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Taking the Air Out of Airbnb

A few weeks ago Airbnb implemented a change in policy and decided to blacklist Jewish homes located in the West Bank. Upon hearing of this, students at...

Your Say • Readers Write

Dear Editor: Regarding the recent article in the Queens Jewish Link about the recent Agudah convention: I watched the video on the session titled, “Leadership Lounge:...

The Loser’s Holiday

Every Chanukah, I make it my practice to somehow make mention of a very insightful statement of Rabbi Avrohom Kellner z”l. Rabbi Kellner was...

I Don’t Believe In The Great Blondin

My only rule in telling a story is: Make sure it’s a true story. Even if it never happened. To tell a true story...

The Red Birthmark

When Menashe Rosenberg* was born, he was a fine and healthy baby. He grew up living an unremarkable life in Israel. However, he had...

Are You Willing To Journey Into The Unknown?

There is a story told of a man who was captured behind enemy lines during war. To his horror, he was then sentenced to...

Above The Storm

Last week, I had the pleasure of spending Shabbos in Chicago. I was invited to deliver a parenting lecture on Motzaei Shabbos for the...

The First Ghetto

“Then you are to say (to Pharaoh), ‘Your servants have been cattlemen from our youth till now…’ so that you may be able to...

Life Is Like A Video Game

“And Yaakov said to Pharaoh, ‘The days of my sojourning are 130. Few and difficult were the days of my life, and they haven’t...

The Tenth Day Of Teves: A Must In The Jewish...

The tenth day of Teves is rapidly approaching. It is one of the sad dates in the Jewish calendar, for it commemorates the beginning...