Woodmere Police Break Up Group Behind West Broadway Shul

Woodmere police had to break up a "gathering" behind a storefront shul on West Broadway on Saturday afternoon, New 12 Long Island reported. The news station said they found people...

Woodmere FD Cancels Annual Biur Chametz Gathering

The annual chametz burning hosted by the Woodmere Fire Department will not be taking place this year because of coronavirus concerns. The department explained in a March 30 news release that the...

The Yahrzeit Of Rav Shayale

In 1914, the rumbling of World War I began to shake the very earth. People refrained from leaving their homes, their shutters closed, fright and worry in their eyes....

COJO-SI Provides Passover Food Pantry Services

The Staten Island Council of Jewish Organizations (COJO-SI) held its Annual Passover food drive and distribution Wednesday, March 25, at the Young Israel of Staten Island. Thanks to the...

Real Estate with Anessa: Welcoming Shabbos

  Last week, we received an email from Rabbi Billet asking the neighbors on individual blocks who usually daven together to come out of their houses on Friday night at...

Woodmere Leads Nassau County in Number of COVID-19 Cases

The Five Towns has more than 300 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with Woodmere showing the highest number of cases in Nassau County, according to updates from the county.   As of...

The Way It Is: Visiting During Quarantine

  As of this writing I have spent ten days in my house. My place is all but hermetically sealed. Nobody gets in and I don’t go out. (Actually, I...

Dee-Jay Carpet: 74 Years Of Quality, Beauty, Unsurpassed Service

What began as a brave young man’s dream has evolved into one of our community’s most distinguished and trusted family-owned businesses. Upon his arrival home from World War II,...

Major Orthodox Groups Issue Collective Call for Social Distancing Rules

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — In a powerful joint statement, the leaders of six major American Orthodox Jewish organizations called on their members to follow social distancing rules, including limits on...

Property Tax Grievances May Be More Important Than Ever

By Larry Gordon It is that time of year again: the tax assessment here in Nassau County is looming. It’s rare to live a day in our community without hearing a...
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