Colors: Blue Color

The Yeshiva of Central Queens gratefully acknowledges the Names, Not Numbers© Program that has taught our students about the Holocaust through the accounts of eyewitnesses, provided them with interviewing, filming, and editing skills, and, most importantly, enabled meaningful relationships to be forged between the survivors and our students. YCQ has benefited tremendously from its participation in this Legacy Heritage project.

As a way to help seniors who are in need of work, State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. is once again hosting his free, senior-only job fair in Kew Gardens at the end of May.

On Friday, May 31, residents who are age 55 and older are invited to visit the Queens Community House, located at 80-02 Kew Gardens Road, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to apply for jobs with companies that are specifically looking to hire senior workers.

At a Jewish-owned farm and retreat center in Connecticut, 27 young women participated in Yachad and Yeshiva University’s High School for Girls’s Annual Leadership Service Mission, a two-day day trip that focused on chesed, the environment, and tikkun olam. From April 7-8, participants with and without disabilities came together, demonstrating the unique opportunities afforded by inclusive community service experiences.  

The National Council of Young Israel (NCYI) Tuesday lambasted MoveOn, a public policy organization that advocates progressive ideals, for its endorsement of Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. MoveOn’s support of Reps. Omar and Tlaib mark the group’s first endorsement of the 2020 elections. The endorsement comes in the wake of MoveOn’s recent call for the Democratic presidential candidates to boycott AIPAC’s policy conference.

Dirshu Shas Yidden Tested on Shas for the Second Time

It was an absolute unique maamad that transpired in the home of HaGaon HaRav Berel Povarsky, shlita, senior Rosh Yeshiva at the Ponovezh Yeshiva. Rav Berel was so deeply moved by what he saw that at the end of the event he exclaimed, “I am so overjoyed that Baruch Hashem, Klal Yisroel is not orphaned. We have true bekiim in Shas with whom we can go and greet Moshiach!”