JCC Introduces Holocaust Support for 2nd Generation

  The Marion and Aaron Gural JCC has long been serving, supporting, and nurturing the precious Holocaust survivor population. It is a safe haven for them and has been a...

Hindi’s Libraries Aims to Collect 100,000 Books This Summer

Hindi’s Libraries, the Long Island based international nonprofit organization that collects and donates children’s books all over the world has set a new challenge: To collect 100,000 books by...

53 Area Rabbis Come Out Against New Community Hashgacha

To our Beloved Five Towns and Far Rockaway Community, Our community is very unique in that we have a hashgocha where the kashrus professionals work under the auspices of the community...

Area Faith-Based Groups Get Over $1.3 Million In Security Grant Funds

U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice (NY-04) announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded $12.6 million for security enhancements to nonprofit organizations in the greater New York...

PSEG Long Island Offers Incentives on Energy-Efficient Cooling Systems

  If the rising summer temperatures and high humidity are making work from home life or weekend relaxation uncomfortable, PSEG Long Island reminds customers that they can beat the heat...

News From the Hills: Back to the Rat Race?

  We are back at work, in and out of the office, and I feel that a chunk of time has disappeared from the calendar. Three and a half months...

Chabad Smile on Seniors Stays Connected at Home

While the fear of coronavirus kept people apart, the love and comradery of Chabad of the Five Towns Smile on Seniors brought them together. Overcoming all preconceived notions of...

PSEG LI Offers Rebates to Save Customers Money This Summer

  As many people are opting to vacation at home rather than travel this year, many are sprucing up their homes’ outdoor spaces to give them a vacation-like oasis to...

Judge: NY Can’t Have Different Rules for Religious Gatherings

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Synagogues and others houses of worship in New York cannot have state-imposed capacity limits lower than other gathering places, under the terms of an injunction issued...

Senator Kaminsky, Empire BC/BS Secure $5K Grant for Achiezer

  Senator Todd Kaminsky and the Empire BlueCross BlueShield Foundation awarded a $5,000 grant to the Achiezer Community Resource Center to support their work helping the Five Towns recover from...
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Antisemitic Displays Prevalent at Berlin Rally Against Coronavirus

BERLIN (JTA) – A rally supported by neo-Nazi groups drew more than 20,000 protesters in Berlin Saturday to demand an end to coronavirus restrictions. The...

From the Chassidic Masters: Healing Effect of ‘Heeling’

The Torah portion of Eikev is named for the word “eikev” in the portion’s first verse: “Because (eikev) you listen to these laws and...

Bill Challenging High Court Threatens Israel’s Coalition

JNS.org – The tensions rattling Israel’s governing coalition are likely to worsen this week as a new bill seeking to challenge the judiciary is...

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