Op-Ed: Will it Just Remain a Dream?

Today is Chof Zayin Adar, and I’m not sure what to make out of it. It’s been 26 long years, years of hope, belief, and anguish. Who would believe, that we would ever mark a 26th ‘anniversary’ of Chof Zayin Adar.

Op-Ed: Crown Heights: We Need to Talk

People are talking smack about you, this might come as a shock, so I wanted to just touch base. I’m only doing this because I care about you. I wasn’t going to say anything, but it’s what people out of town are thinking, I thought you should know.

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Letter: No One is Immune to the Flu

A mother, who is also a medical doctor, shared her thoughts on the flu – and the importance of getting vaccinated – after reading a heart wrenching story on facebook group made up of 72 thousand physicians who are also mom’s.

‘Do It for Little Yehuda Leib’

In a heartfelt open letter to the community, Rabbi Avraham and Shayna Granat, Shluchim to Coral Springs, FL, express a unique request on behalf of their special son, Yehuda Leib, who passed away this morning – shortly after the letter was written – at 13 days old.

Residents Upset at 4am Police Wake-Up Sirens

President Street residents are up in arms over a 4:00am ‘wake-up call’ they received courtesy of an NYPD patrol cruiser announcing that residents must come out and move their cars. One reader, Amir P., was so upset that he called it “brutality” and authored a letter about this shocking experience.

Op-Ed: The Ugly Attack on New York Yeshivas

In response to the recent attacks on yeshivas in New York, Rabbi David Niederman – a member of the executive committee of Parents for Educational And Religious Liberty in Schools (PEARLS) – set the record straight in an op-ed in the Daily News this morning.

Op-Ed: Mixed Signals

The Kinus Hashluchim is fast approaching. Once again our streets will be filled with Shluchim of all ages, from all over the globe. And once again our streets will also be filled with the same complaints, Sina, and Loshon Hora.

Op-Ed: Whose Responsibility Is It?

Following the tragic death Malky Klein, a troubled young woman who was failed by the system, which shocked the Orthodox-Jewish community to its core, renowned Crown Heights educator Dena Gorkin wrote the following op-ed as a tribute to the young woman, which contains a list of tips that educators and parents should use for raising their children.

Op-Ed: The JTA’s ‘Top 10’ Got it Wrong

“Every year, when the Jewish Telegraphic Agency summarizes the top ten Jewish moments of the year (“that had the most significance for Jews”), I am reminded of how out-of-touch and how irrelevant the JTA are to the Jewish community in general, and to the Orthodox Jewish community in particular,” Writes Los Angeles attorney Baruch C. Cohen in this op-ed he submitted to CrownHeights.info.