Sunday, October 22, 2017


The Smell of Cucumbers

It takes something mighty big in order to get an American to uproot themselves from their native land and immigrate to a foreign country with a different language and culture. For a small number of Jews from America, that something big is the positive attraction of living in a Jewish state with a Jewish-majority culture (thankfully,

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:

In response to the article “Rabbis’ Take on the Tuition Crisis: How You Can Help,” I applaud Rabbi Jonathan Morgenstern and Rabbi Shmuel Marcus on their very timely article concerning the current tuition crisis.  Parents attending the local schools cannot be relied on to be the only funding for

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor:

Rabbi Gil Student is correct in his evaluation of the “Kosher Switch” according to mainstream Orthodox Rabbis. The two very questionable claims promulgated by the Kosher Switch marketing literature are: (1) that the design improves on the earlier designs of grama switches in a

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor:

An article entitled “The 37th World Zionist Congress: A Wake-Up Call” that we wrote included in error a sentence that ARZA was recruiting non-Jews to vote in the WZC election. Upon investigation, we determined that this claim was in error and we revised the

Learning From the Tragic Fire in Brooklyn

I write to you with great sadness and pain as we all continue to be heartbroken and stunned by the horrific tragedy of the deaths of seven children, seven beautiful children, from our broader Orthodox community in a fire over Shabbat.

As we take in all the information and the circumstances of this

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