Jews in Sports: A Pioneer Passes

by Yossi Goldstein

Oscar (Ossie) Schechtman, an original member of the New York Knicks, scored the legendary first National Basketball League (called the Basketball Association of America at the time) basket on November 1, 1946 at the old Maple Leafs Garden in Toronto against the short-lived Toronto Huskies.

Op-Ed: To Send or Not to Send

by Hindy Lewis

Writing is a fantastic tool. It imparts knowledge and unlike direct speech, which may only impact a handful of listeners, writers can reach millions. But we need to review before we click that “send” button.

This Tuesday: RCCS Annual Barbecue

The exciting and tasty Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society Flatbush barbecue will grace East 22nd Street and Avenue I, in front of the home of Pinny and Yaffa Rand, on Tuesday, August 6 at 7:00pm, and will benefit cancer-stricken patients in the Flatbush and Crown Heights communities.