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Kehillas Bais Yehuda Tzvi of Cedarhurst honored Harav Yaakov and Rebbetzin Feitman at its sixteenth annual dinner on Feb. 8. The shul noted the rov’s “chai” anniversary with the … more
Rabbi Dr. Gilbert Klaperman zt”l, an early builder of the Five Towns Jewish community, was niftar on Tuesday. Services were set for 10 am on Wednesday morning at his shul, Congregation Beth … more
Rabbi Hershel Billet of the Young Israel of Woodmere has been appointed to the United States Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad by Senator Charles … more
This week it is my honor to introduce you to Rabbi Dovid M. Cohen, previously director of community engagement for Yached, an affiliate of the OU, and a development executive who recently assumed the … more
As day school advocates ramp up their push to win more state funding, a panel on the tuition crisis agreed on motzei Shabbat that yeshiva parents need to empower those advocates — by … more
The completition of a new Torah scroll for the fledgling Sephardic Congregation of Hewlett was celebrated on Sunday. After the sefer was completed in the Lawrence home of Eric and Mina Aminoff, … more
The Young of Israel of Woodmere’s five rabbis signed a statement “unequivocally denouncing” the Charlottesville, Virginia, terror attack. In a message sent to members of the the … more
A Far Rockaway man who allegedly identified himself as a police officer and attempted to enter the Young Israel of Woodmere during Shabbos services, was arrested in Cedarhurst, according to … more
With the start of summer, The Jewish Star is again pleased to publish a special summer message by Rabbi Hershel Billet of the Young Israel of Woodmere. Rabbi Billet urges that his congregants … more
The widow of Rabbi Maurice Lamm spoke about consolation and thanks on Sunday night, at a shiur to mark Rabbi Lamm’s first yahrtzeit. “Thank you so much for helping me through a … more
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