At a Bris in Crown Heights, veteran Sofer Rabbi Moshe Klein, ever on the lookout for a Jew who can be brought closer to Judaism, learned that three of the waiters serving at the event were Jewish, and convinced all three of them to put on Tefilin with him.
Daily Archives: April 13, 2016
FreedoMan, the CKids-Tzivos Hashem Lego Superhero, is back! Children at model seders from the Hague in the Netherlands to London, UK, and across North America, are heatedly competing in the Freedom Challenge, under the able directorship of FreedoMan.
In preparation for the upcoming Yom Tov of Pesach, a new center of the “Yad leYad” organization in Moscow opened its doors in a small yet impressive Chanukas HaBayis ceremony. The center includes a spacious “supermarket” with furniture, and thousands of second-hand items of clothing and shoes for the benefit of large families and the needy.
Yesterday, a man went on a thieving spree in Crown Heights, attempting to steal from a Kingston Avenue store and stealing multiple packages from people’s doorsteps. Shomrim volunteers cornered the man into his apartment, but he still managed to evade arrest.
From the Safer Haminhagim: Every day from Rosh Chodesh Nissan until the twelfth of the month, one reads the passage that describes the offering brought on that day by a particular Nasi, or tribal prince, for the dedication of the altar of the Mishkan. Yehi Ratzon in the Extended Article.
Mordechai Shapiro, a former Miami Boys Choir standout soloist and current up-and-coming singing sensation, released a music video from his brand new debut album, featuring the hit song and title track “Kol Haderech.”
With great sadness we inform you of the untimely passing of Rabbi Mordechai Dovid Feldman, OBM, of Philadelphia, PA. He was 69 years old.
A Lefferts Avenue house, known by neighbors as a notorious drug den, went up in flames Tuesday night when a fire broke out on the first floor and quickly spread to the second floor.
Earlier this week a Yeshiva celebrated a Siyum Hashas by 17-year-old Yehoshua Yaffe of Madison, Connecticut. Finishing Shas at such a young age is remarkable, but there is more: Yaffe is the yeshiva’s fourth Bochur to make a Siyum Hashas over the last three years, and two additional students stand poised to finish in the near future.
After three firebombs hit the synagogue of Saint-Denis, a poor and heavily Muslim suburb of Paris, municipal authorities advised the local Jewish community to lower its profile. The local Chabad Shluchim have no intention of complying.