Petirah of Mrs. Sarah Soffer A”H

We regret to inform you of the Petirah of Mrs. Sarah Soffer A”H, who was Niftar today following an illness. She was 68. Read more ›

It’s Giveaway Time! (5 Winners Will Be Picked!)

It’s giveaway time!

Charge your year with this brand new 10,000 mah premium compact battery pack! Read more ›

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Passes Away

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away over Rosh Hashana from pancreatic cancer at the age of 87. Read more ›

Two Days Left: Who will have food for Yom Tov?

[COMMUNICATED] The pre-Rosh Hashana shopping and cooking frenzies are in full swing. But over 1,300 families across Lakewood, Jackson and Toms River have not stocked their kitchens or begun cooking. Read more ›

A Heartfelt Plea from the Front Lines in Eretz Yisroel!


Erev Rosh Hashana 5781

Dear Friend,

First the good news. Boruch Hashem, 120,634 precious Jewish children from all across Eretz Yisroel just began the new school year in 273 Torah schools administered by Chinuch Atzmai. Read more ›

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PHOTO: A Shul in Lakewood ready for Rosh Hashana

A Rosh Hashana like never before | R’ Pinchos Doppelt

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AUDIO: Divrei Chizuk for Erev Rosh Hashana: Don’t be Mekabel too much & How to be Zoche B’Din | Rabbi Dovid Lowenthal, Lakewood Kollel Bus

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Census Mobile Questionnaire Assistance Centers Available

As the 2020 Census starts to wind down, Mobile “On the Spot” Questionnaire Assistance Centers will be available to help make sure that all Ocean County residents are counted. Read more ›

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As Their Opposition Plan Crumbles, Teachers Union Turns To Frivolous Grievances

In an effort to save their losing battle against the Lakewood School District’s ongoing school year, the Teachers Union has begun resorting to frivolous complaints and grievances, in an attempt to hamper the continued education of Lakewood’s student body, the vast majority of whom are from disadvantaged backgrounds.  Read more ›

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Freeholder Vicari Renews Call For EZ-Pass Discount

With motorists facing a devastating one-two punch of toll increases on both the Garden State Parkway and NJ Turnpike, followed two-weeks later by a gasoline tax hike, Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari is renewing his call for an E-Z Pass discount for Ocean County drivers. Read more ›

Letter: Lakewood should be proud

Dear TLS,

Permit me to publicly express my profound appreciation to Read more ›

TLS & Scoop Outdoor wish you a Shana Tova!

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PHOTO: Hagaon Rav Chaim today, Erev Rosh Hashana

Our Dear Friends and Partners 

In a world filled with uncertainty, we search for something steady. Something to grab onto to keep us afloat in these tumultuous times. ואין לנו שיור רק התורה הזאת when we have nothing we have the  Torah. Throughout the generations, the Torah has accompanied us and been our bedrock. In times like this it is the Zechus HaTorah that protects us.

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Free Download: Sefer ‘Zeh Hayom’ on Rosh Hashana by Rav Zalman Fendel Z”L

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Rosh Hashanah
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Letter from Mrs. Rochel Frid

Dear Editor of The Lakewood Scoop,

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Reb Yisroel Meir Shapiro’s Nesivos Shalom Shiur Rosh Hashanah 5781: A Shabbos Rosh Hashana Secret

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70,000 Meals Distributed By Lakewood BOE Thursday [VIDEO]

Hundreds of cars and individuals lined up today at the Clifton Avenue Grade School and the Lakewood Middle School to receive weekday and weekend food boxes, whose distribution by the Lakewood Board of Education resumed Thursday.  Read more ›

Three Critical skills to becoming a successful learner | Rabbi Dovid Abenson

I recently received an email from a parent questioning my approach when discussing the pitfalls of miseducation, alluding that our Torah educational system is failing us. I would like to reiterate that these articles are intended to be informative for parents and educators, Read more ›

This Aseres Yemei Teshuva, Get Ignited!

Twelve + hours. Five days. 

One nation, ignited. 

As a year like no other draws to a close, we join to re-ignite our spirits and reconnect to our passion with the Ohr Naava’s Annual Avinu Malkeinu event!

Our relationship with Hashem should be stronger than ever now. But with the trials of the season, our flames may need extra fuel to keep blazing. 

Join the Ignited Avinu Malkeinu event to fuel your year – and inspire your Yiddishkeit!

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