FEATURED

On “Different” Jewish Families, A Children’s Book

For Orthodox Jews, family is the most important institution, with the role that it plays in raising the next generation. Looking at children’s books,...

Manhattan Shul, Oldest In New York In Original Location, Celebrates...

In 1996, YU s’michah student Rabbi Gideon Shloush received a call from Rabbi Sidney Kleiman zt”l, the rav of Congregation Adereth El in Manhattan....

LOCAL

Touro College Dean Chosen Top Social Work Leader

Dr. Steven Huberman, Dean of the Touro Graduate School of Social Work, Honored by National Association of Social Workers Dr. Steven Huberman, the current and...

Hillcrest Oleh Hillel Fuld Speaks On Israel’s Tech Scene

The nickname of Israel as the “Start-Up Nation” was popularized in 2009 with a book by that title, which highlighted examples of the Jewish...

Cake In The Classroom At Shalhevet

In honor of completing reading Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Mr. Daniel Loewenstein’s 11th grade English class was treated to a delicious snickerdoodle cake made by...

Assemblyman Dan Rosenthal Sworn In At Pomonok Ceremony

The youngest member of the State Assembly took his oath of office before a packed auditorium at P.S. 201 in Pomonok, sharing the stage...

POLITICS

Time For Complete Reclamation Of Jewish Holy Sites

With President Trump’s monumental declaration of Jerusalem as the eternal capital of Israel on December 6, 2017, it is time to discuss reclaiming Jewish...

The DACA Conundrum

I have mixed feelings about the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program. The DACA recipients are called Dreamers. President Obama...

OPINION

Horror In Hempstead

There has been a lot of discussion involving comments that the president allegedly said in the meeting about Africa, El Salvador, Haiti, and Norway,...

What If…

The bull keeps running on Wall Street, and skeptics who defied the trend paid the price, some with their wallets and others with their...

STYLE & LIVING

Setting Up Camp In The Past

The Past, The Present, and The Future walked into a bar. It was tense. Lol. Okay, that was lame. Alrighty then. Check yes if...

Fantastic Wallpapers And Where to Find Them

Wallpaper was once the punchline of an interior design joke, akin to those poor souls who use floor pillows and sponge the walls themselves....

I’m Only Trying To Help You

I never thought I would write what I am about to write, but now that I have had a personal experience, I can relate...

Trip-Day Frenzy Made Simple

“I can’t find my shoes – the one that’s black with the purple strap,” proclaims Gitty. “Have you checked the front closet in the...

TORAH

Slow But Steady

Everything is relative. Someone forwarded a copy of the memo sent home to the parents of the Torah Academy of Boca Raton (Florida) last...

Do We Need To Respect The Institution?

“And all of your servants will come to me, bow, and say, “Leave!” You, together with the nation that is with you, and then...

Shema 33 HaKadosh Baruch Hu Never Leaves Us

We end our discussion of the Shema with the following pasuk (BaMidbar 15:41): “I am Hashem, your G-d, Who has removed you from the land...

Speed And Progression

“So shall you eat it: your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; you shall eat it in...