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From the Files of the Mitzvah Man ALWAYS WITH TOTAL COMPASSION July 2021

People approach the Mitzvah Man organization every day looking for help. Recently, a Mitzvah Man volunteer, we’ll call Rabbanit C., was helping an elderly woman named Rina who was living in a shelter. Due to the horrible conditions at the shelter, Rabbanit C. and others concerned for Rina were working on finding her an apartment Read More »

By Pnina Souid

Hot Summer Gadgets & Gizmos July 2021

Summertime is not just about sunshine and barbecues - it also inspires hi-tech gadgets that make our lives simpler and more enjoyable. Check out some of this year’s hottest new gizmos! Monos CleanPod This handheld UVC sterilizer is one of the best new gadgets around. Just charge it up, stash it in a backpack, and you are good to go! Read More »

Mayor Sam Cohen Welcomes the Community to Deal July 2021

Dear Friends, As we finally emerge from COVID-19, I am excited to welcome our residents and community members back to Deal for another exciting summer. COVID-19 restrictions have eased dramatically and yet our highest concern at the Borough of Deal remains your health and safety.  As we return to a true sense of normalcy, I Read More »

PROPELed Goes to School July 2021

PROPEL is at the forefront of helping community women to assess their strengths and find the right career niche.  Over the past six years, we have worked with close to 800 clients, providing individualized coaching and mentoring. We help women to network and offer stipends to help pay for training and higher education.  Almost 300 Read More »

Chernobyl A Renaissance of Spiritual Splendor July 2021

Many of us have heard about the lifelong desire of the holy Ba’al Shem Tov to meet up with the Ohr Hahayyim Hakdosh – Rabi Hayyim ben Attar, zy”a, in the Holy Land. Legend had it that if these two great luminaries would meet in Eretz Yisrael, together they would bring Mashiach and usher in Read More »

12U SCC Cyclones Crowned Brooklyn Champions! July 2021

For the Sephardic Community Center travel baseball team, it was a season that began with a lot of unknowns and even more rust to shake off as the players were returning after long layoffs. The pandemic had totally cancelled their 2020 season. Coaches Ezra Sultan and Jake Tawil knew they had their work cut out Read More »

By Joey Braha and Ezra Sultan

Novel Summer Adventure Getaways July 2021

Hey it’s Frieda. Hope you caught my last article about matchmaking! A few matchmakers reached out to me with positive comments. I hope my article makes an impact. If you missed it you can check it out on communitym.org in the May 2021 archives. Last month's article was rather serious. But now we are in Read More »

By Frieda Schweky

Rising Anti-Semitism and Our Response as a Community July 2021

Who would have predicted that a mob of violent anti-Israel protestors would ever physically disrupt Jewish diners at a sushi restaurant – in Los Angeles? This disturbing type of incident might have been a European phenomenon in days past, but now it has come to our doorsteps. The crisis of rising anti-Semitism has reached a Read More »

By DAVE GORDON

New Israeli Government Formed as Bennet Takes Reins from Netanyahu July 2021

“Israeli politics are pretty messy, actually.” So said Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett during a CNN interview, about a month before he became the new prime minister, ousting long-time leader Binyamin Netanyahu, by cobbling together the most unlikely coalition Israel has ever seen. In May 2021, Israel was still fending off attacks from Hamas. In Read More »

By DAVE GORDON

The Morris I. Franco Cancer and Medical Referral Center: Leaving No Stone Unturned July 2021

It’s a random Tuesday, and a lump appears where it shouldn’t be. A bruise, or two. A headache that just won’t disappear. With Hashem’s help that day will never come, and we will never hear the word “cancer” spoken again out loud. But if it does, Gd forbid, know that help is just a phone Read More »

By Sophia Franco
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