An impatient driver ignored the flashing red lights of a school bus and ran down a 7-year-old boy in front of the eyes of horrified parents and terrified children.
Daily Archives: March 24, 2015
In honor of the second Yahrtzeit of Rabbi Yossi Goldstein, OBM – AKA ‘Uncle Yossi’ – which took place last week on the 25th of Adar, we present this vintage photograph of him playing the accordion at a children’s gathering in the 1950s.
Dozens of Jews from Zhitomir and its surrounding region, as well as many guests from Israel and the Diaspora, gathered to celebrate the Bar Mitzvah of the son of Rabbi Shlomo Wilhem, head Shliach of Zhitomir and Western Ukraine.
Israel’s Foreign Ministry confirmed today that an Israeli citizen was on an Airbus operated by Lufthansa’s Germanwings budget airline that crashed in a remote area of the French Alps earlier in the day.
Nearly three weeks ago, the six Kuperman children were orphaned after their mother, Chanie, tragically passed away after a prolonged illness. Now, three fundraising campaigns have been launched for the family’s both current and future expenses, and $12,500 has already been raised.
Two Crown Heights men were arrested last week after attempting to flee the scene of a crash on Empire Boulevard. Police discovered a cache of drugs in their van and later arrested a third man after he attempted to sneak a duffel bag out of the van, police found more drugs in the bag.
Kehot Publication Society has announced the publishing of the complete collection of the historic periodical Kovetz Lubavitch—the Lubavitch journal published in New York beginning in 1944.
Ambassador Yehuda Avner, who passed away this morning, served on the personal staff of five Israeli Prime Ministers. In 1977, after meeting with President Jimmy Carter at Camp David, Menachem Begin sent him to report to the Rebbe.
The UJA federation of NY has awarded CTeen – the Chabad Teen Network with summer scholarship grants for NY area teens who wish to attend their summer program – CTeen Xtreme travel camp.
The winner of Camp Emunah’s annual Split the Pot Raffle has been announced. The lucky winner will receive $5,500 in cash.
New York City commuters, brace yourselves: The price of traveling on New York City’s mass transit system just got even steeper. Fare increases kicked in across the board Sunday on the city’s subways, buses, commuter trains, bridges and tunnels, part of a series of fare increases in recent years built into the MTA’s budget.
Yehuda Avner, a senior advisor and speechwriter to five Israeli prime ministers and an articulate chronicler of the Jewish state’s history, passed away today in Jerusalem. He was 86 years old.