The Chief Sephardic Rabbi of Jerusalem, and formerly Chief Rabbi of Israel, Rabbi Shlomo Amar, visited the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Ohel in Queens today, accompanied by Rabbi Moshe Havlin, Chief Rabbi of Kiryat Gat.
Daily Archives: August 9, 2017
Orthodox Jews comprise only 0.2% of the U.S. population, but make up 15% of all kidney donors in the country. This means an Orthodox Jew is 75 times more likely to donate a kidney than the average American. Why is this? Let’s hear from some of the donors themselves in this video by Jew in the City.
A Monsey lawyer is looking to change the way traffic violations are handled in New York City, with an online petition that he hopes will convince lawmakers to disband an administrative traffic court bureau that was created more than four decades ago.
Municipal officials in Millburn, NJ, are looking into an anti-Semitic diatribe that was faxed to Town Hall on Monday.
“Meet the Brooklyn kid whose Kosher barbecue is impressing the best pitmasters” is the title of the latest episode of The Meat Show, whose host, Nick Solares, recently visited Izzy’s Smokehouse in Crown Heights to taste and critique their Texas-style barbecue fare.
Lev Tahor, which inspired Jews around the globe with hits like “Im Eshkachech” and “Deaf Man In The Shteeble,” has teamed up with Meir Kay to release its first ever video, “Halellu.”
A Lebanese man in the United States has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for arranging to send weapons to a Hezbollah member in Lebanon. What makes this short sentence flabbergasting is the judge in the case is none other than the notorious Linda Reade.
“While the enforcement of a student’s tznius style can be easily imposed from within the classroom, determining whether a child’s mother maintains the required standards is often based on sketchy observations, unintentional misunderstandings, hazy perceptions, distorted hearsay, and untrue gossip,” says the anonymous author of this op-ed submitted to CrownHeights.info.
A lawsuit dragging on for 10 years and counting continued its legal battle in New Haven federal court on Monday. Chabad Lubavitch of Litchfield County is suing the Litchfield Historic District Commission, alleging religious discrimination.