A total solar eclipse will streak across the United States on Monday, Aug. 21. In its 70-mile-wide path, people will see the sun disappear behind the moon, turning daylight into darkness, with trails of light streaming through the sky around the silhouette of the moon.
Daily Archives: July 19, 2017
Police are investigating two fires which appear to have been deliberately set outside of a Jewish school in Edmonton, Canada, where a Chabad day camp is being run.
Temperatures in the Tri-State area are set to soar above 90 degrees Wednesday. A heat advisory is in effect through 6 p.m. Thursday. 90-degree weather will feel more like mid to upper 90s both Wednesday and Thursday.
A second case of a rare tick-borne virus called Powassan Virus has been confirmed in Upstate New York. A 75-year-old man died last month after being confirmed as the first case of the virus in the state, though medical professionals say the disease has not been proven to be the cause of death.
Judaism teaches “Who is considered rich? The one who is happy with what he has.” In other words, richness is much more about mindset than money. How do we develop this mindset?
A Jewish woman claims that she, her husband and three children were kicked off a JetBlue flight from Fort Lauderdale to New York on July 2 without any explanation.
A thief was caught on surveillance video stealing a package off the stairs of a Crown Heights home, located on Carroll Street near Schenectady Avenue, after it was left there by the U.S. Postal Service.
Some 300 Jews in their 20s and 30s gathered recently on the scenic Bower Rooftop of the Brooklyn Children’s Museum in Crown Heights, mingling on the sundrenched deck in the hours before Shabbat. They enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and good company, with many taking part in mitzvahs like wrapping tefillin and lighting Shabbat candles.
A special groundbreaking ceremony took place in Sylvania Township, Ohio, last Sunday: construction is now officially underway for the new Chabad Center for Jewish Life in Toledo, led by Rabbi Yossi Shemtov.