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As day school advocates ramp up their push to win more state funding, a panel on the tuition crisis agreed on motzei Shabbat that yeshiva parents need to empower those advocates — by … more
The completition of a new Torah scroll for the fledgling Sephardic Congregation of Hewlett was celebrated on Sunday. After the sefer was completed in the Lawrence home of Eric and Mina Aminoff, … more
The Young of Israel of Woodmere’s five rabbis signed a statement “unequivocally denouncing” the Charlottesville, Virginia, terror attack. In a message sent to members of the the … more
A Far Rockaway man who allegedly identified himself as a police officer and attempted to enter the Young Israel of Woodmere during Shabbos services, was arrested in Cedarhurst, according to … more
With the start of summer, The Jewish Star is again pleased to publish a special summer message by Rabbi Hershel Billet of the Young Israel of Woodmere. Rabbi Billet urges that his congregants … more
The widow of Rabbi Maurice Lamm spoke about consolation and thanks on Sunday night, at a shiur to mark Rabbi Lamm’s first yahrtzeit. “Thank you so much for helping me through a … more
Harav Binyomin Kamenetzky, a pioneer in the establishment and growth of Orthodox Judaism in the Five Towns, was niftar on erev Shabbos. Thousands attended his levaya on Sunday at the Yeshiva of South … more
Ground was broken on Sunday for Kehillas Ahavas Yisrael of Cedarhurst’s new building at 545 Arbuckle Ave. Pictured from left: Shul board member Izzy Wasser; Assemblywoman Melissa Miller; … more
The Jewish nation will move from sorry to joy as the sun sets on Monday, May 1, and the day’s commemoration of Yom Ha’Zikaron (Israel’s memorial day) morphs into a celebration of … more
The keynote speaker at Sunday night’s Five Towns Community-Wide Holocaust Commemoration said that tolerance, obviously missing from Europe in the years surrounding World War II, is the … more
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