It’s been a little more than two months since Federal Judge Patricia A. Seitz ruled that Florida prisons serve kosher food to inmates who request it, and the effects have already been far-reaching.
Daily Archives: October 21, 2015
Mendel Hurwitz woke up Tuesday morning to find himself a viral sensation.
After his father’s recent passing, Rabbi Shlomo Taussig accepted upon himself the leadership of the Beled Chassidus, which his father had led for many decades. Despite his new position – at the behest of his father and mentors – Rabbi Taussig continues to work in his profession of many years – being Misameach Jews with his singing, both at live events and through his musical recordings.
This afternoon, a production team from The Jimmy Kimmel Show came to Crown Heights, where they filmed various bearded passers-by for a comedy feature titled ‘Hipster or Hassid.’
Rabbi Benny Hershcovich, Shliach in Cabo S. Lucas, Mexico, delivers his brief and hilarious thought on this weeks Parasha, Lech Lecha.
Some 100 women gathered in the large hall at Lubavitcher Yeshiva-Crown Street for an event on strengthening Sholom Bayis, along with advice based on teachings from the Lubavitcher Rebbe.
A female IDF soldier was stabbed in Kikar Adam in Shomron, West Bank, and is reportedly in critical condition and fighting for her life. The terrorist was neutralized by gunfire from other soldiers.
Last night, two teenaged Palestinian terrorists launched an attack on a Jewish multi-family home in Chevron. The attack occurred while a ‘Farbrengen’ was going on upstairs. Miraculously, the attacked was thwarted by fast-acting IDF soldiers stationed outside, one of whom sustained a light injury.
50 Bochurim who have committed to give up one hour a week of their free time to spend time with children with special needs this coming year have gathered together for a special kickoff event with The Friendship Circle of Brooklyn.
A wave of whooping cough has hit the Orthodox Jewish Brooklyn neighborhoods of Crown Heights, Williamsburg and Borough Park, city health officials said Monday.
In just two weeks, thousands of Shluchim from around the world will converge upon the Bedford-Union Armory in Crown Heights, where more than 80 sessions, workshops and the Melava Malka of the International Kinus Hashluchim will be held.