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...

140,000 Letters ‘Flipped the Switch’ on Academic Oversight for Yeshivas

By Marcy Farrell 5TJT online editor State school authorities backed away from a proposal to increase requirements for general studies at private schools, saying during a meeting Monday that they were...

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,...

Village of Woodsburgh Responds to Woodmere Club Article

Recently, the owners of the Woodmere Club arranged a discussion with the 5 Towns Jewish Times (5TJT) regarding the development of the Woodmere Club. Ostensibly to create a certain...

Bagel Store: To Build or Not …

There has been a great deal written in these pages over the past few weeks about the plan to expand the Five Towns. The reference is specifically to the...

‘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...

Total Revolution Conference Celebrates Extraordinary ‘Everyday’ Women

By Rochelle Miller Talia Rapps is a visionary. Personable, unpretentious, and possessed with an abundance of positivity, her passion for life is infectious. I first had the pleasure of meeting...

Cindy Grosz: Get Out and Vote Republican

By Cindy Grosz I have initiated a national Jewish Republican Voter Registration Drive with the goal of educating and registering new voters. As a prominent Jewish activist, adviser for the...

Orthodox Pingpong Phenom May Miss Olympic Trials for Shabbat

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — An 18-year-old pingpong star from West Hempstead may have to skip this year’s Olympics because the U.S. trials are scheduled for Shabbat and she is an...

Driver Killed in Accident at Peninsula Boulevard and Lafayette Drive

A man died Friday morning in a car accident at Peninsula Boulevard and Lafayette Drive. According to police, a 2005 Mercury Sable was heading eastbound on Peninsula when it collided...
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BY LAURA E. ADKINS (JTA) — No matter who is running on the Democratic presidential ticket in 2020, he or she is likely to get the...

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