Brown V. Lobl

By Larry Gordon Early voting is under way at your usual polling places in the assembly district that will decide this race. As mentioned previously, it turns out that two...

SKA Sophomore Leil Iyun

By Batya Altmark and Eleora Fine ‘20 It’s such an experience to spend the night at SKA! SKA’s tenth-graders rushed to school on Thursday morning, February 8, with all their sleepover...

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...

It’s Not Local News

By Larry Gordon We have long maintained that there is really no such thing as local news in our Jewish communities. Just about everything that happens is of concern to everyone,...

Fire at Carlos and Gabby’s Lawrenc

5TJT Staff The 5 Alarm Chilli is a fan favorite appetizer at Carlos and Gabby’s of Lawrence. The intensifying sound of fire personnel, this evening on Washington Ave in Lawrence was...

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...

‘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...

Building More Batay Ne’eman B’Yisrael

“Ten thousand shidduchim, 10,000 refuos, and 10,000 bursts of siyatta d’Shmaya in emunah for Klal Yisrael!” This was R’ Shaya Levin’s plea to Hashem that reverberated through the overflowing...

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...
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By Larry Gordon It is not that my parents invented weekend bar mitzvahs, but that’s exactly how we celebrated about a half-century ago. At the...

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By Larry Gordon Seventeen years ago this week, the order was issued to forcibly evacuate residents of Gush Katif, about 10,000 people who courageously built communities...

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