Kol HaNearim: Giving Summer Camp a Whole New Meaning

Submitted by Andi Koppelman, executive director Summer camp is essential to Jewish educational experience. Summer programs launch friendships, cultivate life skills, and instill Jewish values unlike any other Jewish institution....

Ohel Gets Ready to Rock Chanukah

  For decades, and with great thanks to sponsors Leah and Sammy Trencher, Ohel has been hosting large-scale, agency-wide Chanukah parties for clients, staff, and family guests. As the highlight...

David Blaine, Lior Raz Headline December 8 Chai Lifeline Global Gala

  Natalie and Danny Hiller of Lawrence to be honored; Malkie Hirsch of Woodmere to establish crisis intervention initiative in memory of her husband Moshe, z’l Chai Lifeline invites you to...

PSEG Long Island Holds Food Drive on November 12

  The community is invited to safely donate food and essential items at PSEG Long Island’s Hewlett facility to help neighbors facing food insecurity. On Thursday, November 12 from 9 a.m.–5:30...

Hindi’s Libraries Fall Book Giveaway

  More than 2,000 new books were distributed recently to children in the community by way of an initiative led by Hindi’s Libraries. People from Oceanside, Hewlett, Lynbrook, Far Rockaway,...

Misameach Welcomes VIPs Ahead of Election Day

Boris Epshtyn, strategic adviser for the Trump campaign, came down to the Misameach Family Center in Lakewood to meet with the children. It was a great privilege and opportunity. He...

5T-FR Ladies & Lattes Holds COVID-Avoidant Drive-Thru Event

  The volunteers of the Five Towns and Far Rockaway’s Ladies and Lattes division are on a mission: let’s keep these events going! The volunteers had their work cut out...

Highlighting Chesed at SKA

    Acts of chesed these days are more important than ever, even while social distancing. With that in mind, the students of the Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls...

Ten Yad Tenathon: ‘Exhilarating Evening of Entertainment and Inspiration’

  In the wake of the historical COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations have drastically scaled down their work. Logistical challenges and COVID regulations make it challenging to continue ‘business as usual,’...

Five Towns Team Rides for ALYN Hospital

  This past Sunday October 18, together with a group of friends, Sarah Liss, from the Five Towns, rode in memory of her dear friend Kevin Leifer, a longtime supporter...
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