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There is affordable housing and day school tuition breaks, but can South Bend, Indiana, really coax a young Jewish family to leave the comforts of New York? “I thought I’d be living in New York for the rest of my life,” said Moshe Gubin, 34, a former resident of Kew Gardens Hills. more
Rabbis Kenneth Hain of Congregation Beth Shalom in Lawrence and Hershel Billet of the Young Israel of Woodmere want 1,000 Five Towners at #AIPAC's March conference in Washington. Watch the video. more
With significant state budget cuts looming ahead, local Agudath Israel leaders met with State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) to discuss how the cuts will affect the Orthodox community. “Skelos is one of the top three individuals making the decision on the budget,” Rabbi Yonah Feinstein said. “Our concern is the yeshivas and community organizations and these are all constitutionally approved services.” Rabbi Feinstein of Agudat Israel organized a March 6 community breakfast for Skelos. more
Over 150 of New York’s prestigious real estate professionals came together for a day of golfing on Monday, September 10, 2012, for the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) NY Real Estate Division Golf Outing at Glen Oaks Country Club in Old Westbury. more
On Monday, August 13th, Chana Schwartz will be taking a simultaneous leap into history and into the future, joining with her family and almost 400 other Jews on a Nefesh B’Nefesh flight to become olim chadashim, new immigrants to Israel. 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
Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv in Lawrence, a hub of aid after Sandy to those devastated by the hurricane, filled with an overflow crowd of more than 2,000 men, women and children this past Sunday for a Tehillim (psalms) rally to thank G-d for surviving the storm. “The power of Tefila (prayer) from tinokos shel bais Raban (Torah-learning children) is very special,” explained Achiezer’s Eli Weiss, who organized the event. “The schools and shuls did a tremendous job of promoting and encouraging attendance and involvement and we owe them a great debt of gratitude for contributing to the success that B’H it was.” more
Summer can be a time of relaxing or slacking off for some students, but for 33 high school age girls and boys on NCSY—OU’s Jewish Overseas Leadership Training (JOLT) program, it was a summer of action, roller-coaster like emotional highs and lows, and spiritual and leadership growth. more
More than 100 men and women poured into Jeffrey Resnick’s Woodmere home on Sunday in a bid to combine the inspirational power of two Jewish organizations —Partners in Torah and Birthright. more
Walking down Oak Drive in Far Rockaway on a sunny fall day, it’s briefly hard to remember the devastation that hurricane Sandy inflicted on this and the surrounding areas, but the upended trees and load growl of generators bring back reality. This is a community in crisis. more
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