News From The Hills: July 5 Edition

A Match Made In Heaven By Devorah Schreier Hundreds of strangers instantly became brothers and sisters to Marianny and Julio last Thursday in the Young Israel of Forest Hills. After...

MAY Eagles Soar In JV Softball Championship

By Mordechai Ross, 10th Grade A sunny June Friday saw the conclusion of the JV MYHSAL inter-yeshiva softball league in an epic showdown between the 1st-place MAY Eagles and the...

Five Towns Prepares For 6th Annual Ultimate Guys Night Out & Foodie Experience Benefiting...

For the sixth consecutive year, preparations are under way for Our Place’s annual Ultimate Guys Night Out at the Stahler estate in the Lawrence neighborhood of Sutton Park. As...

The Avnet Adventure Begins!

Excitement was in the air and smiles were all around as campers at HALB’s Avnet Country Day School began their summer adventure. The preschool campers in the Tipot division...

Camp Shira’s On The Go!

Camp Shira launched another successful summer session! With an adorable “On the Go” theme and a professionally recorded theme song, the sounds of happy campers can be heard nonstop...

Bright Days At Brandeis

The first year of the Brandeis Early Childhood Summer Program is off to a wonderful start! The students couldn’t be happier.

New Dean For Touro College Israel

Rabbi Shmuel Klammer, Ed.D, was appointed academic dean of Touro College Israel (TCI. A leading expert in Jewish education, Rabbi Klammer recently directed curriculum development for the Jewish Education...

More Than Summer Fun: The Swimming Pool Helping Israel’s Disability Community Learn To Walk

By Noam Mirvis As the summer heats up, families around the world are taking refuge in the cool, relaxing waters of their local pools. In addition to providing a fun...

Ruchie Freier Makes a Kiddush Hashem in the Clouds

  Judge Ruchie Freier made a kiddush Hashem on a Lufthansa flight recently when she was able to provide medical care to a passenger who had a medical emergency mid-flight. Freier,...

Rosenblatt Stepping Down as Editor, Publisher of NY Jewish Week

(JTA) — Gary Rosenblatt, the editor and publisher of The New York Jewish Week for 26 years, is stepping down at the end of September. Under his stewardship, the newspaper...
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