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Boruch Dayan Ho’emes: IDF ‘Lone Soldier’ Found Dead

The body of 21-year-old David Menachem Gordon, an American ‘lone soldier’ in the IDF who was reported missing after failing to appear at his posts since Sunday, has been found. An IDF spokesperson said the soldier’s lifeless body was found in central Israel, with his weapon lying at his side.

Almost Two Dozen Shot in NYC Over Weekend

Two people were killed and 21 injured in more than a dozen separate shootings in New York City over the weekend. The gun violence, scattered around four New York boroughs, is part of a recent increase in shooting incidents in the city, despite a sharp decline in crime over the past two decades.

New Engagement!

Mendy Baitch (Crown Heights) and Nechama Dina Varnai (Beitar, Israel)

L’chaim tonight, Tuesday at Lubavitcher Yeshiva
570 Crown St. [hall entrance on Albany Ave.]

Op-Ed: Should Israel Defend Itself?

by Meir Yedidya

As a close observer of, and someone who is concerned with, the recent Israel-Hamas war, and with the knowledge that such a war is as much about winning the world’s support and sympathy as it is defensive and offensive, I find Israel’s PR strategy disheartening and insufficient.

Special-Education Gets a Boost in South Florida

It all began in 2007 when Rabbi Yossi and Baila Gansburg purchased a former school for children with special needs to house their Chabad center, Chabad Lubavitch of Coconut Creek and West Pompano Beach in South Florida. Now, seven years and 70 students later, they are poised to open a state-of-the art, 33,000-square-foot facility.