The first time that Rabbi Mordechai Lightstone and his wife, Chana, attended the South by Southwest (better known as SXSW) music, film and interactive festival in Austin, Texas, attendees approached them and said: “We have a rabbi and his family here; we should do something Jewish,” recalls Chana Lightstone.
Daily Archives: March 9, 2016
Shifra and Yaakov Astolin, a young Crown Heights couple with a degree in optometry and an entrepreneurial dream, opened their boutique glasses store in the neighborhood one year ago, with the goal of creating “a different sort of glasses shop than what is typical in this neighborhood.”
In light of a recent article that appeared in the mainstream media, in which Oholei Torah is accused of harboring child abusers, the administration of the Crown Heights boys’ school sent a letter to all parents assuring them unequivocally that there are no abuse of any kind in the school.
Somewhere, recently, there was a shortage of Potato Kugel for Shabbos. Gam Zu Letovah.
On Motzoei Shabbos Parshas Vayakhel, United Lubaitcher Yeshiva of Crown Heights hosted an evening of recognition and appreciation for their Rebbis, Morahs, staff and their spouses.
David Fremd, 54, a Jewish merchant in the city of Paysandú, Uruguay, was stabbed to death late Tuesday afternoon. It is being reported that the attacker shouted “Allah Akbar” as he lunged at him.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Pekudei. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How should one treat a rebellious person?
New York City building inspectors, accompanied by police officers, fire inspectors and representatives from the mayor’s office of special enforcement, entered the ‘Kvutzeh’ dormitory at 749 Eastern Parkway in order to enforce and verify compliance of a recent vacate order.
Amid a horrific day of terror yesterday in Israel, a Palestinian terrorist stabbed and wounded an Orthodox-Jewish man in Petach Tikvah. Despite his injuries, the victim managed to pull the knife from his own neck and kill his attacker with it.
The Jewish community of the greater Los Angeles area turned out in droves Monday night to honor and pay tribute to the life and legacy of Rabbi Joshua B. Gordon, of blessed memory, to mark the Shloshim since his passing.
78 years after Kristallnacht, a Torah scroll was introduced to the Berlin Jewish Community amid much fanfare and joy.