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A Kidney Match Made In Heaven For A KGH Resident

I must say, baruch Hashem, I live in an amazing community and I live on an amazing block. There are so many wonderful hashgachah...

LOCAL

Responsive Classroom At Yeshiva Har Torah

Yeshiva Har Torah spent this past school year focusing on adopting Responsive Classroom methodology throughout the school, with help from The Jewish Education Project. Responsive...

Center For The Jewish Future Offers Array Of Inspirational Shiurim And...

As the Jewish calendar passes through the summer months, the period colloquially known as “The Three Weeks” is being observed through various stages of mourning...

The Story Of How “Tu B’av Together,” The Global Day...

It will be a great day… in fact Tu B’Av was always a great day for shidduchim.. for thousands of years. Thousands of Jews from...

POLITICS

Nine Ideas For The Nine Days

The Three Weeks are now becoming The Nine Days, and life has just gotten far more difficult. No laundering, no pleasure showers, no swimming,...

American Jewry’s Apathy Towards Israel

When President Truman recognized Israel in 1948 after the War of Independence, American Jews wholeheartedly supported the fledgling Jewish state. After the Six-Day War,...

OPINION

Exodus, 2018 Style

New York is the biggest city in the US. Tens of millions of tourists flock here every year, and the Big Apple is the...

Your Say • Readers Write

Dear Editor: The Jewish community is polarized about the Trump election and his accomplishments. Some with extreme views on the left suffer from PTSD (POTUS...

Crazy, Yes Crazy About Our Kids

It is The Three Weeks and I am loath to write anything that borders on sin’as chinam, baseless hatred, which contributed to the fall...

Why Roe V. Wade Is So Important – Especially During The...

By the time you read this essay, we will all know the name of President Trump’s second Supreme Court pick. There is one thing,...

STYLE & LIVING

Maran HaRav Ovadia Yosef zt”l

July 23, 1984: Israeli election results were in! The results indicated that the Alignment and Likud parties would form a coalition government (When a...

Most Smiles Are Started By Another Smile

So have you succeeded in eliminating all stressors from your life yet? I didn’t think so. How about we do the next best thing?...

How A Parent’s Estate Plan Can Impact A Child With Special...

Last month we discussed the importance of keeping your special needs plan up to date and being prepared for changes in life circumstances which...

Are You Embarrassed By Whom You’re Dating?

The title for this article is horrible. It’s a horrible thing to ask someone or to even think. But it got your attention, didn’t...

TORAH

Beyond Normal

The last few days have been quite hot in the New York area, to say the least. With temperatures in the upper 90s, and...

A Land That Grows Immorality

“Yisrael settled in Shittim and the people began to act promiscuously with the daughters of Moav.” — BaMidbar 25:1 ***** Balak, the king of Moav, saw the...

Know Thy Enemy

A young Israeli soldier by the name of Tamir grew up in the small Israeli town of Matan, near a Palestinian village close to...

Helping a Zimun of Ten

Question: One man combines with nine other men for a zimun, but the one man will continue eating alone afterwards. Does he have to...