U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos praised Orthodox Jewish schools as a model for publicly funded education.
Daily Archives: March 13, 2017
A recent trip by 40 North Shore Jewish teens and 15 adult chaperones to rebuild homes in the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans continues to inspire, Rabbi Shmaya Friedman of Chabad of the North Shore on Burrill Street told the Salem News.
U.S. airlines have already canceled about 5,300 flights Monday and Tuesday as a late-winter storm is expected to dump enough snow to disrupt travel in the Northeast.
A Mikvah Renaissance is underway, as Jewish women all over the world discover and take ownership of an ancient ritual.
A brand new Sefer Torah, commissioned by the Pape Family, was completed on Shushan Purim, in the memory of their grand-parents and in the merit of a complete and speedy recovery for their dear mother.
Inspired by the 75 year anniversary of Bais Rivkah, the high school students got thinking: how did their school receive its name? Who was Rebbetzin Rivkah? Why did the Frierdiker Rebbe deem it so important to name his ground-breaking school for women after his grandmother?
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Tuesday, March 14, and Wednesday, March 15, for snow operations. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
Rabbi Yitzchok and Mrs. Tzipporah Sufrin arranged for the Enfield, UK Jewish community to celebrate Purim in a unique, ground-breaking and spectacular way, making Purim come alive in a meaningful and real manner: The Megillah reading, along with the festive Purim meal and mishloach monos, took place within the world famous British Museum.
Israel, a country that hardly plays baseball at all, just went undefeated in the first round of the World Baseball Classic.
The Northeast is bracing for winter’s last hurrah — a blizzard expected to sweep the New York region starting Monday with possibly the season’s biggest snowstorm dumping up to 18 inches on New York City.
“There is always that one guy who takes it too far! Haman’s name is read and BAM! This guy brings out all the horns and whistles to blot out his name and our ear drums,” says filmmaker Meir Kalmenson, who teamed up with Levyticus to create this humorous Purim video.