A new tentative agreement between the De Blasio administration and a coalition of rabbinical leaders from across New York City has waived the mandated ‘informed consent’ form.
Daily Archives: February 24, 2015
On Motzai Shabbos two Jewish men were assaulted in separate incidents where the assailent attempted to rob the victims. One of the victims was rushed by Hatzalah to a hospital.
In an eye-opening new video released by conservative activist group Project Veritas, Al Sharpton, the notorious inciter of the Crown Heights riots, and his group National Action Network (NAN) are shown to be “all about the money” – routinely creating racial division and exploiting tragedy for personal gain.
A record number of 1500 Jewish teens from 10 countries will be hosted at a Shabbaton weekend Feb 27-March 1, at the Cteen International Convention in Brooklyn, NY.
A fast moving fire on President Street sent plumes of think black smoke into the air, and nearly claimed the life of a two-and-a-half year old toddler, whose father says it is a miracle that his son is alive.
The excitement was palpable and the inspiration contagious as hundreds of submissions poured in to the Meaningful Life Center’s inbox hours before the MyLife: Chassidus Applied Essay Contest deadline last Thursday night, surprising MLC staff and judges with the sheer number of participants – over 500 essays – committed to learning, researching and writing an original essay on the application of Chassidus to a life challenge.
The uptick in violence against Jews in Europe is a result of widespread demonization of the State of Israel, Algemeiner Editor Dovid Efune said in an interview on CNN’s Erin Burnett Out Front on Sunday.
Dozens of rabbis from all across Europe have gathered in Prague, capital of the Czech Republic, for an annual conference, hosted by the Rabbinical Centre of Europe, under the leadership of Rabbi Menachem Margolin.
Crown Heights musician Aron Niasoff has produced a new lively Purim dance track, which he is sharing with the community to stream and download free of charge. The track is perfect for Purim parties, Purim vehicles, or merely for one’s personal enjoyment.
For the families with a deceased parent, celebrating joyous occasions could be emotionally and financially difficult, to make it easier during these times, Colel Chabad, marked the Bat Mizvah of thirty-six orphans, in a joint celebration in Jerusalem.
In an interview with Israeli media, Bayit Yehudi leader Naftali Bennett explained his fondness for Chabad, and described in detail how Chabad brought him to leading an observant lifestyle.