Amitai Schiff had PTSD. The IDF officer in an elite surveillance unit, was operating in Gaza in 2003. One day, after arming soldiers with maps, he watched them enter their armored personnel vehicles and drive off on a routine mission. As he watched them on the grainy screen, the two vehicles hit an IED [roadside bomb]. Thirteen comrades, including a dear childhood friend, were murdered.
Daily Archives: July 25, 2016
-4th Bedroom was made into a Living Room,
-Split units in every room,
-Custom made closets,
-Very sunny unit,
-2 Porches directly from unit,
-Private Storage Room,
Listed to sell
Price: $949,000. Negotiable
Ventriloquist Jonathan Geffner performs for a Chasidic boys’ day camp in Brooklyn, NY, in July, 2016.
A new Mikvah opened in Omsk, Siberia last Thursday. This is the first Mikvah to function in the city in over 150 years and its construction was community-funded, with more than 1,000 local residents contributing to the success of the project.
There is a heat advisory across New York city’s five boroughs, as well as the surrounding tri-state area, until Monday evening. Temperatures will reach a high of 94, with a ‘real feel’ of about 100.
The bochurim of Yeshiva Kayitz-Kingston enjoyed a full-day trip to Six Flags in Massachusetts this past week.
“Excellent,” “Inspiring,” “a chance to meet and catch up” and “every year it just gets better” were some of the comments made by participating shluchim in the annual UK Kinus Hashluchim, which took place this year in the resort city of Bournemouth on the southern coast of England.
One doesn’t easily forget the great joy that was felt thirty years ago when the one who was known as “The Tzaddik from Leningrad” was finally granted exit visas from Russia for himself and his family. The joy was widespread as, after many refusals from the Russian authorities, Rabbi Yitzchak Kogan and his family made Aliya and settled in Yerushalaim.
At around 2:00pm on Satuday afternoon, police found the dead body of a 35-year-old woman in Brower Park, located on Kingston Ave. and Park Place in Crown Heights, adjacent to the Brooklyn Children’s Museum.
Yeshivas Summer Program – YSP, located at the Rabbinical College of America in Morristown, New Jersey is currently in session, boasting its bigger attendance ever – 220 8th grader graduates from around the world joining its seven week program, with the aim of preparing them for their upcoming Mesivta year.