Monthly Archives: March 2013

A virtual sale meets the virtual marketplace

I was half listening to the announcements at the end of the Saturday morning service when something the rabbi was saying broke through the noise in my head. I was pretty sure I heard him announce that we could sell our chametz online. Immediately, I pictured a sort of eBay marketplace, where I could auction […]

Lipa faith

The secular education of a chasidic pop star Most students at Rockland Community College have not had successful singing careers before they decide to get their associate degree. But Lipa Schmeltzer is definitely not most students. A bona fide superstar in the niche world of chasidic singers, Schmeltzer came to RCC as a bit of […]