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...

TOH PPE Kit Giveaway for Small Businesses Comes to Cedarhurst

The Town of Hempstead teamed up with the Village of Cedarhurst to provide local business owners with much needed personal protective equipment (PPE) kits. This effort stems from Hempstead Town’s PPE initiative,...

Chimichurri Charcoal Chicken Offers Impeccable Quality and Kashrus

By Rochelle Miller With its unique method of cooking to perfection, using pure wood burners, Chimichurri Charcoal Chicken has changed the glatt kosher dining landscape. Since its opened in 2015,...

Meet Heshy Tischler

Editor’s note: This story was produced in partnership with New York Magazine. Since it was published Oct. 9, Tischler was arrested Sunday evening and charged with inciting a riot and...

Yeshivas in Brooklyn Are Operating Despite School Closure Mandate

(JTA) — Schools in New York’s “red zones,” or the areas identified by New York State as COVID hotspots, are supposed to be closed right now as the state and...

Orthodox Congregations File Suit Over Shul Restrictions

Three Jewish congregations on Thursday filed a lawsuit claiming that New York’s coronavirus restrictions on public gatherings violate their First Amendment religious rights under the U.S. Constitution. The lawsuit, filed in US...

Edelman Comes Out on Top in Lawrence Mayor Race

Ending what many called a dirty election season, incumbent Lawrence Mayor Alex Edelman, in a 1,127 to 178 vote, was overwhelmingly returned to office for another two-year term in...

Miller’s Pressure Makes Disability Outings a Reality

The state office for People With Developmental Disabilities will allow home visits and community outings for group homes and will reopen day-hab programs as early as July 17. The new guidelines...

Lulu’s: The Definitive Source for Distinctive Gifts

  Nestled in the heart of the Five Towns, Lulu’s is a community treasure. Established 20 years ago by Louise Kramer, it features a stellar selection of beautiful and unique...

Judge: NY Can’t Have Different Rules for Religious Gatherings

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Synagogues and others houses of worship in New York cannot have state-imposed capacity limits lower than other gathering places, under the terms of an injunction issued...
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Israel and Sudan agreed on Friday to take steps to normalize relations in a deal brokered with the help of the United States, making...

Letters to the Editor: Reelect Todd Kaminsky

Dear Editor, These days, it’s rare to find politicians who go out of their way to put our community and its needs first. Todd Kaminsky...

Nathan Lewin: Judge Amy Barrett Will Defend Religious Liberty for All

(JTA) — President Trump seeks to replace Jewish Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with a devout Catholic from Indiana. Some might worry that...

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