FEATURED

Anti-Semite Runs For Uptown Office

In a typical election, the presence of a racist candidate in a primary is deservedly dismissed, the mainstream candidate sails to the finish line,...

From The First To Third Generations, Holocaust Remembered In Forest Hills

The third-generation descendants of Holocaust survivors could be the last to hear first-person testimonies. How will their stories be passed down? At the 54th annual...

LOCAL

Council Pushes $50-Million Initiative To Protect At-Risk Communities From Hate...

Following the release of the City Council’s response to Mayor de Blasio’s preliminary FY18 budget, Council Members Mark Levine and Rory Lancman praised the...

Kew Gardens’ Raoul Wallenberg Square Rededicated In Commemoration Of Yom...

“We recently recited Yizkor on the last day of Pesach to reconnect with those we have lost. Today, this rededication of Raoul Wallenberg Square...

A Guide To Spring Safety: New York-Presbyterian/Queens Offers Tips And Tricks...

As we welcome the start of spring, New York-Presbyterian/Queens is offering advice to keep your children safe and healthy. “Spring is a high activity season,...

Yom Hashoah Rally Calls On Germany To Extradite Nazi Living In...

April 24, 1943: Jewish residents confined to the Warsaw Ghetto begin an uprising against their Nazi oppressors. Brave Jews, confronting death, decide to die...

POLITICS

What’s The Next Jewish Holiday?

Try this test. Ask 100 fellow Jews the following simple question: “What’s the next Jewish holiday?” I would imagine that 90 of them will...

Will Europe Ever Be Different?

As we commemorate Yom HaShoah, I cannot help but think about how the anti-Semitic climate in the various European countries is frighteningly similar to...

The Bunker-Buster Has Come of Age

With President Trump’s authorization of the use of the GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, on Thursday, April 13, a new...

Seventy Years And Totally Forgotten

 This past Friday, I traveled north to spend a relaxing and spiritual Shabbos in my favorite city in Israel – Tz’fas. Maybe I’m crazy,...

OPINION

Passing Over Passover

 I will begin this article by making a few things clear: 1) I am not in favor of going to hotels for Pesach; 2)...

The Indicator Investors Should Never Ignore

In case you haven’t noticed, the stock market has been on a tear since the election, ignoring rising interest rates, concerns about the president’s...

Your Say • Readers Write

Dear Editor: I disagree with Warren Hecht’s criticism of negative comments made regarding Grace Meng’s refusal to attend President Trump’s inauguration. These comments were very...

Misplaced Hero

It is amazing how much media attention the United Airlines story involving Dr. David Dao, the passenger who was forcibly removed from a flight...

STYLE & LIVING

Old Ways Won’t Open New Doors

Are you willing to shake things up? Ready to break that old mold and truly change? Be honest. Maybe not. You may still be...

No Sweat: How The Simple Science Of Motivation Can Bring...

This book will help you:  Be motivated to be active and healthy  Give yourself permission for prioritizing self care Many people struggle with taking...

A Conversation Between Friends

I have written a few articles about married friends forgetting about single friends once they are married. I place blame on no one. The...

Small Outdoor Furniture

 I’m not sure if I jinxed it with my wishing or if it was just meant to be this way – or maybe it’s...

TORAH

A Leopard Can’t Change Its Spots, But A Man Can…

“And on the eighth day, the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.” – VaYikra 12:3 The Jew Has a Distinct Role Amongst the Nations The Sefer HaChinuch...

A Disaster Turned Blessing

The Torah makes it very clear that the plague of tzara’as that afflicts one who speaks lashon hara is not a natural occurrence, but...

Why Me? Noblesse oblige

“If a person will have on the skin of his flesh an intensely white spot or one not as white or a shiny white...

No Ordinary Fire

In the city of Kamenetz, Poland, it was widely known that the door to the home of R’ Boruch Ber Lebowitz, zt”l, was always...