Five Towns
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Purim at Kehillas Bais Yehudah Tzvi in Cedarhurst was a joyous affair, as Rav Yaakov Feitman danced with Rav Yochanan Cohen, Rav Dov Silver, and members of his kehillah.         … more
This Shabbat, the Five Towns commemorates the 25th yahrtzeit of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik zt”l (left) with a community-wide Shabbaton. Participants from YU’s Rabbi Isaac Eichanan … more
The Young Israel of Lawrence-Cedarhurst recently hosted a book launch for “Plucked from Fire,” the memoirs of YILC member Moshe Rubin.  Mr. Rubin, now 90 years old, was a young … more
Kehillas Bais Yehuda Tzvi of Cedarhurst honored Harav Yaakov and Rebbetzin Feitman at its sixteenth annual dinner on Feb. 8. The shul noted the rov’s “chai” anniversary with the … more
Rabbi Dr. Gilbert Klaperman zt”l, an early builder of the Five Towns Jewish community, was niftar on Tuesday. Services were set for 10 am on Wednesday morning at his shul, Congregation Beth … more
Rabbi Hershel Billet of the Young Israel of Woodmere has been appointed to the United States Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad by Senator Charles … more
This week it is my honor to introduce you to Rabbi Dovid M. Cohen, previously director of community engagement for Yached, an affiliate of the OU, and a development executive who recently assumed the … more
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
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