Village of Cedarhurst to Lose State Aid in Governor’s Plan

  In his 2019 proposed budget, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a plan to eliminate Aid and Incentives for Municipalities to the majority of Long Island towns and villages. “The elimination of...

PSEG Long Island’s Customers Save $250 Million In Energy Costs

  PSEG Long Island proudly announces that business and residential customers throughout Long Island and the Rockaways have saved an estimated $250 million on their bills over the past five...

Fire in HAFTR STEM Lab to Close School for Second Day Lawrence-Cedarhurst and Inwood firefighters responded to 33 Washington Ave., in Lawrence, at about 3:15 a.m. on Jan. 10, to what fire officials called “a working fire” on the second...

Gurwin Jewish Assisted-Living Releases 2019 L’dor V’dor Calendar

  Hiding in the forest from the Nazis for months, Tina and her family relied on the goodness of others to survive. Despite her stolen childhood, she looks for 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...

Lawrence Association Salutes Local Hero

The Lawrence Association, a 90-year-old civic organization, seeks to protect the interests of residents in the incorporated Village of Lawrence and serve as a watchdog for health, safety, welfare,...

Nazi Guard Deported From US to Germany Dies at Age 95

Former Nazi guard Jakiw Palij, who was deported from the United States to Germany last year after years of unsuccessful attempts, has died at the age of 95. Palij, a...

After Electrical Fire, HAFTR to Reopen Its Doors Monday

A fire early Thursday morning at Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns & Rockaway in Lawrence has been determined to be accidental and not suspicious, according to Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire...

TEACH NYS Students’ Mission To Albany

By Becky Amster For more than 1,000 yeshiva students, Tuesday was a day to learn and to instruct, to see and to be seen. Braving the latest Nor’easter, a predawn...

What’s Behind the Conflict Over NYSED Rules for Yeshivas?

By Yochanan Gordon The Jewish world has been up in arms about regulations for non-public schools released recently by New York State. And while the notion that the education of...

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Real Clear Daf: Are Eggs From Treifah Chicken Kosher?

We discussed this question on Thursday’s daf (58a). Ameimar there teaches that it depends on when the eggs formed. Eggs that formed before the...

Pompeo: Peace Plan to be Released After Israeli Elections

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Tuesday that the highly anticipated Trump administration’s peace plan for the Israelis and Palestinians — referred...

Ilhan Omar: 2012 Tweet About Israel Was ‘Offensive and Unfortunate’

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rep. Ilhan Omar disavowed a 2012 tweet in which she said Israel had “hypnotized” the world, saying the term...

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