Shira Superstars Kicks Off Second Semester

Shira Superstars kicked off its 10-week second semester! Girls from across the community, ages nursery to fourth grade, enjoyed a variety of professional classes with adult instructors. The program...

WFC to Train All-Female Ohel OXC Challenge Team — For Free!

Woodmere Fitness Club will have a WFC team at the Ohel OXC Challenge on May 19, 2019. Register for the challenge by donating at Once registered, WFC is offering free...

The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC Announces New CEO

After an extensive search, the Marion & Aaron Gural JCC is proud to announce the appointment of Aaron Rosenfeld as its new Chief Executive Officer. Rosenfeld comes to the Gural JCC with over 17 years of executive leadership experience...

Peninsula Public Library Withdraws From Lawrence Land Deal

In a letter to residents of the Lawrence School District last week, the Peninsula Public Library Board of Trustees announced that it could not continue its contract with the Village...

Queens Jewish Couple Welcomes NYC Area’s First Baby of 2019

A Jewish couple from Queens are the parents of who is believed to be the New York City area’s first baby of 2019, according to CBS2. Eli and Adina Derdick, of Kew Gardens,...

The Bridge Multicultural Advocacy Hosts Holiday And Unity Event

By Cindy Grosz A recent gathering of political, business, and public figures celebrated multiple holiday traditions and started the 2019 project of building love and not hate, hosted by The...

Hempstead Town Awarded $80,000 to Help Reduce Energy Costs

  Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen and New York State Senator Todd Kaminsky announced that the Town of Hempstead has been awarded an $80,000 grant from the New York State...

Local Women Interested in Starting All-Female EMT Squad

Many people have seen the movie 93Queen, or have heard about the remarkable story of the Honorable Ruchie Freier who defied the odds to become the first Chassidic female...

Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department Swears In New Leaders

On December 31st, Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department swore in James McHugh (far right, standing) as the new Chief of Department after serving four years as a deputy chief, replacing outgoing...

Lawrence Association Salutes Local Hero

The Lawrence Association, a 90-year-old civic organization, seeks to protect the interests of residents in the incorporated Village of Lawrence and serve as a watchdog for health, safety, welfare,...

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Central Synagogue in Bulgarian Capital Vandalized by Rocks

Rocks were thrown through the windows of the Great Prayer Hall of the Central Synagogue in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia on Saturday by...

IDF Thwarts Stabbing Attempt, Shoots Palestinian Attacker

A Palestinian man was stopped on Monday after he attempted a stabbing attack against Israeli soldiers in Judea and Samaria, according to the Israel Defense Forces. The...

Jews of Color Reflect on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2019

  (JTA) — For many Jewish organizations, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a time to talk about the current state of black-Jewish relations. There’s a...

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