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Post-Truth

Oxford Dictionary last week came out with the word of the year for 2016: post-truth.  Post-truth is defined as “relating to or denoting circumstances...

Gowns And Specific Issues

Myth: Getting your wedding gown is as easy as getting whatever you like. Truth: Your gown has to flatter whatever you like or do not...

Israel Ravaged By Week Of Nationwide Fires; Two Israeli Arabs Arrested, Confess To Initiating...

By Boruch Shubert After nearly a week wherein fires unprecedentedly raged across Israel and ravaged parts of the country – especially Haifa – two Israeli...

The Voice And The Hands

“Esau was a man who knew hunting, a man of the field, but Jacob was a candid man (ish tam) dwelling in tents.” (Beresheet...

Revenge Of The Deplorables

By Manny Behar A recent article in this newspaper discussing the results of the Presidential election in our community included a map of Queens that...

QUEENS JEWISH LINK COMMUNITY CALENDAR THE CALENDAR FOR ALL EVENTS IN QUEENS

DECEMBER 2016 Thursday 1 At 6:30 p.m., the American Jewish Historical Society will hold its annual Emma Lazarus Statue of Liberty Award Dinner at the Roosevelt...

Keith Ellison And The DNC: A Troubling Pick For America’s Oldest Political Party

By Ben Chouake, MD, National President of NORPAC I have been involved in federal elections for about 50 years.  I recall as a student advocating...

Garbage In, Garbage Out?

People have wondered how it is that this last presidential campaign for the highest office on Earth produced two most unethical candidates: One a...

Shalom Task Force Brunch To Be Held December 4 In Cedarhurst

Please join us on Sunday, December 4, for the Shalom Task Force Annual Brunch at the Sephardic Temple (775 Branch Blvd, Cedarhurst), when we...

Was The Creation of Israel “Gut Far Yidden?”

By Bezalel Fixler Reb Sholom Halberstam, brother-in-law of the saintly Bobover Rebbe, Reb Shlomo Halberstam zt”l, related the following episode: In 1939, when he and some...