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Hewlett-Woodmere School District Superintendent Dr. Ralph Marino said in a district-wide email to parents that a Hewlett High School student has tested positive for Covid-19. Marino said in an … more
According to the Sages, Yom Kippur was one of two great days of joy in ancient Israel. The Talmud (B. Ta’anit 26b) states: Rabban Simon the son of Gamaliel said: “Never were there for the … more
Shanah Tovah!  Have a good year! But the word shanah means more than year in Hebrew. It means both to change and repeat. Without a doubt, this Rosh Hashana, this New Year and the six months … more
Rabbis typically have to dig deep this time of year to come up with an inspirational message for the high holidays. We comb through the relevant texts, search for incredible stories and formulate a … more
In a nearly 40-minute, socially distant ceremony last Friday morning, elected and appointed Nassau officials and families of local 9/11 victims paused to remember the 348 county residents who died in … more
Florence Steiger walked out of her Hewlett apartment building on Aug. 26 and was greeted by several board members from the National Council of Jewish Women-Peninsula Section, the organization that … more
Immersed in several Five Towns organizations, what is one more “job” to James Vilardi as the Hewlett resident who grew up in Inwood was named the executive director of the Town of … more
The Jewish High Holidays of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur are nearing, and Jews across North America and in the Five Towns who want to pray together will either attend synagogues, albeit in a unique environment, or use technology to connect spiritually. more
Updated Sept. 12 at 9:30 a.m. Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Village of Cedarhurst held its annual 9/11 remembrance ceremony at Andrew J. Parise Cedarhurst Park exactly 19 years after the attacks.  more
The pandemic has been a life-changing experience for me. The normal was no longer normal, and a new normal had to be made. It made me realize how quickly everything can change and how our world … more
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