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Saturday, July 20, 2019

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Cohen’s Cones

Many Jews enjoy eating different forms of cream. They often eat cream cheese (especially with bagels), sour cream (especially with borscht) and, of course, the ubiquitous, crowding-pleasing ice cream (especially for dessert at a bar/bar mitzvah). But even though many Jews love a frozen treat, is there anything inherently Jewish

Detention Centers on Southern Border Are  Most Definitively Not Concentration Camps

The most recent effort to trivialize the Holocaust for political and propaganda purposes has been the attempt this month by some Democrats in the House of Representatives to compare migrant detention centers for would-be undocumented immigrants on the southern border to concentration camps.

Summer Saban Builds the Next Generation of AIPAC Leaders

Having an Israel advocacy club in high school is critical to help combat anti-Zionism nationwide. By starting at a younger age, teens can go off to college prepared with the tools they need to protect and defend Israel. In yeshiva high school, they can get involved simply through the myriad of opportunities AIPAC offers, most of

Passaic’s Naftali Stubin Is an ‘Outstanding Soldier’ on the Army Base and in Life

It’s not everyday someone wins an award for being a great soldier. Naftali Stubin, resident of Passaic, won an “Outstanding Soldier” award while volunteering at Etzion regional brigade base, during his time in Ohr Torah Stone’s Darkaynu program.

Darkaynu, located in the lush

H.O.P.E. Celebrates Decade of Bringing Hope

(Courtesy of Areyvut) Atara Troodler, a 2010 and 2011 H.O.P.E. participant, remarked, “Areyvut’s Teen Philanthropy program opened my eyes not just to the importance of doing chesed for others, but it gave me a real understanding, at a relatively young age, of just how important and meaningful it is to incorporate basic

H.O.P.E. Celebrates Decade of Bringing Hope

(Courtesy of Areyvut) Atara Troodler, a 2010 and 2011 H.O.P.E. participant, remarked, “Areyvut’s Teen Philanthropy program opened my eyes not just to the importance of doing chesed for others, but it gave me a real understanding, at a relatively young age, of just how important and meaningful it is to incorporate basic

Kids of Courage: Chesed Is Reciprocal and Disabilities Are Not Limitations

Summer weather, depending on the location, does not always live up to expectations, but one can certainly guarantee heat when going down south. Going on its 11th summer, Kids of Courage (KOC) is traveling to Phoenix, Arizona. Since 2009, KOC has been dedicated to taking people from as young as 5 through adults,

Mike Sweetney: Life on the Rebound

On his first visit to Israel, former NBA player Mike Sweetney sits down with JNS to talk about depression, loss, family, faith and basketball.

Mike Sweetney had it all.

Named the best high school basketball player in the

What Is the Value of My Painting?

Being in the art business, I hear this question often: What is the value of a painting?

Even with the internet, art prices aren’t set in stone. There are many factors. Here is a list of a few rules that can help you price a painting.

1. Who is the artist? A scribble from Picasso is

Anti-Semitism Before Hitler

(Continued from last week)

Part 7

At the same time when the National Assembly in Weimar was discussing how to bring together all the parties in the coalition, the leaders of the people were organizing all anti-Semitic and anti-republican groups. Various

Camp Al Haderech Max Has Fantastic Second Week

Week two of Al Haderech Max was fantastic! The girls explored Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. They walked through beautiful caverns, weaved through a garden maze, saw a minor league baseball game, went to Ripley’s Believe it or Not, bowling, roller skating, rock climbing at Ozzy’s Fun Center and so much more! The kids even

Chief Rabbi of Russia Visits Camp HASC

(Courtesy of Camp HASC) Camp HASC had the great privilege to host Rav Berel Lazar shlita, chief rabbi of Russia, this past Sunday. Upon arriving in a helicopter on the Camp HASC baseball field, Rabbi Lazar was greeted by Camp HASC board members, directors, staff and, of course, the special children of Camp