Standing With Israel, November 26

Join the Five Towns community as we stand in solidarity with Israel, Monday, November 26, at 7:30 p.m. at Congregation Beth Sholom, 390 Broadway in Lawrence. Malcolm Hoenlein, executive...

Mind Over Hands From The Other Side Of The Bench

By David J. Seidemann, Esq. If it’s not a week of water falling from the sky and waves crashing ashore from the ocean, it’s rockets falling on our cities–yes, our...


By Rabbi Meir Orlian Hurricane Havoc Hurricane Sandy plowed through the Eastern seaboard, leaving devastation in its wake: mandated evacuations, flooded houses, power outages, uprooted trees, and smashed cars. The storm...

Hamas Swallows Israel’s ‘Poison Pawn’ Tidbits From Israel

By Ron Jager As the world community watches images of Hamas rockets falling on southern Israel and the greater Tel Aviv area, I seriously doubt if they bother to consider...

20 Rockets Launched After Cease-Fire Announced

By Elad Benari Gaza’s terrorist rulers marked the cease-fire that went into effect on Wednesday evening by continuing to fire rockets at southern Israel. According to Kol Yisrael radio’s midnight newscast,...

To Stand By Your Allies

By Yochanan Gordon It’s been a very wild and tension-ridden eight days since the beginning of Operation Pillar of Defense. I find myself checking in every couple of minutes trying...

A Portrait Of Three Generations

Photo by The Jerry Meyer Studio On Monday, November 12, at the Eden Palace, the Jerry Meyer Studio reached the milestone of having photographed the weddings of three generations–grandmother, mother,...

News From The Hills

By Chanita Teitz As if Hurricane Sandy and the Nor’easter weren’t enough for us to handle, now we have to deal with Israel at war, with missiles reaching Tel Aviv...


By Esther Mann, LCSW This week’s letter is being answered by Jennifer Mann, LMSW. Dear Jennifer, We are expecting our first child in a few weeks, iy’H. I have been having so...

letters to THE EDITOR

Election Reflections Dear Editor, In your post-election editorial, you wrote, “The country has made its choice in a wonderful and massive exercise of textbook democracy. Barack Obama will be our president...

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  Leveraging decades of experience in the effective treatment of anxiety and depression, OHEL has embraced a powerful message in Sign of Strength, a new...

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