Shulamith Takes Measles Vaxx Case to Federal Court

The Shulamith School for Girls in Cedarhurst is waiting for the commissioner of the New York Department of Education to clarify why the school would need to give a...

YCQ to Reopen Thursday Following Measles Scare

By Marcy Behrmann Farrell The New York City Department of Health has rescinded its closure order for Yeshiva of Central Queens. The yeshiva will be allowed to open Thursday morning. "We’re...

Six Coronavirus Positives Confirmed in Five Towns

By Marcy Farrell More than 90 coronavirus cases have been reported in Nassau County and there are at least six confirmed cases in the Five Towns, according to an email...

Passing of Moshe Hirsch, A”H

With profound sorrow, we regret to inform the community of the passing of Moshe Hirsch A”H, beloved husband of Malkie (Gordon) Hirsch and father of Dovid, Nisson, Yosef, Gavriel...

Cardis Chief Aaron Fischman Indicted on Fraud Charges

Five Towns resident Aaron D. Fischman — former CEO of now defunct Cardis Enterprises International (Cardis) — was indicted Friday on charges that he operated a multi-million dollar securities...

‘The Empty Wagon’: A Review Of R’ Yaakov Shapiro’s Attack on Zionism

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro’s "The Empty Wagon" is one of the most controversial books to hit the Orthodox world in decades. Its 1,373 pages deal with the...

53 Area Rabbis Come Out Against New Community Hashgacha

To our Beloved Five Towns and Far Rockaway Community, Our community is very unique in that we have a hashgocha where the kashrus professionals work under the auspices of the community...

MSH Alumnae Say Goodbye to Class of 2014 Valedictorian

Alumni and faculty of Midreshet Shalhevet, formerly located in North Woodmere, were shaken late last month upon learning of the death of 2014 valedictorian Yocheved Gourarie. Yocheved, 24, of Crown...

Community Mourns Rabbi Kelemer of West Hempstead

Rabbi Yehuda Kelemer, Mara D’atra of the Young Israel of West Hempstead, is niftar. Rabbi Kelemer, HaRav Yehuda Ben Rivka Leah, has led the shul since 1983. The levaya took place...

New Unique Dental Technology Only Available At M&M Dental Office

Here it is in a nutshell: Prior to this amazing new technology, only two options existed for tooth replacement procedures—either dentures or implants. Everyone knows how uncomfortable dentures are,...
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