Hurricane Heroes

December 5, 2012, by

Steve’s interview with Rabbi Aryeh Lightstone, Regional director of New York NCSY, about the tremendous acts of hospitality, kindness and general heroism following Sandy.

HBG Jewish Community-Wide Mission to Help Hurricane Victims In NY

November 16, 2012, by

As we are aware, countless families in the NY/NJ area recently lost their homes and possessions to Hurricane Sandy. A lack of power, bad weather, and the sheer volume of the damage has severely impaired many families’ efforts at cleaning out their homes, and beginning the process of rebuilding their lives. In a wonderful statement of

Is “Half Shabbos” a New Way of Life?

July 6, 2011, by

This article first appeared in The Jewish Week (June 22, 2011) and has been reprinted with permission. Steve Lipman is a staff writer for The Jewish Week. At a recent campgrounds Shabbaton sponsored by a local Modern Orthodox high school, the teenage participants broke into small groups after the meals, as is usual, to talk