Community Highlights April 2021

Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein Encourages Community to Vaccinate COVID-19 vaccines are readily available now and all New Yorkers age 16 and over are eligible to receive them. The vaccines offer the best protection against serious and life-threatening illness caused by contracting the virus. Join the millions of New Yorkers who have already been vaccinated and take advantage of Read More »

Community Highlights April 2021

Coney Island Attractions Reopen After Losing Year to Virus Coney Island’s illustrious amusement parks reopened last month after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered them all last year. The Wonder Wheel, the Cyclone rollercoaster, and other attractions welcomed visitors of all ages. The rides will be open on weekends at first, with reduced capacity and other pandemic Read More »

Community Highlights April 2021

An Inspirational Day at Bet Yaakov of the Jersey Shore High School For its third consecutive year, Bet Yaakov of the Jersey Shore High School created an event to foster ahdut and create zehut at the Jersey Shore with their annual Amen party. Women from all parts of the community gathered to recite berahot and Read More »

Community Highlights March 2021

The Importance of Tzitzit Last month, the ninth grade boys of Magen David Yeshivah High School learned about the most important mitzvah of tzitzit. Rabbi Elinatan Bitton asked one of the students, Joseph Beyda, if his father could send the boys some pairs of his awesome 2xist cotton V-neck tzitzit. The very next day Joseph came in with Read More »

Community Highlights January 2021

Build the Bayit This past month Bet Yaakov of the Jersey Shore High School launched a very special campaign for the women in the community.  Bet Yaakov believes that the school is not only a place to educate its students, it's also a place to disseminate spiritual growth throughout the community. To that end, the Read More »

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 »

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