By Rabbi Yoel Schonfeld I was not a talmid of Rabbi Belsky in Yeshiva Torah Vodaath or in Camp Agudah, as I did not attend either. My association with Rabbi Belsky was in the OU, where I had the great z’chus of interacting with him on kashrus matters, so ...Read More »
By Rabbi Yoel Schonfeld I was not a talmid of Rabbi Belsky in Yeshiva Torah Vodaath or in Cam...
By Sergey Kadinsky He arrived from out of town and the vote by the selection committee was cl...
Queens Crippled By Unplowed Streets And Ineffective Plan; Councilman Lancman and Assemblyman Simanow...
By Sergey Kadinsky A rabbi with a love of politics who interceded on behalf of Jews he...
By Sergey Kadinsky He arrived from out of town and the vote by the selection committee was close. A quarter century after his appointment to lead the Young Israel of Jamaica Estates (YIJE), the congregants are singing praise for Rabbi Shlomo Hochberg and his rebbetzin Karen. “It was a ...Read More »
I have been asked some pretty crazy questions on dates, many of which I documented in this column and in my book, The Best of My Worst. I would joke that at times dates felt like an interview or at times like a cruel joke. But I can honestly say ...Read More »
It’s snowing! Woo. Any carefree childhood memories leaping to mind? Remember how much you loved those fat, fluffy flakes when you were five? Snowball fights…splat! Gotcha last. Snowmen, snow angels, and grabbing your sled to barrel down that community drive. Do you still secretly wish to be the first to ...Read More »
You may have noticed it snowed last week. You may also have noticed that the snow was not efficiently removed in Queens for a few days. But did you notice what I noticed? Did you notice the absence of the beloved creature of wintery heaven… the snowman? Thanks to our ...Read More »
By Sergey Kadinsky He arrived from out of town and the vote by the ...Read More »