Letters to the Editor

New OU Guidelines On Female Clergy Dear Editor, As reported by the Five Towns Jewish Times (“New OU Guidelines On Female Clergy,” February 2), the OU has reaffirmed its policy prohibiting...

News From the Hills

Post-Purim greetings from the hills of Waterbury, Connecticut, where we went for our Purim seudah. It took about an hour and a half to get there and we were greeted...

Fashion Forward For Chesed

By Shira Wiener This past November, in honor of my bat mitzvah, my grandparents took me on my first trip to Israel. It was amazing! Aside from the Kotel, falafel,...

Everyone Can Shine: Embracing Inclusion, Kindness, And Dignity Of The Human Spirit

By Rochelle Maruch Miller Stacy Mayer is on a mission. Passionate about her cause, the personable mother of five, an attorney, and active member of our community is dedicating her...

The Little School That Could: BYAM Annual Dinner, March 10

By: Mrs. Malka Strickman They say you can’t have it all. They say you can’t have your cake and eat it too. They say a lot of things we no...

Bais Tefila Of Inwood Ninth Anniversary Dinner

There was a unique sense of purpose and camaraderie in the air as Bais Tefila of Inwood celebrated its Ninth Anniversary Dinner this past Sunday at the Inwood Country...

YCQ Makes Mishloach Manot To Distribute To Holocaust Survivors

To help students at Yeshiva of Central Queens understand the full meaning and importance of Purim, Rabbi Nafi Orlofsky from the Gift of Unity organization and rebbe at HANC...

HANC High School Delegation Attends AIPAC Policy Conference

On Sunday, March 4, a delegation of six students, Zackary Plutzer, Batsheva Moskowitz, Tehila Baruch, Josh Vilkas, Josh Chiger, and Aeton Rabanipour, accompanied by faculty advisor Laura Eisner, represented...

Simchas Purim Is Central

After two weeks of Purim learning, senior dress up, and other Purim prep, Central finally welcomed Purim! The program began with a meaningful Ta’anit Esther. Students had the opportunity...

Yachad Long Island Purim Fun

The Sunday before Purim, Yachad Long Island held an exciting and fun-filled Purim party at the White Shul and in conjunction with their sisterhood. Yachad members, high school peers,...
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