Bagel Store: West Side Story

It was a break from the usual routine and an opportunity to reconnect with friends who live in Manhattan. But it was also more than that. It was a...

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...

From the Editor

In response to last week’s column that wondered how supporters of Israel can support a two-state solution that creates a Palestinian state in Israel’s heartland while at the same...

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...

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: 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,...

From the Editor: Extending Israeli Law

Who is like this people, Israel? For all our divisions and differences of opinion, at a time of crisis there is no segment of the world population that comes...

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: 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...

Heard at the Bagel Store: Jews and Guns

In the aftermath of the deadly massacre in a shul in Pittsburgh, more people are engaging in conversations about guns. The talk is not just about the danger of...
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