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Brooklyn College

Question: Anti-Israel activism has become all too common on college campuses across the country. Have you experienced any of that?

Salute to Israel Parade, Manhattan

Question: In the wake of the Winograd Report on last summer's Lebanon war, should Prime Minister Olmert resign?

Parade route, Fifth Avenue, Manhattan

Question: Impressed or disappointed with the turnout at this year's Salute to Israel Parade?

Judaic Studies class, Brooklyn College

Question: Some critics feel the Holocaust has come to define Jewish identity in America and that it takes away from other aspects of Jewish life and culture. Agree?

Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn

Question: Popular radio personality Don Imus was fired last week over racial cracks he made about the Rutgers women's basketball team. Your reaction?

Kensington, Brooklyn

Question: Every year, new non-edible kosher for Passover products arrive in stores. Have we gone too far, or are we simply being justifiably stringent in observing Pesach?

Downtown Brooklyn

Question: Is there any way to achieve peace between Israelis and Palestinians?

Park Slope, Brooklyn

Question: Are you concerned about global warming?

Midwood, Brooklyn

Question: Every year we hear about teenagers overdrinking on Purim, in some cases requiring medical attention. What can be done to combat the problem?

Religion and The Presidency

With Presidents Day coming up next Monday, it seemed like the ideal time to chat with Paul Kengor, associate professor of political science and executive director of the Center for Vision & Values at Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania.

Willowbrook, Staten Island

Question: Any practical suggestions on how to deal with the agunah situation?

Avenue M, Brooklyn

Question: Jonathan Pollard is serving his 22nd year in prison for espionage. Do you think his actions warranted a life sentence?

Manhattan

Question: Should Hillary Clinton run for president in 2008? Would you vote for her?

Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn

Question: Do you celebrate Thanksgiving?

Not Such ‘Stars Of David’ An Interview With Author Abigail Pogrebin

It may sound like the starkest of contradictions, but Abigail Pogrebin's Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish (Broadway Books) is as depressing as it is addictive.

Rav Avigdor Miller: The Later Years

From 1946 to 1975 Rav Miller was the rav of the Young Israel of Rugby in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn. In 1975 the shul relocated to Ocean Parkway near Avenue R and was subsequently called Bais Yisroel Torah Center. Rav Miller served as the rav there until his passing in 2001.

Rav Avigdor Miller: His Years as Mashgiach

What follows below should be read in light of what Orthodoxy in the United States was during the forties, fifties and sixties. Orthodoxy certainly looked at least 'externally' different than it does today. In general, Orthodox Jews dressed in a fashion similar to their gentile neighbors. Most Orthodox men were clean shaven.

Rav Avigdor Miller: His Early Years

The third yahrzeit of HaRav Avigdor Miller, zt"l, occurred a few weeks ago. I had the privilege of knowing him as a talmid and on a personal level for more than 30 years, from about 1970 until his passing in 2001.

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