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  Israel is headed to another election because Netanyahu has failed to put together a coalition. The right-wing religious parties and Lieberman’s party are stuck in not being able to...

Melinda Katz Commends Rockaways For Resiliency After Storm

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Annual Singles Shabbaton in Lawrence for Ages 40–55

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Chief Ashkenazic Rabbi Dovid Lau visits Lawrence

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YUConnects Celebrates 500th Engagement

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Goldfeder Unites Elected Officials and Community to Stop Homeless Shelter in Far Rockaway

Mayor de Blasio and Department of Homeless Services (DHS) agree to cancel any future plans in Rockaway Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-Far Rockaway), together with Congressman Gregory Meeks (D-Rockaway), Queens Borough...

Local Political Roundup

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Kaminsky Urges NYS Homeland Security Commissioner To Include Security Grant Funding For Religious...

Senator Todd Kaminsky recently urged New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (“DHSES”) Commissioner Roger Parrino at a Senate hearing to include security grant funding for...

A Lifetime Of Giving: The Legacy Of Mendy Klein, a’h

  By Zvi Gluck As founder and director of Amudim, I deal with heartbreak on a daily basis and, sadly, I am no stranger to death. But despite having spent 18...
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