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With all the Yomim Tovim coming up, Midreshet Shalhevet in North Woodmere held a food drive to help those in need. Over the past few weeks, the students collected non-perishable food items. After … more
The JCC of the Greater Five Towns is making history this week, competing for the first time in the JCC Maccabi Games, taking place in Israel this week. A team of 11 teenage girls will play basketball. “This is the first time that the Five Towns JCC is in the JCC Maccabiah. It’s a wonderful opportunity to be there and we are proud to send them to the games,” said executive director Rina Shkolnik. more
Local pastry chef shares her story by Daniella Adler Gitti Allman wasn't always a baker. As a child and teenager she was a tomboy who spent her summers as a waterski instructor. Her family … more
WASHINGTON—The White House said on Monday, following the arrest last week of an Israeli-American teen on suspicion of making over 100 bomb threats against U.S. Jewish sites, that President … more
By Yaffi Spodek Special to the web / Posted May 20, 2009 / Iyar 27 5769 A girl has been diagnosed with the H1N1 virus, also known as swine flu, at the Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls … more
Literally within seconds of the news of the arrest in Israel of an Israeli-American teenager for the bulk of the JCC bomb threats, Twitter lit up with Jewish anxiety … more
The Five Towns and Far Rockaway were prepared for whatever Juno might have delivered, thanks to the cooperation of municipal, state and non-profit players who gathered at Achiezer on Central … more
By Daniella Adler Issue of August 29, 2008 Cathy Byrne, M.S. R.N., director of Older Adult Services at the JCC of the Greater Five Towns, was the keynote speaker at a conference for social … more
Leaders of the Marion & Aaron Gural JCC sent a 25-question survey to 3,500 members to gauge their interest in programs the Jewish Community Center should offer as it acquires the Temple Israel … more
The recession has had a profound affect on individuals and families and the Five Towns community is no exception. Since the meltdown in 2008 many area residents have found themselves without a job, or working for less than what they had been earning. Many find it hard to make ends meet, or find a job. more
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