Bagel Store: Book Previews

We were perusing the collection of newly released books in Costco the other day, with some of the newest releases selling for as little as $10. I was drawn...

Bibi Is Back

After an almost two-year stint in government that pushed Benjamin Netanyahu and the Likud Party into the opposition, voters in Israel this week brought Bibi back. With almost 90% of...

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: Free to Choose

The poet W.H. Auden said, “We are free to choose, but choose we must.” And that seemingly applies to the dilemma in which we find ourselves when figuring out...

Bagel Store: That Look

It is that late-in-the-day Yom Kippur look that I still picture and will always remember. It was probably during Mussaf; the sun was shining brightly and we were a...

From the Editor: RBG vs. ACB

  Last week I reported on and made some comments about the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The article that appeared here was also displayed on the...

From the Editor: Pay It Forward

This is the scene: Friday afternoon, a few hours prior to Shabbos, at a checkout counter at a supermarket in the Five Towns. A woman at a checkout line is...

Rosh Hashanah Recollections

Rosh Hashanah is here and there is so much to think about and to articulate. The question is where to start. Where will these first few words of this...

From the Editor: Importance of NORPAC

    Next week, more than 1,200 people will travel from around the United States to Washington, D.C. to meet with elected officials and to emphasize and reiterate our community’s feelings...

From the Editor: RBG, BD’E

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away last Friday night, the first night of Rosh Hashanah 5781. In the aftermath of her death, the country is in an...
- Advertisement -

Stay connected

77,778FansLike
1,530FollowersFollow
1,292FollowersFollow

Latest article

Netanyahu Expected to Freeze Judicial Reforms Amid Mass Civil Disobedience

(March 27, 2023 / JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to freeze his government’s judicial reform program on Monday. He is set to deliver a speech...

True Character

Each one of Masechet Avot’s perakim begins with a central teaching. The fourth perek opens with Ben Zoma’s definition of four characters: the...

Heard In The Matzah Factory No More: A 5TJT Fan Relates

By Chaim Yehuda Meyer I read with great interest Larry Gordon’s article, “The History of Cake” (March 17, 2023). Mr. Gordon reminiscences about the Passover...

Weather

New York
clear sky
55.9 ° F
60.7 °
51 °
31%
2.9mph
0%
Tue
45 °
Wed
48 °
Thu
46 °
Fri
50 °
Sat
58 °