We have all been horrified over the acts of anti-Semitism which we have witnessed over the last two weeks. Together with the Simon Wiesenthal Center, and many other community synagogues and organizations,...

Fizz Fun At Brandeis!

What’s the answer? That depends. “On what?” you might ask. To which we respond, “on the variable.” Brandeis fourth graders explored variables to see which liquid added to soda would...

JCCRP Holds Workshop for First-Time Homebuyers

  On Tuesday, June 18, the JCCRP hosted its annual First-Time Homebuyer Workshop in collaboration with the White Shul. The multipurpose room was full of eager participants waiting to learn...

Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehab Center Staff Receive Second Dosages Of Pfizer Vaccine

Staff members at Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Commack were first in line to receive the initial doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in December, and they made...

Tu B’Shevat Higiya

Brandeis students celebrated Tu B’Shevat, the new year for the trees, with arts activities, planting activities, and more.

5T-FR Ladies & Lattes Holds COVID-Avoidant Drive-Thru Event

  The volunteers of the Five Towns and Far Rockaway’s Ladies and Lattes division are on a mission: let’s keep these events going! The volunteers had their work cut out...

A Taste For Learning At YOSS

ELA in The Pre 1a at YOSS ECC. Pre-1A students are immersed in creative ways to improve their literacy, reading, and writing skills. After the boys dressed...

Discovering Sephardic History Through Food

By Orge Castellano This post originally appeared on The Nosher. Imagine a group of Jews making a slightly different version of challah for Shabbat, matzah for Passover, and doughnuts for Chanukah....

Gurwin Nurse Honored for Excellence in Health Care

Sherryann Rampersad-Lalchan, RN (Brentwood), transitions nurse educator at Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Commack, was among 51 honorees at the inaugural United Hospital Fund (UHF) Tribute to...

Hempstead Town Refinances $33 Million in Bonds

  The Town of Hempstead unanimously voted to authorize the refinancing of $33 million in bonds in order to save approximately $1.4 million in taxpayer dollars over the next 12...
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The Strength Of Gavriel

By Malkie Gordon Hirsch As I watched his little form make its way to the back of the school building to the location of the...

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