For the first time in decades, a new mikvah is being constructed on Massachusetts’ North Shore. Last week, workers poured the foundation for a Mikvah that will be built behind Chabad Lubavitch of the North Shore, led by Rabbi Yossi Lipsker.
Daily Archives: June 5, 2017
From the proposed 2011 circumcision ban in San Francisco to clashes between religion and advocates for same-gender marriage, recent legal developments have raised serious questions about how U.S. law will continue to protect religious custom, law, and practice. As a result, the Jewish community now must consider the trajectory of religious liberty in the United States—and how the constitutional protections afforded religion will meet its communal aspirations.
The students of Yeshivas Tomchei Temimim of Antwerp, Belgium, most of them the children of Shluchim throughout Europe, spent an uplifting and inspiring “Shabbos Achdus” in the European capital of Brussels, hosted by local Shliach Rabbi Michoel Rosenblum.
Since its founding in 1831, Forsyth County, located north of Atlanta, Georgia, did not have a dedicated synagogue for its Jewish residents to pray and gather in. This all changed last week, when Chabad of Forsyth, directed by Rabbi Levi Mentz, opened the doors of its brand new center in the town of Cumming.
As part of the Fiscal Year 2018 budget negotiated between the New York City Council Mayor De Blasio, there will be a significant increase in the funding for Special Child Care vouchers that are available to low income families who may not qualify for Public Assistance.
A popular style of canvas shoes for children, manufactured by Ugg, was discovered to contain Shatnez.
Crown Heights Girls’ School Bnos Menachem sent out a letter yesterday to all parents informing them of new standards of modesty it expects all its students’ mothers to adhere to over the coming school year.
With immense pain and deep sadness we inform you of the passing of Chaya Hadar Jerufi OBM, a young girl who galvanized thousands to do good deeds and pray for her recovery, has passed away at the young age of 8 years old.
“Let Me Be” is Jewish singing star Gershon Veroba’s protest against a world media that is biased against the Jewish people. It reminds the world that we are wasting time and lives, reiterates our unbreakable connection with Jerusalem and simply says “enough is enough.”
Passersby may not have noticed the mobile home parked in Nowra, Australia, last Thursday, but they certainly would have detected the Brooklyn accents of Rabbi Zalmy Goldberg and his wife Chaya.