From the Hills: Antisemitism All Around Us

Every day the news is the same: another antisemitic rant or attack. Last motzaei Shabbos in Israel, a firebomb was thrown at a school bus filled with high school...

Five Towns Community Raises $400,000 for Friends of IDF

  Some 550 community leaders raised $400,000 to support well-being and educational programs for the brave men and women of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at the Friends of the...

YUConnects Kicks Off Long Island Event at Beth Sholom

  On Sunday, May 19, 200 people gathered for a community symposium at Congregation Beth Sholom. “When Our Children Date: The Complex Role of Parents” covered a wide array of...

‘This Is Not Us’ Tackles Pushback When Reporting Sexual Abuse

Amudim's newest video, This Is Not Us, tackles the difficulties victims and their families encounter when reporting sexual abuse in the Jewish community. https://vimeo.com/337408766 The video shows a frum mother, father...

Hempstead Town Refinances $33 Million in Bonds

  The Town of Hempstead unanimously voted to authorize the refinancing of $33 million in bonds in order to save approximately $1.4 million in taxpayer dollars over the next 12...

Town of Hempstead Welcomes FEMA for Post-Sandy Assessment

  The Town of Hempstead recently welcomed FEMA officials to Town Hall to begin a weeklong assessment of the town’s compliance with the management requirements of the National Flood Insurance...

Letters to the Editor: Mailing About Golf Club Redevelopment Confusing

Dear Editor, I received this survey in this past Friday’s mail, as did many of my neighbors, and I am confused. Here are some of the issues that should be...

Election Results From Five Towns School Districts, Libraries

Residents in the Lawrence and Hewlett-Woodmere school districts passed their respective budgets for the 2019-20 school year. Hewlett-Woodmere’s $123,318,721 budget passed by a vote of 1,847-1,139. This is a $3,533,659...

From the Editor: Take Time Out to Vote on Tuesday, May 21

  There is an election in the Five Towns next Tuesday, and for those who have either moved into the area over the last decade or maybe have been distracted,...

Zalman Hagler, Abe Peller Run for West Hempstead School Board

Abraham Peller and Zalman Hagler want to add diversity to the West Hempstead School Board. As successful members of the community, they are advocating for the best interests of...
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A moment of silence on Memorial Day In 2000, Congress enacted the National Moment of Remembrance to further honor American fallen war heroes. All citizens...

Germans Warned of Risks of Wearing Kippah in Public

BERLIN (JTA) – It is dangerous to identify publicly as Jewish in Germany, including wearing a kippah, Germany’s commissioner on antisemitism said. In a wide-ranging...

Middle East Forum Defends Conservative German Party’s Poster of Muslim Slavers

(JTA) — A conservative pro-Israel think tank has come to the defense of a far-right German party over a campaign ad depicting dark-skinned Muslim...

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