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Kristallnacht Remembrance In Forest Hills Focuses On The Jewish Response

Being connected to G-d and Judaism was the theme of the Kristallnacht commemoration held at Congregation Machane Chodosh in Forest Hills last Thursday, November...

Bat-mentch: Orthodox ‘Batman’ Delights Sick Children With Surprise Hospital Visits,...

For almost a century, Batman has captivated the imagination of millions. Seeking no recognition for his deeds, the character has come to exemplify courage,...

LOCAL

Seventh Grade Father-Son Bar Mitzvah Breakfast At YTM

On Sunday morning, October 29, the fathers of Yeshiva Tiferes Moshe’s seventh grade were invited to spend the morning bonding with their sons in...

Eye-Opening Digital Citizenship Awareness Program Held In Kew Gardens

On Monday evening, November 6, a large crowd of parents gathered at the Bais Yaakov Academy of Queens for an informative and timely lecture...

Jamaica Estates’ Dr. Joesph Frager Among Noteworthy Honorees At Upcoming...

They’ve built communities viable enough to befuddle diplomats and alter peace plans. Having celebrated a half-century of renewed Jewish presence in Jerusalem’s Old City,...

‘Ta, Listen To Me. I Checked Out This Place. It’s Called...

It’s never easy getting laid off from a job, but Josh, who lives in Flatbush, was determined not to let it get him down....

POLITICS

Israel Is Not A Tz’dakah Box

With Hashem’s help, I am scheduled to return to Israel next week, after a long three-week stay in the United States. I must admit...

The Kurds Deserve A State Of Their Own

Between 25 and 35 million Kurds inhabit a mountainous area straddling Turkey, Iraq, Syria, Iran, and Armenia. They are the fourth largest ethnic group...

Giving Thanks

I always hesitate writing about Thanksgiving, knowing that there are those who think celebrating the day is “goyish.” I respect that opinion. I do...

OPINION

Can I Really Get Paid Back?

The prior articles in this series have dealt with a creditor’s right to get paid in the case of a fraudulent debtor/borrower; it is...

Turmoil Or Tranquility?

Is a war between Saudi Arabia and Iran imminent? Tensions between the two oil powerhouses have been high for a long time, but in...

King Esther

 I am involved with a startup rabbinic organization known as the Coalition for Jewish Values (CJV). Essentially, the CJV was founded about a year...

No Moore

Last week was just another week of more allegations of inappropriate misconduct against well-known people. This time it was the comedian Louis C.K. and...

STYLE & LIVING

Don’t Put The Key To Your Happiness In Someone Else’s...

Hey, don’t get me started; I don’t come with breaks. Are you a trauma queen? When was the last time you really lost it,...

Insight: Why We’re Not As Self-Aware As We Think, And...

This book will help you:  Increase self-awareness without the downfalls of introspection  Make the most of internal and external feedback  I consider myself to be...

Chapter 15: Dreams

Recap: Miri attends her best friend Leah’s wedding and is surprised to see Dalya Brownstein there. Miri sees Daniel Blaustein approaching and she decides...

The Letters We Remember

I met someone recently whom I had dated a few times (it seems) about 18-19 years ago. I tend to remember a lot, but...

TORAH

I Have Yichus

“And Yitzchak prayed intensely opposite his wife because she was barren. And Hashem listened to him, and Rivkah became pregnant.” – B’reishis 25:21 ***** Hashem Answered Yitzchak’s...

The Miraculous Well

During the early years of the Chasidic movement, one of the great luminaries who attracted numerous adherents and produced many great disciples was the...

Between Night And Day

Someone once told me that when people ask each other how they are doing, they mean besides the fact that they’re tired. It’s as...

Shema 25 Modern-Day ‘Avodah Zarahs’

v’sartem va’avad’tem elohim acheirim, v’hishtachavisem lahem …and you turn astray and serve gods of others and bow to them. ***** The second dibrah of the Aseres HaDibros...