Philanthropist Eugen Gluck Dies at Age 92

Philanthropist and businessman Eugen Gluck passed away last night in New York. He was 92 years old. Born in Romania, Gluck came to the United States after having survived the Holocaust,...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Shidduch Fraud

Why is it that in these somewhat advanced and contemporary times we  allow the idea of seeking matrimonial matches for our children — shidduchim — to be equated with...

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...

What’s In A Name?

By Malkie Gordon Hirsch The first time it happened, we brushed it off because of Rosie’s age. Because of her inability to realize at 4 years old that maybe it wasn’t...

8 Five Towns Shuls Closed Until Further Notice

Dear Friends, Many rabbis in our community spent several hours last night considering the question of our shuls remaining open during this tumultuous time. We were aided by expert doctors...

Community Mourns Philanthropist Harvey Kaylie

  By Michele Justic From Mini-Circuits to monumental projects, Harvey Kaylie left an indelible mark on the Jewish community as well as the community at large. How fitting that his name...

It’s Not Local News

By Larry Gordon We have long maintained that there is really no such thing as local news in our Jewish communities. Just about everything that happens is of concern to everyone,...

Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology Opens New Office In Five Towns

On April 19, Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology, the largest private radiology practice on Long Island, opened its ninth location in Nassau County. The office is located at 625 Rockaway Turnpike in...

Millions in Default Judgments Entered Against 5T Firm Cardis

Default judgments for defrauding investors out of at least $30 million have been entered against several Five Towns residents as well as other individuals and entities for securities fraud associated...

The Mitzvah Tantz: Forbidden Or Kosher Minhag?

  By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The mitzvah tantz is one of the greatest controversies that still remains of the Chassid–Misnaged divide. When Misnagdim first hear about it, they are in a...
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3 Israelis Injured in Stabbing Attack, Terrorist Killed

(September 22, 2022 / JNS) Three Israelis were mildly injured in a stabbing terror attack near the central Israeli city of Modi’in on Thursday night. According to media...

Bringing Opportunity And Obligation Back To Teshuvah

Excerpted from “Return and Renewal,” by Rav Aharon Lichtenstein , zt’l Opportunity, obligation, and their interaction have special relevance to teshuvah. Life is, to a...

Musings Of A Shliach From Montana: Yom Kippur Letter

I agonized for weeks over writing this pre-Yom-Kippur letter, but as New York State continues to abuse the Orthodox Jewish Community, I feel compelled...

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