The Karpoff Difference

By Larry Gordon Sometimes there are things in life that are just too difficult to get done—and that is where Marilyn Karpoff comes into the picture. Marilyn has a fascinating story...

Passing of Moshe Hirsch, A”H

With profound sorrow, we regret to inform the community of the passing of Moshe Hirsch A”H, beloved husband of Malkie (Gordon) Hirsch and father of Dovid, Nisson, Yosef, Gavriel...

Local Women Interested in Starting All-Female EMT Squad

Many people have seen the movie 93Queen, or have heard about the remarkable story of the Honorable Ruchie Freier who defied the odds to become the first Chassidic female...

Exclusive Interview With ‘Soon By You’ Creator Leah Gottfried

By Michele Justic In just two years, “Soon By You,” a comedic web series about Orthodox Jews dating in New York City airing on YouTube has attracted close to 8,500...

Dating Forum: Raped on a Date

Question Something terrible happened to me, and I’ve told no one about it, because they will blame me and say it was my fault. It happened one night on a...

Orlando Passover Organizer Stiffs Vendors, Leaves Guests Scrambling

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN (JTA) — Guests at a Passover program in Florida faced eviction after it emerged the organizer owed at least $75,000 to the resort, vendors and staff. The A Different...

Petirah of Rebbetzin Sheila Feinstein

ברוך דיין האמת With great tzaar, we share the shocking news of the petirah of Rebbetzin Chava Sorah (Sheila) Feinstein a'h, wife of the Rosh Hayeshiva Horav Hagaon Rav Reuven...
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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...

The Legacy of HaRav Chanina Herzberg, zt’l

HaRav Chanina Herzberg was niftar on motzaei Shabbos, December 15. He was the Menahel of Yeshiva Toras Chaim of South Shore for nearly 40 years. Growing up in East New...

Destinations Brings Affordable Kosher Cruises And Tours

Destinations by Yossi Zablocki, a leader in kosher vacations and Pesach programs, has now entered the kosher cruise and land tour business and is already revolutionizing the concept of...
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