Smachot, Special Guest Make Siyum on Eruvin More Memorable

By Marcy Farrell The wide, expansive lawn on South End Avenue in Woodmere was buzzing with excitement Sunday, November 22, as the Hadran Women of Long Island gathered to make...

News From the Hills: Keeping Our Artifacts

My granddaughter Sarah asked me a few weeks ago if I have any artifacts in my house. Bais Yaakov of Queens has a museum day where the girls display...

Letters to the Editor: Support Our Community Institutions

Outdoor Minyanim Dear Editor, I am writing in response to the article describing and justifying the continued existence and positive nature of what are called “outdoor minyanim.” I really don’t understand...

Panther Creations Closes After 30 Years

By Larry Gordon This is Panther Creations on Central Avenue in Cedarhurst. A quaint shop with a meticulously decorated front window, always featuring an interesting and creative jewelry creation that...

David Blaine, Lior Raz Headline December 8 Chai Lifeline Global Gala

  Natalie and Danny Hiller of Lawrence to be honored; Malkie Hirsch of Woodmere to establish crisis intervention initiative in memory of her husband Moshe, z’l Chai Lifeline invites you to...

Dr. Sicklick’s COVID Update for Lawrence and 5T

November 23, 2020 If you watch or read the news, you're being bombarded with conflicting messages on a continuous basis. Hang in there, the vaccines are coming. Watch out, the...

Larry Gordon Podcast: Father & Daughter Talk About Music

In episode 4, Larry Gordon and his daughter Malkie Gordon Hirsch discuss the pros and cons of Jewish vs. secular music. Ishai Ribo vs. Bruce Springsteen, Simon & Garfunkel...

Agudah Appeals to Supreme Court to Block Restrictions on Synagogues

BY SHIRA HANAU (JTA) — After several challenges to pandemic-induced restrictions on houses of worship citing religious liberty, an Orthodox Jewish advocacy group is taking its case to the U.S. Supreme...

NYC Day Schools, Yeshivas Remain Open as Public Schools Close

BY SHIRA HANAU (JTA) — Jewish schools and other private schools in New York City will remain open even as the city shutters its public school buildings starting Thursday amid a...

Career Buzz: How to Get Paid to Do What You Enjoy

  By Adele Dubin and Natasha Srulowitz Welcome to our new monthly column: Career Buzz. Allow us to introduce ourselves. We are Adele Dubin and Natasha Srulowitz, and we are Wayfind....
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