Dr. Norman Saffra Taking Appointments In Hewlett

Norman Saffra, MD, FACS, is a clinical professor, department of ophthalmology & visual sciences, at Albert Einstein School of Medicine. He is one of the nation’s leading ophthalmic laser...

Cancer Patients Seek Help From Five Towns/Far Rockaway

For years, the Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society (RCCS) has helped thousands of patients fight cancer by paying for their health-insurance premiums, thereby ensuring that they receive the best possible...

Israel Scholarship Education Foundation Marks Anniversary

    More than 300 guests gathered at the InterContinental Hotel in New York on May 14 to celebrate the Israel Scholarship Education Foundation’s (ISEF) 41st anniversary. The event, which coincided...

Fire in Cedarhurst Believed Set By Attempted Murder Suspect

A Cedarhurst man was arrested for attempted murder after an incident Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 1:10 a.m. in Cedarhurst. According to Nassau County Police detectives, the suspect, Brian Alejo,...

News From the Hills: Rikers Island Update

On September 5, we joined a room filled with concerned citizens at the Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills for a debate on the closing of the prison at...

SHABBOSLITE Offers Two Innovative Designs To Enhance Your Shabbos

By Rochelle Maruch Miller With over 40 years of experience in the lighting profession, Mark Blechner is the definitive source for all things lighting-related. Blessed with keen business acumen and...

YOSS Holds Far Rockaway Shabbaton

Rabbi Yisroel Munk, an eighth grade rebbe at Yeshiva of South Shore, hosted the second annual Shabbaton for his talmidim at his home in Far Rockaway. The boys had...

Mesivta Shaarei Prozdor Open House

In the event you may have missed it, this past Sunday afternoon, at 111 Irving Place in Woodmere, New York, 400 chairs were filled to capacity at Mesivta Shaarei...

Yom Hashoah Commemoration At SKA

Mrs. Rachel Heilbrun speaks to SKA students on Yom Hashoah When the sirens went off in the hallways and classrooms of the Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls on...

Scholar In Residence At Young Israel Of Lawrence-Cedarhurst

Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein is a member of the Beit Din L’giyur of the Rabbinical Council of California. This beit din played an important role in helping the RCA arrive...
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Five Towns Community Raises $400,000 for Friends of IDF

  Some 550 community leaders raised $400,000 to support well-being and educational programs for the brave men and women of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)...

YUConnects Kicks Off Long Island Event at Beth Sholom

  On Sunday, May 19, 200 people gathered for a community symposium at Congregation Beth Sholom. “When Our Children Date: The Complex Role of Parents”...

Author Judith Kerr Dies Weeks Before Her 96th Birthday

Kerr wrote about the Holocaust in a way children could understand Jewish and German-born British writer and illustrator Judith Kerr died on May 22, 2019...

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