Colors: Blue Color

On Friday, April 5, the Yeshiva of Central Queens students in grades five through eight and faculty headed to the gym to watch the rebbeim play the student team members of the YCQ Varsity Basketball Team in the annual Rebbe-Talmid Game. The rebbeim and the students played in a four-quarter basketball game. The players were excited to play, and the students were so excited to watch the long-awaited game.

On Sunday, April 7, hundreds of men of all ages and backgrounds attended Agra D’Pirka’s Nissan pre-Pesach learning programs held in Flatbush, Monsey, and Queens, for its first-ever evening Yarchei Kallah. Joining the Flatbush participants in Knesses Bais Avigdor, from afar, were over 6000 online viewers from locales across the U.S. and as far away as Israel, Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Italy, Mexico, Panama, South Africa, Spain, and the UK.

At their 23rd Annual Dinner, Bnos Malka Academy will honor David and Rivka Mierov as Grandparents of the Year. Executive Director Michael Salzbank remarked, “It is a privilege to recognize such an outstanding couple. I have know them for 12 years and they are remarkable in their chesed and drive to strengthen the community.”

(Courtesy of Cong. Anshe Chesed) It’s 7:45 p.m. on a Tuesday night in Linden, and the sound of things being cracked open fill the air: a fresh box of melty-chocolate-chocolate chip cookies, a plastic container of buttery croissants, a maroon bound gold-leaf Kitzur Shulchan Aruch, three bottles of Poland Spring and Diet Coke, an oversized Bava Kamma, a package of napkins and an Artscroll Shmuel Bet. Over 30 men of diverse backgrounds, ages 20-75 years old, fill the beit midrash and learn together for the next hour and a quarter.