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Blue Wave Fails To Materialize In Senate

On the local scene, supporters of Republican candidates were resigned early on that New York is a deeply Democratic state, and as soon as...

Future Of State Senate In The Balance

The November 6 midterm election has the entire country in suspense. Will the Blue Wave materialize and hand the Capitol to the...

LOCAL

Sheba Med. Center Int’l Summit Attracts Top American Hospital &...

(RAMAT GAN, Israel) Bringing together leading healthcare executives from the USA, Canada, UK, EU and Israel, Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer hosted an international...

Who Will Be Our Next State Attorney General?

Tish James and Keith Wofford vying for position The past year has been a tumultuous one for the office of the New York State Attorney...

POLITICS

Are Our Days in America Numbered?

After the deadliest act of terror ever targeting Jews in the United States, the question of whether our days are numbered in America once...

From Hebron To Pittsburgh

This past Shabbat was a very exciting one for me. It was the yahrtzeit of my rav, Rabbi Meir Kahane (18th of MarCheshvan), and...

Immigration To The US: A Moral Dilemma

Many of us have special feelings for immigrants trying to come to the United States. We are supportive of their goals to seek a...

Anti-Semitism Raises Its Ugly Head Again

I, like many of you, am shocked and saddened by the senseless slaughter of 11 of our people at Shabbos services in Pittsburgh last...

OPINION

We Are The Lunatic Fringe

While growing up, we are taught certain statements of Chazal that we learn with a bit of skepticism but that later come to life....

Orthodox Jews: Vote Republican

It has been a long time in American politics where the general consensus in the Orthodox Jewish community has been to vote Republican in...

Do You Still Doubt That “Fake News” Is Real?

By the time you read this essay, the election will finally be over. And not a minute too soon. In my 60 years on...

Orthodox And Interfaith: Local Examples

“No good deed goes unpunished.” This phrase can apply to a situation where an act of chesed is worthy of recognition, if among other...

STYLE & LIVING

Find your True North

Hey, I might be annoying, but at least my lock screen isn’t a selfie. Come to think of it, it must be hard putting...

Completely Heartbroken

Part 2 In last week’s issue, I published an article written by Shoshana, a young woman who had been dating someone for over a year...

Meat Stew

This meat stew is perfection, super easy, and the ultimate fall one-pot dinner. In a pot, sauté large pieces...

Nutrition Notes

Dear Alice, I am so proud of myself that I didn’t “cheat” this week because I had a crazy week full of simchos. I mean,...

TORAH

The Miraculous Wellspring

During the early years of the chasidic movement, one of the great luminaries who attracted numerous adherents and produced many great disciples was the...

Saved By A Wave

Last year, on December 25, 2017, Heichal HaTorah hosted a grandfather-grandson morning of Torah learning. It was beautiful and touching to see grandfathers sitting...

Lack of Focus During Ashrei

Question: What should you do if you realize that you recited Ashrei without kavanah, including the pasuk of “Posei’ach es yadecha...”?  Short Answer: If you...

The Age Of Disrespect

And Lavan and Besuel answered and said, “It is from Hashem that this has come forth. We can speak neither for nor against it.” —...

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