Bagel Store: Running Ohel

The organization is part of the vernacular; it is the name that soothes and comforts people and our community when there are challenges and even a crisis. As you read...

Shuvu Classroom Dedicated in Memory of Simcha Belsky, z’l

The seventh grade boys’ classroom in the Shuvu Lod School was dedicated this past week by R’ Abe and Sherree Belsky from Lawrence in memory of their son, Simcha...

Theme of Emunah Annual Dinner: Beat the Odds

  The annual Emunah dinner, one of New York’s premier Jewish fundraising events, will take place on Sunday evening, November 10 at Chelsea Piers. The gala will raise critical funds...

Just One Chesed App Matches Volunteers With Opportunities

When Jerry Latinik of Efrat and Chicago found himself and his community in financial difficulty, he realized the impact an individual act of chesed can have. The experience inspired...

Shalom Task Force Brunch Honors Leaders in Fight Against Domestic Abuse

  The Shalom Task Force Confidential Hotline phone rang. Esther was calling from work. After a particularly terrible weekend, she had finally found a safe place and time to call....

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg Pledges $2.5 million to ADL

The Anti-Defamation League has announced that Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, pledged a gift of $2.5 million to the organization in support of ADL’s ongoing efforts to...

Glaubach Family Donates Record $5 Million to NCSY

The Orthodox Union’s flagship NCSY program has received a record donation of $5 million from Great Neck residents Dr. Miriam and Dr. Felix Glaubach to create a fellowship program...

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...

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...
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