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Opening day for the Hewlett Lawrence Soccer Club began at Woodmere Middle School on March 31 with several games and a presentation of a signed HLSC Blues jersey to team sponsor Gavin Silver of Professional Physical Therapy and Hewlett-Woodmere Business Association President David Friedman presenting proclamations from State Sen. Todd Kaminsky to HLSC President Sabino Vardaro and the club. more
Several students at Warren Levi Martial Arts in Cedarhurst earned different degrees of black belts. more
United States Air Force Capt. John Runco earned a Master of Science degree in aeronautical engineering at the Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, and was presented with his degree on March 21. more
The Passover holiday is truly a highlight in the Jewish calendar. There are so many wonderful traditions and interesting ideas to discuss, it is quite difficult to choose just one to discuss. However, one topic that has always stuck out in my mind is the “four children” mentioned in the Haggadah. more
On Friday and Saturday nights, April 19 and 20, Jews will celebrate Passover by holding a Seder on each night. A Seder is more than a festive meal and a family gathering. It is also a religious program, containing 14 steps. These steps direct us through the evening, making sure that we say the appropriate blessings and prayers at the appropriate times and guiding us, as we share the story of the Exodus and the lessons with our families. more
The beloved text that Jews recite around the Passover table — known as the Haggadah — tells us that the Torah speaks of four children: a wise one, a wicked one, a simple one, and one who asks no questions. more
Equality Gater gained her teammates respect, not because she was a girl participating in what is considered more of a boys sport, but for the hard work she put into improving at wrestling. more
Two days before Jewish American Heritage Month begins, four athletes and two coaches will be inducted into the Jewish Sports Heritage Association and six others will honored with awards at Temple Israel of Lawrence on April 28. more
Nine boys at the Kulanu Academy have gained a better sense of belonging just by being part of a basketball team at the Cedarhurst school for those with special needs. more
Former Gural JCC Executive Director Joel Block recalled the trip that he and Dr. Mark Ramer took to Sofia, Bulgaria, in 2012. more
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