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Video: Remembering Rav Gershon Yankelewitz zt”l

Thursday August 21, 2014 10:42 AM
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Babies Moved to Secure Areas of Ashkelon Hospital Following Renewal of Rockets

Thursday August 21, 2014 6:10 AM

babies-ashkelon-rocketsBy Anav Silverman

Since Tuesday night, Hamas has fired over 100 rockets into Israel with approximately 30 rockets throughout the course of (more…)

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OU Kosher’s Primer For Upcoming Shemittah Year

Thursday August 21, 2014 4:19 AM

farmerBy Rabbi Moshe Zywica

Executive Rabbinic Coordinator, OU Kosher

As we are little more than a month away from a shemittah year it is helpful to review some of the laws and customs as they pertain to us in Israel (more…)

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Chicago Businessman Jeff Aeder Donates Three Ambucycles To United Hatzalah In Honor Of Murdered Teens

Wednesday August 20, 2014 3:42 PM

jeff-aederJewish-American businessman Jeff Aeder has donated three ambucycles to the Israeli emergency response organization United Hatzalah in (more…)

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Rav Gershon Yankelewitz zt”l

Tuesday August 19, 2014 8:47 PM

rav-gershon-yankelewitz1It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rav Gershon Yankelewitz zt”l, senior rosh yeshiva at Yeshiva Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchonon in New (more…)

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Video: London Mayor Visits Jewish Home In Stamford Hill

Tuesday August 19, 2014 3:55 PM

london-mayor-visits[Video below.] London Mayor Boris Johnson was welcomed last week to a special Kol Boniach Appreciation Breakfast (more…)

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Missing IDF Soldier David Menachem Gordon Found Dead

Tuesday August 19, 2014 2:11 PM

david-menachem-gordon1Boruch dayan emes. David Menachem Gordon, the 21-year-old IDF soldier who had been missing since Sunday, has been found dead. (more…)

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Photos: At the Levaya of Aharon Follman z”l

Tuesday August 19, 2014 3:02 AM

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Rabbi Dovid Goldwasser Discusses How To Enhance One’s Share in Olam Habah

Monday August 18, 2014 11:18 PM

rav-dovid-goldwasserBy Daniel Keren

Rabbi Dovid Goldwasser, internationally renowned Maggid Shiur and Rav of Congregation Bais Yitzchok recently spoke in Brooklyn on the topic (more…)

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Rav Joseph Elias zt”l

Monday August 18, 2014 9:31 PM

joseph-elias[Levaya and shivah info below.] It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rav Joseph Elias zt”l, renowned mechanech, noted author, (more…)

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Catskills Reeling After Passing of Aharon Follman z”l in Bungalow Fire

Monday August 18, 2014 8:03 PM

candleUpdated: [Shivah info below.] Members of Camp Mareh Yechezkel in Liberty, NY, are reeling following the tragic passing last night of a three year old boy, Aharon Follman z”l, (more…)

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Agudath Israel Files Amicus Curiae Brief: Let Bais Din Have Sessions on Sunday

Monday August 18, 2014 3:27 PM

court-GAVELAgudath Israel of America has filed an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief in a little known case that will have significant repercussions for (more…)

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Swedish Woman Viciously Beaten for Wearing Jewish Star Necklace

Monday August 18, 2014 2:56 PM

anna-sjogrenA Muslim mob in Uppsala, Sweden set upon and severely beat a Jewish mother of four, for wearing a Magein Dovid necklace, (more…)

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British Supermarket Sainsbury’s Under Fire After Branch Reportedly Clears Out Kosher Section for Fear of Anti-Israel Protesters

Monday August 18, 2014 2:24 AM

the-empty-kosher-section-at-sainsburysMajor British supermarket chain Sainsbury’s has come under fire after the kosher section at one of its branches was reportedly emptied out on (more…)

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Tonight: Massive Crowds Expected at Irgun Shiurai Torah’s 13th Annual Summer Dinner Event

Monday August 18, 2014 1:17 AM

Irgun-Shiurai-TorahTonight, Monday evening, August 18th, the community will have the opportunity to pay tribute to Irgun Shiurai Torah and its many (more…)

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Frum Man Suing Chicago Hospital Over Cremated Limb

Sunday August 17, 2014 10:46 PM

skokie-hospitalA frum man is suing Skokie Hospital for cremating his amputated leg instead of preserving it for kevurah as he requested, (more…)

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Hundreds Protest Wedding of Muslim Man and Jewish Woman, Say It’s ‘Worse Than Hamas’

Sunday August 17, 2014 8:31 PM

protest-wedding[Click here for video.] Hundreds of protesters demonstrated tonight against the mixed marriage of a young couple (more…)

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Photos: Protests Over Arrest of Bochur Who Refused to Report to IDF Recruitment Office

Sunday August 17, 2014 4:48 PM

protest[Photos below.] Hundreds attended various demonstrations today across Eretz Yisroel to protest the arrest of a yeshiva bochur who (more…)

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Is the Kosel Hamaarovi Wearing Out?

Sunday August 17, 2014 10:20 AM

koselVisitors to the Kosel in Yerushalayim can see that some of its stones are extremely eroded. This is good news for people placing kvitlach in the (more…)

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British Chief Rabbi Appoints Dayan Menachem Gelley as Rosh Bais Din

Sunday August 17, 2014 8:28 AM

dayan-menachem-gelleyBritish Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis has announced that Dayan Menachem Gelley has been formally appointed as rosh of the London Bais Din, a (more…)

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The RCA and the Har Habayis

Sunday August 17, 2014 7:19 AM

har-habayis-yerushalayimBy Rabbi Yair Hoffman

Recently, the RCA issued a call to Israel regarding Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount. While the sentiment that lies behind the statement is (more…)

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New Clues In Case Of Rabbi Yosef Raksin z”l

Friday August 15, 2014 4:48 PM

yosef-raksinCBS Miami reports that residents in a northeast Miami-Dade neighborhood remain on edge almost a week after Rabbi Yosef Raksin z”l was shot (more…)

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Plaintiffs’ Statement on US Court of Appeals Ruling in Metzitzah B’Peh Case

Friday August 15, 2014 3:58 PM

metzitzah-bpeh-agudah-meetingThe plaintiff organizations in the federal legal challenge against the New York City Health Department’s regulation governing metzitzah b’peh (more…)

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Mrs. Ettie Rosenbaum a”h

Friday August 15, 2014 1:32 PM

candleMrs. Ettie Rosenbaum, wife of attorney Prof. Norman Rosenbaum of Melbourne, Australia passed away suddenly this week in Melbourne. She was (more…)

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Cholov Yisroel Market Doubles in Past Five Years, Thanks to New Quality Products

Friday August 15, 2014 12:56 PM

normans-greek-yogurtThe Cholov Yisroel market, once a tiny segment of the kosher market, continues to surge with sales more than doubling in just the last five years, (more…)

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After Crown Heights Attacks, A Call to Mayor de Balsio

Friday August 15, 2014 11:47 AM

crown-heightsCrown Heights, Brooklyn - Following a number of violent incidents in the Crown Heights neighborhood, the local leadership has reached out to (more…)

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Philo-Semite Becomes a Jew for a Week to Experience Anti-Semitism Firsthand

Friday August 15, 2014 11:19 AM

ryan-belleroseBy J. Levitt

As reports of the ‘Global Pogrom’ around the world reflect the latent anti-Semitism brought out by Israel’s battle to disarm Hamas in Gaza, one (more…)

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Hikind Organizes Sensitivity Training For TLC

Friday August 15, 2014 7:09 AM

hikind-tlcA series of sensitivity training programs were initiated yetserday for New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC). Organized by (more…)

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Facing Loss of Shul, Bucharian Jews Mourn for Destruction of Bais Hamikdash

Thursday August 14, 2014 9:40 PM

ohr-natan-shul-queensQueens, NY - The Ohr Natan shul on Queens Boulevard this past Tisha B’Av looked like any other shul around d the world on Tisha B’Av, but for the (more…)

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Concerns in South Florida Over Security in Wake of Killing of R’ Yosef Raksin z”l

Thursday August 14, 2014 12:11 PM

yosef-raksinA South Florida community has major security concerns after a New York Jew was gunned down while walking to shul. (more…)

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