By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, I’m 67 years old and have been a widower for three years now. I have four grown children. Three are married and one is divorced, with children...

MSH Mother Daughter Dinner

The Midreshet Shalhevet Annual Mother Daughter Dinner was arguably the best yet! Starting with welcoming the incoming eighth graders and decorating MSH swag cups, the girls had a great...


Dear Esther, We have two children. Our daughter is 32 and our son is 29. Both are single. When they were both much younger, I felt like I was just...

RNSP Holds Annual Public Safety Event

On Sunday, June 3, the Rockaway Nassau Safety Patrol presented the community with a world-class public safety event that was thoroughly enjoyed by scores of children and their families....

Everyone Can Shine: Embracing Inclusion, Kindness, And Dignity Of The Human Spirit

By Rochelle Maruch Miller Stacy Mayer is on a mission. Passionate about her cause, the personable mother of five, an attorney, and active member of our community is dedicating her...

HANC Celebrates 66 Years; Pays Special Tribute to Rabbi Gottesman, zt’l

On May 12, more than 650 guests, which included parents, faculty, and alumni, gathered at the Old Westbury Hebrew Congregation for the Hebrew Academy of Nassau County’s (HANC’s) 66th...

Update on Subdivision of Lawrence Woodmere Academy Property

By Isaac Zucker Lawrence Woodmere Academy is at the center of the latest real-estate development controversy. In December 2017, Lawrence Woodmere Academy signed a contract to sell 1.33 acres of...

Hempstead Town to Ramp Up Road Repairs, Reconstruction

  Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen announced that the town awarded approximately $17.5 million in bids and awards for critical road repairs and repaving in 2018 — more than...

Here’s How Charities Are Faring 10 Years After Madoff

NEW YORK (JTA) — Robert Lappin was in Palm Beach when he found out that his charity was broke and his money was gone. It was the same small, moneyed...

Five Towns/Far Rockaway Extra Food WhatsApp Needs You

By Faygie Nachman Do you ever have food left over from a simcha? From a Shabbos? Or just from the week? Bought the wrong flavor? Can’t return it? Almost expired? Don’t...
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‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Screenplay to Be Shown at Tel Aviv Museum

BY GABE FRIEDMAN (JTA) — Israeli Stanley Kubrick fans are getting a treat: An original copy of his screenplay for “2001: A Space Odyssey” will...

Taking the Shul on the Road

My shul is moving. To be fair, it’s been “moving” for about two years now. But it’s actually moving as I’m writing this. I’m...

ADL Protests Christians-Only Policy at NC Adoption Agency

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — The Anti-Defamation League condemned what it called government-sanctioned discriminatory practices at an evangelical adoption agency in North Carolina with government...

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