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When To Cheer For Your Enemies

Last week, during President Trump’s second State of the Union address, there were a lot of clarifying moments. While the successes of the past...

Rep. Ilhan Omar Under Fire For Anti-Semitic Remarks

Listeners of rap music may know the title from a generation ago. “It’s All About the Benjamins,” a song title using the slang term...

Killing A Wart

LOCAL

Amazon.com announces no-go on New York headquarters

https://www.centredaily.com/news/business/article222238275.html Protesters marched to an Amazon Books store in Manhattan, New York, on November 26, after the announcement Amazon would open parts of its second...

Rep. Ilhan Omar Under Fire For Anti-Semitic Remarks

Listeners of rap music may know the title from a generation ago. “It’s All About the Benjamins,” a song title using the slang term...

Young Israel Of Jamaica Estates Celebrates 40 Years Together

“Best shul dinner ever!” That was the reaction of many of the nearly 300 attendees to the 40th Young Israel of Jamaica Estates anniversary...

The Shul’s Top ‘Amen’ity

The space in which Kehilas Torah Temimah meets is not visually distinctive, comprised of basement classrooms and a cafeteria in a school basement. The...

POLITICS

Another Murder; Where Is The Outcry?

The brutal murder of 19-year-old Ori Ansbacher has sent shockwaves through Israel, but where is the outcry? This cannot go on. This is not...

Polls, Politicians, Peanuts, and Popcorn

As soon as elections are announced – anywhere around the world – the media immediately starts running polls. Where does this one stand? What...

President Trump: ‘America Will Never Be A Socialist Country’

President Trump made it abundantly clear at the State of the Union address that his party’s policies and the new progressive socialist agenda that...

OPINION

Your Say • Readers Write

Omar Apologizing For What Exactly? Dear Editor: Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar has a history of anti-Semitic utterances that emanate from her arguably anti-Semitic innards. In...

How Lucky Can You Get?

Computers choose winning lottery numbers randomly each day. And each day players carefully check those numbers against the ones on their tickets. If all...

Public Avocado

I guess it’s fair to say that when you look at the title of this article, you’re probably wondering what I am possibly talking...

No Baby, No Crime

There has been much written about the Reproductive Health Act, including in this paper. In order to understand the new law, it is important...

STYLE & LIVING

Cindy Grosz kibitzing with Comedians and Stars of HBO’s Series, Chashing,...

NY’s Kosher Food And Wine Experience Proves Excellence In International Jewish Cuisine Over 1,000 attendees tasted great kosher wines from around the world, along with...

Why Did Hashem Create The World? Living On Purpose

Imagine you wake up with $86,400 in your bank account. You can’t invest or save it, only spend it, and at the end of...

When Zero Tolerance Isn’t Black And White

The Democrats have painted themselves into a corner. Adopting a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to racism and misconduct between genders as a direct...

An International Solution for a Local Tuition Crisis

Every September, proud American Jewish parents upload photos to social media of their children leaving the house to start the school year. Friends and...

TORAH

Birchos HaShachar 7

ha’meichin mitz’adei gaver. …Who firms man’s footsteps. ***** Some people unfortunately cannot walk or take steps. If we can walk and even walk briskly without aids of...

Siyumim at Homes of HaGaonim HaRav Gershon Edelstein, Shlita, HaRav...

The simple home of HaGaon HaRav Gershon Edelstein, shlita, venerated senior Rosh Yeshiva of Ponovezh, is not usually a venue for public celebrations. The...

A Sign From Above

In 1974, the landscape of kiruv and Jewish outreach changed forever. R’ Noach Weinberg, zt”l, founded Aish HaTorah, the renowned yeshivah and international organization...

Brachah After Checking The Mezuzah

Question: Must one make a new brachah when re-affixing a mezuzah that was taken down and checked by a sofer? Short Answer: Most Ashkenazi poskim...

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