Amudim Video ‘This Is Not Us’ Tackles Pushback When Reporting Sexual Abuse

Amudim's newest video, This Is Not Us, tackles the difficulties victims and their families encounter when reporting sexual abuse in the Jewish community. https://vimeo.com/337408766 The video shows a frum mother, father...

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” covered a wide array of...

Malkie Hirsch: Messages Of Hope

After my husband Moshe died, I found myself receiving messages from people I didn’t know who had been through a similar trauma. Different people with various stories — having a...

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...

Weathering the Storm of Parenting

By Mindi Werblowsky Saketkhou, LMSW Clinical Director, Madraigos I once heard a quote, “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree … except when there is a storm outside.” This seems...

YUConnects Hosts Community-Wide Symposium May 19

YUConnects will hold a community symposium titled “When Children Date: The Complex Role of Parents," at Congregation Beth Sholom on sunday, May 19 at 9:30 a.m. Panelists include Rabbi Aryeh...

Say Thanks to Mom and Dad With Special Shabbat Menu

Every year, it’s the same standard setup: brunch for Mother’s Day and a barbecue for Father’s Day. But why fight the Sunday-morning breakfast crowd? And why sweat on a...

State Department Still Opposing Citizenship for Gay Couple’s Child

(JTA) — The U.S. State Department has appealed a federal district court decision that overturned its denial of citizenship to one of the twins born to a Jewish same-sex...

Bagel Store: Ups and Downs of Pesach Away from Home

By Larry Gordon The first time we went away with our family for Pesach was to the Stevensville Hotel in Swan Lake, New York, in 1984 (approximately). The hotel was...

Israeli Rabbinical Court Rejects Jewish Status of American Convert’s Son

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — A rabbinical court in Israel rejected the Jewish status of a man whose mother converted to Judaism in the 1970s and had the conversion...
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On Sunday, September 15, the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach hosted a back-to-school color run and carnival to start the school year off with...

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    Many of the HANC students have been inspired by the life story of Rabbi Yitzy Hurwitz. Rabbi Hurwitz is a Chabad rabbi living in...

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