It is becoming increasingly popular among some Orthodox Jewish women to send their own hair to wig-making companies – who then create a Sheitel for them that perfectly matches their natural look at a much lower cost. Writing for the Five Towns Jewish Times, Rabbi Yair Hoffman seeks to clear up some of the Halachic questions surrounding the issue.
Daily Archives: May 22, 2017
President Donald Trump’s budget would drive millions of people off of food stamps, part of a new wave of spending cut proposals coming from Capitol Hill.
The New York State Police will team up with local law enforcement to conduct a seat belt and child safety seat enforcement period starting on Monday, May 22 and running through Sunday, June 4, as part of the annual “Buckle Up New York-Click it or Ticket” campaign.
Back in 2002, Daniel Kaplan, then 14, had one reason to attend a Torah study course offered by Rabbi Shmuli Nachlas of Toronto’s Jewish Youth Network. The public school student was looking for high school credits that would allow him to graduate a semester early. Torah was the ticket.
Many residents of Crown Heights awoke this morning to find a package with a picture of the Western Wall and a Menorah containing booklets and DVDs on their doorsteps.
After IDF troops responded to the attempted lynching of Jewish motorists in the West Bank last week, they learned that a Red Crescent ambulance intentionally blocked the victims to prevent them from extricating themselves from the life-threatening situation. The entire incident was caught on video.
Bikur Cholim of Crown Heights held their annual breakfast, this year themed ‘Celebrating our Community,’ in the Oholei Torah ballroom on Sunday, May 21.
Clad in a black yarmulke, President Donald Trump made a historic visit to Jerusalem’s Western Wall today, Monday, standing before the holiest place where Jews are permitted to pray and saying a few words before inserting a note between the monumental stones. He is the first sitting U.S. President to do so in history.
Congregants of the old Chabad shul in Meah Shearim, Jerusalem, were amazed to discover on Shabbos that vandals had broken in the night before and destroyed the synagogue’s walls, stole books and newsletters, and harmed anything they could get their hands on.
Hebrew School students of Chabad Hebrew School of Westchester, located in New Rochelle, NY, enjoyed an exciting surprise as Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino attended the celebration.