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...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Busy Busy Sunday

Busy, busy, busy. That is what it looked like going in and that is what it was — a hectic day filled with events that are important to attend,...

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...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Shidduch Fraud Follow-Up

In response to last week’s article (“Heard In The Bagel Store: Shidduch Fraud”), a reader wrote, “Thanks so much for admitting that you, too, are capable of falling for...

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...

From the Editor: Meeting Ambassador Danon

By Larry Gordon Years ago, an appointment with then Likud Knesset member Danny Danon was always on the schedule when we visited Jerusalem. MK Danon was always friendly and congenial...

Editor: Support the Work of the Lawrence School District

If you reside in the Lawrence School District on this sliver of Long Island and you either disregarded or discarded the oversized card you received in the mail, you...

Heard in the Bagel Store

One Year Later Is it possible that a year has already passed? This week we will observe the first yahrzeit for my mother, Sora Roiza bas Aharon (Rosalind Gordon), and a...

From the Editor: Our Education Crisis

  There has been a shift in New York State. The Democratic Party won control of the State Senate. Up until a few days ago, the Senate was just about...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Making A Shidduch

The lament is a recurring one: If only everyday people like you and me would take it upon themselves to attempt to make a shidduch, the current crisis that...
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