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Shomrim Apprehend Car Burglar

Crown Heights [CHI] — At around 9:30 tonight, an African-American male in his mid 20s was seen by a number of witnesses smashing the window of a Jewish owned mini-van on Albany Ave., in front of the ULY simcha hall. Shomrim were immediately called.

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Boruch Dayan Ha’emes: Rav Ovadia Gochafi, OBM

With great sadness we inform you of the passing of Rav Ovadia ben Shalom Gochafi, chief Rabbi of Ramat Gan, Israel. Rav Ovadia was a great Talmid Chacham who got his Smicha at a very young age, and came from a lineage of prominent Rabbanim, Poskim, and Talmedai Chachamim.

Crown Heights Rabbonim Attend Grand Satmar Tisch

Photos: bhol.co.il

10,000 Satmar Chassidim arrived in Crown Heights for a gathering at the New York State National Guard Armory in Crown Heights last night. The Chassidim gathered to celebrate the liberation of Reb Yoel Teitelbaum of Satmar from the Nazis. He was saved on Rudolph Kastner‘s train which arrived in Switzerland on the 21st of Kislev, 1944 (5705).

Meet Chaya Mushka, Again and Again

Forward

Mookie Cohen, who works in a Crown Heights flower shop, is one of thousands of women named after Chaya Mushka Schneerson, the late wife of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.

If in the coming weeks you happen to meet a young woman called Mushkie, here are a few things you should know:

Op-Ed: Why I had Almost Given Up on Chumash

by Shaina Guzick

When I was becoming more interested in Judaism, I learned that the word “Torah” comes from the word “hora’ah,” meaning to teach, to instruct. I was taught this meant that each day’s Torah portion had a vital lesson for our daily lives, even in this contemporary world. Frankly, I didn’t buy it.

Christopher Hitchens: The Fall of a Worthy Adversary

by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

A journalist friend of mine emailed me at 1am Friday morning to tell me that Christopher Hitchens had died. The news brought with it a deep sadness and I instantly recited the Jewish prayer upon hearing of the passing of a friend, “Blessed is the true Judge.” That instinctive religious action captured the paradox of our unpredictable friendship, born in battle in four public debates – stretching from 2004 until 2010 – on G-d, faith, evolution, and religion, but solidified over food at kosher restaurants, kosher wines, and, of course, healthy swigs of whisky.

A Store Where Toys Must Be Kosher

NY Times

Double Play Toys, in the largely Hasidic neighborhood of Borough Park, operates with the kind of self-policing that few toy stores in other neighborhoods can match. It does not carry Batman and Spider-Man action figures because they encourage violence and the watching of television.

in this toy store, Batman and Spider-Man are not heroes. For one thing, said Barbara Shine, manager of Double Play Toys in Borough Park, Brooklyn, the characters encourage interest in television, and the Orthodox Jewish families who make up her clientele do not watch television. More important, those toys might also teach lessons Hasidic parents don’t want their children to learn.