On the Calendar


April 29

Third Annual 5Towns

5K Run/Walk at North Woodmere Park

Kids FunRun 9:30 am Race begins at 10:00 am

Proceeds to benefit FIDV-Beit Halochem

Registration and check-in are between 8:00 AM and 9:30 AM.  Registration information and details about the event can be found at www.5towns5k.org. Last year, we had over 500 participants and, with your help, we hope to double that number. 

If you are unable to attend the event and would like to be a sponsor, you can make a donation by simply clicking on the donate tab at http://zdvo.org/fidv or by contacting Isaac Seinuk at5towns5k@optonline.net or (516) 244-5583.  Registration is $10 for ages 12 and under, $25 for the race. Beit Halochem currently provides rehabilitation and assistance to the over 51,000 disabled heroes wounded during their active or reserve service or from acts of terror. Looking for volunteers to staff event.


The Brandeis School’s 6th grade class will host a walk-a-thon on the Atlantic Beach Boardwalk to benefit ALEH at 10:30 am at the Putnam Blvd entrance, 1720 Ocean Blvd.

ALEH is Israel’s largest network of residential facilities for children with severe physical and cognitive disabilities, providing 650 children from around Israel with high-level medical and rehabilitative care in four residential facilities.

ALEH is their home and their family – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. ALEH’s goal is to enable each child, regardless of the severity of the disability, to realize his or her potential and live a quality life on par with the rest of society. For more information go to: http://www.rootfunding.com/campaign/brandeiswalkathon2012

Basketball Tournament

Sixth Annual NCSY Basketball Tournament

Games will start off at 8:30 am at different gyms. Lunch and the Sweet Sixteen at Lawrence High School starting at noon

Price for playing is $75 per person. All players must be 16+.3-6 pm free admission, BBQ, carnival and more for the whole family.

Call 516 569-6279 or visit: newyork.ncsy.org

National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Nine greats from the world of sports will be inducted into the National Jewish Sports Hall of fame, including: Mike Hartman, member of the ‘94 NY Rangers Stanley Cup Champions; Sy Berger, the father of the modern baseball card; Debbie Belkin, member of the USA National Women’s Soccer Team; & Joanna Zeiger, pro triathlete.

Where: Suffolk Y JCC, 74 Hauppauge Road, Commack, N.Y.

Time: 10:30am.

Admission: $10.00/person, children & seniors free.

Phone: 631-462-9800, ext. 125 or 126.

Website: www.jewishsports.org.


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Sundays at 10 am, Tuesday at 7:30 pm, Sunday 4/29 10am, Special session in Spanish on Monday 4/30 7:30pm. Cost is $25. For more information and to make a reservation please contact Leslie Gang at 516 569-3370, ext 504

May 2

Youth Fundraiser

The Five Towns Community Center is collaborating with HAFTR and Lawrence High Schools to enhance the game room facility for the youth of the Five Towns Community. Contact: Veronica Ortiz 516 239-6244 x 269 2nd floor office S52 or Nerthi Sanchez 516 239-6244 x 270 2nd floor office S56. Pre-sale $5, $7 at the door. 10 and under free.

May 6

Hatzalah Bar-B-Q

Chevrah Hatzalah of the Rockaways and Nassau County at Sands of Atlantic Beach, 6:30 p.m.

Show your support for Hatzalah by placing an ad in the Commemorative Virtual Journal. For more information visit HatzalahRL.org/BBQ

The Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy’s Second Annual Heritage Festival

Vintage and fashion jewelry for sale, walking tours of the Lower East Side. Photographer Paul Weissman discusses his exhibition.  At the LESJC Kling and Niman Family Visitor center located at 400 Grand Street between Clinton and Suffolk.

11:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For more information call 212 374-4100 or 374-4101. Email at info@nycjewishtours.org

May 16

JCC of the Greater Five Towns Tenth Annual Dinner

Honoring Sarah and Arnie Waldman as People of the Year, Judy and Charles Kandler, Harrison-Kerr Community Achievement Award recipients, Samara and Michael Papilsky, New Leadership Award, and Arlene Zeiler, Spirit Award.

Sephardic Temple, 6:30 p.m.

For reservations and more information please call the JCC at 516-569-6733

May 17

Gift of Life 12th Annual Partners for Life Gala

Mayim Bialik, Emcee. Rcognizing The Maccabeats

Grand Hyatt Hotel, 6:00 p.m. cocktails, 7:00 p.m. dinner.

For tickets or information please call (800) 9-MARROW x 2914 or email gala@giftoflife.org

May 18

Follow Me: The Yoni

Netanyahu Story

A favorite of audiences at major film festivals, FOLLOW ME: THE YONI NETANYAHU STORY is coming to New York during the week of May 18 through 24 at Lincoln Center and Quad Cinema.

Exclusive discounted tickets are being made available to groups in the region. Screening dates are expected to fill up soon so please contact us immediately if you are interested. Filmmakers available to join your group for a

Q&A following the screening.

Elinor Bunin Monroe Film Center

Film Society of Lincoln Center

144 West 65th Street, New York, NY

Two theaters: 142 seats available

Tickets are $13 & $9/sr. citizens

Group sales price: $10/ticket

Quad Cinema

34 W 13th St, New York, NY

145 seats available

Tickets are $11 & $8/sr. citizens

Group sales price (when purchasing 15

or more): $9/ticket for Monday-Thursday



Juda Engelmayer, 917-733-3561