Congregation Anshei Lubawitz, built in 1906, is the oldest synagogue in Borough Park. Its architectural beauty and uniqueness among the square apartment buildings surrounding it make it a local landmark. However, under suspicious circumstances, the Shul’s current trustees are attempting to have it demolished, to be replaced by a luxury apartment building.
Daily Archives: August 24, 2017
With less than two weeks until their 3rd Annual Tesla Raffle, the Chicago Chesed Fund is ready to put a big smile on someone’s face. The innovative fundraiser will give one lucky winner the choice of any Tesla model (Tesla Model 3, Tesla S, or Tesla X – valued at $84,000) or $50k cash.
Last night, a rental car reportedly driven by Bochurim crashed into several parked cars and flipped over, after which the vehicle’s occupants fled the scene.
Ukrainian police are investigating what they believe was the premeditated murder of a 29-year-old Jerusalem man on Wednesday night.
Linda Reade, the judge who sentenced first-time non-violent offender Sholom Rubashkin to 27 years in prison, has been accused of profiting off the Federal immigration crackdown on Agriprocessors in 2008, which occurred shortly after her husband made a large investment in a private prison firm.
Tuesday marks the second time that Rabbi Mendy Wineberg has had to deal with flooding at the Chabad House Center of Kansas City. “Whatever we were able to salvage last time is now gone,” he said.
Mr. Raphael Nouril, a classical artist, currently lives in London, England. He has produced many paintings depicting religious and political figures, as well as all aspects of Jewish family life. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in his home in August of 2007.
Rabbi Berry Farkash, Chabad’s emissary to Issaquah, WA, recited a prayer Tuesday morning as he inaugurated El Al’s first Dreamliner 787 on its way to Tel Aviv from Washington State’s Boeing Field.
The sudden death of the bride Shani Levi-Berdichevsky, just before celebrating her last of sheva brachos, stunned her acquaintances who mourn the great loss. She was electrocuted in her own home R”L.
Vandals desecrated an ancient Jewish cemetery in Svaliava, Ukraine. The vandals uprooted and destroyed twenty gravestones, including the gravestone of the town’s former rabbi, Rabbi Shalom Goldenberg.