Israel’s official Holocaust memorial has asked Amazon to stop selling literature on its site that denies the genocide of 6 million Jews during World War II and otherwise promotes anti-Semitism.
Daily Archives: February 27, 2017
Velvel Freedman, a Lubavitcher attorney who is fighting a legal battle for the return of a Camille Pissarro masterpiece stolen by the Nazis to its rightful Jewish heir, gave a presentation on the case at Harvard Law School last Monday.
Shluchim to the Southeastern region of the US raising children with special needs gathered for three days of relaxation and education in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
A 28-year-old Crown Heights man has been sentenced to 24 years in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree manslaughter for fatally shooting 55-year-old Michael Sampson during the J’Ouvert celebration that was held in advance of the 2014 West Indian Day Parade in Crown Heights.
Once again, multiple Jewish centers and schools were evacuated on Monday morning after receiving bomb threats.
In celebration of Purim 2017 and the joyous month of Adar, singer Dudi Knopfler presents this foot-happy, fast-paced dance song composed by contemporary hitmaker Boruch Sholom Blesofsky.
Police are investigating after swastikas were found keyed into multiple cars in Miami Beach’s Orthodox-Jewish neighborhood. Rabbi Mendy Levi, a Chabad Shliach who lives next to one of the home’s where a car was vandalized, told Channel 7 News that this and other recent anti-Semitic acts around the country worry him.
Last Sunday, the girls In the Pioneer Division of Kinus Tzeiri Hashluchos were treated to a trip to Dave & Busters Arcade. On the way, a chaperone captured a photo that made her very proud: the girls – on their own initiative – had an impromptu Tanya study circle.
“Since the day I started traveling for music work and visiting Jewish communities around the world, it’s been my dream to share the wonder of it all with you,” says Jewish music star Benny Friedman, introducing his new video series Benny Baderech. “Worldwide Yiddishkeit is a marvelous blend of languages, cultures, cuisines and incredible, delightful people.”