Temple B'nai Torah kids set to perform 'Willy Wonka Jr.'

Children at Temple B’nai Torah in Wantagh are building their acting chops, and strengthening their confidence, as they get ready to take the stage for a production of “Willy Wonka …

Jewish teens make their voices heard

Jewish teenagers from high schools and colleges came together at a rally in Merrick last week, in solidarity and support for Israel amid its ongoing war against Hamas. In the weeks following an …

Teams take on challenges at Wantagh eighth grade Olympics

The annual battle between the Starburst and Skittles teams heated up on Nov. 22 as Wantagh Middle School hosted the eighth grade Olympics. The annual pre-Thanksgiving event focuses on teamwork as …

Getting festive at the holiday vendor fair

Temple B'nai Torah in Wantagh celebrated the spirit of the upcoming holiday season with a festive Holiday Vendor Fair on a crisp Sunday in November. The event drew in crowds eager to embrace the …

Festive lights in a Winter Wonderland

On a chilly Saturday, the heart of Wantagh came alive with the fifth annual Winter Wonderland Festival, a joyous celebration hosted by the Wantagh Chamber of Commerce and generously sponsored by the …


‘Never again’ is more than a slogan. It’s our rallying cry.

Like most people, I awoke on Oct. 7 to news of Hamas’ horrific attack on Israel. The barbarism displayed by the Hamas terrorists against Israeli civilians was enough to make anybody’s blood boil.

Peter King

Americans must rediscover our unity

The world of politics has never been an oasis of peace and harmony. By its very nature, democracy is a clash of ideas fueled by ambition. It is not an arena for the faint of heart.


A rabbi’s musings on where antisemitism comes from

What does it mean to be antisemitic? Can Jews do better in fighting against it? This is a complex issue, and a difficult one. It requires looking outside and inside our community.