Woodmere Club Developers Detail Their Plan

You didn’t think that the Five Towns would remain the same size forever, did you? Sooner or later something had to give, and that is precisely what is happening...

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By Marcy Behrmann Farrell The New York City Department of Health has rescinded its closure order for Yeshiva of Central Queens.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

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...

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...

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...

8 Five Towns Shuls Closed Until Further Notice

Dear Friends, Many rabbis in our community spent several hours last night considering the question of our shuls remaining open during this tumultuous time. We were aided by expert doctors...
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