Millions of Americans mark the first Tuesday in August as “National Night Out Against Crime” by hosting a picnic on the streets in front of their home. The initiative is intended to foster better relations between the police and the community, and to ‘take back’ the streets from crime.
Daily Archives: August 2, 2016
Summer is in high gear, with a million things for kids to do: people to see, day and overnight camps to attend, sleepovers with friends, family trips and just being able run out to the nearest neighborhood playground to do what kids do best.
In a bid to combat ‘fashionable’ anti-Semitism in France, photographer Sacha Goldberger created and captured humorous scenes of daily life as a Chasidic Jew in Crown Heights, while educating the viewers about Jews and Judaism.
The FDNY is celebrating plans for a futuristically designed firehouse that will set the standard in modern fire department amenities. In a structure that is planned to be completed in 2018, firefighters will have the space and built-in features to expand their ability to recognize and tackle dangerous fires.
A 60-year-old Israeli woman became a proud mother of healthy baby girl this morning in the Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot.
Students and faculty of Yeshiva Torah Ohr of North Miami Beach pose for a group photo with head shliach to the state of Florida for 57 years Rabbi Avrohom Korf. After the photo, Rabbi Korf treated the students to a farbrengen, where he expressed his nachas to visit the only yeshiva in the Southern U.S. that is still open during the summer months.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Matos-Maasei. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How do you keep Hashem’s memory alive?
NYPD Commissioner William Bratton will announce today that he is resigning and will be replaced by Chief of Department James O’Neill, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
With great sadness we inform you of the untimely passing of Reb Nachman Yaakov Ziskind OBM, a father of four and resident of Crown Heights. He was 54 years old.
The Chabad Hebrew Academy of San Diego, CA, led by Rabbi Yosef Fradkin, switched over to solar energy for all their electrical needs last March and declared “energy independence.” Now they are seeing savings of $169,000 each year, reports the S. Diego Jewish Journal.