As many as 100 Chabad Houses across Florida have been opening their doors to neighbors, community members and others in need, serving freshly cooked meals to those without power and, in some cases, without homes to return to.
Daily Archives: September 13, 2017
New York City Council candidate Thomas Lopez-Pierre, who blamed “greedy Jewish landlords” for the “ethnic cleansing” of black and Latino residents from Harlem, was soundly defeated in a Democratic primary vote.
Misaskim volunteers go beyond the call of duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, during life’s most devastating moments. Now they need your help.
This summer, the FJC’s Stars Ukraine program provided 50 young people aged 18 to 26 with a magical summer experience – a ten-day learning seminar in Israel that was a journey deep into their roots and wide to the country’s borders. Over the course of the trip, the group traveled from the mountains of Tzfat to the Red Sea in Eilat, all the while learning more about themselves, Judaism and the places around them.
Talmidei yeshiva and avreichim wishing to travel abroad for Rosh Hashanah are required to get permission from the IDF or they will be prevented from leaving at the airport. That said, a group of Lubavitcher Chassidim wishing to head to 770 for Tishrei were informed by the Vaad Yeshivos that the induction center is not providing this service for the coming two weeks.
Six people died in a Hollywood, Florida, nursing home that had no air conditioning after Hurricane Irma knocked out power.
Two people were injured after a fire broke out on the 14th floor of the landmark Crown Heights high-rise apartment complex known as the Ebbets Field Apartments early Tuesday morning.
Mayor Bill de Blasio won the Democratic mayoral primary in New York City on Tuesday night, defeating Sal F. Albanese, a former city councilman, and three other challengers. He’ll compete against Nicole Malliotakis, a Republican assemblywoman, in the general election on Nov. 7.
JLI presents its unique one-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from the weekly Parsha. This week’s video for Rosh Hoshana is titled: Without Words.