Baseball phenom Jacob Steinmetz becomes first known Orthodox player drafted into the MLB

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By Senator Todd Kaminsky and Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein From the horrific attack of a young man from the Five Towns on the streets of Manhattan just a few weeks ago...

Shabbos Farbrengen And Friday Night Tisch With The Biale Rebbe In Woodmere

Hundreds are expected to join and enjoy the amazing oneg Shabbos tisch that the Rebbe will hold next Friday night. The great Shabbos will take place on Parashas Korach,...

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Senator Todd Kaminsky attended Woodmere-based Mesivta Netzach HaTorah's gala celebration in honor of the school's first graduating class. The Senator spoke and recognized the school's first graduating class, including Donny...

MAY Top Honors

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Cedarhurst Rally Against Anti-Semitism Draws Enthusiastic Support

An estimated 3,500 people rallied in Cedarhurst Park on May 27 to show solidarity with attack victim Joseph Borgen and to denounce the wave of anti-Jewish hate crimes across...
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