Mesivta Football League Launches

One might consider it as three years in the making, or three months, but this past Sunday kicked off the season opener for the Mesivta Football League (MFL, pun...

Extreme Chesed: Five Towns/Rockaway Edition

By Stacey Zrihen Here in the Five Towns and Far Rockaway, we go all the way. We don’t have a few small restaurants, we have dozens, some of the best...

Sandy Aftermath: Far Rockaway Cough

A bad cough is going around Far Rockaway, Queens. It is  just one example of the post-storm health problems resident of hard-hit areas  are exposed to in the aftermath. Brett...

Chabad Of Hewlett Hurricane Relief Efforts

Chabad of Hewlett helped rescue people, provide food, and provide a smile for those who needed it. They wish to thank everyone who helped. As Chabad of Hewlett looks...

LIPA: Might take SEVEN WEEKS To Restore Rockaway Power – Bloomberg Criticizes LIPA for...

The Rockaways won't have electricity back for seven weeks, Queens Borough President Helen Marshall claimed she has been told by LIPA. In an interview with 1010 WINS radio, Marshall said...

You Are NOt Welcomed Here: Devastated Rockaways Residents Lash Out at Bloomberg During Unannounced...

Storm-ravaged and weary Rockaways residents cornered Mayor Bloomberg yesterday to angrily demand more aid for their devastated neighborhood. “When are we gonna get some help?” blasted one desperate woman, who...

Rockaway Citizens Safety Patrol Successful First Year

Begun last year, the Rockaway Citizens Safety Patrol (RCSP) now has 95 patrol volunteers that maintain nightly patrols in Far Rockaway and Bayswater. The RCSP works closely with other...

Heroism In Far Rockaway

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman There are real heroes among us. There is the story of the elderly Far Rockaway gentleman who did not wish to burden Hatzolah and felt that he...

Tragedy Averted in Far Rockaway by Rabbi Yair Hoffman

This past Chol HaMoed Shabbos a near tragedy was averted by a quick-thinking Orthodox Jewish man, when he noticed that a driver was stopped at a stop sign on...

Far Rockaway Artist’s Rebbe Painting Wins At Art Show

A local artist’s likeness of the late Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, zt’l, won the top prize for oil paintings at the annual ArtSPLASH art show conducted by...
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(JTA) — Harvey Weinstein and his former studio’s board members have reached a tentative settlement deal for $44 million with women who accuse him...

Memorial Day Planners Hope for Involvement From Orthodox Community

The Five Towns community will have three parades this weekend in honor of our country’s fallen heroes. The Cedarhurst-Lawrence Community Memorial Day Parade will step...

‘This Is Not Us’ Tackles Pushback When Reporting Sexual Abuse

Amudim's newest video, This Is Not Us, tackles the difficulties victims and their families encounter when reporting sexual abuse in the Jewish community. https://vimeo.com/337408766 The video...

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