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...

ON BOARD THAT PLANE

Flight delays are a routine part of travel, and that is without the additional meteorological complications that can and do indeed turn things upside-down. That was the story last...

From the Editor: The Kirsten Crisis

The idea in today’s political process is to project an image that may not reflect reality. Those up for election in two weeks want you to think about their...

In the Bagel Store: Numb and Silent

In one way it is now all over, but in another sense it is all just beginning. We are at one of those key junctures on our calendar that...

From the Editor: Exploring Both Sides

We have always been in favor of children receiving proper inoculation with vaccines as recommended by their physicians. Any claim or suggestion to the contrary is just wrong. That said,...

Bagel Store: Yeshiva Break

  Last week, a good percentage of people in the Five Towns packed out of town, as most yeshivas gave students and faculty a few days off to refresh for...

Heard at the Bagel Store: Jerusalem Diary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PufX6C2mS7g It’s summer here in Israel’s capital city. The streets are teeming with people, and it is truly an exciting time in the age of Donald Trump. My focus this...

Heard in the Bagel Store: He Could Be Something

Every now and then a story comes to your attention—or, in this case, to my attention—that is not relegated to the schedule or “to do” list to be addressed...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Between Two Yahrzeits

My mother’s second yahrzeit took place last week and will reoccur in another two or so weeks from now. I’m grappling with the idea, and that is probably why...

Bagel Store: The Wizard Of Jerusalem

It was a momentous occasion. We were not in Kansas anymore, nor were we in the Five Towns, though it was easy to conjure up images of Dorothy and...
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Mike Sweetney: Life On The Rebound

By Dov Lipman Mike Sweetney had it all. Named the best high-school basketball player in the Washington, DC area in 2000, he then joined the list...

Halachic Musings: The Three Weeks

Although the Three Weeks and the other two fasts are a period of mourning and introspection, the Navi Zechariah tells us (Zechariah 8:19) that,...

Ambassador: Israel Will Allow U.S. Reps. Omar, Tlaib to Visit

Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer said the Jewish state will admit U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) “out...

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