Summer means a few things in Alaska: the earth peaks out beneath the snow, the days become extremely long, and cruise ship after cruise ship arrives with tourists from around the world for seasonal, historical and nature-related trips.
Daily Archives: August 8, 2016
A group of Bochurim on Merkos Shlichus visit Fort Bragg, a U.S. Army base in North Carolina, in the summer of 1968. Can you identify anyone in the photo?
A child was struck by a lit cigarette last month at a Crown Heights subway station and now the authorities are hoping the police can help them find the man who did it.
Engine 234 in Crown Heights is currently the only majority black FDNY company in the city — a record no firehouse has come close to reaching since the 1970s, the Daily News reported.
When Mendel Sebag was eight years old, he and his family went on vacation for the month of August to the French Alps. While playing with a ball and trying to catch it, Mendel fell down a 45 foot drop.
Three Lubavitcher girls working as counselors in a summer camp in Ukraine were injured after the car they were traveling in was involved in a crash. One of the girls was airlifted to Israel for medical treatment and is listed in critical condition.
Update:The girl’s condition has been upgraded to stable, b”h.
A tractor-trailer hauling beer has overturned on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, causing delays for the morning commute.
The Shur family is sitting Shiva after the passing of their father, Reb Yosef Yitzchok, OBM, at 645 Lefferts Ave. Apt. #3B … Continued
With broken hearts over the passing of the Shluchah to S. Paulo, Brazil, Mrs. Chaya Mushkah Stiefelmann, OBM, her family is reaching out to the broader community for help.
“On Tuesday I witnessed a miracle,” Rabbi Yosef Levin, Director at Chabad of South Bay in California wrote to his community. “I remember when we had only 35 children in our camp, and we were hoping that one day we would be able to expand. Seeing 500 Jewish kids from the Bay area unite to celebrate their Judaism was the most amazing sight I have ever seen”.