Thursday, July 19, 2018


New Rochelle Native Leads HydroChic

HydroChic, producers of active and modest swimwear for women, was started from an epiphany in the summer of 2006 by company co-founder Sara Wolf, a New Rochelle native and SAR Academy alum. “On a hot summer day I was enjoying with my family at the Jersey

White Plains Resident Pens Book About ‘Hellish’ Breast Cancer Journey

Highlighting “Hell & Back: Wife & Mother, Doctor & Patient, Dragon Slayer,” by Tali Lando Aronoff, MD. Archway Publishing, 2018, Paperback, 290 pages, ISBN-10:

She Just Cannot Acknowledge When She’s Wrong

I’ve been dating Caren for four months now. When we first started dating, I couldn’t believe how wonderful she was. And she is wonderful. She’s fun, smart, pretty

Keeping the Kids Safe Even At Camp

“Don’t forget to put on your sunscreen.” 

“Carry your inhaler with you at all times.”

A Story of Lost Opportunity

Parshat Naso

Our haftarah this week relates the story of the predicted (and

Seat Politics

Frequent readers of my column will know that I don’t really follow politics. And the same goes for shul politics. But just this week, I happened to accidentally get caught up in a discussion between three or four gabbaim as to how to maximize the seating space of our shul.

Meir Finkelstein Among YU’s Valedictorians

(Courtesy of Yeshiva University) Hundreds of students from Yeshiva University’s undergraduate schools received their degrees at YU’s 87th commencement exercises, held at the

Join the Family of Fred Distenfeld for a Chesed Siyum in His Memory

“My father was a ‘roll up the sleeves’ kind of guy who would get involved and do what needed to be done,” said Gershon Distenfeld about his father, Fred Distenfeld. With his father’s first yahrzeit approaching, Gershon looked to mark the event in a manner that would be

Jokes About Jokes

One of the most common questions people ask me, once they figure out that I’m not as funny in person, is when my next book is coming out already.

Well, I’m

How Can Schools Most Effectively Use Reverse Role Modeling?

Is it possible for a school community studiously to avoid doing something, while at the same time training its students to be ardent and passionate in doing the very thing that the school seeks to avoid? What is the logic behind this reverse role-modeling, and how can it be done

Prophetic Words for Today

Parshiyot Acharei Mot-Kedoshim

This week’s haftarah is

‘Les Enfants de la Chance’ Is Screened at SUNY Purchase

 In recognition of Yom HaShoah, “Les Enfants de la Chance” (“The Children of Chance”), a French film written and directed by Malik Chibane, was shown at SUNY Purchase College on Tuesday, April 10. As guests mingled in the quiet ambience of the Humanities Theater, they met and chatted with Dr.

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