CAHAL Anticipates Record Enrollment for September 2019

After 27 years of providing outstanding education to hundreds of Jewish children in our community yeshivas, CAHAL is anticipating the 2019–2020 school year with the largest enrollment and number...

Rep. Jerry Nadler Visits Munkatcher Rebbe

Representative Jerry Nadler visited the home of the revered Munkatcher Rebbe, shlita, where he was warmly welcomed by the Rebbe. The meeting served as an opportunity to discuss various...

More Title I Assistance Available to Jewish Students in NYC

Hundreds of more students at Jewish day schools and yeshivahs in New York City may be eligible for Title I educational assistance after a deal reached between the New...

Police Search for Other Victims of Unlawful Surveillance in Lawrence

An Inwood man was arrested Thursday afternoon in North Lawrence for taking pictures of a woman under her skirt. According to detectives, Jose Santana, 20, of 63 Wanser Avenue, an...

Bonei Olam Brings Five Towns Back to the Shtetl

By Yochanan Gordon Alexander Olshanetsky composed the famous Klezmer tune Mayn Shtetele Belz sometime during the 1850s, a song that possesses strong yearnings for an era that, despite the affluence of...

$178 Million in Federal Anti-Terror Funding to Include Synagogues

New York State will receive more than $178 million in anti-terror funding from the federal government to protect synagogues and other houses of worship, Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and...

Sexual Abuse Suit Against YU High School Revived

NEW YORK (JTA) — Thirty-eight men filed a lawsuit claiming they were sexually abused at Yeshiva University High School for Boys in a period from the mid-1950s through 1986. The...

News From the Hills

  The big news this week centers around Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib being refused entry into Israel by Benjamin Netanyahu. Reaching out for sympathy, Tlaib asked to be allowed...

Born of Tragedy, Bake Sale Supports Lone Soldiers

  By Danielle Aronovitz Yes, it’s been five years! We are amazed and proud to have held our fifth annual bake sale through which the outpouring of love, support, cookies, cakes,...

Antisemitic Flyers Found in New York Neighborhood

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Dozens of antisemitic flyers were found in a Queens, New York neighborhood. The incident is being investigated by the NYPD Hate Crimes Unit, the Queens Daily...
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Queens Jewish Center, located at 108th Street in Forest Hills, is pleased to announce that they have once again engaged Cantor Robert Vegh of...

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