Community Highlights December 2020

Magen David Yeshiva HS Students Find Their Place by Exploring Their Roots Last month, Magen David Yeshivah HS treated their “9th grade scholar students” to a tour of Magen David Synagogue of 67th street in Bensonhurst. As part of the 9th grade scholars seminar, the students got to explore their place within the larger community. Read More »

Community Highlights November 2020

Nicole Malliotakis Wins New York's 11th Congressional District Democratic Rep. Max Rose concedes New York House race to Republican Nicole Malliotakis. Republican Nicole Malliotakis, a New York assemblywoman and 2017 New York City mayoral candidate, beat incumbent Democratic Representative Max Rose for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Malliotakis will represent New York’s Read More »

Community Highlights November 2020

NJ Budget Delivers Wins for Private Schools New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signs the FY2021 Budget at the Trenton War Memorial. Despite a massive deficit brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, New Jersey’s recently passed budget handed several funding victories to private schools, especially increases for spending on security and special education. The budget process Read More »

Community Highlights October 2020

NYPD Pre-High Holy Day Briefing Held Via Zoom, Amid Pandemic, Tensions, and Soaring Crime Captain Richie Taylor, commanding officer of NYPD Community Affairs’ Outreach Division, and moderator of the High Holidays briefing. New York City will once again provide extra police presence around shuls during the holidays, police officials said last month at the annual Read More »

Community Highlights August 2020

President Trump Visits Deal, NJ for Fundraiser Last month, President Donald Trump visited Deal, NJ to attend a fundraiser at the estate of his late friend, Stanley Chera, a”h. The fundraiser took place on the Chera estate on Ocean Avenue. Two days after Stanley Chera’s passing on April 11, Trump tweeted, “My deepest sympathies go Read More »


Weekly Parashah Bulletin – Still Going Strong You may be familiar with this parashah bulletin.  The Magen Abraham Synagogue of West Long Branch, NJ has been producing this weekly bulletin for close to 25 years, and until recently it has been distributed to approximately 20 different shuls in the Brooklyn and Deal communities.  However, when Read More »

Community Highlights July 2020

UCEF Distributes $437,000 to Help Families Pay Tuition Bills On March 13th our community yeshivot closed their doors and the world came to a halt right before our eyes.  COVID-19 swiftly shut down life as we knew it. UCEF, the United Children Education Foundation, continued their hard work to generate as much funding as possible Read More »

Community Highlights June 2020

Introducing SYNC A new community organization named “SYNC” was launched last month, founded in loving memory of Rose Mishaan, a”h, upon her recent passing.  SYNC’s vision is to fund the purchase and delivery of meals and protective equipment to medical professionals and others in need, both in and outside of the community. SYNC is an Read More »

Community Highlights May 2020

Deal, NJ Election Ballots Are Being Mailed Out! A message from Mayor Sam Cohen, Commissioner Morris Ades, and Commissioner David Simhon: Due to current stay-at-home conditions, the town of Deal will be holding their elections by mail-in ballots ONLY! It is IMPERATIVE that you get the ballots, follow the instructions, and check-mark Sam Cohen, Morris Read More »

Community Highlights April 2020

New Solution to Slow Down Nearsightedness Research has shown by the year 2050 almost 50 percent of the world population will be nearsighted, almost 5 billion people! Currently, children play less than 1.5 hours each day outdoors. The average child uses some form of digital device between four-six hours per day. These factors including one Read More »

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