A Farewell Gathering For Rav Shimshon Katz

A special farewell Shabbos program was held for Rav Shimshon Katz from the Shomrei Shabbos Shul in Far Rockaway. Rabbi Katz has been in Far Rockaway for the better...

Six Far Rockaway Students Among 120 Authors Who Published Seforim in BMG This Year

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman It is a remarkably program called Talmudo b’Yado. And on this past Moztei Shabbos, hundreds of Lakewood Talmidim, their parents and in-laws gathered in...

Revitalizing Rockaway

By Anessa V. Cohen For a while already, we have been reading about the enormous changes going on in so many formerly derelict neighborhoods of Brooklyn. Ironically, many of these...

Five Towns Community Chest Meeting, February 1

The community is invited to attend the public annual meeting of the Five Towns Community Chest on Monday, February 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hewlett—Woodmere Public Library, 1125...

A Boost Of Fun At Hewlett-Woodmere Library

Children can find the fun boost they need to get their school year off to a soaring start at the Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library (HWPL). The library is now offering...

Biale Rebbe Visits Great Neck

News of the arrival of the famous tzaddik Reb Yaakov Menachem Rabinovitz, Rebbe of Biale Bnei Brak, in Great Neck has been received with great excitement by all segments...

LIRR Wipes Inwood Graffiti

July 6–Graffiti plastered across the Long Island Rail Road’s Inwood station has been removed. After hearing from local residents of Lawrence and Inwood about a surge in graffiti that...

The Biale Rebbe Of Bnei Brak Visits The Five Towns

Barely a year has passed since the Biale Rebbe’s last visit in the Five Towns–but it seems like so much more. Since then, dozens of miracle stories resulted from...

The Great Far Rockaway/Five Towns Flower Pot Heist – A Halachic Analysis

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman THE CASE A few years ago, a number of thefts happened over a period of a few days and across Far Rockaway and the Five Towns. ...

Bais Tefila Of Inwood Celebrates 6th Annual Dinner

Bais Tefila of Inwood hosted its 6th annual dinner this past Sunday evening at the Inwood Country Club. The crowd of over 250 people gathered to pay tribute to...
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More Than 2,500 Expected at OU Learning Event at Citi Field

Leading rabbinic scholars, educators and Jewish communal leaders will be featured on Sunday at the Orthodox Union’s third annual Torah New York at Citi...

HALB Hosts Back-to-School Color Run

On Sunday, September 15, the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach hosted a back-to-school color run and carnival to start the school year off with...

HANC HS Girls Meet With Rabbi Hurwitz in Crown Heights

    Many of the HANC students have been inspired by the life story of Rabbi Yitzy Hurwitz. Rabbi Hurwitz is a Chabad rabbi living in...

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