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Tough Times In America

The devastating wildfires in California have caused at least 40 deaths as of Sunday, October 15, and this number may very well rise because...

LOCAL

Rabbi Jonathan Rietti Speaks In Kew Gardens On Behalf Of...

“Any day and any minute of the entire year is good for t’shuvah,” said Rabbi Jonathan Rietti at Congregation Shaare Tova on Thursday evening,...

Yeshiva University High School For Boys Hosts Simchas Beis Ha’sho’eivah...

On the Sunday night of Chol HaMoed, a beautiful simchas beis ha’sho’eivah took place at the Boulevard ALP, hosted by the Yeshiva University High...

Acclaimed Author Daniel Gordis To Address Significance Of Balfour Declaration...

As the centennial of the Balfour Declaration – a public statement issued by the British government during World War I announcing support for the...

Touring The Neighborhood: KGH To Pomonok

This past week, my mother’s childhood friend Tanya and her husband Sasha flew in from Latvia for their first visit to New York in...

POLITICS

Trump’s Triumphs

To all those critics out there, give the President the credit he deserves and is due. Even Bret Stephens, writing in The New York Times,...

Oh, Baby!

I spoke about it, wrote about it, and knew it was happening – yet nobody believed me. I had said many times that the...

OPINION

Pesach Cleaning! (You’re Welcome)

This week’s article is about cleaning for Pesach, in response to the people who keep saying that I always run that article too close...

In-Ark Counsel

In Parshas Noach (6:14), Hashem instructs Noach to make an ark out of gopher-wood. According to Rabbi Zecharia Wallerstein, there were 120 years between...

Knee Jerks

The National Football League was once known to represent the game of football, supported by flag-bearing, beer-hauling, cigar-chomping, barbecue-loving, pickup-driving, all-American macho fans across...

Tough Times In America

The devastating wildfires in California have caused at least 40 deaths as of Sunday, October 15, and this number may very well rise because...

STYLE & LIVING

Are You The Driver Or The Passenger?

Think quick: If you could have anything in the whole wide world, what would it be? Don’t be shy. Admit it. A Rolex? Jaguar? Bigger...

Somebody Bit My Shlomo!

Based on a true story and dedicated to Morah Jodi, Morah Tzilla, and Morah Batya. Someone once bit my Shlomo, I’m rather sad to say, Someone once...

The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About...

By Frank Ostaseski This book will help you:  Appreciate human connections Face strong emotions like loss and grief Author Frank Ostaseski is a spiritual teacher...

Chapter 11: Threats

Recap: Mrs. Mintz convinces Miri that the man she saw at the art exhibit at the nursing home is the German collaborator. Miri is...

TORAH

Shema 21 Optimum Connection, Expanded

 U’l’avdo b’chol l’vavchem And to serve Him with all of your heart ***** Serving Hashem with all our hearts and minds is a central foundation of our...

Believing And Not Believing

“And Noach, his sons, and his wife came with him because of the waters of the flood.” – B’reishis 7:7 ***** Hashem told Noach that his entire...

Don’t Fall For It!

A friend related that this year, aside from his other “kabalos” (spiritual New Year resolutions), he has also accepted upon himself not to get...

G-d ‘Changes’ His Mind Not everything works out the first...

“…I will blot out Man…for I have reconsidered My having made them.” (Beresheet 6:7) The Creation ended in failure. The beautiful dreams that G-d had envisioned...