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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
The Eldercare II, Achiezer conference drew people from all walks of life last Sunday evening: middle-aged children, doctors, Rabbonim, spouses; residents of New York City, … more
An organization whose goal is to facilitate care and aid for residents in need in the Five Towns and Rockaways is now calling on the community to help raise money to continue its mission. Achiezer, founded in 2009 to coordinate communal resources to assist 24/7 with medical, mental health, financial and physical issues, will hold a dinner this Sunday, June 2, 6:30 p.m., at the Sands in Atlantic Beach. more
After Yossi Gerson returned on motzei Shabbos, his parents, Wendy and Alan Gerson, distributed the following message. Over the course of these harrowing days, thousands of people have shared our … more
After the death of her husband from cancer, the young widow was confronted with yet another catastrophe: bills were … more
With a growing number of Shomer Shabbat patients arriving at Rockville Centre’s Mercy Medical Center, a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island, the need for hospital-based bikur cholim assistance has been increasing. more
The Five Towns and Far Rockaway communities filled the White Shul on motzei Shabbos to hear words of chizuk and recite tehillim, as everyone’s thoughts focused on our brothers and sisters in … more
A personal trainer at a gym saw the posted flier offering CPR classes and called Malky Tropper, EMT and CPR instructor and asked to learn. The woman took the class and Tropper got a call from her eight months later. “I was in Williamsburg,” said the non-Jewish woman excitedly, “and I saw a Jewish boy with the long curls choking on a hard candy. He fell unconscious and I saved the boy by doing what you taught me! I beat the Jewish ambulance!” she exulted. more
On May 31, Achiezer introduced SpecialCare+, a forum for parents and caregivers of the special needs community; providing them access to information, support and resources.  “For us at … more
In a matter of moments there were literally dozens of accidents and emergencies. Cars slid into one another, mothers and children slipped and fell, and many elderly individuals suffered terrible falls and subsequent injuries. Just as quickly, our community sprang into action. more
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