Elie Kligman becomes second Orthodox baseball player drafted into the MLB in 2 days

(JTA) — It has now become a doubly historic Major League Baseball draft. The Washington Nationals selected Elie Kligman with their final and 20th round pick on Tuesday, making him...

Baseball phenom Jacob Steinmetz becomes first known Orthodox player drafted into the MLB

(JTA) — The Arizona Diamondbacks drafted Long Island, New York native Jacob Steinmetz 77th overall in the third round of the Major League Baseball draft on Monday. He’s the...

Bike4Chai Gears Up for Record Number of Riders

45 Five Towns cyclists will take part in an annual charity bike ride. As the country reopens following more than a year of COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions, people are ready...

Eric Adam’s Victory Is A Big Win For The Jewish Community

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams’s strong showing and victory in New York City’s Democratic primary for mayor reflected on his unique ability to build a unified coalition that united...

A Unique Way to Raise Funds for Breast Cancer Research

By Toby Klein Greenwald Everything is timing.  The day after I was happily marking four years since my operation for breast cancer (a lumpectomy, thank G-d I’m fine now), I was...

Achiezer At 13: A Talk With Shalom Jaroslawicz

By Avi Shiff In honor of Achiezer’s 13th year, we are conducting a multi-part series celebrating the various facets of this remarkable organization. For Week #9, we spoke to Shalom...

We Must Stop Hate Crimes: Here Is How

By Senator Todd Kaminsky and Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein From the horrific attack of a young man from the Five Towns on the streets of Manhattan just a few weeks ago...

Shabbos Farbrengen And Friday Night Tisch With The Biale Rebbe In Woodmere

Hundreds are expected to join and enjoy the amazing oneg Shabbos tisch that the Rebbe will hold next Friday night. The great Shabbos will take place on Parashas Korach,...

Todd Kaminsky At Netzach HaTorah Gala

Senator Todd Kaminsky attended Woodmere-based Mesivta Netzach HaTorah's gala celebration in honor of the school's first graduating class. The Senator spoke and recognized the school's first graduating class, including Donny...

MAY Top Honors

Yosef Rabinow: General Studies Valedictorian. Yosef is a ceaselessly working, never-tiring individual. A member of multiple sports teams, publications, chesed initiatives, and all honors classes, Yosef’s work ethic and...
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Park East Synagogue pushes out assistant rabbi, sparking protest

NEW YORK (JTA) — Park East Synagogue, a Modern Orthodox congregation on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, fired its popular assistant rabbi after the longtime...

3 Jewish baseball players could make or break the 2021 World Series

(JTA) — The World Series is upon us, and there are likely more Jewish players in this year’s edition than there have been in...

Jill Biden pays tribute to Jonathan Sacks at yeshiva fundraiser in Detroit

(JTA) — First Lady Jill Biden gave the keynote speech Sunday at the Yeshiva Beth Yehudah annual fundraiser dinner in Detroit, a gala that...

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