Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 July 2011 12:07 Written by Madraigos Wednesday, 27 July 2011 11:36
Madraigos welcomes Eli Shapiro, LCSW who has joined the organization as Clinical Director. In this capacity, he will oversee all aspects of the organization's clinical office.
Heshy Schertz of Lawrence and Miriam L. Wallach of Woodmere were among the hundreds who attended Yeshiva University's ChampionsGate Weekend
Last Updated on Sunday, 17 July 2011 18:58 Written by YU Press Release Sunday, 17 July 2011 18:42
President Richard Joel and Woodmere's Stephen Wallach at YU's ChampionsGate Leadership Conference
New York, NY, July 15, 2011 – In Orthodox shuls in more than 90 communities across North and South America, Israel, and the United Kingdom this past Shabbat, seats normally occupied by key people were empty. Rabbis, presidents, board members and others—many of those who do the heavy lifting of communal life in their towns and neighborhoods—gathered in Orlando, Florida, at Yeshiva University’s National Leadership Conference at the ChampionsGate resort.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 July 2011 07:30 Written by Matthew Chayes/ Newsday Wednesday, 13 July 2011 07:16
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp
The now-former treasurer of a Woodmere synagogue who's accused of pilfering more than $600,000 from his congregation was released from jail on bail Tuesday night, authorities said.
Last Updated on Sunday, 10 July 2011 12:04 Written by By Sandy Eller / The Jewish Star Sunday, 10 July 2011 09:57
Sholom Jacobs with his wife, Pessy and children, Shmuel, Chana and Dina.
The first thing you notice when you talk to singer Sholom Jacobs is the accent.
I couldn’t quite place it. Perhaps English? A bit South African maybe?
I was wrong on both counts. The son of Chabad shluchim, Jacobs, 33, was born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland, where he began his musical career as a child singing in shul, school choirs and concerts ran by his father. Jacobs left Scotland at 16, spending three years learning in an Israeli yeshiva before finally settling in New York.
Last Updated on Friday, 08 July 2011 18:20 Written by TFTI Friday, 08 July 2011 17:49
The wedding of Yossi Percia and Chana Stein from Cedarhurst, NY, took place Wednesday at the Oholei Torah Ballroom in Crown Heights.
Last Updated on Thursday, 07 July 2011 15:47 Written by Jeff Bessen/ LI Herald Thursday, 07 July 2011 15:39
A crash of a car and a motorcycle at the intersection of Peninsula and Woodmere boulevards in Woodmere on Thursday at 2:10 p.m.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 May 2011 18:32 Written by TFTI Tuesday, 31 May 2011 16:28
Cedarhurst Mayor Parise leading the Parade
A memorial was held at the Lawrence train station at 10:30 a.m., followed by the parade. The parade was proceeding east on Central Avenue to the Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department for a brief service. It then continued on Central Avenue to Cedarhurst Avenue, then north to the veterans memorial in the Andrew J. Parise Park, where services where concluded and refreshments where served.
Last Updated on Monday, 23 May 2011 12:19 Written by TFTI Monday, 23 May 2011 11:30
Yesterday the Five Towns Cummunity gathered to celebrate Lag B'Omer at the Andrew J. Parise Park formerly Cedarhurst Park, an event sponsored and organized by Chabad of the Five Towns. the Highlight was the "Airtime Extreme Trampoline Show" , and there were activities for all ages. Participants enjoyed archery, a barbeque, a bonfire and music by Azamra DJ.
YESHIVA GEDOLAH OF THE FIVE TOWNS - SANTINO & KOPEL BREAK GROUND FOR YESHIVA GEDOLAH COMMUNITY CENTER
Last Updated on Monday, 23 May 2011 12:51 Written by TFTI Monday, 23 May 2011 11:11
Pictured (L to R) at the groundbreaking ceremony are Rav Yitzchok Knobel (Rosh Kollel), Legislator Howard J. Kopel, Senior Councilman Anthony J. Santino, and Rav Moshe Zen Katzenstein (Rosh HaYeshiva).
Town of Hempstead Senior Councilman Anthony J. Santino and Nassau Couty Legislator Howard J. Kopel broke ground at Yeshiva Gedolah of the Five Towns' ceremony forits new Torah Community Center.
Last Updated on Sunday, 22 May 2011 00:38 Written by TFTI Sunday, 22 May 2011 00:09
300 people enjoyed Pesach in the picturesque village Stowe Vermont, in a program led by Bruce Backman. Sholom Jacobs and Zalman Traxler entertained.
Last Updated on Friday, 20 May 2011 17:09 Written by Matt Coleman / TFTI Friday, 20 May 2011 16:15
Kopel’s under-the-radar advocacy puts most of the Five Towns back into one Legislative District
Five Towns, N.Y. – Legislator Howard J. Kopel (LD -7) confirmed substantial success of his marathon efforts to prevent a proposed new legislative redistricting map for District 7 from cutting off half of Cedarhurst and a large portion of Woodmere. The current District 7, which Legislator Kopel has represented since taking office in January 2010, includes the entire Five Towns, along with communities in East Rockaway, Bay Park, Mill Brook, and parts of Oceanside and Island Park.
Last Updated on Thursday, 12 May 2011 08:13 Written by HAFTR Thursday, 12 May 2011 06:58
The opening ceremony was done by the entire fifth grade students. Each class represented one middah upon which chessed is created as well as upon which the state of Israel exists. In addition, each middah was represented with a color worm by the students. Students carried props to show how each middah was manifested in the land of Israel.
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