News From the Hills: The Time Is Right

  We came back late motzaei Shabbos from Lakewood where we spent a beautiful Shabbos with family and friends at our great-nephew’s bar mitzvah. We’ve been to Lakewood before, but...

Library Board Responds to Backtracking on New Facility

By The Peninsula Public Library Board of Trustees We are writing to provide an update regarding the Peninsula Public Library’s proposed relocation and construction project. We are encouraged by the many...

The a-MAY-zing Purim Mesiba

On erev Ta’anis Esther, Mesivta Ateres Yaakov held their annual Purim mesibah, with a pizza dinner, live music, a talent competition, a costume contest, and a Purim shpiel compliments...

DRS Color War

Students excitedly participated in the DRS Fifth Color War competition. There were plenty of activities in this grade vs. grade competition, each displaying the great creative talents of the...

All Politics Are Local: Vote Gregory Marks

    I think we can all agree that year's election is important. The presidential candidates truly present a stark difference in their worldview, and the looming shadow of COVID-19 may...

Miller’s Pressure Makes Disability Outings a Reality

The state office for People With Developmental Disabilities will allow home visits and community outings for group homes and will reopen day-hab programs as early as July 17. The new guidelines...

Giving Program Asks: Who Is Your #YU Hero?

By Rochelle Maruch Miller Yeshiva University students, alumni, faculty, and friends will join together to celebrate the YU of tomorrow at the second annual YU Giving Day. Donations made on On April...

Dr. Marc Sicklick: Wear a Mask

It’s been several weeks of changing times and attitudes. What has happened to COVID-19 during that time? What is my personal take on the current situation and what do...

Pre-Sukkos Letter from Five Towns Rabbanim

  Introduction and Appreciation We find ourselves on the cusp of the Chag HaSukkos. We have thankfully just had Yomim Noraim in which we had many Minyanim and we are hopeful...

News From The Hills: November 23, 2018

Several months ago, I wrote in this column that houses in Kew Gardens Hills were overpriced and many buyers were looking at other neighborhoods for better value and better...
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Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Shlit”a Scheduled to Visit New York This Sunday, April 11th

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