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Down Below

This past Friday morning, after I made my morning coffee, I headed down to my basement office to learn, as I do every morning....

Learning To Enjoy This World

“And He does kindness to thousands of generations, to those whom He loves and those who guard His mitzvos.” – Sh’mos 20:6 In the Aseres...

Human Nature And The Torah

“Jethro, the minister of Midian, Moses’ father-in-law, heard everything that G-d did to Moses and to Israel His people – that G-d had taken...

My Bubble Has Burst!

“How could McGovern lose? Everyone I know voted for him,” is a quote often attributed to film critic Pauline Kael following George McGovern’s crushing...

This Week in History: February 12-18

It is said that those who do not know their history are condemned to repeat it; however, it is a clear tendency of many...

The Bowling Green Massacre

Last week, Public Policy Polling asked the following question in a survey: “Do you agree or disagree with the statement ‘The Bowling Green massacre...

Creating More Jobs: The Uphill Battle

Most people are dazzled by technology – they can’t get enough of it in their lives. But not everybody. Mention the word to some...

Iran In The Crosshairs

Barring regime change, Iran continues to threaten the world. One of the reasons Donald Trump was elected was to deal with the bad deal...

Has The Democratic Party Lost Its Mandate?

In our democratic system, the opposition party (the Democrats in this instance) is part of the checks and balances that monitors the Executive Branch,...

Rabbi Steinberg Honored At YIQV Gala Dinner

It was an appreciation of a life’s work, told by longtime Young Israel of Queens Valley congregants and members of Rabbi Peretz Steinberg’s family,...