Petirah of Mrs. Rivka Chaya (Kitty) Pollak A”H

We regret to inform you of the Petirah of Mrs. Rivka Chaya (Kitty) Pollak A”H, who was Niftar over Shabbos. Read more ›

Sprint users experiencing issues in Lakewood; Company says they’re working on the issue

First it was AT&T, now it’s Sprint. Read more ›

Governor Murphy’s father in law, Edward Brown Snyder – “A proud member of the Jewish faith” – dies

See statement below from Governor Murphy. Read more ›

Sunday: Lakewood Fire Department hosts Fire Safety and Prevention Day

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The Weekly National News Roundup – by Shlomo Rudman

Deficit Jumps – The US Treasury announced that the 2018 national deficit had ballooned to $779 billion, a 17% increase over 2017 and the highest level in six years. Read more ›

The Yom HaShishi Series Episode 3: Featuring Rabbi Dovid Heber

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Agudah NJ Director Rabbi Avi Schnall: New developments in non-public school security aid bill

Rabbi Avi Schnall: Dear Friends, There were some new developments within the New Jersey Legislature yesterday. Senate Bill S3080, a supplemental appropriation of $11.3 million for non-public school security aid, Read more ›

Opinion: Stench of the “Deep State”

In the last several years, the term “deep state” has been talked about a lot and has grown in popularity. Read more ›

A craze or Hishtadlus?

They’re back

Study: Someone OTHER Than Teen Driver More Likely to Die in Fatal Crash

New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety underscores that when a teen is behind the wheel, everyone is at greater risk, especially when other teens are along for the ride. Read more ›

S.S.S.S. Nesivos Shalom Lech Lecha 5779: Your purpose in life

The weekly Shiur delivered by Reb Yisroel Meir Shapiro.  Read more ›

Lakewood Askonim thank Toms River Police officials, OCPO and Medical Examiner’s office

Lakewood Askonim today thanked officials from multiple local and County agencies who went above and beyond during a recent tragedy. Read more ›

Agudath Israel Calls on IRS to Narrow Scope of Proposed Regulations: “Don’t Undermine the Scholarships of Thousands of Students”

Agudath Israel of America urged the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) last week to revise proposed regulations that could undermine school choice programs in many states and jeopardize the scholarships of thousands of students. Read more ›

Letter: More on the AT&T issue in Lakewood

Hi, Thanks for covering the AT&T service problems on the scoop. I filed a complaint with the FCC and I wrote a letter to the office of the president. I referenced Read more ›

Bill Package Requiring Suspension for Moving Violations & Safety Education Training for School Bus Drivers, Aides Advances

An Assembly panel approved two measures Thursday mandating suspension of school bus drivers with multiple motor vehicle moving violations in a three-year period and creating a safety education program for bus drivers and aides. Read more ›

PHOTOS: NJ State Police Hosts First Citizens Academy Meeting

Yesterday, Colonel Patrick Callahan and various command staff members hosted community leaders from across the state Read more ›

PHOTOS: Hachnosas Sefer Torah to Rabbi Irons Shul

The Sefer Torah was donated by R’ Yitzy Schwab. (Send your event pictures to Read more ›

Hurry: Submit your friend’s name for free at Kever Rachel with Rav Ades – Yad L’Achim

[COMMUNICATED] If you know someone who can benefit from this free tefillah, please share it with them.
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NJ-04 Election: Smith vs Welle – by Aaron Neuman

On November 6th, millions of voters across the country will head to polling stations to cast their votes for their preferred candidates in this year’s midterm election. New Jersey’s 4th Congressional district, which includes Lakewood, Read more ›