Sephardic Congregation Of Hewlett Celebrates First Year

The eighth day of Cheshvan was the one-year anniversary of the Sephardic Congregation of Hewlett. Under the leadership of Rabbi Rafael Ribacoff, one year has passed since the minyan...

Biale Rebbe Of Bnei Brak to Visit Five Towns

Barely a year has passed since the Biale Rebbe’s last visit to the Five Towns, yet hundreds are excitedly anticipating his return. Each year, when the Rebbe arrives at...

Yeshiva Kinyan HaTorah Holds Erev Shavuos Kumzitz

A new yeshiva in the Five Towns/ Far Rockaway community is making its presence known with an erev Shavuos kumzitz. Yeshiva Kinyan HaTorah, also known as The Chassidisher Yeshiva...

The Great Far Rockaway/Five Towns Flower Pot Heist – A Halachic Analysis

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman THE CASE A few years ago, a number of thefts happened over a period of a few days and across Far Rockaway and the Five Towns. ...

“The A Team” Raises Money For Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Avi Nessim, a sophomore at North Shore Hebrew Academy High School who resides in Atlantic Beach, was again nominated by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as a Student of...

DRS Science Olympiad Honors

On Sunday, March 19, 14 students from DRS Yeshiva High School participated in the annual Science Olympiad held at Touro’s Lander College for Men. Eager to win esteemed awards while...

A Special Time Together

Fall is here and that means it’s time for the beloved Intergeneration Day program at HALB Lev Chana. HALB grandparents come from as close as the Five Towns to...

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...

YFR Holds Annual Siyum

Yeshiva of Far Rockaway’s annual siyum was held on Sunday, June 10 (27 Sivan) at the yeshiva campus. Sixty-five bachurim completed the masechta Bava Metzia, 15 boys completed the...
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