YCQ to Reopen Thursday Following Measles Scare

By Marcy Behrmann Farrell The New York City Department of Health has rescinded its closure order for Yeshiva of Central Queens. The yeshiva will be allowed to open Thursday morning. "We’re...

Celebrating Israel In Oceanside

The Young Israel of Oceanside marked Yom HaZikaron and Yom HaAtzmaut with a meaningful youth-driven program. The event began early in the evening with a focus on Yom HaZikaron,...

PSEG Long Island Gives Local Students Lessons in Electric Safety

  Because safety is PSEG Long Island’s top priority and because it’s never too early to educate children about being safe around electricity, PSEG Long Island is providing electric-safety education...

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...

Join the May 21 NORPAC Mission to Washington, D.C.

By Trudy Stern As I sit at my desk ready to write my usual yearly article about the importance of going on the annual NORPAC mission, I realize that there...

Woodmere Native, 70s ‘It’ Girl Peggy Lipton Dies of Cancer

(JTA) — Actress Peggy Lipton, who represented network television’s version of the quintessential ’60s flower child as the star of the crime drama “The Mod Squad,” has died. She...

Larry Gordon Reviews Local Elections

Here Comes the School Board Election On May 21, there will be an election in the Lawrence School District. We urge residents in Lawrence, Inwood, Cedarhurst and parts of Woodmere...

House Fire in Lawrence Contained

Lawrence Cedarhurst Fire Department was called to a working fire at 61 Muriel Avenue in Lawrence on Sunday at 2:27 a.m. The fire started in the basement, which was also...

News From the Hills: Post Pesach

  Pesach “comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.” All the pressure, stress, endless shopping, and cooking to bring Pesach in dissipates once the Sedarim are...

Woodmere Fitness Club Takes Strength and Sisterhood Worldwide

https://youtu.be/m7jS-GwEDCc By Marcy Behrmann Farrell It was a moment of Hashgacha Pratis. Inna Koppel of North Woodmere was sitting in the hospital while a close family member was in surgery. The outlook...
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Five Towns Community Raises $400,000 for Friends of IDF

  Some 550 community leaders raised $400,000 to support well-being and educational programs for the brave men and women of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)...

YUConnects Kicks Off Long Island Event at Beth Sholom

  On Sunday, May 19, 200 people gathered for a community symposium at Congregation Beth Sholom. “When Our Children Date: The Complex Role of Parents”...

Author Judith Kerr Dies Weeks Before Her 96th Birthday

Kerr wrote about the Holocaust in a way children could understand Jewish and German-born British writer and illustrator Judith Kerr died on May 22, 2019...

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