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: Grand Chassidic Beach

  You probably know this particular South Florida hotel from the disturbing news a few weeks ago. At the time, apparently, a family waiting for a crib to be delivered...

Heard in the Bagel Store: A Matter of Life

They both feel that they were destined to meet someday, and they did. This is a story about two men: one a recent kidney donor and the other the recipient...

Editor’s Blog: Guns and Jews

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...

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...

From the Editor: Importance of NORPAC

    Next week, more than 1,200 people will travel from around the United States to Washington, D.C. to meet with elected officials and to emphasize and reiterate our community’s feelings...

Bagel Store: Mel In Israel

By Larry Gordon This is a story I have been waiting almost a year to write. It is about my barber, Mel Laregina, who has been cutting the hair on...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Not A Smart Move

Few will dispute the fact that it was not a pretty or helpful sight—the 15,000 people, mostly chassidim, gathered last Sunday at the Nassau Coliseum on Long Island, specifically...

Heard in the Bagel Store: The Rabbi Making Connections With Gulf States

When I used to read stories about Rabbi Marc Schneier of The Hampton Synagogue and his efforts to establish and foster improved relationships between Jews and Muslims, I could...

Editor: Israel at a Crossroad

  This week’s election in Israel achieved nearly the same result as the election in April. It appears at this point that neither of the major parties will be able...
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On Sunday, September 15, the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach hosted a back-to-school color run and carnival to start the school year off with...

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