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Remembering President Bush

At his inauguration as the 41st President of the United States, George H.W. Bush said he sought “to make kinder the face of the...

Possible Anti-Jewish Bias In Teen Fight Prompts Public Forum

Photo Credits: Benjamin Kantor A 16-year-old Bukharian Jewish high school student remains in Elmhurst Hospital with severe bruising and cuts to his head after being...

LOCAL

Possible Anti-Jewish Bias In Teen Fight Prompts Public Forum

Photo Credits: Benjamin Kantor A 16-year-old Bukharian Jewish high school student remains in Elmhurst Hospital with severe bruising and cuts to his head after being...

Rise Of Anti-Semitic Incidents In Forest Hills Has Residents Concerned

Nazi-themed graffiti was discovered at the 67th Avenue subway station on November 30. “Hitler for President,” “Ash Clouds” (referring to gas chambers), Swastikas, and...

The ‘Marriage-Minded Mentor’ Gives Special Dating Workshop For Women In KGH

On Monday evening, November 26, some of our community’s single women gathered at Hashevaynu for an inspiring workshop given by Mrs. Aleeza Ben Shalom,...

Carpe Puer: Seize The Youth

How many Jews do you think there are in Queens who are completely lost from their heritage? You’d better sit down for this one....

POLITICS

Who Says Jews Don’t Help Arabs? – The Issam Akel Story

One of the great myths perpetrated by the media is that Israel is Goliath and the Arabs are King David with a slingshot. The...

Stupid Is As Stupid Does

Years ago, when the movie was a hit, I never quite understood the Forrest Gump adage, “Stupid is as stupid does.” That is until...

OPINION

To Party Or Not To Party…

To party or not to party, that is the question this Chanukah. In the face of the measles outbreak that has recently spread from...

Will Fear Of Flying Go Out Of Style?

If you have claustrophobia, avoid flying in the economy section on airplanes. If you don’t have it, avoid flying economy anyway because you may...

STYLE & LIVING

Life: The Long TV Show With No Remote Control

Gosh, wouldn’t it be nice if life lessons showed up on your doorstep wrapped with a sparkly bow on top? Come to think of...

Art Is A Gift

Miami Beach is not only known for its wonderful weather and clear water beaches or its superb Passover programs or its mega synagogues; it...

My Chanukah Miracle

That’s the way Irina Kusayev describes her present life with her husband and son in Staten Island. She is a nursing supervisor with Caring...

Nutrition Notes

Dear Diet Diary, I really did not want to have a weigh-in the week of Chanukah, but that was the only appointment that was available....

TORAH

A Deeper Understanding Of Chanukah: The Torah U’Mada Relationship That Could...

There’s a story about an elderly carpenter who was ready to retire. He told his employer of his plans to leave the house-building business...

Genuine Leader

Rabbi Shabsi Katz, rabbi of Pretoria, the administrative capital of South Africa, and the Jewish chaplain for the Department of Prisons, maintained a relationship...

Weekly Tefilah Focus: Shemoneh Esrei 51

V’Al Nisecha: Miracles – Large and Small V’al nisecha she’b’chol yom imanu, v’al nifl’osecha v’tovosecha she’b’chol eis for Your miracles that are with us every day,...

Chanukah – G-d Fights Our Wars

Why Do We Celebrate Chanukah? “When the Y’vanim entered the Beis HaMikdash, they defiled all the oil set aside for lighting the Menorah. When the...

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