FEATURED

Yom HaZikaron: A Time To Ensure That Our Lone Soldiers...

Zevi1 is a 21-year-old Orthodox male who recently returned home from serving 14 months in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). With a tremendous sense...

Then The Clouds Came: Rabbi Fabian Schonfeld On Yom HaShoah

For nearly a half century, Rabbi Fabian Schonfeld served as the mara d’asra of the Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills, having a hand...

LOCAL

Bnos Malka Haggadahs

It is not unusual to see in the weeks preceding Pesach students preparing their own Haggados. The girls at the Bnos Malka Academy are...

69th Israel Independence Day Celebrations Tempered By Solemn Remembrances

During the next month, Israel will be enveloped by a flurry of observances ranging from the solemn Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) ceremonies to the...

At Young Israel Of Jamaica Estates, Rabbi Avram Block Shares...

“The Seder is the night of education.” On Sunday morning, April 2, Rabbi Avram Block, Assistant Rabbi of the Young Israel of Jamaica Estates,...

From Suffering to Freedom: Chai4ever’s Pesach Miracle

Chai4ever Brings Pesach Joy to Suffering Families In the weeks before Pesach, Jewish families around the globe are busy with the joyful but frenzied preparations...

POLITICS

Seventy Years And Totally Forgotten

 This past Friday, I traveled north to spend a relaxing and spiritual Shabbos in my favorite city in Israel – Tz’fas. Maybe I’m crazy,...

What We Are Still Learning Decades After The Holocaust

The same way it is crucial to remember the evil perpetrated by the Nazis in World War II, so it is essential to remember...

What’s The Next Jewish Holiday?

Try this test. Ask 100 fellow Jews the following simple question: “What’s the next Jewish holiday?” I would imagine that 90 of them will...

The Bunker-Buster Has Come of Age

With President Trump’s authorization of the use of the GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, on Thursday, April 13, a new...

OPINION

A Monster On Wall Street?

Will graphene change our lives? A growing number of informed people think it will. Scientists, entrepreneurs, and investors are enthusiastic because of the amazing...

Wall-To-Wall Clothing

My kids are bored.  I know this because as I sit here, writing this article, they’re telling me this.  They never tell me what...

Your Say • Readers Write

Dear Editor: I disagree with Warren Hecht’s criticism of negative comments made regarding Grace Meng’s refusal to attend President Trump’s inauguration. These comments were very...

The Indicator Investors Should Never Ignore

In case you haven’t noticed, the stock market has been on a tear since the election, ignoring rising interest rates, concerns about the president’s...

STYLE & LIVING

Old Ways Won’t Open New Doors

Are you willing to shake things up? Ready to break that old mold and truly change? Be honest. Maybe not. You may still be...

No Sweat: How The Simple Science Of Motivation Can Bring...

This book will help you:  Be motivated to be active and healthy  Give yourself permission for prioritizing self care Many people struggle with taking...

A Conversation Between Friends

I have written a few articles about married friends forgetting about single friends once they are married. I place blame on no one. The...

Small Outdoor Furniture

 I’m not sure if I jinxed it with my wishing or if it was just meant to be this way – or maybe it’s...

TORAH

Shemoneh Esrei 62 Blessed with the Radiance of Hashem

Barcheinu Avinu, kulanu k’echad b’or panecha Bless us, our Father, all of us as one, with the light of Your countenance ***** We now continue with the...

The Miracle Of Childbirth

“Speak to the Children of Israel, saying: When a woman conceives and gives birth to a male, she shall be contaminated for a seven-day...

No Ordinary Fire

In the city of Kamenetz, Poland, it was widely known that the door to the home of R’ Boruch Ber Lebowitz, zt”l, was always...

A Separate Fervor

“The sons of Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, each took his fire pan…and they brought before G-d an alien fire that He had not commanded...