr. Richard Friedman, A”H

By Larry Gordon What happened last Saturday night about an hour after Shabbos was life-altering and shattering to Dr. Richie Friedman’s family, as well as a shock and astounding loss...

From the Editor: Masked Confusion

If you don’t like wearing a mask or you are uncomfortable wearing one, that’s just too bad. What if you don’t like stopping at red lights? Do you just...

From the Editor: Medical Dilemmas

The practice of medicine is best left to doctors and medical researchers. But be that as it may, it seems these days that everyone has strong opinions about medical...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Harvey Kaylie, Quiet Philanthropist

The passing of Harvey Kaylie two weeks ago was a difficult loss for his wife, Gloria, his family, and of course for the overall Jewish community, on so many...

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: Frager Leading the Way to Peace

  Dr. Joe Frager, a great friend of Israel and the Jewish people, really does not need to be defended, not by us here nor by anyone else for that...

That’s A Lot Of Garbage

We—the Jewish community, that is—produce a great deal of garbage. This time I’m talking about genuine refuse, the kind that gets piled into tall black plastic bags with red...
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