Zalman Hagler, Abe Peller Run for West Hempstead School Board

Abraham Peller and Zalman Hagler want to add diversity to the West Hempstead School Board. As successful members of the community, they are advocating for the best interests of...

Letters to the Editor: Mailing About Golf Club Redevelopment Confusing

Dear Editor, I received this survey in this past Friday’s mail, as did many of my neighbors, and I am confused. Here are some of the issues that should be...

‘This Is Not Us’ Tackles Pushback When Reporting Sexual Abuse

Amudim's newest video, This Is Not Us, tackles the difficulties victims and their families encounter when reporting sexual abuse in the Jewish community. https://vimeo.com/337408766 The video shows a frum mother, father...

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By Marcy Behrmann Farrell The New York City Department of Health has rescinded its closure order for Yeshiva of Central Queens.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

Larry Gordon Reviews Local Elections

Here Comes the School Board Election On May 21, there will be an election in the Lawrence School District. We urge residents in Lawrence, Inwood, Cedarhurst and parts of Woodmere...

From the Editor: Take Time Out to Vote on Tuesday, May 21

  There is an election in the Five Towns next Tuesday, and for those who have either moved into the area over the last decade or maybe have been distracted,...

News From the Hills

What would the Jewish world be like without controversy? Last week the owner of a restaurant in Lakewood hung an Israeli flag outside the shop in honor of Yom...

‘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...

Rabbinical Alliance of America: Vaccination Is Pikuach Nefesh

By Rabbi Dr. Aaron Glatt There is a small, yet very vocal and influential group of “anti-vaxxers” living in our heimishe communities. While I am not questioning their love for their...

Woodmere Fitness Club Takes Strength and Sisterhood Worldwide

https://youtu.be/m7jS-GwEDCc By Marcy Behrmann Farrell It was a moment of Hashgacha Pratis. Inna Koppel of North Woodmere was sitting in the hospital while a close family member was in surgery. The outlook...
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Five Towns Community Raises $400,000 for Friends of IDF

  Some 550 community leaders raised $400,000 to support well-being and educational programs for the brave men and women of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)...

YUConnects Kicks Off Long Island Event at Beth Sholom

  On Sunday, May 19, 200 people gathered for a community symposium at Congregation Beth Sholom. “When Our Children Date: The Complex Role of Parents”...

Author Judith Kerr Dies Weeks Before Her 96th Birthday

Kerr wrote about the Holocaust in a way children could understand Jewish and German-born British writer and illustrator Judith Kerr died on May 22, 2019...

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