A Five Towns Simcha

Photo by Ivan H Norman Mazal tov to Mr. Milty and Mrs. Debbie Weiss and Rabbi and Mrs. Shaul Chill on the marriage of their children, Mimi and Yitzy. The...

Biale Rebbe Of Bnei Brak Visits Five Towns

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

Far Rockaway Resident Sponsors IDF BBQ

IDFBBQ.org 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...

Hewlett-Woodmere Library Expands Museum-Pass Program

For several years, the Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library has been offering passes that provide free admission to museums and attractions on Long Island and in New York City. Recently, the...

Birthing Made Spiritual: New Course Offered In Far Rockaway

Can you name the top five most spiritual times in your life? Yom Kippur in yeshiva or seminary? Your chuppah? When you learned a particularly inspiring piece of Torah?...

Providing Pesach for the Five Towns & Far Rockaway Community

As Pesach approaches, many organizations are in a hurry to get people in need the basics for the huge holiday coming up. The Jewish Community Council of Rockaway Peninsula...

Five Towners A Big Presence At AIPAC

Rambam senior makes introductory remarks. Out of a record-breaking crowd of over 18,700 participants, including 4,000 students, a handful of high-school students were selected to give introductory remarks at...

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...
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Israel’s UN Mission commemorated on Wednesday the expulsion of the Jews of the Middle East and North Africa, holding an event where one speaker...

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  (JTA) — Tufts University will remove the Sackler name from several buildings and programs on its medical campus. The decision announced on Thursday came after...

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