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In response to their leadership making a strategic decision to take on the yeshiva tuition affordability crisis in a major way, the Orthodox Union, as the largest Orthodox umbrella organization in the United States, has appointed Michael Cohen of Englewood, N.J. as its New York State Director of Political Affairs to lead the way ---- and six months into his new gig he’s already making inroads. 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
On Wednesday, May 23, the Five Towns & Greater South Shore Inaugural Community Event to benefit the soldiers of the IDF was held at the Sephardic Temple in Cedarhurst. more
A 2007 graduate of Hewlett High School and a life long resident of Woodsburgh, Tyler Gildin became a household name when his 2009 Nassau State of Mind youtube video (a parody of Jay Z’s Empire State of Mind) hit the Internet and went viral. more
Local leaders’ often deliver emotional pitches for donations to Tomchei Shabbos, the Five Towns Food Bank and Hatzalah. They say that although there are abundant worthy causes worldwide, it’s our obligation first to provide for our own neighbors. more
The Ministry of Immigrant Absorption and the Jewish Agency are partnering with Nefesh B’Nefesh to host a series of informational Aliyah-related events throughout March. more
On the day preceding the passage of budget resolutions in Albany, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos spoke at a breakfast in Lawrence sponsored by Agudath Israel of America. 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
Iran’s nuclear threat was the main topic at the America Israel Public Affairs Committee Policy Conference in Washington, DC, this weekend. Two options for blunting it were debated — strong sanctions against Iran or congressional legislation authorizing American military action. Eli Hertz, a member of the Executive Council of AIPAC for 25 years, more
“One of the most important things, from a religious and psychological perspective, is to take care of our family. This is what I’m supposed to be doing. That’s what I’m here for, to take care of our own parents and our own children.” more
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