AMIT discusses Israel and the Torah in Cedarhurst

The Torah and strengthening their bond with Israel were part of AMIT’s Yom Iyun — “Day of Learning” — that drew more than 100 women for the 20th annual gathering at the Sephardic Temple in Cedarhurst on Aug. 7.

Security money for Five Towns institutions

Six of the 17 South Shore Jewish organizations, synagogues and schools across New York’s 4th Congressional District that will receive $100,000 in federal security money from a total of $1.7 million are in the Five Towns. 

Lifelong Five Towns resident Barbra Feldman, 54

Barbra Feldman, a lifelong resident of the Five Towns, who was named Lawrence Woodmere Academy Head of School in January, died of cancer on Aug. 8. She was 54.

Lawrence native Jeffrey Good, 58

Good, a Lawrence native, graduated from Lawrence High School, class of 1978, and from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, N.J., seven years later. For nearly the past decade he was an event designer and senior buyer for Daniel Events in Delray Beach.

Going back to school with the National Council of Jewish Women in Hewlett

Roughly 850 children “shopped” for new clothing, school supplies and other items at the seventh annual Back 2 School Store sponsored by the National Council of Jewish Women-Peninsula and South Shore sections at Hewlett High School on July 28.

Hewlett native is engaged

Dr. Martin Berman and his wife, Pamela, are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Alexandra Berman, to Glenn Thrope, son of Arlene and David Thrope, of Westport, Conn.

In Woodmere, Long Island Sharsheret celebrates 18 years

The Long Island Sharsheret Committee marked the organization’s 18th anniversary with the annual barbecue and siyum (Hebrew for completion of any unit of Torah study) at the Woodmere Club on Aug. 6.

Missing Woodmere teen is found

Diana Lopez, 14, of Woodmere, who was last seen at her Broadway residence near noon on Aug. 12 was found, according to the Nassau Police Department’s Missing Person Squad.

Warren Levi Martial Arts of Cedarhurst wins industry award

Cedarhurst-based Warren Levi Martial Arts was recognized with the Mark of Excellence Award from Century Martial Arts, a highly regarded industry organization, for its unwavering dedication to quality martial arts instruction and community involvement.

Five Towns students enter SUNY Oswego, make the Union College dean’s list

Among the more than 1,500 students that will be first-year students at SUNY Oswego is Cedarhurst resident Briana Kur, a Lawrence High School graduate.

Nassau CC prepares for kickoff

Nassau Community College’s football program produced a strong finish in 2018 under then-second-year head coach Jamel Ramsay, who guided the Lions to eight wins in 11 games capped by a dominant 46-6 victory over Northland Community Tech in the Red Grange Bowl.