FEATURED

On Charlottesville, Where Do We Stand?

Last week my cousin Eric was out of the country on vacation and took a break from commenting on the news. Upon returning home,...

Queens Jewish Community Council To Host Free Jewish Music Concerts,...

From Wednesday, August 16, through Wednesday, August 30, the Queens Jewish Community Council (QJCC) will host its annual “Jewish Music Under the Stars,” a...

LOCAL

Queens Jewish Community Council To Host Free Jewish Music Concerts,...

From Wednesday, August 16, through Wednesday, August 30, the Queens Jewish Community Council (QJCC) will host its annual “Jewish Music Under the Stars,” a...

Yeshiva University’s Dr. Marina Holz Receives Two NIH Grants To...

With the help of two major grants, Dr. Marina Holz, The Doris and Ira Kukin Professor of Biology at Yeshiva University’s Stern College for...

Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis’ Life And Legacy Commemorated On First Yahrzeit

On Wednesday evening, August 9, a large crowd gathered at the Hineni Center in Manhattan for a memorial and yahrzeit dinner in honor of...

Tu B’Av Speech In Forest Hills Inspires Audience To Connect...

On Sunday evening, August 6, Rabbi Yochanan Bechhofer spoke at Beth Gavriel Center on behalf of Chazaq. Yaniv Meirov, operations manager of Chazaq, welcomed...

POLITICS

The Dilemma For The Future Of Legal Immigration

President Trump threw his support last week behind legislation that will define the future level of legal immigration into the US by proposing a...

OPINION

Flower Power, Israel Style

To the untrained eye, many plants in Israel are eye-catching, aromatic, colorful, and have fascinating shapes. But experts who look at these plants appreciate...

Air Out The Car

The following is a list of thoughts that went through my head on the way to and from my brother’s wedding. He had the...

The Charlottesville Riots

I hope you are reading this column sitting down. The shock of what I am going to say may cause a severe reaction in...

STYLE & LIVING

Life After Death: Look Deeper

The bus ride to school was always quiet. I used to slump my half-awake self in a seat in the back of the bus,...

Ecivda And Noitseggus: An Occasional Column Of Advice And Suggestions

Dating Tip #23 Don’t answer the question a date asks you until you’ve heard it again anew. Naturally, when dating, we get asked some of the...

Chapter Three: Article

Recap: Mrs. Mintz tells Miri that when she was a little girl living in Miami during World War II, she and her friend were...

How To Make A First Date Less Stressful

I had to check to be sure I wasn’t misquoting the Boy Scouts here, so I double-checked on Google and I was right: The...

TORAH

Loving Fear

One Shabbos afternoon a few weeks ago, here in Camp Dora Golding, I was learning outside at a table near some bunkhouses. There were...

Shema 13 Torah: The Real Staff of Life – Part 1

V’shinantam l’vanecha v’dibarta bam, b’shivt’cha b’veisecha u’v’lecht’cha va’derech u’v’shachb’cha u’v’kumecha Teach them thoroughly to your children and speak of them while you sit in your...

Life: The School Of Growth

“See I have placed in front of you today a blessing and a curse. The blessing: if you will listen to all of the...

The Reward For Eating Treif

In the chaotic days and weeks after the end of the Second World War, a group of young men who had survived the ghettos...