Thursday, December 13, 2018


RPM Raceway Opens Stamford, CT Racing Experience

(Courtesy of RPM Raceway) RPM Raceway, America’s ultimate all-electric indoor karting and entertainment

Reflecting on Visiting Day 2018

Camp visiting day is a highlight of the summer for many families. Eager parents wake up extra early on these Sunday mornings and load their minivans with care packages and special treats. On the way, they reminisce about their own camp experiences, and count down the

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

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