It’s Not Local News

By Larry Gordon We have long maintained that there is really no such thing as local news in our Jewish communities. Just about everything that happens is of concern to everyone,...

Shabbos In Izhbitz

By Yochanan Gordon Last Shabbos, Parashas Vayigash, was billed as Shabbos Izhbitz in Kahal Mevakshei Hashem. You may have seen the advertisement here a couple of weeks ago, or received...

A Yeshiva That Builds

By Larry Gordon The idea for this story began with a large hole in the ground on Mott Avenue just off Rockaway Turnpike in the Village of Lawrence. By the...

Traffic Troubles

By Larry Gordon Perhaps congestion pricing is the answer to all our traffic problems. The New York City traffic control issue is still being talked about, but solutions are far...

Chazzan Sol Mitgang, a’h

By Allison Silver This Sunday marks the shloshim of Chazzan Sol Mitgang, Yisrael Zalman ben Avraham Mordechai, a’h. Chazzan Mitgang was a neighborhood treasure who loved spending time with his...

Yeshiva University Welcomes Muslim World League Secretary General Sheikh Dr. Mohammad Al-Issa for Inaugural Presidential Forum Conversation

On Wednesday, October 20, 2021, His Excellency Sheikh Dr. Mohammad Al-Issa, secretary general of the Muslim World League, visited Yeshiva University to participate in “Jews and Muslims: A Look Toward the...

JSL Week 2

Week one of JSL featured evaluations and the start of the men’s basketball league. Week two meant that every team was playing regular season games! The junior clinics and...

Lost And Found

By Larry Gordon For decades, prior to the ten o’clock news broadcast on Channel 5 in New York, the announcer would intone: “It is 10 p.m. Do you know where...

Touro Launches Ed Tech Coaching Certificate Program

Technology has revolutionized education over the last few years and the COVID 19 pandemic has heightened the need for all teachers to become skilled and schooled in using technology...
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