Larry Gordon Reviews Local Elections

Here Comes the School Board Election On May 21, there will be an election in the Lawrence School District. We urge residents in Lawrence, Inwood, Cedarhurst and parts of Woodmere...

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: Build Up That Wall!

By Larry Gordon Many years ago, when Ariel Sharon was prime minister of Israel and terror attacks were on the rise, I took a tour of the periphery of Jerusalem with...

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: Obstructing Leadership

There are less than five weeks to go until Israelis cast votes in an election that could either reinvigorate the coalition government of Prime Minister Netanyahu or turn the...

From the Editor: Remembering Greatness

This article is about people with vision and determination who inspired us and made a difference in the way we live, breathe, and think. Over the next ten days,...

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...

Bagel Store: Lyft, Uber and Enterprise

It’s arguable whether Miami Beach is the second- or third-holiest city in Judaism after Jerusalem and parts of the New York and New Jersey area. Back down south for...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Who Is Herbert Samuel?

Who was Herbert Samuel other than the namesake of one of the newest and most attractive hotels in the center of Jerusalem with a location that is a dream...

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...
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Leading rabbinic scholars, educators and Jewish communal leaders will be featured on Sunday at the Orthodox Union’s third annual Torah New York at Citi...

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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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    Many of the HANC students have been inspired by the life story of Rabbi Yitzy Hurwitz. Rabbi Hurwitz is a Chabad rabbi living in...

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