A new bill in Albany would enable parents and others to demand New York State enforce the legal requirement that religious schools like those that 11,000 Kiryas Joel children attend provide adequate instruction in subjects such as English and math.
Daily Archives: January 11, 2016
Sanitation officials have issued a snow alert ahead of expected precipitation in New York City.
Youngsters and students from the Jewish community of Kherson, Ukraine, set out last week to show their respect for the deceased members of the community by cleaning up and renovating the local Jewish cemetery where they are buried.
The United Lubavitcher Yeshiva PTA has released the names of all the lucky winners in its Chinese auction yesterday, Sunday.
Members of Oholei Torah’s faculty received a comprehensive training course this morning on the necessary steps to be taken if an active-shooting situation rises on campus, r”l.
Former member of the Israeli Knesset Moshe Feiglin visited Lubavitch World Headquarters-770, where he was given a tour of the building by Rabbi Dovid Leib Grossbaum and student of the Yeshiva Mendel Eizenbach.
When Israeli journalist Yaakov Maor was sent to Vienna 40 years ago to write about the first stirrings of the newly founded European Economic Union, he couldn’t have guessed that the trip would result in a priceless discovery with deep personal significance.
Lottery officials say the Powerball Jackpot has swelled to an estimated $1.4 billion, with a cash value of 867.9 million — the world’s largest lottery prize. Ever.
Adhering to a Jewish lifestyle in the UK adds almost £13,000 ($18,000) to the cost of living when the price of religious necessities such as kosher food and synagogue membership are tallied up, reports The Jewish Chronicle.
A Jewish man was stabbed with a machete on Monday morning in the French city of Marseille, French media reported. The man was attacked next to a synagogue and was lightly wounded. The attacker, a 15-year-old, was apprehended.
A young father of 4 who was critically injured under mysterious circumstances has tragically passed away in Melbourne, Australia. Yitzchok (Yitz) Yonasan Zev Rosen OBM was 35 years old.