Lesbian Comedian Did Not Want to Be Famous for Tussling With Rabbis

NEW YORK (JTA) — Leah Forster found herself thrust into the limelight this week, and she’s not so happy about it. Though the Jewish comedian has more than 23,000 followers on Instagram and plays...

Attack on Jewish Teen in Queens Classified As Gang Incident

(JTA) — The attack on an identifiably Jewish teen in Queens has been classified as a gang incident and not a hate crime, angering a local Jewish community. The Jewish...

Re-elect David Stern In Woodmere Fire District

  On Tuesday, December 11, the Woodmere Fire District will conduct their annual commissioner election. This year, David Stern, a current active member of the Woodmere Fire Department, is up...

Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center: Providing Professional, Compassionate Care

By Rochelle Maruch Miller It is not surprising that Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center has become the premier choice of residents and their families throughout the Five Towns, Far Rockaway,...

Chai Lifeline Chanukah Parties Benefit Families Battling Pediatric Illness

Fifteen-hundred people from the greater New York area gathered to celebrate Chanukah at The Palace in Brooklyn on Tuesday, November 27, at the Chai Lifeline annual Family Chanukah Party....

Larry Gordon on His Way to Washington

https://youtu.be/_cRW61fp9JY   5TJT Publisher Larry Gordon, Joseph Stamm, CEO of Med Review, Ezra Friedlander, CEO of The Friedlander Group, and Maurice Bortz, director of National Physicians Review division of MedReview Inc....

HASC Center Celebrates Chanukah

It was all smiles at the HASC Center Chanukah party emceed by its president, Abe Eisner. A special candle-lighting was performed by a representative of Governor Andrew Cuomo, Howard...

Adam Ferziger to Speak at Bais Tefilah December 12

  Professor Adam S. Ferziger is director-designate of the Bar-Ilan University Impact Center for Research on Judaism in Israel and North America. He described the mission of the center to...

Shira Campers Enjoy Dynamic Reunions

This past week, Camp Shira hosted two awesome reunions for former and new campers. On Motzaei Shabbos, the Senior and Extreme Divisions enjoyed a glow-in-the-dark concert by Mrs. Devorah...

Community Comes Together for JCCRP Chanukah Toy Drive

Chanukah is an exciting holiday, filled with family and friends, dreidels, great food, vacation, and of course, toys! However, there are families in our community, maybe on your block...

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Bloomberg Ranks Israel 5th Most Innovative Nation

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel moved up to fifth place in the 2019 Bloomberg Innovation Index, an annual ranking of the world’s 60 most innovative countries. The...

NASCK Consecrates Unique Florida Cemetery

    The National Association for Chevra Kadisha (NASCK) consecrated a nonprofit cemetery on Sunday, January 6, 2019, in Lake Worth, Florida, dedicated to providing a...

The Way It Is: Eye-Opening Prayer

  I give tzedakah very frequently, and I pray very often. This excessive davening followed up by charitable donations is self-serving. I do both in...

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