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NY NCSY, Partners, Launch ‘Virtual Vigil’ of Torah Study, Prayer for Kidnapped Teens

20 Sivan 5774 – June 17, 2014
New York NCSY, the OU, Bnei Akiva and RCA are launching a "virtual vigil" to bring the kidnapped teens home.

A Pathway To Teshuvah

27 Elul 5772 – September 13, 2012
Yom Hadin is almost here and this time of year brings with it a range of emotions. Some people are excited - a new year, the start of school, new clothing. For others, Rosh Hashanah instills fear - the need to correct wrongdoings, to beg for forgiveness and make promises to be better. For still others, there is a feeling of being overwhelmed - either by the awe of the Yom Hadin or perhaps the reality of so many days of Shabbos, Yom Tov, Shabbos (that's a lot of cooking and baking). We are often so busy taking care of all the “things" that need to be done, that we don’t have enough time for spiritual and emotional preparation. It feels like most years I come to Selichos feeling as if I haven't done enough to prepare.

A Morah’s View from Out-of-town

8 Nisan 5772 – March 30, 2012
When you‘re here, over the rainbow, it is different. Being out-of-town is not about living in some neighborhood of Brooklyn (other than Boro Park, Williamsburg, or Flatbush). Living out-of-town also does not mean living in other parts of the Big Apple, like Manhattan or Queens. It doesn’t even mean living in the suburbs – like the Five Towns or Great Neck. Being here, over the rainbow, means living away.

JCC Food Pantry Seeks Help For Passover

6 Nisan 5772 – March 29, 2012
Imagine being in the unenviable position of choosing between filling up your car or putting food on your family’s Passover table. For many in the Five Towns – including senior citizens faced with the decision to buy medicine or food – that is a sad and grim reality.

Anguish That Does Not Go Away: Reader Responses

10 Tevet 5772 – January 4, 2012
For the past few weeks my column has focused on the difficulties singles experience while trying to find their soul mates.

L.I. Community Dedicates Torah In Memory Of Young Boy

25 Adar 5770 – March 11, 2010
More than 500 people dedicated a new Torah scroll in the Long Island town of Woodmere, N.Y., last Sunday, a little more than one year after the sudden passing of a nine-year-old sent shock waves through the tight-knit Jewish community.

A Vacuum Yet To Be Filled (Part One)

3 Heshvan 5770 – October 21, 2009
Dear Rebbetzin Jungreis, I have wanted to write you for a long time because you helped me in such a profound way. I am so very thankful for your work, your message, your books, and your unapologetic call to all Jews to return to our Torah and heritage.

School Board Member: Sectarian Claim Is Without Basis

20 Elul 5769 – September 9, 2009
According to the plaintiffs of a recent federal lawsuit, a conspiracy is brewing in the Five Towns. The plaintiffs allege that Lawrence's Board of Education has tried to "convert the [school board] into an Orthodox ruling committee, and to establish Orthodox Judaism as the official religion" of Lawrence.

From Funeral To Gala Dinner: ‘V’nahapoch Hu’ In The Five Towns

8 Adar 5769 – March 4, 2009
Twenty-four hours of tragedy turned to joy. A true v'nahapoch hu story for the month of Adar.

Oceanside, N.Y. – To Be Young Again

11 Tammuz 5767 – June 27, 2007
Youth is the key to a Jewish community. Sure, there are snowbird synagogues, but bocce ball and bingo aren't going to attract young couples.

The Paintings Of Brocha Teichman

26 Tammuz 5763 – July 26, 2003
When Brocha Teichman was a young girl growing up, she always drew pictures.

Where Are The Moms And Dads? – The Readers Respond

25 Sivan 5763 – June 25, 2003
Dear Rebbetzin Jungreis: I have a feeling that you will be inundated with endless letters and stories relating to those shared in your article entitled "Where Are The Moms And Dads?" I am compelled to share two of my own experiences with you.

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