Bugging Out Over Caesar Salads

Halachic Musings By Rabbi Yair Hoffman In kosher restaurants they cost, on average, about $13. They are the now-ubiquitous Caesar salads–named after the Italian restaurant owner Caesar Cardini who invented the...

Netanyahu: Barak Trying to Spark Conflict with U.S.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is claiming that Defense Minister Ehud Barak is trying to spark conflict between Israel and the United States. The two have been close confidants, with...

Anshei Chesed Hosts Yeshiva Gedolah For Shabbos

Congregation Anshei Chesed of Hewlett and the Yeshiva Gedolah of the Five Towns came together last Shabbos in preparation for the Yomim Noraim. Following Kabbalas Shabbos, Rabbi Meir Kotowitz,...

Chilling Account of Near-Miss of An American Airlines Jet

Federal investigators released alarming details about controller errors that nearly caused a midair collision last year between a heavily loaded American Airlines jet and a military cargo plane off...

NCSY’s Six Flags Great Adventure, October 4

Each year on chol ha’moed Sukkos, New Jersey NCSY hosts thousands of families at Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ. Responding to an increased demand for shorter lines and a...

Among Americans in Israel, More Forceful Backing for Romney

JERUSALEM – Americans living in Israel went to the polls this week, dropping sealed envelopes into improvised ballot boxes at community centers in this city and at other locations...

Heard In The Bagel Store: A BULGARIAN DINNER By Larry Gordon

When Dr. Joe Frager calls and says that he wants us to meet him for dinner in the city there’s no need to probe to deeply into the reason. ...

Recognizing Inner Beauty

By Five Towns Marriage Initiative The seeds were planted many, many years before the actual event some 1,700 years later. The flood was over. Noach left the ark and immediately...

JCCRP Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

By Kathy Rosenberg The Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula (JCCRP) together with Met Council on Jewish Poverty has been actively involved in relief efforts for those adversely affected...

UN Rejects Request for Increase in Palestinian Refugee Budget After Israeli Diplomatic Efforts

Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon addresses the UN General Assembly on Dec. 21. Photo: U.N. Photo/Manuel Elias. JNS.org — The United Nations’ Administrative and Budgetary Committee has rejected...
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