Laniado Hospital Dinner, Dedication May 19

The special dedication of the Memory Care and Wellness Services in memory of Jean Gluck, a’h, at Laniado Hospital will be held at the annual dinner of the American...

Ohel Online XTreme Challenge Match Begins May 14

  On Sunday, May 19, over 500 individuals will participate in OXC, Ohel’s annual mud-run-style extreme obstacle race at Camp Kaylie at Ohel in Wurtsboro, New York. This year, Ohel additionally...

Program Aims to Feed Israelis During Emergencies

By Phil Barnea In a ceremony attended by Barzilai Medical Center CEO Professor Hezi Levy, Construction and Housing Minister Yifat Shasha-Biton, the mayors of Metulla, Kiryat Shmona and Ashkelon, and...

HASC: The Happiest Place in the World Just Got Happier

This is their happy place. A place of dedicated staff, steady encouragement, and effusive praise. For hundreds of individuals with developmental delays, HASC is more than an organization —...

Central, Yachad Volunteer, Learn, Make New Friends

By Akiva Frishman At a Jewish-owned farm and retreat center in Connecticut, 27 young women participated in Yachad and Yeshiva University’s High School for Girls’ Annual Leadership Service Mission, a...

Woodmere Fitness Club Takes Strength and Sisterhood Worldwide By Marcy Behrmann Farrell It was a moment of Hashgacha Pratis. Inna Koppel of North Woodmere was sitting in the hospital while a close family member was in surgery. The outlook...

Ohel’s Inaugural Real Estate 200 (Re200) Was The Real Deal!

On April 9, OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services welcomed 200 leading New York area real estate professionals to the landmark Apple Bank for Savings on the Upper West...

Met Council Distributes Passover Food for 181,000 Needy New Yorkers

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, known as Met Council, will distribute kosher-for-Passover food for the needy at 129 locations across New York. More than 181,000...

JDC Provides Tons of matzah, Holds Seders Worldwide

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee is promoting the diversity of global Jewish life this Passover through its JDC Entwine ReOrdered Passover Kit — a do-it-yourself package including stories, toasts,...

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...
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Five Towns Community Raises $400,000 for Friends of IDF

  Some 550 community leaders raised $400,000 to support well-being and educational programs for the brave men and women of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)...

YUConnects Kicks Off Long Island Event at Beth Sholom

  On Sunday, May 19, 200 people gathered for a community symposium at Congregation Beth Sholom. “When Our Children Date: The Complex Role of Parents”...

Author Judith Kerr Dies Weeks Before Her 96th Birthday

Kerr wrote about the Holocaust in a way children could understand Jewish and German-born British writer and illustrator Judith Kerr died on May 22, 2019...

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