Two additional suspects have been arrested by police in connection with the robberies and violent beating of a Yeshiva student inside of the 749 Eastern Parkway dormitory.
Daily Archives: November 19, 2015
In this week’s edition of Letter and Spirit, we present a letter from the Rebbe to the father of a student of Lubavitcher Yeshiva who was upset that his son had chosen to grow his beard, and asked the Rebbe to intervene on his behalf. The letter was written in English through the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel, and was made available by the latter’s son-in-law, Rabbi Sholom Ber Shapiro.
The story in this week’s Parsha of Yaakov’s various forms of spotted sheep came to life for Vancouver Shliach Rabbi Falik Schtroks and several members of his congregation, with a visit to a special farm where these rare ‘Jacob’s Sheep’ are bred.
Rabbi Sholom Shuchat, a Crown Heights rabbi, received a no-jail sentence today in New Jersey federal court for his role in a forced ‘Get’ case.
Earlier this week, the NYPD’s 26th Precinct posted on Twitter that ‘hoverboard’ motorized scooters, which are becoming increasingly popular on city streets, are in fact illegal. The NYC Dept. of Transportation confirmed this yesterday, saying violators face a potential $500 fine.
In honor of the 34th completion of the Rambam, which was celebrated last night, JEM has released a collection of videos on the first such events in the mid ’80s.
After a raid in the poor and heavily-Muslim Paris suburb in which two suspected terrorists died and seven were arrested, Rabbi Mendel Belinow says “our public Menorah will shine even brighter this year.”
Three people were killed late Thursday afternoon when a Palestinian terrorist shot at cars stuck in a traffic jam near the Gush Etzion junction in the West Bank. One of the victims was an 18-year-old Yeshiva student from Sharon, MA, in the United States named Ezra Schwartz.
Hundreds of Temimim and Anash gathered Wednesday evening for the 34th annual International Siyum HaRambam at the Oholei Torah Ballroom in Crown Heights.
Rabbi Benny Hershcovich, Shliach in Cabo S. Lucas, Mexico, delivers his brief and hilarious thought on this week’s Parasha, Vayeitzei. This week Rabbi Benny answers the questions: During his travel to Haran, why does Jacob only place stones around his head when he sleeps? What about the rest of his body?
Two people have been killed and one other person was injured in a stabbing attack at a synagogue in south Tel Aviv during Mincha prayers.
Tzvi Hersh Tsatskis is a cantor and pianist who has performed across the globe. He was interviewed in the My Encounter Studio in Brooklyn in March of 2013.