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The Reward For Eating Treif

In the chaotic days and weeks after the end of the Second World War, a group of young men who had survived the ghettos...

Loving Fear

One Shabbos afternoon a few weeks ago, here in Camp Dora Golding, I was learning outside at a table near some bunkhouses. There were...

Life: The School Of Growth

“See I have placed in front of you today a blessing and a curse. The blessing: if you will listen to all of the...

Why Do We Err?

“If there should stand up in your midst a prophet or a dreamer of a dream, and he will produce to you a sign...

Flower Power, Israel Style

To the untrained eye, many plants in Israel are eye-catching, aromatic, colorful, and have fascinating shapes. But experts who look at these plants appreciate...

August 13 – 19

It is said that those who do not know their history are condemned to repeat it. The longer I write this column, the more...

The Dilemma For The Future Of Legal Immigration

President Trump threw his support last week behind legislation that will define the future level of legal immigration into the US by proposing a...

The Charlottesville Riots

I hope you are reading this column sitting down. The shock of what I am going to say may cause a severe reaction in...

Life After Death: Look Deeper

The bus ride to school was always quiet. I used to slump my half-awake self in a seat in the back of the bus,...

Queens Jewish Community Council To Host Free Jewish Music Concerts,...

From Wednesday, August 16, through Wednesday, August 30, the Queens Jewish Community Council (QJCC) will host its annual “Jewish Music Under the Stars,” a...