YCQ to Reopen Thursday Following Measles Scare

By Marcy Behrmann Farrell The New York City Department of Health has rescinded its closure order for Yeshiva of Central Queens. The yeshiva will be allowed to open Thursday morning. "We’re...

Bobover Lag BaOmer In New Jersey

Thousands flocked to the Bobover ohel in Floral Park Cemetery, located in Monmouth Junction (Deans), New Jersey. They came to ask, plead, and thank. They came to cry, share,...

Author Herman Wouk Dies at 103

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Herman Wouk died on just 10 days before his 104th birthday. His literary agent, Amy Rennert, said he died in his sleep at his home in Palm...

Rochelle’s Reviews: Hunki’s West Hempstead Is a Slice of Perfection

  Situated in the heart of the community, 15 minutes from the Five Towns, Hunki’s of West Hempstead is a time-honored tradition with a young, fresh new image. Featuring a...

Yeshiva Har Torah Donates Hair for Israeli Children With Cancer

  Yeshiva Har Torah students, staff, and mothers participated in a group hair donation recently. The donated ponytails will now be delivered to Zichron Menachem in Israel to make wigs...

Yid Parenting: Readers Respond to ‘Dose Of Reality’

  Rabbi Ross, I’m very disappointed by the unscientific and shallow response after the tremendous introduction suggesting much research was done (Yid Parenting: Innoculate Against Lies, May 7, 2019). On the...

Other Side Of The Bench: The Heart Of The Matter

  My father passed away last Thursday morning at the age of 91. The following is the eulogy I delivered for my father last Thursday. Parkinson’s is a cruel disease. It...

Rabbi Hutner And The Rebbe

Reviewed by Yochanan Gordon There’s a story of the Kotzker Rebbe who was asked by a group of chassidim how well he knew his followers. They began singling out individuals,...

Yad L’Achim to Share Stories of Rescue at Local Events

By Rhonda Goldstein Shira was trapped in an Arab village for over 20 years, starting from the age of 16. Now she is free and telling her story for the...

Israeli Scientists Use 5,000-Year-Old Yeast to Brew Beer

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli scientists are using ancient yeast to brew a beer fit for a pharaoh. The researchers have isolated yeast from ancient pottery used to brew beer and...
- Advertisement -

Stay connected

79,204FansLike
1,530FollowersFollow
1,182FollowersFollow

Latest article

How Did May Get to Be Jewish American History Month?

(JTA) — Only one religious group in the United States has a federally proclaimed month celebrating its history: the Jews. In 2006, President George...

Senate Armed Services to Continue Security Aid to Israel

The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee approved a $750 billion 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on Wednesday that includes the continuation of American...

Hempstead Town Refinances $33 Million in Bonds

  The Town of Hempstead unanimously voted to authorize the refinancing of $33 million in bonds in order to save approximately $1.4 million in taxpayer...

- Advertisement -

- Advertisement -

Weather

New York
clear sky
65.3 ° F
69 °
61 °
63%
2.9mph
1%
Sat
68 °
Sun
74 °
Mon
73 °
Tue
60 °
Wed
83 °

SIGN UP FOR UPDATES!

Get news from the Five Towns Jewish Times in your inbox.

EMAIL

Choose From the Following Newsletter options: