Protesters March Against ‘Gett’ Refusal

Several dozen protesters marched down the Crown Heights Jewish community’s main thoroughfare this afternoon chanting slogans and holding signs in protest of men who refuse to unconditionally give their wives a ‘Gett’ (divorce document without which a woman cannot remarry according to Jewish law).

3:00pm: Levaya for Seven Sasoon Children

The Levaya for the seven children of the Sassoon family, who died tragically Friday night in a fire in their Flatbush home, will take place today, Sunday, at Shomrei Hadas Chapels in Borough Park, beginning at 3:00pm.