On Yom Kippur, the possibility of change

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, begins at sundown this coming Tuesday.  This Jewish holiday urges us to both seek and give forgiveness for all the sins, transgressions, misdeeds and …

Temple Emanu-El displays renovated Sanctuary

It is the Temple Emanu-El of Long Beach members of the Reform synagogue have known for decades, but the interior design is entirely new and was ready for the beginning of the Jewish New Year, Rosh …

Long Beach scouts take on Delaware River

Scouts in Long Beach’s Troop 215 completed a day-long, 21-mile canoe trek down a portion of the Delaware River in Pennsylvania on Sunday, Aug. 21. The scouts were fitted with canoes, paddles …


Banning books is un-American

Last week was Banned Books Week, a time to spotlight censorship and attempts across the country to take books off library shelves.


Why we need to go back to the moon

Ever since NASA started trying, unsuccessfully so far, to launch its unmanned Artemis I spacecraft . . .

Randi Kreiss

When Nazis killed 6 million, where was America?

I implore readers to watch the new six-hour, three-part series on PBS, “The U.S. and the Holocaust,” by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein.


So you think the governor’s a shoo-in in November?

Is it any surprise that Gov. Kathy Hochul’s once insurmountable lead in the polls is eroding when public opinion surveys are analyzed carefully?