Chaverim Holds Parlor Event

On Sunday June 30, Chaverim of the Five Towns and Far Rockaway held its annual Breakfast Parlor Event. The reception was graciously hosted by David and Penina Klein of...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Harvey Kaylie, Quiet Philanthropist

The passing of Harvey Kaylie two weeks ago was a difficult loss for his wife, Gloria, his family, and of course for the overall Jewish community, on so many...

How Could These Gishmey Brocho Turn Into Gishmei Klalah?

By Rabbi Aryeh Z. Ginzberg The news this week from Eretz Yisroel was horrific and extraordinarily painful. Ten young Yidden snatched away from their loved ones in the blink of...

Down On The Farm For Shulamith First Grade

The first grade classes of Shulamith School for Girls were delighted by their visit to Green Meadows Farm. Having just completed a unit of study about pumpkins, the girls...

Shulamith Runs In 5T 5K

The Shulamith High School Track and Field Club ran their very first 5k on April 29 as part of the Five Towns 5K Run/Walk to benefit Friends of Israel...

YI Hewlett Honors Santino

Young Israel of Hewlett, Congregation Ahavat Israel, held its annual shul dinner at Congregation Ohr Torah. The congregation, led by Rabbi Heshy Blumstein, recognized community members for their dedication...

From Heartache to Hope at Chai Lifeline’s Annual Bereavement Retreat

Shared grief evolved into mutual support as 25 couples from across the United States and Canada spent an emotional weekend at a bereavement retreat hosted by Chai Lifeline’s Project...

YOSS Delivers Purim Cheer To Bristal Residents

The talmidim of Yeshiva of South Shore’s Hollander Early Childhood Center, delivered Purim cheer and mishloach manos packages to the residents of the Bristal Assisted Living Center in North...

Bagel Store: The Loop of Tzaros

  A community leader called the other day to express concern about issues we are not adequately covering here. He listed three disparate agenda items that are truly disconnected from...

Malkie Hirsch: Kaddish Chronicles

By Malkie Hirsch “Mommy, will there be anyone else saying Kaddish on Shabbos in Monsey? I really don’t like saying it alone.” This statement was made by my 10-year-old son. As I...
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