Halachic Musings: Singles-Minded Approach to Rosh Hashanah

  Rosh Hashanah is approaching, and the thoughts of many are about bringing shidduchim for ourselves, our children, and our siblings this year. Indeed, it is cited from the Bianer...

6 New Children’s Books for the New Year

BY PENNY SCHWARTZ BOSTON (JTA) — A Rosh Hashanah apple cake bake-off fit for reality television and another installment in the Scarlet and Sam series from the award-winning author Eric A....

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...

Cars, Clothing Drives Meet at Precision Auto Body

On Sunday, September 8, 1,000 cars descended on a local body shop, Precision Auto Body, not to be repaired but to donate thousands of dollars’ worth of gently used...

First Wedding Held in Local Ateres Sara Wedding Hall

  Five Towns Jewish Times exclusive It was a remarkable launch for the new local wedding hall, as a leading talmid of Sh’or Yoshuv married a local young woman in the...

150 Gather in NYC to Learn About Israel’s Medical Cannabis Industry

One hundred and fifty entrepreneurs and investors gathered in New York City last week to learn about Israel’s innovative medical cannabis industry at the first-ever “Cannabis Investment Symposium.” “We are...

The Other Side of the Cork: Psâgot Winery Keeps Making History

By Yael E. Geller, MPH Psâgot winery is certainly a household name in kosher wine. There is a remarkable range of wines in the portfolio that appeal to every palate...

Vilnius of Minnesota: Adas Israel Was More Than Just a Shul

By SARAH ROSE NEW YORK (JTA) — American Jews woke Monday morning to the ancestrally terrifying image of a synagogue on fire. It was my family’s shul: Adas Israel in Duluth, Minnesota. There is...

A Lego Maniac Mitzvah Project

By Michele Justic It all began with a Facebook video. I don’t believe too many positive stories begin this way, but I’m proud to say this one does. I24 captured...

Amudim Charity Days, September 17-18

By Arye Nisonson Who can argue with the fact that Amudim, founded by Zvi Gluck, is having a dramatic impact on a community like ours that specifically prefers not to...
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