This year Lag Ba’omer coincides with Mother’s Day. The organizers of L.A.’s Great Parade created this video to pitch the celebration as a way to honor our Jewish mothers and make them proud.
Daily Archives: May 4, 2017
In a major victory for President Trump, the House has voted to dismantle the pillars of the Affordable Care Act and make sweeping changes to the nation’s health care system.
Bais Rivkah Girls’ School of Crown Heights has announced that all grades will be returning to their regular school schedule tomorrow, Friday, May 5th, putting an end to a month-long strike by the teachers of grades 1-3 due to lack of pay.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order today, Thursday, making it easier for religious organizations such as synagogues and churches to actively participate in politics without risking their tax-exempt status, and to protect faith-based groups from being forced to pay for abortion services under Obamacare.
President Donald Trump announced today, Thursday, that he will travel to Israel this month as part of his first foreign trip. Other counties on the itinerary include Saudi Arabia, Belgium, Italy and The Vatican.
An electrifying Kinus Celebration marked the 62st anniversary of the founding of “Tzach,” Tzeirei Agudas Chabad Hamerkozis, also known as the Lubavitch Youth Organization, by the Rebbe in 1955.
Between sales tax, property tax and rent, New York City is already one of the nation’s most expensive, yet new data reveals that the city collected nearly a billion dollars in fines and violations, a 3.7% increase from last year and a 16% jump from 2012.
Oholei Torah’s Board of Directors have announced that a new division of the Beis Medrash will be opening for the upcoming year. The focus is to better accommodate and give personalized attention to the younger talmidim of Shiur alef and beis.
Mrs. Rochel Leah Presman, a mother of eight, gives Torah classes in Russian and is a teacher at Ulpan Morasha in Jerusalem, where she was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in February of 2017.
Parade organizers met with Crown Heights school principals and the Released Time bochurim this week, discussing plans to ensure this year’s Parade is a resounding success.
Since Donald Trump entered the White House in January, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has been facing more US pressure than ever before, the editor-in-chief of The Algemeiner said in an interview with i24 News on Tuesday.