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This Week in History: July 24 – July 30

It is said that those who do not know their history are condemned to repeat it, and this saying becomes all the more meaningful...

Our Actions Mold Our Feelings

“But the sons of Korach did not die” (BaMidbar 26:11) This brief verse has often been quoted to refer to the sad and pervasive...

The Police Deserve Our Respect

I have never understood the anti-police sentiment that manifests itself in many segments of our country.  Ever since I was a little girl,...

N’shei Chazaq Hosts Concert With Sara Chana Kantor

“Music is an outburst of the soul.” – Frederick Delilius There is nothing quite like music to stir our feelings in a spiritual way....

Council Member Rory I. Lancman Praises Repaving Of Main Street, Which Will Help Improve...

The repaving of Main Street is complete—and Council Member Rory I. Lancman lauded the newly smooth surface, which will help improve commute times...

EMET Outreach’s Third Annual Dinner A Huge Success

Last Wednesday, nearly 600 guests filled the beautiful Royal Elite Palace in Woodside for EMET Outreach’s Third Annual Dinner.  The organization’s “extended family”...

Being Punished For Your Past

I received an email a week ago and the writer asked if I could publish it, because she has a message that she...

Ten Years Already…Will The Relative Calm Last Longer?

On July 12, 2006, Hezbollah forces carried out a precisely planned and unprovoked ambush inside Israel against two Israel Defense Forces (IDF) armored...

Visiting Jewish Ukraine

While perusing the table of books for sale after a shiur on Memorial Day in Brooklyn, I began chatting with a woman about...

Does Secular Wisdom Have Anything To Teach Us?

Looking through a recent edition of the Queens Jewish Link, I came across the front-page article by Gerald Harris, entitled, “Was Benjamin Franklin...