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Opinion: Attn Rise Up Ocean County, You asked us to knock!

The folks over at RUOC recently had a rough stretch of luck.  It seems their planned parade through Lakewood (yielding under 30 signups) did not take place.  So, in search of some...

Opinion: Where are our taxpayer dollars going?

There are some financial issues going on involving Lakewood's Township Committee and Board of Education and I think we, the people of Lakewood, deserve some explanation. This Tuesday night,...

Reader Submitted: The Media Should Stop Spreading Machlokes

Dear editor, I would like to bring to the attention of the tzibur an issue which bothers me greatly. Related: Editor’s Opinion:...

Opinion: Protect yourself & your family – get a Gun, here is how

There has never been a time in recent history where guns were needed more than now. GreaterLakewood confirmed there has been a recent increase in Frum residents applying for firearm permits.

OPINION: Letter to officials & ‘askanim’ You are making hate the new norm, DO...

On a near-daily basis, we open the news to see another Anti-Semitic story. It has reached the point that many roll their eyes and say 'Again?' Hate must end....

Editor’s desk: This Chol Hamoed Let’s get it right

The Torah ideal is to greet each and every person with a pleasant smile. In Pirkei Avos (1:15) Shammai says: Receive (greet) every person with a “sever panim yafos”.  Rav Shmuel Berenbaum , ztz”l, greeted every person with a smile – Jew and non-Jew...

Reader submitted: This was not a ‘riot,’ Why was there such an ‘overreaction?’

As we all know, last night there was a massive protest in Lakewood. Of course it was not a protest like the yellow vests in France, or the protests in Charlottesville, Virginia or...

Editor’s Opinion: If Yeshivas are run by the Media, why go to Yeshiva?

There has been an incredible amount of media coverage of a Mesivta in Lakewood which suspended/expelled Bochrim for going to the Skulener Rebbes Levaya. The media is hammering away at the Mesivta...

GreaterLakewood Responds to RUOC

Read Rise Up's Purim message HERE There are those who rise up against our people in every generation, Displaying intolerance and bias with their hateful machinations.

A letter From The Voice Of Lakewood

From: The publisher of TVOL There are vultures circling our neighborhoods, ogling our every twitch, armed with powerful error-optics and mistake-seeking missiles. They lie in wait, searching for a...

GreaterLakewood speaks

We, at GreaterLakewood, have a mission. We share news that is relevant to the community in order to provide timely and valuable information or to bring critical awareness of pending issues that...

Opinion: Would you let your kids be on a bus whose driver hates them?

I saw the report on this site, that says multiple bus drivers who drive 'our kids' are members of Rise Up Ocean County. The report says drivers...

Opinion: 2019 Theft – Get your ad seen by thousands of FAKE people

I am not a historian but you need not be one to know that in the 1600’s a thief was someone who would stick a hand in your pocket & take your...

Opinion: Rich people just don’t get it

A little background: I am one of 7 children. All of us are married. 6 live in the "Lakewood area" and the 7th lives in Yerushalayim. We come from...

Opinion: you can’t always go back

It starts with Tory Burch, then Ferragamo, and never ends.  Some background, I am happily married for 9 years, have 5 beautiful children and earn 400K a year -...

Opinion: The Restaurant “Tip Scam” Must End

Ok, let me begin. I am an avid restaurant goer and proud kosherfest attendee. I know the difference between "oichel" and real food, the difference between rib-eye and prime-rib....