JLI to Explore History, Philosophy of Jewish Spiritual Worship

  Rabbi Zalman Wolowik of Chabad of the Five Towns will offer With All My Heart, a new six-session course by the acclaimed Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) examining the...

Car Drives Into Hewlett CVS on Broadway

Thursday, April 25 in the afternoon, the Hewlett Fire Department, Nassau County Police and ESU officers operated on the scene of a car that drove into the CVS at 1740...

IVDU Long Island Holds Model Matzah Bakery

  In the spirit of Pesach, IVDU Long Island, a division of Yachad, was excited to host the Chai Center’s traveling model matzah bakery from the Chabad of Dix Hills....

Sanitary District No. 1 Provides Expanded Pre-Pesach Collection

Are you worried about the last-minute disposal of Chometz? Relax. Arrangements have been made with Sanitary District No. 1 to provide several convenient alternatives: Drop-off Garbage trucks will be located at the following areas...

Shulamith Takes Time Out for Chesed

  Shulamith and Kulanu Students Enjoy Pre-Pesach Events Shulamith eighth-graders joined their friends at Kulanu for two wonderful events. On Thursday, the girls enjoyed a mock Seder planned and led by...

News From the Hills: Keep Exploring

Ma rabu ma’asechah, Hashem — How great is your universe, Hashem, that You created for mankind; day and night, light and dark, mountains and valleys, rivers and oceans, trees, flowers,...

US Ambassador to Israel to Address Yeshiva University Commencement

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN NEW YORK (JTA) — U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman will be this year’s commencement speaker at Yeshiva University. An announcement Wednesday by the Modern Orthodox flagship noted that...

Halachic Musings: The Lowdown on Tvilas Keilim

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman There is an organization called the “Coney Island Polar Bear Club” where members take a plunge into the freezing cold waters of the Atlantic Ocean in...

The Way It Is: Warning Signs

  Not all surprises are happy ones. That sad fact was recently brought home to many of the people who live in my neighborhood, Woodmere, which borders on Cedarhurst in...

Plane Crashes in Valley Stream, Minor Injury Reported

A small plane crashed into the front lawn of a home in Valley Stream on Saturday night, with the only injury being a sprained finger. Officials say the crash occurred...
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Five Towns Community Raises $400,000 for Friends of IDF

  Some 550 community leaders raised $400,000 to support well-being and educational programs for the brave men and women of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)...

YUConnects Kicks Off Long Island Event at Beth Sholom

  On Sunday, May 19, 200 people gathered for a community symposium at Congregation Beth Sholom. “When Our Children Date: The Complex Role of Parents”...

Author Judith Kerr Dies Weeks Before Her 96th Birthday

Kerr wrote about the Holocaust in a way children could understand Jewish and German-born British writer and illustrator Judith Kerr died on May 22, 2019...

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