Hundreds Rally for Protection Against Antisemitism in New York

Hundreds of demonstrators rallied in front of City Hall in New York on Sunday, calling on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and other municipal leaders, as well...

Fearing Yom Tov: Interview With Survivor of Abuse

By Avital Levin, LMSW Director of Education, Shalom Task Force In many ways, Dina* is an ordinary Orthodox-Jewish woman preparing for the upcoming yom tov holidays. She is thinking about her...

Hindi’s Libraries Debuts Bunch o’ Bookworms Pilot Program

Hindi’s Libraries spearheaded a new group of young volunteers: the Bunch o’ Bookworms. Several high-school students joined for their first book-labeling and sorting session held at the Levi Yitzchak Library...

Police Presence Will Increase in NYC Jewish Areas for High Holidays

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The New York Police Department said it will increase its presence in Jewish neighborhoods before and during the High Holidays. Increased foot patrols and specialized units such...

Misaskim Launches $1.5 Million Campaign

  By 5TJT staff The Misaskim headquarters is alive with activity, just like every other day. The phones are ringing off the hook, volunteers are loading trucks with shivah house equipment...

District 15 Leaders Search for Answers to Busing Complaints

By Michele Justic For many Lawrence District residents, the idyllic feeling of watching one's children leaving for school on a bright, yellow school bus has been eclipsed by driver shortages,...

JCCRP Legislative Breakfast: Celebrating 47 Years

On Sunday, over 400 community members came together to pay tribute to the JCCRP and the devoted elected officials in our community. The Jewish Community Council of Rockaway Peninsula...

Young Israel of Long Beach Holds 59th Annual Dinner

The Young Israel of Long Beach held its annual dinner on August 25. The evening honored Haim and Erica Vinik, who have played pivotal roles in the two primary...

Clavin Introduces Hempstead Town Republican Team

Joined by his Republican running mates for the Hempstead Town Board, as well as hundreds of enthusiastic supporters, Hempstead Town’s Republican candidate for Town Supervisor Don Clavin detailed his...

Shtisel Arrives in Great Neck

"Shtisel: Behind The Scene Of The Unorthodox Drama," held a reception and panel discussion at Temple Israel of Great Neck on Thursday, September 12.
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NY’s New Education Regulations Are Vital for Hasidic Children

By MIRIAM MOSTER NEW YORK (JTA) — On our first date nearly nine years ago, my (now) husband resolved to improve Hasidic education. He had grown up...

KKL-JNF, Terror Victims File Lawsuit Against U.S. Charity – The Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund and American victims of terror have filed an unprecedented lawsuit in Washington, D.C., targeting a U.S....

Faroe Islands Will Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

(JTA) — The Faroe Islands will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Faroese Foreign Minister Jenis av Rana told the Danish-language newspaper Politiken on Thursday that...

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