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...

Far Rockaway Artist’s “Rebbe” Painting Wins High Honor At Art Show

Far Rockaway, NY, Sept. 19 — 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...

NASI’s Community Shidduch Project In Far Rockaway And Lawrence

A revolutionary shidduch program has swept across North America in the last two-and-half years, from Far Rockaway to Montreal, from Baltimore to Monsey. Over 100 shadchanim ranging from full-time...

Ending The Summer With A Bounce In Far Rockaway

The Far Rockaway carnival has become a cherished tradition. On Labor Day, hundreds of families came out to enjoy the bounce house, face painting, and more at the Annual...

U.S. and Israel on Iran: Widening Gap or “Different Clocks”?

While Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren downplayed the reportedly widening gap between Washington and Jerusalem’s positions regarding the necessity and timing of possible military action against Iran’s...

Five Towns Far Rockaway At The Siyum

The Siyum haShas program was fire, and the Five Towns Far Rockaway community was well represented.  The streets of far Rockaway were near empty, and some of the local...
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