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Tough Times In America

The devastating wildfires in California have caused at least 40 deaths as of Sunday, October 15, and this number may very well rise because...

LOCAL

HALB Sends Canned Food To Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria created a humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico, and the HALB families stepped up to the plate to help! Rabbi Mendel Zarchi, who...

From The Cell To The ‘Cell’Fie: SKA Explores The...

By Shira Cohen and Aliza Neuman, SKA ’19 We Juniors at SKA recently had a fascinating experience connecting our learning in both Judaic and General Studies...

Assembly Candidate Daniel Rosenthal Meets With Community Leaders From Kew Gardens...

(R-L) Aaron Cyperstein, President, Chaverim of Queens; Rabbi Nochum Kaziev, Director of Ohr Natan; Yitzchok Rowe, Coordinator, Hatzolah of Queens; Rabbi Pinchas Avruch, Executive...

Touring The Neighborhood: KGH To Pomonok

This past week, my mother’s childhood friend Tanya and her husband Sasha flew in from Latvia for their first visit to New York in...

POLITICS

Oh, Baby!

I spoke about it, wrote about it, and knew it was happening – yet nobody believed me. I had said many times that the...

Trump’s Triumphs

To all those critics out there, give the President the credit he deserves and is due. Even Bret Stephens, writing in The New York Times,...

OPINION

Knee Jerks

The National Football League was once known to represent the game of football, supported by flag-bearing, beer-hauling, cigar-chomping, barbecue-loving, pickup-driving, all-American macho fans across...

Tough Times In America

The devastating wildfires in California have caused at least 40 deaths as of Sunday, October 15, and this number may very well rise because...

Pesach Cleaning! (You’re Welcome)

This week’s article is about cleaning for Pesach, in response to the people who keep saying that I always run that article too close...

In-Ark Counsel

In Parshas Noach (6:14), Hashem instructs Noach to make an ark out of gopher-wood. According to Rabbi Zecharia Wallerstein, there were 120 years between...

STYLE & LIVING

Are You The Driver Or The Passenger?

Think quick: If you could have anything in the whole wide world, what would it be? Don’t be shy. Admit it. A Rolex? Jaguar? Bigger...

Somebody Bit My Shlomo!

Based on a true story and dedicated to Morah Jodi, Morah Tzilla, and Morah Batya. Someone once bit my Shlomo, I’m rather sad to say, Someone once...

The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About...

By Frank Ostaseski This book will help you:  Appreciate human connections Face strong emotions like loss and grief Author Frank Ostaseski is a spiritual teacher...

Chapter 11: Threats

Recap: Mrs. Mintz convinces Miri that the man she saw at the art exhibit at the nursing home is the German collaborator. Miri is...

TORAH

How Pirates Proliferated The Spread Of Torah Centers

For centuries, the great Torah academies of Bavel (Babylonia), the birthplace of the Talmud, were the center of Jewish life. Although numerous Jewish communities...

Shema 21 Optimum Connection, Expanded

 U’l’avdo b’chol l’vavchem And to serve Him with all of your heart ***** Serving Hashem with all our hearts and minds is a central foundation of our...

Don’t Fall For It!

A friend related that this year, aside from his other “kabalos” (spiritual New Year resolutions), he has also accepted upon himself not to get...

G-d ‘Changes’ His Mind Not everything works out the first...

“…I will blot out Man…for I have reconsidered My having made them.” (Beresheet 6:7) The Creation ended in failure. The beautiful dreams that G-d had envisioned...