The website for one the largest print newspapers in the Jewish world, the Jewish Press, has been hacked and their homepage has been replaced with messages of hate and threats by a group calling themselves ‘Gaza Hackers Team’.
Daily Archives: April 14, 2015
This coming Sunday, the 30th of Nissan (April 19) will be the last day to make Birchas Hailanos, the blessing recited over blossoming fruit trees in the spring.
The former Soviet republic of Georgia’s State Agency on Religious Issues on Thursday decided to transfer ownership of the magnificent Batumi synagogue to the Jewish community.
Officials with Congregation Young Israel-Chabad in Tucson, Ariz., announced that they will be donating body armor to the Tucson Police Department after detectives there recovered several silver items that were stolen nearly two months ago from the synagogue building.
The traffic rules for the Northern side of Lincoln Place, from Brooklyn Avenue and eastward, were changed during the last days of Pesach. Originally ‘no parking anytime,’ the signs now say ‘no standing -fire zone.’
Have you ever arrived at the Utica Ave-Crown Heights subway station in a hurry to board the train, only to find that the MetroCard Machine was out of order? According to a recent police report, the machine’s malfunction may not have been a mechanical error, but the work of a criminal intent on forcing you to buy an illegal ‘swipe’ through the turnstile from him.
Rabbi Shmuly Gutnick of the Chabad Youth Network traveled around Florida and brought the Pesach experience to life to thousands of Jewish children in the days leading up to the holiday.
Turmoil in the world of Chabad Yeshivos: Rabbi Leime Wilhelm, the Rosh Yeshiva of Tomchei Temimim Detroit, received a notice of his firing on Erev Pesach.
22-year-old Mussie Weinfeld most likely saved the lives of a plane full of people when she suspected a malfunction with the aircraft just moments before takeoff. Despite being mocked and ridiculed, her insistence led to the plane being grounded after a serious malfunction was discovered.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Shmini. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How can we be inspired to go out of our comfort zone.