Rabbi Message

Let’s keep the days of awe awesome

Rosh Hashanah is not a day of sadness or a day of seriousness. It is a joyful holiday! It’s the day when we elect G-d to be our ruler.

Rabbi Message

A most unique year

As a rabbi for almost three decades , I am certainly no stranger to taking part in communal prayers in synagogue on a regular basis. Since last May, however, with the passing of my dear mother of blessed memory this has taken on a whole new level of meaning for me.

Hempstead Town adopts temporary Five Towns building ban

The Town of Hempstead board voted unanimously to approve a six-month temporary moratorium to halt building in what is known as the business overlay and transit-oriented development district in Inwood and North Lawrence.

Brandeis school in Lawrence is recast as a Hebrew academy

More than 90 years after opening its doors and a decade after ending its association with the Solomon Schechter school systems, the Brandeis School, in Lawrence, has rebranded as the Brandeis Hebrew Academy.

Five Towns Community Center garden harvests food and life lessons

With the summer ending, the Five Towns Community Center garden is gearing up for the harvesting season. The garden was revitalized in 2018 after the start of Gammy’s Pantry, a food pantry in the Community Center in Lawrence that has helped those in need of food.

Head to the Lawrence High School Class of 1970 reunion

Two days before Halloween, the Lawrence High School class of 1970 could be scaring themselves with their memories at the 50th anniversary reunion on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 7 to 11 p.m. in the Atrium of Sunny Atlantic Beach Club in Atlantic Beach.

Subaru stolen in Inwood

Three men allegedly pulled a man, 21, from his white 2015 Subaru as he was parking on Zavatt Sreet, near Pearl Street in Inwood, at 5:45 p.m. on Sept. 2, and took off heading east on Pearl Street, Nassau police said.

Reunion for Lawrence High Class of 1972

The Lawrence High School Class of 1972 is having its 50th year reunion on Oct. 8 at the Inwood Country Club, 50 Peppe Drive in Inwood. Out of the roughly 530 class members, 130 alums are expected to attend.

Four people allegedly rob Inwood smoke shop

Nassau police are looking for four people — three women and a young man — who allegedly robbed the Fazieah Smoke Shop on Sheridan Boulevard in Inwood at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 31.


Closing one chapter, but preparing for the next

"The pandemic is over.” With those words last weekend, President Biden declared . . .


A history of King Charles not worth repeating

Oddly enough, however, my family has a connection to the throne — that is, if longstanding legend is to be believed.

Randi Kreiss

Work for Donald Trump, wind up in handcuffs

Is that the scent of autumn apples in the air? No, I believe that’s the smell of subpoenas, dozens of subpoenas served in recent weeks to Trump employees, former employees . . .

Jerry Kremer

The dilemma of choosing a college

This is a busy time of year for families. Getting the children back to school and focused on homework is a big challenge for any parent. And there’s another group of parents . . .