The Future of an Ancient Community

Community Schools Embrace “prayers Of The Pure” July 2016

Prayers of the Pure, a magnificent new Sefer Tehillim has been the buzz of our community for the last month Which was sponsored by the Doueck family in loving memory of Mrs. Rae Doueck A"H. It is a large Sefer, about 81\2 x 11 inches, with a beautiful blue and gold leatherette cover. Embossed into Read More »

Ezer Mizion Hosts Dinner To Raise Awareness For Bone Marrow Donation July 2016

A special dinner was held on September 10th under the title “Zochreinu L’Chaim” (Remember Us for Life) at the luxurious Venetian in Garfield NJ, to spread awareness of Ezer Mizion’s International Jewish Bone Marrow Registry, which has saved the lives of over 1000 Jews around the globe by matching donors with patients desperately waiting for Read More »

Community Rallies Against Proposed Truancy Center July 2016

A proposal to establish a Truancy Processing Center at 1780 Ocean Avenue, in the Avenue M business district, just two doors away from Yeshivat Shaare Torah Girls High School, has been met with strong opposition both from the community and from elected officials. Councilmen throughout the city are expressing outrage over the Department of Education’s Read More »

Sito July 2016

Dear Sito, Some friends of ours have created an uncomfortable situation. We have accepted their invitation to visit on Shabbat afternoon several times, yet when we invite them, they don’t show. At first I tried to brush it off, but then when it became clear that they were refusing to visit us, it felt like Read More »

Politics – The Last Sephardic Frontier July 2016

Having long established a world-renowned reputation for business, and after rising to the highest levels in many professional fields, including medicine, law, and finance, there remains a formidable frontier that vanguards and trailblazers of the prosperous Syrian-Sephardic (SY) communities of the New York area have yet to conquer: politics. And with hundreds of billions in Read More »

By Kelly Jemal Massry And Goldy Rosenberg

Privacy Or Protection? July 2016

You try to be discreet as you enter the psychiatrist’s office; it is a private matter, after all. And when you lost your temper at your kids in the parking lot, you were relieved that no one else was around. But even when it appears that no one can see you, or that you’re alone, Read More »

By Dave Gordon
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