FEATURED

A Ray Of Light: Chazaq, Met Council Open KGH Food...

Poverty is one of the most serious issues confronting New York’s Jewish community. A 2011 report by the UJA-Federation of New York found that...

Bonei Olam Holds Annual Event In Kew Gardens Hills

A community member shared his experience with Bonei Olam at the annual Bonei Olam event in Queens: “Bonei Olam is like a family.” On Wednesday...

LOCAL

Bonei Olam Holds Annual Event In Kew Gardens Hills

A community member shared his experience with Bonei Olam at the annual Bonei Olam event in Queens: “Bonei Olam is like a family.” On Wednesday...

Daf HaYomi B’Halacha Siyum in Antwerp, Climax of Worldwide Siyumim...

Tens of Thousands Embark on Systematically Learning Hilchos Shabbos Last week, tens of thousands of Jews the world over embarked on a journey that is...

Simcha Section

BIRTHS Zachary and Robin Handler of Kew Gardens Hills on the birth of a daughter Yossi and Tzippy Kaniel of Kew Gardens Hills on the birth...

POLITICS

Use of Carl Gustav Guns An Escalation of Terror

There are three important details of the latest attack by terrorists in Jerusalem that must be highlighted. They are glossed over and are often...

Combating Hunger: A Moral Imperative

I have spent much of my years in Jewish activism explaining to Jews and non-Jews alike that Jewish poverty is a serious problem in...

We Need The Jewish Women

Ask your fellow Jew the following question and see if he/she answers it correctly: “Who were the people lucky enough to leave Egypt and...

The Kosel Controversy: An Opposing View From A Traditionalist

In the Gemara, it’s called a “mi’mah nafshach” (loosely translated: from whichever side you please). In regard to the controversy of the egalitarian section...

OPINION

To Censor Or Not To Censor: That Is The...

With some newspapers, including those geared to the Jewish community, it doesn’t matter who the particular writer or columnist of the article is. The...

Your Say • Readers Write

Dear Editor: We are troubled by Cynthia Zalisky’s take on the Kotel (Kosel) controversy (“As I See It,” July 13) from several respects: 1) Unverified statements:...

Bear With Me

A lot of us don’t spend enough time thinking about bear safety, because we have jobs.  We take steps to protect ourselves from insects,...

Mi K’Amcha Yisrael There Is No One Like Us

I recall in the mid 1970s, when I was in the Lakewood Kollel living in a one-bedroom apartment with three kids (we managed), one...

STYLE & LIVING

Calm, Clear-Headed, and Connected

Oh, no. Here comes that tug of war again. “I’m right.” “Um…No, I’m right.” Sooo, which are you: a peacemaker or a troublemaker? Someone hurt,...

Perspectives In Real Estate And On Life

This week I had so many different kinds of interactions, both in real estate settings and otherwise. I’ll try to share what I’ve learned...

Moroccan Okra And Asparagus

Ingredients 1 pound asparagus 1 onion, thinly sliced 1/2 red pepper, thinly sliced 1/2 yellow pepper, thinly sliced 1 carrot, peeled and thinly sliced ...

Strong Lips and Soft Eyes

Beauty is not a one-size-fits-all, and can be found in many colors and various styles. If you want to achieve a dramatic lip by...

TORAH

Shema 9 Loving Hashem with Total Devotion

U’v’chol m’odecha and with all your resources ***** The Mishnah (B’rachos 54a) provides two understandings of “u’v’chol m’odecha.” The first is “b’chol mamonecha” – we need to...

The Frightening Choice

“But if you do not drive out the inhabitants of the Land before you, those of them whom you leave shall be pins in...

Breach Of Connection

This past Sunday, Camp Dora Golding hosted its first (of two) visiting days of the 2017 summer season. Hundreds of excited parents packed onto...

An Abrupt Change Of Mind

In 1927, a great Chasidic lineage was transplanted from the Ukraine in White Russia to the unlikely shores of Lake Michigan in the United...