Buy A… Vote for Shea Yarmulka?

Is it an election gimmick? Or a farce? A new website was just brought to our attention which is featuring Rabbi Shea Hecht’s signature red Yarmulka offered up for sale. The site, VoteForShea.com, writes that it will be selling 999 limited edition yarmulkas on a first come first serve basis.

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Sperlin and Poltorack Challenged on Grounds of Messira

Once the list of candidates was finalized, residents of the community were given the opportunity to challenge any of the candidates based on a set of criteria’s. Among them, a candidate must be religious and keep torah and mitzvos.

Two challenges were posed against candidates Chanina Sperlin and Eli Poltorak, on the Halachic grounds. Which more specifically cite that they both participated and perpetrated a Messira on Jews which directly resulted in their arrest and prosecution.

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Helen of Oy, Reuters, and the Deceitful Press

by Getzy Markowitz

There was a time that I figured everyone to be mortal except for Helen Thomas. However, the 89 year old “Queen of the Press,” has proven her mortality through a royal indiscretion that will discredit her legacy.

Millions have now seen the footage of Thomas suggesting that Jews, “Get the hell out of Palestine,” and “Go back to Germany and Poland.” What’s more, Thomas’ awful remarks were made at a White House reception celebrating American-Jewish heritage.

Info to be Menachem Avel the Junik Family

Chaya Tzirel Druk, Berel Junik, Shmuel Junik and Aaron Junik are sitting Shiva for their mother, Mrs. Sara Junik.

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Hamokom Yenachem Eschem Besoch Shaar Avaylay Tzion VeYerushalayim.

Former Chief Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu Passes Away at 81

by By Dovid Zaklikowski – Chabad.org

Former Israeli Chief Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu addresses a 2007 mass Bar and Bat Mitzvah celebration for Israeli orphans sponsored by Colel Chabad.

Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu, who at the age of 28, became the youngest member ever to serve as a judge in the Israeli rabbinical courts, and later served for a decade as Israel’s Sephardic Chief Rabbi, succumbed Monday afternoon to a prolonged illness. He was 81.

Born in 1929 in Jerusalem’s Old City, Eliyahu was orphaned from his father at the age of 11. He spent his childhood in poverty, and devoted his energies to studying Jewish texts night and day under the tutelage of the city’s leading scholars and Kabbalists. He became proficient in rabbinic law under legal authority and future Israeli Chief Rabbi Yitzchak Nissam.

Video: The Annoying Kid Next to you

Have you ever walked in to a restaurant to have a quiet peacefull meal and there is an annoying kid next to you? Watch what happens.

Fast Facts from the My Encounter with the Rebbe Project

The campaign to save 1,000 interviews for the My Encounter with the Rebbe oral history project is in full swing, with people around the world donating and promoting the project.

To date, 366 people of diverse backgrounds have been interviewed about their encounters with the Rebbe. But there’s still so much more to learn!

Foreman wants Cotto Rematch After Knee Surgery

NY Post

Yuri Foreman suffered a torn meniscus and stretched a ligament in his right knee when he fell awkwardly in the seventh round of his championship fight with Miguel Cotto Saturday night at Yankee Stadium. He will have surgery soon to repair the injuries, but once he’s healed he’d like a rematch.

Wounded Soldiers Arrive in NYC

This past Tuesday night, four hundred members of Chabad Israel Center of the Upper East Side’s community, joined ten IDF soldiers on a grand two hour cruise along the Hudson river. The cruise was an opportunity for the community to meet and thank ten hero’s of Am Yisrael in a fun, relaxing and enjoyable setting while enjoying music, great food, open bar, and a variety of entertainment booths.

Local Spelling Bee Champ Knocked out of National Contest

The Sun News

Miriam Habibi hugs her son David Habibi after he won the 22nd annual Regional Spelling Bee held March 9, 2010, at the Myrtle Beach High School Music and Art Center in Myrtle Beach. The 11-year-old fifth-grader from The Chabad Academy represented the Grand Strand in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.

David Habibi of Chabad Academy spelled both of his words correctly in the second and third rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, but the fifth-grader failed to make it to the semifinals of the contest in Washington, D.C.

Glenmorangie Gets A Hechsher

Yeshiva World News

The Glenmorangie Company and Moet Hennessy USA announced today that Glenmorangie Original, Scotland’s favorite single malt, has become kosher certified by the Orthodox Union (OU), the world’s largest and most respected kosher certification agency. Additionally, its pioneering new expression, Glenmorangie Astar, has also become kosher-certified.