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Storied Midtown Synagogue Installs Queens Rabbi

In the shadows of Midtown Manhattan’s office towers and luxury condos, the Millinery Center Synagogue serves as a throwback to the neighborhood’s past as...

Its Been 50 Years – End The Occupation!

How long can people occupy a land? How long can innocent civilians live under difficult conditions? How much blood must be shed until we...

LOCAL

HANC High School Celebrating Yom HaAtzmaut: Learning, Chagigah-Game Show,...

In honor of Israel’s Independence, HANC High School celebrated Yom HaAtzmaut with exciting and meaningful programming throughout the day. On Tuesday, May 2, the morning...

Storied Midtown Synagogue Installs Queens Rabbi

In the shadows of Midtown Manhattan’s office towers and luxury condos, the Millinery Center Synagogue serves as a throwback to the neighborhood’s past as...

Yachad And NCSY Celebrate Yom HaAtzmaut

This past Thursday night, May 11, Yachad Long Island and NCSY of the Five Towns participated in a Yom HaAtzmaut celebration at the NCSY...

Rabbi Dov Emerson To Take On Role Of Director Of...

Nationally renowned educator Rabbi Dov Emerson will be joining the Leadership Team at the Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy / Yeshiva University High School for...

POLITICS

Its Been 50 Years – End The Occupation!

How long can people occupy a land? How long can innocent civilians live under difficult conditions? How much blood must be shed until we...

In Defense Of Religious Liberty

One of the most precious gifts that we Jews have, living in America, is freedom of religion as stipulated in the Bill of Rights,...

OPINION

I’m Not Going To Say It Again

My 5-year-old son, Gedalya, whispered a secret to me this morning.  I love it when little kids whisper a secret, and it’s not just...

Meltdown In Venezuela

Not that long ago, Venezuela was the richest country in South America. The country was one of the world’s leading exporters of oil, its...

Pretext

Generally, an employer can fire an employee with or without cause. The exception to the rule includes when the employer fires the employee because...

STYLE & LIVING

Take My Advice. I Don’t Use It Anyway

  “Oh, you think you have problems. You should only know what I have to deal with. Stop feeling sorry for yourself. Hey, I told...

Treehouses For Adults

A tree house, a free house, A secret you and me house, A high up in the leafy branches Cozy as can be house. A street house, a...

Singles Have Responsibilities, Too

I had touched upon this subject almost a year ago. I wrote of a friend who was given extra work by co-workers because they...

The Costs Of Dementia: For The Patient And The Family

A recent report from the Alzheimer’s Association states that one in nine Americans age 65 or older currently have Alzheimer’s. With the baby boomer...

TORAH

If You Will Labor In Torah Study

“If you will follow My decrees and observe My commandments and perform them…” — VaYikra 26:2   The Torah lays out two divergent destinies for the Jewish...

What Goes Around, Comes Around

Charity organizations and interest-free loan funds have been established in almost every Jewish community. With complete integrity, those in charge of tzedakah funds manage...

Special Edition The Essence and Power of Tefilah – Part 2

There is a perplexing gemara in Rosh HaShanah 18a.  Rabbi Meir offers two cases of two people who are in identical desperate situations.  One...

Depression And Its Antidote

Act even as we cry “If despite this you do not heed Me, then I shall punish you further…” (Vayikra 26:18)     In this section we find the...