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Education seems to be a constant theme running through every issue of The Jewish Star. We cover initiatives in education, what to teach, how to teach it, the importance of learning Torah, the importance of speaking with Holocaust survivors, and the importance of learning from our past. more
It’s a brand new Seasons. The completely remodeled supermarket, for many years branded as Supersol, is the latest enhancement in a world of increasingly upscale kosher shopping experiences. And its opening, anticipated by the end of January, will likely supercharge the relatively quiet Lawrence business district. more
After Shabbos ended on March 21, Rabbi Heshy Blumstein of the Young Israel of Hewlett and his family began preparing their home for Pesach. He covered the stove’s burners with a thick sheet of … more
It was supposed to be a weekend of conflict between the President of the United States and the Prime Minister of Israel; it didn’t happen. Instead, we saw a President desperately trying to hold on to the Jewish vote--perhaps too hard. more
A stunning medical breakthrough took the Orthodox community by storm when a rosh yeshiva in Jerusalem diagnosed with two muscle degenerative diseases was able to walk and speak clearly again following one injection of the experimental treatment, after being wheelchair bound and barely able to speak. more
Since its founding in 2008, J Street, the liberal Jewish advocacy group, has expended a great deal of energy trying to convince American Jews that it is a credible and more ethical alternative to traditional pro-Israel organizations like the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). more
The art classes at S.K.A. and HAFTR were all filled with student-made banners portraying Israeli flags, kippot and themes of every respective yeshiva. As New York City prepares for the festivities celebrating Israel’s independence, Long Islanders are gearing up for a day of great tribute and emotion. more
Well over one thousand people gathered at the New York Hilton this past Sunday for Agudath Israel of America’s annual dinner. Featuring a long list of speakers and presentations, the Dinner paid tribute to various individuals who have made an impact on the community, as well as powerful messages from political and rabbinic leaders. more
On Monday afternoon, eight-year-old Leiby Kletzky left his Borough Park summer camp for a three-block walk to his mother. He disappeared into the streetscape and thousands of Jews mobilized to search for the boy. The massive search brought together the Shomrim, Chaveirim, Hatzolah, NYPD and FBI, and some 3,000 additional volunteers from as far as Lakewood, to find Kletzky, even as thousands more prayed for his safety. The search ended with a gruesome find of body parts stuffed into a trash container in Park Slope on early Wednesday morning. more
“Choose life.” Forty people from across the Orthodox spectrum and beyond struggled with what that edict means when trying to stem the high incidence of breast and ovarian cancer, and … more
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