Lech Lecha: A Journey of Self-Discovery

“Lech lecha m’artzecha u’mimoladetcha u’mibet avicha el ha’aretz asher areka” – “Go forth from your land, and from your birthplace, and from your father’s house to the land that I will show you” (Genesis 12:1). With those fateful words, the Jewish journey began. Rabbi Meir Leibush ben Yechiel Michel Weiser (henceforth, the Malbim), the great […]

MIshmar @ QC Hillel

Pleading With God

Thursday Night Mishmar given by student Dalya Arussy Join us for some Torah learning every Thursday night @ 7:45 pm at the Queens College Hillel!


Anger is a Funny Thing

Anger is a funny thing Fine, understandable; you need twenty-four hours to calm down and collect yourself before you can even consider the option of forgiveness. The last thing you need is a screaming match between you and your enemy because you just have to have it out, because clearly you are not ready to […]


The Path Less Traveled: My Life as an Orthodox-Jewish Sportswriter

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s a question you’re asked as soon as you learn to walk, at a time when all you want to be is a fireman or princess. Give it 20 years, and it becomes the question you’re all-too-familiar with. My decision to pursue a career in […]


The Tenure War and it’s Casualties

The war between the teachers’ union and various levels of government over tenure for teachers has been raging ever since tenure was first introduced into the American school system in the late 1880’s. Tenure was created for a good reason, providing job security for many public school teachers. But in no other profession would you […]