Riverdale News

Chesed Shel Emet: Riverdale toasts Hebrew Free Burial Association

In a community with much affluence, there are “Jews who die penniless and alone,” Riverdale’s annual benefit for the Hebrew Free Burial Association   was told. Just since …

On Campus

Things are pretty awful: US college trauma is the new Jewish reality

Life for Jewish students on American campuses is as bad as you’ve heard — maybe worse — members of the collegiate universe told a Touro University Law School forum. Oren Gross, …

Media Bias

Times canceled

This is an excerpt from an article published this week in Algemeiner.com by Ira Stoll, The Algemeiner’s press-criticism columnist, headlined "Jewish Newspaper  Editor  Cancels His New …


It’s Lag B’Omer: Time to get your grill on!

Lag B’Omer (which falls this year on Sunday, May 26) has been extra special for me — I was married on that day, and my wedding anniversaries were always celebrated with a backyard family …

Gaza War

PA: Oct. 7 times 100

A Palestinian Authority official warned on social media over the weekend that the Oct. 7 massacre could “repeat itself 100 times, and perhaps even more seriously.” According to the …

Five Towns Fundraiser

Five Towns 5K will aid disabled Israeli vets

Grab your running shoes, the 15th annual Beit Halochem International Five Towns 5K begins on Sunday, June 9 in North Woodmere Park, with the starter’s pistol firing at 10 am, sharp. …

On campus

Sue (and then defund) Jew-hating schools

Haverford College is a small liberal arts school in the bucolic suburbs of Philadelphia. But its standing as an elite institution is long established. Acknowledged as among the most …

gaza war

We can never stop fighting hatred against Jews

How could so much rabid and vulgar Jew-hatred suddenly erupt everywhere? Did someone flick a switch that unleashed millions of haters programmed to disrupt public meetings, graduation ceremonies, …

gaza war

Why has Gallant forsaken Israel’s war goals?

There was a comical aspect to Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant’s press appearance on Wednesday night. With his best imitation of Patton, he sternly demanded that Israeli Prime Minister …


After city lived with 275 years of ghosts, Jewish Charleston is bullish on its future

A third of the way into an hour-and-a-half tour of Charleston’s Jewish historic Coming Street Cemetery on an overcast afternoon in April, Anita Rosenberg admits believing in ghosts. The …

Kosher Kitchen

The kugel (all kinds!) go back a long time

I have often wondered about the history of some of the foods that are commonly associated with Jewish cuisine. One thing I often wondered about when I was a kid was kugel. My grandmother made a …

Media Bias

Liberal media still in denial on post-Oct. 7 antisemitism

Seven months of an unprecedented surge in antisemitism that has turned American college campuses and even K-12 schools into hostile environments for Jews has changed a lot of …

Five Towns

Silver medal for Gural JCC Maccabis

The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC’s Junior Maccabi Team that captured the silver medal in basketball at the Mid-Atlantic Mini and Junior Maccabi Games on May 5 in Wilmington, …

global focus

Hamas-loving UNRWA meets the Inquisition

The collaboration between UNRWA, the UN agency solely dedicated to Palestinian refugees and their descendants, and the Hamas rulers of Gaza continues unabated. Two recent episodes …


It’s not 1970 again, but we’d better watch out

A popular aphorism, often attributed to Mark Twain, states that “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.” Readers of a certain age will, as I do, recall the upheavals …

Media Bias

Lots of Jew- hate on BBC

A prominent ex-BBC chief added his voice to the growing outcry over the network›s bias against Israel, which though long-standing, has become increasingly apparent post-Oct. …

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