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By Marcy Behrmann Farrell The New York City Department of Health has rescinded its closure order for Yeshiva of Central Queens.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...

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...

Local Women Interested in Starting All-Female EMT Squad

Many people have seen the movie 93Queen, or have heard about the remarkable story of the Honorable Ruchie Freier who defied the odds to become the first Chassidic female...

‘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...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Shidduch Fraud

Why is it that in these somewhat advanced and contemporary times we  allow the idea of seeking matrimonial matches for our children — shidduchim — to be equated with...

Community Mourns Philanthropist Harvey Kaylie

  By Michele Justic From Mini-Circuits to monumental projects, Harvey Kaylie left an indelible mark on the Jewish community as well as the community at large. How fitting that his name...

Philanthropist Eugen Gluck Dies at Age 92

Philanthropist and businessman Eugen Gluck passed away last night in New York. He was 92 years old. Born in Romania, Gluck came to the United States after having survived the Holocaust,...

550 Cyclists To Ride 180 Miles For Bike4Chai

On August 1, 550 cyclists will clip in and ride 180 miles over two days as part of Chai Lifeline’s ninth annual Bike4Chai. The bicycling event raises funds for...

Preview of Israel Day Concert in Central Park

By Cindy Grosz The Annual Israel Day Concert in Central Park, with the theme of “Israel 70 Years Young, Israel 70 Years Strong” is scheduled for Sunday, June 3, from...
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Ezras Nashim, All Female EMS, Receives Agency Of The Year Award

Ezras Nashim, All-Women Hatzolah Members, received the EMS agency of the year Award from The Regional EMS Council of New York City, For participation in and commitment to the improvement...
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