Community Split Over Guidelines for Outdoor Minyanim

By Marcy Farrell Editor, Guidelines for opening synagogues that were issued late last week by the Orthodox Union and Agudath Israel seem to indicate that Orthodox synagogues will soon open their doors...

MAY Celebrates Annual Grand Shas Siyum

Mesivta Ateres Yaakov celebrated its annual Grand Siyum, recognizing 84 talmidim who completed an unprecedented 109 masechtos of Shas or sedarim of Mishnayos over the course of the school...

Fit For A King

At HALB, Rabbi Cohen had his second-grade class act out the war between the four kings and the five kings in Parashat Lech Lecha. By making the story come...

Cardis Chief Aaron Fischman Indicted on Fraud Charges

Five Towns resident Aaron D. Fischman — former CEO of now defunct Cardis Enterprises International (Cardis) — was indicted Friday on charges that he operated a multi-million dollar securities...

CAHAL Kindergarten Learns Sefer Bereishis

Of all the lessons that the Cahal kindergartners at HANC look forward to each week, the most eagerly awaited are those about parashat hashavuah. Even though the avot lived...

Far Rockaway Resident Sponsors IDF BBQ is a group of Orthodox Jews in the United States who care about our brothers and sisters in Israel and want to show our appreciation for the soldiers...

TOH PPE Kit Giveaway for Small Businesses Comes to Cedarhurst

The Town of Hempstead teamed up with the Village of Cedarhurst to provide local business owners with much needed personal protective equipment (PPE) kits. This effort stems from Hempstead Town’s PPE initiative,...

The Wild Wild State of Kashrus

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times It was an innovative way of saving money. The municipality worked it out that they would outsource the financial cost...

SKA Students Pursue Medical Marvels

Six students from the Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls had the opportunity on Friday, March 8, to present their work on solving the opioid addiction crisis at...

Miller, Curran Secure Grant To Oceanside Library

Assemblywoman Melissa Miller (R,C,Ref-Atlantic Beach) and Assemblyman Brian Curran (Lynbrook-21st A.D.) are pleased to announce they have secured a $13,000 bullet aid grant for the Oceanside Library. “Libraries are more...
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Dear Editor, These days, it’s rare to find politicians who go out of their way to put our community and its needs first. Todd Kaminsky...

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