Halachic Musings: Shidduchim Rooms at Weddings?

  Some weddings have bars. Some weddings have a mitzvah tantze. And some weddings have shidduchim Rooms. At least the Genack/Wilheim wedding did. Last Tuesday, at the Hilton Westchester Hotel (formerly...

Kāmin Health Urgent Care Opens at Ohel Ganger Family Medical Center

With much fanfare, over 800 members of the community attended the grand opening day of the Kāmin Health Urgent Care at Ohel at the Ganger Medical Center, held on...

The Great Ari Kahn

By Avrumie Kahn In Mishlei, Shlomo HaMelech (30:30) states, “The lion is the mightiest of the beasts, who is undaunted by anyone.” This pasuk, in describing a lion’s might, only...
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Ezras Nashim, All Female EMS, Receives Agency Of The Year Award

Ezras Nashim, All-Women Hatzolah Members, received the EMS agency of the year Award from The Regional EMS Council of New York City, For participation in and commitment to the improvement...
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Philanthropist Harvey Kaylie Is Niftar

With sadness we inform you of the passing of Harvey Kaylie ob"m, husband of Gloria, father of Roberta and Alicia Kaylie and grandfather to Lee and Hudson Kaylie. Throughout their lives the Kaylies...

Letters to the Editor: Readers React to ‘A Modest Proposal’

Power in Numbers Dear Editor, In response to the women who are concerned with not showing women in magazines and newspapers (“A Modest (B’dieved) Proposal,” May 31): I, too, was not...

Woodmere Police Break Up Group Behind West Broadway Shul

Woodmere police had to break up a "gathering" behind a storefront shul on West Broadway on Saturday afternoon, New 12 Long Island reported. The news station said they found people...

The Legion Helps Jews Defend Against Physical Threats

By Alan Zeitlin In 2013, Meredith Weiss was alarmed at increasing anti-Israel and antisemitic rhetoric. Already one of the founders of Fuel For Truth, a nonprofit which educates Jews on...

‘Camp Zoomer’ Is Alternative Option for Camp This Summer

  By Moshe Spern These past few months have been completely unpredictable. Our professional and family lives have been tested in unprecedented ways. Schools, shuls, weddings, bar mitzvahs, and other social...

Touro Graduate School of Social Work Honors Class of 2018

Touro College Graduate School of Social Work honored the 120 members of the Class of 2018 with an awards celebration at the 92nd Street Y, bringing together the graduates,...
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